Paid 12/16/2018
Self-Sufficiency Grant
Urgent Health Care
Elderly Persons

Fully Funded

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This person has left the following thank you note:

You have made a big difference in my life. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I will pay your kindness forward. It may not be monetary but by acts of kindness wherever and whenever I can. Thank you so very much. Judi

Single Woman Needs Help With Medical Bill After infection and Hospital Stay

My Story:

I am a 63 year old single woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. I work full time at a local Ophthalmologist's office. I live alone, and support myself.

I earn enough money to live paycheck to paycheck but I have no savings. Last Spring, because of the Rheumatoid Arthritis medication I was on, I had a staph infection in my spine and almost died. I was in ICU for one week and a Rehabilitation Hospital for one week. I could not work for two months. This was a severe hardship for me. I have several hospital bills I am making monthly payments on. I need your help with a larger medical bill.

Without this bill I would have more money to pay my regular monthly expenses. I fear I will not be able to pay my rent, car payment or medicine expenses. I've considered getting a second job but with my health and not fully recovered from the staph infection I'm not sure I would be able to keep up. Your help would be a blessing.

As of 2018-12-16, this application has been fully funded!

This request for help was funded at the recommendation and through the support of Modest Needs' donors.

Application Status Update: On 2018-12-28, Modest Needs sent payment via Check in the amount of $579.86 to Radiology Imaging Associates PC on behalf of this deserving individual.