Funded 11/26/2020
Coronavirus
Temporary Loss of Income

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After Being Furloughed, My Chronic Lung Condition Has Kept Me Out of Work. Please Help Me with Rent!

My Story:

I am a young lady who lives alone with my dog, and I am divorced. I consider myself an incredibly fun and loving person, and in my free time, I love to spend time with my dog and to bake. Aside from being fun and loving, I am an intensely hard worker and strive to be the best at everything that I do. I work in sales at a clothing store and am a leader at my job. Recently, my store furloughed all of its employees until further notice. I have worked incredibly hard for everything that I have, but being furloughed and my recent diagnoses with a chronic lung disease has threatened my livelihood and my life.

Shortly before the pandemic began, I was in the hospital undergoing a biopsy on my lungs, when it was revealed to me that I have a chronic lung disease. This has made the prospect of catching Covid-19 incredibly dangerous for me, so after being furloughed, I have still not been able to find a job anywhere safe enough to work.

I never received unemployment, even after being furloughed, and my bills have piled up. Now they are a monstrosity that keeps me up at night, and I feel powerless to do anything about them because of my chronic lung condition. Any day now, I am waiting to get a call from my landlord telling me that the sheriff is on his way to come and evict me. I am living in a constant state of fear over the fact that I may soon be homeless.

I have no option but to humbly ask for help with paying my rent now. It would keep a roof over my head while I continue to search for safe work, or until my company calls us back from our furlough. I have prayed and prayed for assistance, or at least hope, and now I feel as if my prayers have been answered. Thank you for the compassion you have shown me and for the time you have taken to read my story.


As of 2020-11-26, this application has been fully funded!

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