Help Me Pay My Medical Bills

My name is Rori Matthews. In the above photo, I was 19 years old. I was two weeks fresh out of a horribly abusive relationship in which I had to go to the hospital four times due to physical and sexual abuse. This abuse has left me with damage to my eyesight, hearing in my left ear, and my short term memory, along with severe C-PTSD and anxiety, and worsening depression.

I have insurance with a third party and even Medicaid. I reside in New York, but the issue was I went to a hospital in New Jersey. After a year, sending them my insurance information about 5 times, they have sent my bills into collections. I cannot afford to pay for them.

I'm currently 21 years old, and I go to college at SUNY Oneonta. I can only afford to go because I was a foster kid for the last 11 years and I use grants and financial aid and have even taken out loans. I do not have enough money to pay for these medical bills. I do not have anywhere else to turn, and I am terrified of posting this as I don't want my abuser or close friends or even distant family to see my struggles, but I don't have a choice at this point. I need to find a way to pay for these bills without starving myself or losing my education. 

If anyone can spare anything, it'll help. I have been in a constant state of financial difficulty my entire life, and have tried my hardest to avoid entering debt. This has been devastating for me, and I'm just trying to find a way out. Thank you to whoever reads this and donates or shares. Any help will go a long way for me.

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  • Lauren Van Aken 
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    • $15 
    • 1 mo
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    • $10 
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    • $50 
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    • $10 
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Rori Matthews 
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Harriman, NY
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