Get Treevibzmike(Michael Whitney) back on his feet

Hello, my name is Michael Whitney.  I call myself Treevibzmike.  I am an artist and an entrepreneur. Also poet, caring person and hard worker. Anyone who knows me knows this for sure.  I wouldn't be doing this unless I was at my absolute wits end. I had a freak accident at this time last year where I fell out of a camping chair and landed on the base of my spine/coxyxx(onto concrete) and left me debilitated to say the least.  I have had many ups and downs in my life and pulled through many challenges.  I have a mental disorder and am High functioning.  I had a car and a good Construction Job before I got hurt. I have suffered immensely since I got hurt.  I lost my car & lost several jobs because of my disability to perform landscape work consistient(main desire of career prospects)  My car has been repossessed.  My medical bills have been through the roof all while battling my Mental disorder. But on that aspect I have actually been well.  But my physical injuries have caused me more financial hardship than I am currently able to recover from.   What worries me is that If I don't find steady work within the next few months I will lose my Obama care Insurance and will really be out of luck.  This is the only thing that has kept my head above water and help from friends and family.  But familywise I am a burden. I can't quite cope with that.  I am not one to ask for a handout. Just more of a helping hand.  Any money that I raise is to go to repairing my Drivers license(which I need and us currently suspended) first and foremost. Possibly contributing to art I can create such as Painting supplies. I am not asking for donations to live off of forever. I have just recently been denied Disability by the Government. Right now I can barely walk because of some nerve issues that are intermittent. I can deal with my back pain, but not if I lose my health insurance. I am just nervous because I need to have more mobility to get out there and stay on top.  Without finding a job and keeping my health insurance I will have zero resources to sustain myself. I am not waving the white flag on life here.  I just need an investment in me.  I am an aspiring artist and Entrepreneur.  I have lofty aspirations and a zest for life.  I've just hit a low that is hurting my quality of life.  I am intelligent and will show the world my worth. My main goal is to fix my drivers license so I can at least help my family by driving myself and them when I find work and be able to present myself at least somewhat dependable/prepared when I do get jobs.  I have a dream of having my own small business doing Native Landscaping and Maintenance. (which I do already)  But when I show up without resonable transportation when I can find a job- I find reactions are mostly less than positive. I do need a Truck. But With my current physical ailments I really need a crew.  I have the talent and I'm sure many of my mutual friends and colleagues can attest to that.  So if you are a friend who is able to lend a helping hand Or can attest to my earnestness and honesty please do!  I really want to make the best of things!  With all my pain and constant barrage of trying to keep health insurance, trying to help my family pay bills, debts, and lack of license I am running out of options. I have made mistakes. In the time of losing a Landscape job that I truly loved. I almost lost my car which was my only major possesion I was about to own.  So I took a job with a construction company.. Which was ok also and actually I liked the Physical challenge and never before have I had any physical back pain or muscle problems or debilitating foot problems ever.  But in one fell swoop as I was just getting ahead on my Car Note/loan again I got hurt and lost the ability to work. Prior to that I let a lot of my licence issues fall to the wayside while I tried to keep my transportation. I had paid around 30 Grand into my 2010 Honda Accord with late fees and financing.  But at the same time I let my "Toll by Plates" a Florida Toll agency bill pile up for an entire year. As I got several tickets for expired tag. I owe at least 700$ to tolls and a Speeding ticket and Registration tickets at 1000$+ I was just almost able to secure my court debt with my Construction Job when I had car problems and then my spine issues.  I had my Car Repossesed after 6 years and my credit ruined after fighting tooth and nail to save my Car Note but I finally lost the battle. So please any friend or Ally I have out there that deals with back pain or knows my truest ambitions for Native plant work or my ( and get back on track with my dreams. Please help any and all allies for my heart is just and so is my cause. My life is no picnic right now.   Lots of love and Grace. God Bless and thanks for reading.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 7 mos
  • Esteban Trujillo  
    • $5 
    • 8 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 8 mos
  • Anne Gorden-Vega 
    • $50 
    • 8 mos
  • Alcira Ubeda 
    • $300 
    • 8 mos
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Organizer

Michael Edward Whitney 
Organizer
Opa Locka, FL
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