Help my Mother find a home!

Well, where do I begin. I'm trying to  raise some money for my mother who recently lost her home which has been in my family for over 90 years after a reverse mortgage.  My great aunt was the last owner of the home, and when my mother became pregnant with me my great aunt took her and my father in.  About 10 years ago my mother had put significant effort to turn her life around work wise, having decided to go back to school and learn new things to get her back into the workforce. It wasnt long after when my great aunt retired and money started to fall short.  Not many years later my great aunt started to become ill, and my mother put herself aside and cared for her night and day, giving up on school and tending to her 24/7. When they started to fall short on taxes, they decided to reverse mortgage the home (which in long-term didnt turn out well). Soon after my great aunt became ill so did my father who became terminally ill and was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.  Over the course of the last several years she has gone through rough situations which she didnt handle well such as the loss of her mother. One year later, on her birthday, my great aunt passed away causing the reverse motgage process to move forward. And yet again, one year after that on her next birthday, my father passed away.  These consecutive tragic events have left her spirit broken. The world doesnt work the way it used to and she has trouble handling herself in todays environment.  My mother suffers from terrible anxiety and depression, is disabled, and has trouble with managing important things and often times, handling anything at all.  A few days ago the locks were thrown on our old family home and she was removed, leaving her homeless.  She currently lives off of her social security which is not much, and is in desperate need of a place to go.  She is currently working with social workers to try and find her a place but are coming up short on that front, and NYS social services haven't been much help.  I am reaching out to the community for any help they may be able to offer her to get through this difficult time and process in her life.  I am her only son, and I hope I can make a difference for her.  Thanks for taking your time to read this. I can only hope that this will help her given her current circumstances. Thanks.

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  • Corey Simm 
    • $150 
    • 43 mos
  • Linda Turchiano Parisi 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Diane Schneider 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Nyssa Nelson 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
  • Mark Salem 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer

David Taylor 
Organizer
Glen Cove, NY
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