Help Michelle Find a Home

I don’t usually like to have to ask for help but I’m in a bad situation and have no choice anymore. I am homeless and need financial assistance please.

I have a rare progressive incurable (not contagious) auto immune system disorder and have severe life threatening allergies to multiple allergens such as animals, mold, smoke, perfumes and construction dust/chemicals and medicine, making it extremely difficult to find a place to stay and find and maintain employment.

I have been certified as disabled by the state of Minnesota but was denied social security disability and am in the appeal process. I lost my apartment after a job loss due to medical issues and I’m having a hard time finding a place to stay. The shelters are full and not a good option for me due to my disability and they don’t want the liability of my trying to stay there because of my severe life threatening allergies and asthma so I have had to live in my car many times as a result with nowhere else to go. It’s too cold to live in my car in Minnesota and my medicine that I need to breathe goes bad in the heat and cold in my car. I’ve been having a hard time finding a place to stay with my disability without steady income. I have been trying hard to get income and have been applying for many jobs and have tried to get help from state, county and local agencies but I am falling through cracks in the system and need help, please.

I am usually independent and private with my personal struggles but am backed into a corner and am basically at people’s mercy to help right now or else I wouldn’t ask. If you can please help me with some expenses to help me get through this to get out of being homeless I will love you forever and will try to make it up to you someday somehow. Thanks ❤️
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Michelle Karkanen 
Minneapolis, MN
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