Help save my Disabled Mom's Home

I have never done a go fund me before but we are in desperate need of some help. My mom Maggie Gilman is 64 years old and lives on her own in her trailer in Derby Vt. She has worked her entire life and always provided for us. She would work 2 or 3 jobs just to make ends meet so we had food on the table and a roof over our heads. She was both our mother and our father. Around 2005 our lives changed forever. Our father became more abusive to my mom than he ever had. He had her bed ridden and isolated. After months of abuse and trauma we were able to get her away from him. We called the police and when they investigated and searched the house they found medicine hidden under the sink that he was drugging her with through her food which is why she was getting so sick. We retained a restraining order and an hour after we got it he broke it and was arrested at gun point. He only saw 3 day in jail for everything he had done to my mom. Then in 2011 our lives changed forever again. The doctors found 3 aneurisms 1 in her aorta and 2 in her stomach. The one in her aorta was so big they had to do surgery and she now has a fake aorta. She was in a coma for 7 days before she finally woke up. The surgery took a toll on her and she could no longer work. She went from being the sole provider to having to go on disability and struggle to get by every month. It hasn't always been easy but some how we managed. Her health has declined immensely some days she cant even get out of bed. She has had to take a part time job just to get by. Once she started working she lost all her benefits and her disability went down. She wasn't able to pay the taxes on her trailer and it went up for tax sale. It had gone up before but never sold well this year it did sell and now we have until August 1 2017 to come up with $5000 so she wont be homeless. If we cant raise the money she has no home. She has lived here for years and now she might have to vacate her home if we cant get the money to pay for the tax sale. We are asking for any donations that are possible so we can save her home and she wont be homeless. She has worked her whole life and now she is ready to lose it all. PLEASE help save her home. Thank you.

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $4,000 (Offline)
    • 43 mos
  • Veronica Shumaker  
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • David Gascon 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Christina and Devon Messier 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer

Maurissa Bunnell-Martin 
Organizer
Newport, VT
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