Help Rashad secure housing in NYC

Hi everyone!

My name is Rashad Awesome Heagle, and I am a Brooklyn-based photographer and student at Parsons School of Design.

I am currently raising money to secure my housing situation in NYC.

I have been without a steady job since May, and prior to that, shift hours had been scarce, so I haven't had an income steady enough to keep up with my rent payments. I applied for unemployment; however, I was informed I was not eligible. The eviction moratorium in NYC has protected me from being evicted for some time. However, the moratorium is ending soon and I am needing to pay back payment for rent (three months worth), as well as August’s and September’s rent to stay in my current home. Therefore, I am raising money to help relieve some rent payments to hold me over while I wait to settle into a new steady employment situation. I would need to show payment to my landlord by September 1st in order to secure my room in the house.

I am also selling prints of my photography, as well as selling merch on my website ( to help with costs.

Donations through Cashapp ($RashadHeagle), Zelle, or Paypal ( are also accepted.

Anything helps. If you are unable to donate, a share will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance for your time, consideration, and donations.

Photo by Natalie Nguyen (@natalienguyenphoto)

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Rashad Heagle 
Brooklyn, NY

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