I Need An Actual Home

If you can't see the photo, I've been living in a home that has a barely repaired ceiling, a completely destroyed kitchen, and most everything I owned (including my projector, which I used to host movie nights and small talks, a really full spice rack, and many academic books, which are essential for me to have as resources) destroyed for about two months. I was saving cash and then needed to also replace my car.. Basically, I have money to pay rent, but not downpayment money for a new spot. In order to keep on with the missions of the Greater Waterbury Mutual Aid and Defense Network, I need to stay in Waterbury, and very specifically the 5th district. It's not a particularly expensive place, but literally any "first month/last month/security" kind of payment is out of my reach. At this point, my apartment has been said to be unfit to live in, and I'm kind of wearing my mental health out just being here. I don't expect my deposit back from these folks or anything without a lawyer, which I sure as hell don't have money for.
Ideally, I need a little over a grand JUST to move out. I don't have the extra cash to replace everything. If you have any stipulations for donation, tell me, and I'll try to facilitate. If I make more than I need to move, I'll use it to replace my projector and my books.

Edit: A few days after I launched this campaign, I was robbed at gun point. This cost me $900 (what was in my wallet, because I was about to make a down payment on a new apartment), plus the replacement of all my documents.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Sophia Florence
Waterbury, CT
Yenny Rua

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