Cancer takes all

Hello my name I Julie ( Mendes) Kirby. I was diagnosed with breast cancer October of 2016. I am humbly requesting assistance and resistance from what  could be a homeless future.

Cancer takes all....

Cancer eventually took my 1/3 of my left breast. During diagnose and treatment plan, I continued to work, followed a drug therapy Doctors thought would shrink the tumor. After many MRIs and mamograms it was determined the tumor continued to grow, including a 3mm cancer found in the adjoining lymph node. September 2017  lead to surgery, lumpectomy, and sentinale node (lymph) removal. The resulting pathology lead to chemo, 4 rounds, then radiation. 

 Cancer took my job....I had to quit my job as a substitute teacher in order to liquidate what little retirement I had. Thats right in oder to secure early disbursement from Calstrs, California school district pension administrator I had to officially terminate my position. I DID NOT receive state disability because Oceanside Unified School District did not pay into state disability. Since I am not a contracted employee I could not get disability through the district.

Cancer has left me broke....I have depleted all my resources, from savings to retirement and now appeal to you for rental help. I was able to pay 500 of 1600 for December, currently owe 1600 for January and February is due the 8th. I am only hoping to get caught up to January, I have some utilities due also. I am back to work.

Cancer took my hair...
Cancer took my appetite....
Cancer is trying to take my house......

Can you, with all humility, assist me in getting back on my feet so I can focus on healing and not on stressed out strategizing how to live as a homeless person?

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    • $50 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Julie Mendes Kirby 
Organizer
Oceanside, CA
Anna Kirby 
Beneficiary
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