Help Taleah fight!

My name is Taleah and I am 25, I live in Austin, TX. I have multiple chronic illnesses SCD, Lupus SLE & Crohns. Chemo, biological infusions, medical supplies, homecare supplies, health insurance payments, co pays, basic essentials and so much more is needed. In March 2019 I lost my job due to being laid off. I had been with the company for almost two years and despite asking about the security of my job several times months before this happened, I was hit with a surprise that they no longer needed me one week before graduating with my BS in Psychology. In 2017, I was denied disability and with no other choice, have had to work despite my illnesses progressively worsening. I make and sell items to help pay for my medical expenses such as necklaces, shirts, bracelets and keychains. I’m in pain every single day and sometimes can’t even get out of bed. I have an extremely weak immune system due to medications and chemo that I am on and common things like the flu could kill me. Common colds and sinus infections can turn into pneumonia or acute chest syndrome quickly and kill me. I have damage of my nerves and excruciating muscle pain in my shoulders, back and neck from previous procedures that were meant to make it better, but only further debilitate me. My wife is my caretaker and only family I have in Texas. She is a teacher and everyone knows they don’t get the pay they deserve. I am looking to raise money to help pay for my medical related expenses.. I am currently searching for a job that I can work for from home again. I have a BS in Psychology if you have any information on any companies currently hiring for remote positions.
never met my illnesses stop me from doing anything, please help me keep going!



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  • Nicole Principe 
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Taleah Mcknight-Brooks 
Organizer
Austin, TX
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