Looking for a Miracle after Tragedy

I'm not very good at asking for help or expressing myself during times of tragedy. Several of my friends and loved ones however have urged me to create this fundme so  I am. 

As many of you may know  on the 23rd my world came crashing down around me. My mother who I live with, and have been caregiver to...a brave and amazing woman who over the last several years I've been with and supported her in a fight against cancer which she won, and a battle back from 23 mini strokes passed away unexpectedly in the ICU of Norton's Women's and Children's hospital. Early on Thursday, I was talking to them about a timeline for her recovery  and rehab, to that night being  told she was going on life support and getting to talk to her one final time. All of Friday we were all at the hospital as we prayed and hopped for a miracle. That miracle never came. On Saturday morning after scans showed multiple organ failure & No brain function I was forced to make the call to pull the plug on the closest person in my life.
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I personally am a 36 year old  man with a rare genetic disease called Hidradenitis suppurativa as well as IBD (An auto-immune issue that is closely tied in with HS) who also suffers from mental illness. I am currently working with lawyers to obtain my disability but my only position in life at this time was caregiver to my mother. We do not have much family that I know, or many friends around for me to get help from. With mom's passing, I am looking to be homeless or worse within the next couple of weeks. I have few options since this all happened so fast. 

I am currently trying to work with my case worker that works with my therapist, friends and any organizations that may be able to help me figure out a living situation since with my physical issues being homeless at this point in my life would be far too dangerous.

Right now, I'm looking to buy time for social workers and organizations around my city to help me get into something that is sustainable until my disability case is won. I know this is NOT sustainable, but having just a week or so before bills are coming do it will be impossible for me to work anything out in that short time. I'm fighting to find help getting me into a small low/no income  apartment, a tiny one bedroom mobile home, etc. But this will take time for me to find the help.

I'm here asking for any help that I can get to avoid being set out on the street in the worst time of my life. Be it enough to cover the bills for a month or two to buy me time  to figure things out more or help getting into something secure until I can win this battle with social security. At this point ANYTHING will help including financial support, or any suggestions or information on organizations that may be able to help me. Right now, it's looking like there is a real good chance that not only have I lost the person I cared most for in the world, but I'm now on track to lose EVERYTHING and end up on the street or worse in the span of a couple weeks so I guess  what I am asking for is a Miracle.

Donations

  • Whitney Cotten 
    • $15 
    • 9 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $900 
    • 9 mos
  • Crystal Storm 
    • $10 
    • 9 mos
  • Ron Holcomb 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 9 mos
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Organizer

Justin Stibbins 
Organizer
Louisville, KY
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