Recovery Transition

[My back story is below.]
I'm at a nursing home in Chicago, desperately trying to raise funds to get out.  I have a place to stay in Vermont.  But I need money for motels, travel, food, camping gear, etc.  This is an emergency situation.  People are dying here.  Please help if you can.  Even ten bucks makes a difference.  

HOW I GOT HERE
After seven hospitalizations for major depression, anxiety and suicide attempts in 2017, I moved into a nursing home for the mentally ill.  I lost my job and place after my significant other of 11 years left me.  I later lost all of my belongings, including photographs and, worst of all, a file box filled with twenty years' worth of handwritten journals, novels, etc.-thousands of pages of material-when my storage unit was auctioned off.
I've found some stability, though I'm still suffering major depression, anxiety and panic disorder.  I have no income and am looking for a little help while I await approval for disability insurance for my illnesses.  I'm involved with an organization which will then get me an apartment, paying 2/3 of my rent.
I have hope and motivation again.  I'm writing and reading at least six hours a day and plan to start a paralegal certification program next fall.
I'm not starving but need pocket money so I can have some semblance of a normal and social life.
I don't need or expect much but every little bit helps.  Thanks to all who have helped and who can help in the coming months.  Bless your hearts!

Donations

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  • Shoma Krishna 
    • $20 
    • 5 mos
  • Jeff Geringer 
    • $300 
    • 5 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • laura Smith 
    • $15 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $40 
    • 8 mos
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Organizer

Michael Russell Jones 
Organizer
Chicago, IL
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