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Brandon needs Mental Health Ser dog

$255 of $18,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 4 months
Diagnosis
I am Brandon, I'm diagnosed with OCD, General and Social anxiety, Depression, and recently been diagnosed so I am put on the Autism Spectrum.
Goal
I am trying to raise funds to adopt a puppy that'll go through training to gain the special skills to help with my illnesses. The cost for a trained dog is relative towards the skills needed. I have spoken with a company who trains Psych. Service dogs, and they can help once I have the funds. I will also need the funds for dog food, treats, toys, and the medical bills.
Recent History
I have admitted myself to the Psych ward twice because of being suicidal and I had a plan, part of the plan I put into action in which I failed. I then admitted myself to a Mental Illness treatment center for 5 months, and from there I moved to where I live now which is a mental health board and lodge.
Why I'd Like A Service Dog..
Ever since I was a child my parents gave me a puppy that was always by my side. Her name was Sasha, and if I was on the couch or sleeping she was next to me. She passed away while I was in High School.
History of Bad Luck..
The summer before Freshman year of High School. I was in the hospital for 3 whole months. I was eventually diagnosed with Lyme encephalitis after weeks of being poked, tested, and 5 spinal taps later. I started my Freshman year pale, and with a pic line from my arm to my heart for antibiotics.
Freshman year of college I started in a walker and a pic line for antibiotics due to another infection. Whenever I would stand for a long period my ankle would swell and be extremely painful. I had surgery to remove an extra piece of bone, and while I was recovering they found an infection. I had to have another surgery to remove the infection, so now I have arthritis which gets painful whenever I stand.
Blog my new life not running from my illnesses..
A small portion will go towards a laptop to help with working on researching,  posting movie reviews, and mostly blogging my life with a Service dog and the stigma that goes with it. I'm a movie buff, and I enjoy researching like an investigative journalist about social, economical, and political issues. My sister recommended that I start my own blog. This way I can blog about my service dog, movies, TV shows, etc.
Please Facebook, Twitter, Email, and Text your friends, family, and coworkers..if you can please donate!
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I am working on a script for a few videos I'll be posting. GoFundMe has an update, so each person is part of a team to raise money.
So please share my campaign, and whoever shares the most and helps raise the most to reach my goal. You can name the dog! If you have suggestions, please message me!
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Today I walked some dogs at Winona Humane Society. I like to volunteer as a therapy before I will get a Service dog. I was raised with cats and dogs, so being around them come natural.
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I'm still keeping this campaign alive! So please take a moment and share this campaign with five people via email, Facebook, messenger, or Twitter.
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Hi everyone! I am still pushing through with my campaign. Either way by the end of the year. One way or another, this will succeed!
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$255 of $18,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 4 months
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AC
$10
Alexis Chapman
1 month ago
$25
Anonymous
1 month ago
PH
$25
PRISCILLA HOWARD
1 month ago
$20
Anonymous
1 month ago
$50
Anonymous
1 month ago
$20
Elizabeth Whelan
1 month ago
DW
$5
Denise Watson
2 months ago
CW
$20
Chad Walleser
3 months ago
$10
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3 months ago
$10
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3 months ago
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