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Help me pay for housing/get on my feet!

$1,550 of $7,000 goal

Raised by 46 people in 9 months
Hello. I'm a 31-year-old woman and I've re-enrolled at the University of Maryland at College Park to pursue a professional degree in sociology. Unfortunately, I'm still living in my parents' home in Gaithersburg, which is difficult for a number of reasons (I don't drive, so I have to take the bus, which is about a 2-and-1/2-hour commute, both ways; living there is just an overall toxic environment with drama and pressure, which hasn't been conducive to healing my depression and balancing my schoolwork and other needs, etc.). I have depression, anxiety, and chronic pain that's made finding consistent part-employment difficult as well.  

UPDATE: On December 13, I was informed that I've been approved for on-campus housing for next semester. It's wonderful, but as shown in a recent update, financial aid won't cover it all (since I'd planned to live off-campus all year). So my goal now is to raise enough money to pay for room and board and have enough for necessities like textbooks before January 26th, which is Move-In Day (hence changing the category to "Emergencies"). From there, any additional funds raised will go toward saving for a more permanent housing situation (at least, rent for an off-campus room/apartment). Any way you could help would be much appreciated!
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BIG NEWS!

I qualified for on-campus housing for summer! It does cost just under $1400, but I never thought I'd get it!

That does make this crunch time in terms of fundraising though. I appreciate everyone's help thus far, but let's keep it going.
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I got a three-day extension, so I don't have to be out of my apartment till the 25th rather than the 22nd. So that buys me a little more time to get things in order after finals. I'm still in need of a more permanent spot, so please keep helping, whether through donation or just sharing, and thank you to all those who've already supported me.
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I'm working with my school's residential director for various things, including accessible work that will still allow me to keep my benefits and finding accessible housing. I'll definitely keep you folks updated.


As Always, thank you so much for your support!
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So, the idea has been presented to me to apply for on-campus housing during the summer. I did apply for it a few months ago. I don't have financial aid for the summer, and it's going to be just under $2800 for the full summer, so I'm still gonna need a lot of help. Please don't stop sharing, friends!
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