Sciatta has a rare form of muscular dystrophy called arthrogryposis, and uses a wheelchair. She has been trying to raise funds for an accessible van for more than two years and is so close to being funded! Let’s help her get to her goal and get moving.
GFM: Help Me Get an Accessible Van
Amber is yet another disabled person caught in the Social Security Administration’s horrible practice of slow-walking applications (waiting time for first response is now two years in most of the US), denying almost every applicant (over 80%!) and holding up appeals. The whole process is even more protracted now because of the pandemic. In the meantime, she has no income and regular daily expenses.
Amara became unemployed due to the pandemic and cannot take any available jobs at the moment due to her disabilities. She is seeking assistance for her daily living expenses through this year as she attempts to determine her best course of action through this uncertain time. Her needs are for $9,100 and at present she’s raised just over $700.
GFM: Help a black nonbinary person with living expenses
My friend Alana is raising funds to regain her eyesight. She’s been living with a cataract for more than 20 years that progressed slowly, but has now become a barrier to reading, driving and basic daily functions. She is currently unemployed due to the pandemic and uninsured.
GFM: Cataract Surgery
Yaya is a queer Muslimah from Somalia who is unemployed due to the pandemic and is experiencing a dental crisis which needs emergency care including multiple fillings and root canals. She needs $6,000 and has currently raised less than $800.
GFM: Emergency Healthcare for Queer Black Muslimah
Alyssa is a disabled trans woman who is currently waiting for a determination from the Social Security Administration for financial support, and in the meanwhile she has no steady income. Your help enables her to continue to pay rent and buy groceries.