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I'm on a determined path in my life, being proactive and embracing change...

after a serious car accident. I'm actively working on my physical and mental health through physical therapy, recovery meetings, and therapy. I'm also dedicating time to volunteering, attending family gatherings, and focusing on my overall well-being. All of this, while staying at a respite, where the goal is rest, has become a 40 to 60-hour week commitment, but I'm determined to make positive changes. Also, I love reading books. My family is really important to me.

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I just got a full time job and need some professional clothing.

Meet by:5/27



Immediate Need

Need to pay for eye glasses that broke.

Fulfilled on:6/6



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Thanks to samaritans for checking up on and feeding me… Don’t know how I would have ate or kept warm many nights without you.
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