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former foster child needs help with admission fee for residential treatment .

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Hello my name's David and I really need your help. I've been in foster care since I was a child so I don't have any family support. My mother passed away when I was eleven and I've been lost ever since. I was never able to sustain friendships because of my constant moving from family to family in foster care. Despite everything, I managed to stay out of trouble, get good grades , and stay away from drugs &alcohol .I took great pride in my will power and determination growing up. I had big dreams and nothing was going to stand in my way. In 2010 I accomplished one of my first goals and got accepted to UCR. It was during my first year in college when my life started to fall apart. I couldn't suppress my emotions any longer and my depression hit hard. I then made the biggest mistake and decided to pick up the bottle. I became a hardcore alcoholic and turned into the person I vowed to never become. I lost control and I lost myself. My pride, my confidence, my self esteem, my dignity, my morals, my drive, my self respect all sacrificed for my alcoholism . I drank until I blacked out and I have embarrassed myself more times than I know. It has been five years and I have been struggling with this demon and I've been losing. Alcohol led me to harder drugs and made me lose the few things that I've had going on for me. I've been homeless for a while now and am completely lost. I don't blame alcohol for my problems and I don't want people to feel sorry for me. I want to get to better. I'm tired of being sick and tired. I'm tired of feeling miserable. I'm tired of feeling hopeless. I've been trying to get into a residential treatment and it has been difficult since I don't have insurance. I have found a program that I really want to get into and know they will accept general relief as a payment. The only issue is that they require a 500$ admission fee and 400$ on top of that because I wasted my ebt benefits already. I'm asking for your help because I honestly don't have anyone else to ask. I'm willing to pay every cent donated back. As soon as I start working and get back on my feet I will repay every dollar. The program I'm trying to get into is the Clare foundation residential treatment 90 days. It's located in Santa Monica. I'm 24 years old and I'm desperate to get it together. I can't continue to live this way.. Any thing will help , Thank you so much

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