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Organized by: Dawn Zolman

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I never thought at 40 I would be without a home, transportation, and the general bare necessities... i.e., hygeine, shoes, clothes, a bra, more then one pair of panties, etc... However, after enduring a serious back injury in 2013 while teaching as a special educator in a high school class for students with autism. I have been unable to both physically and mentally return to the work force. Losing my hard earned career just shy of four classes from my masters degree. As a result, I acquired post traumatic stress and for the first time in my life I was unable to provide for myself. This led to my surviving without sustainable income and ultimately changed my life. I have been blessed to have people within the community lend a helping hand with shelter and food. However, after two and a half years of determination and persistence to re-establish physical and mental strength...I have had to come to grips with the reality that my life has changed significantly as a result of the unavoidable loss this injury presented. However, in some respect this major life altering event was a blessing in disguise. It gave me an in depth look into my strengths, creativity, and desire to reinvent myself as a positive contributing member of our society. I have developed a strong aspiration to get involved in our community at the local, regional, and state levels. My ultimate goal is to effect positive change and growth in the areas of education, economics, global conservation, rehabilitation, as well as, the arts and culture. I am a highly motivated and constructive individual. I have no doubt that with your support and encouragement I will not fail to succeed in reaching my goals. Thank you for taking the time to read my request and tour serious consideration to fund my pursuit of happiness. This is only the beginning upon successful completion of reaching my current gain reliable transportation, secure a home with basic necessities, clothing both leisure and professional, along with the proper tools i.e., laptop and working cellphone. I will be confident and ready to begin the initial steps which lead to my ultimate goal mentioned above. Sincerely, Dawn Zolman


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