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£636raised of £22,000 target by 37 supporters

    Weʼve raised £636 to stop me having to sell my home

    Location
    London Colney, United Kingdom
    Category
    Emergencies
    Time left
    Funded on Friday, 23rd October 2015

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    Story

    I have Multiple Sclerosis which is not curable and just gets worse. I worked all my life until the M.S struck and worked even with the M.S until it became impossible.

    I'm scared that changes to my Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), coupled with moving from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) will mean I can no longer afford my mortgage repayments on my flat.

    I'm being forced into a position where I will have to sell my home, then rent it back.

    I'm not a "scrounger", I'm someone who is genuinely ill, and I'm so scared about what the Government are doing to people like me. I shouldn't have to be in a position where I have to sell the one asset I have in life, because of other people's mistakes. It's not my fault the economy crashed and the Government have to make cuts, but people like me are suffering, becoming even more ill, and being put under intolerable stress because of this, which is not fair.

    I hope not to have to sell my home - I worked hard to get it, and want to spend the rest of my life there, knowing that I'm safe, secure, and that it can't be taken away from me.

    I'm asking for anybody to donate £1 or whatever they can afford to get me out of this horrible situation, which will permit me to stay in my home and not have to sell it then rent it back at three times the rate my mortgage is. I hope to one day be well enough to try and do a few hours a week proof-reading, to top up my benefits, but at the moment, with the stress that this situation is causing me, I can't even imagine doing that.

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    • Mandi Riseman

      Mandi Riseman

      a year ago

      Mandi Riseman

      Thank you all for donating but as I didn't reach the target I would either like to refund your money or donate it to the MS Society please let me know...thanks to all xx

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    2 years ago

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    Supporters

    37

    • anonymous

      anonymous

      Oct 10, 2015

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 9, 2015

      £30.00

    • Annie

      Annie

      Oct 3, 2015

      Here's a little something towards your fund Mandi & I hope you get to the target quickly.

      £50.00

    About the fundraiser
    Mandi Riseman

    Mandi Riseman

    London Colney, United Kingdom

    I used to be an Office Manager in the music industry. I had a cat called Tinker, who I loved, and really enjoy football. I care passionately about politics, and the damage that this Government is doing to our country.

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