Weʼve raised £175 to to help fund floor covering to cover a concrete floor
- York, United Kingdom
- Funded on Saturday, 14th October 2017
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I acquired a brain injury just over two years ago, after a fall. The brain injury put strain on my relationship with my partner, and that broke down. My daughter helped me find a new place to live, but due to circumstances, I ended up homeless. I returned to where I grew up and was lucky enough to get a council property, but due to finances, I have been unable to make this a comfortable and secure place to live.
Currently, my home has bare concrete floors, which are difficult to keep clean, feel cold under foot and make the living environment very uninviting. I often feel upset at home and I really want to settle and feel like I am settled at my house rather than just passing through. The council have given me a voucher towards carpets, but it only covers around half of the cost. With what I can afford to save each week, it would take me until next year to save for carpets, and being settled in before Christmas would make a big difference.
Moving back to the area I grew up has been difficult, but I want to make a new life and home here and having a comfortable home to take care of is a big part of this.
I have started volunteering at the local community centre to give what I can back to the community. I help out with a lunch club, and I am learning how to use computers, so I can help other people use them.
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Sep 26, 2017
Hopefully you will get sorted, so glad I met you
Sep 18, 2017
Good luck Wendy, I hope you get your carpet! :)
Sep 17, 2017
all the best wendy
Sep 15, 2017
My daughter Kat told me a bit about you & also about how you want to help others in the community. You deserve all the support you can get. I hope you reach your target soon. Good luck.
Sep 14, 2017
Hope you get your carpets Wendy!
Sep 14, 2017
Good luck Wendy.
Sep 14, 2017
If my lovely daughter Rebecca Barnard says you need help then that's good enough for me!
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