April from Staten Island, New York

I have scoliosis and sleep apnea. Home medical equipment will help me live healthily.

I need assistance in purchasing a sleep apnea machine. Meeting this need will help me remain safe and healthy in my home.

My need and situation

I am a 44-year-old female. I was previously working as a veterinarian assistant for approximately 5 years. I am currently in receipt SSI benefit due to suffering with scoliosis.

My goals are maintain permanent housing and to remain a law-abiding citizen.

I need assistance in purchasing special medical safety equipment for my apartment. I need a Sleep Apnea Machine. My doctors have informed me that I need the machine to get a safe and healthy night's sleep.

Meeting this need will help me remain safe in my home.

$85of $600


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This need has been validated by Jean from NYC Department of Probation

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Validated by Jean from NYC Department of Probation (What does this mean?)

I have known April Malanik for approximately seven months. She is very cooperative and complies with everything that she is required to do. April Malanik has indicated that due to her medical disability she is not able to return to the workforce, therefore she is reliant on SSI benefits and food stamps which barely covers her monthly living expenses. Having this need funded will ensure that April is able to conduct her daily routine safely in her apartment.

About Jean

My job title is a Probation Officer. My work involves supervising adults ages 16 and up who have been sentenced to a period of Probation Supervision. My goal is to assist them to make better decisions so that they do not have any further contact with the judicial system. I like when the clients on… Read more