I'm raising money for a Replacement Green Card so I can get back to work**.

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18% funded of $540 goal
18% Funded
$440 still needed   |   1 supporter

Why I'm using HandUp for a Replacement Green Card.

Being homeless in San Francisco, I had my wallet stolen, loosing my Green Card and social security card. Without these documents, I am unable to work. Unfortunately to work I have to provide a social security card but to obtain a social security card I have to provide my green card. It then becomes this circle where in order to pay for my green card, I have to work. That's why I feel like HandUp is a great platform because it breaks that cycle and allows me to pay for my Green Card and start working, providing me hope.

** NOTE TO DONORS: We value your donations, and respect your intention to support people in need with their specific fundraising goals. On occasion, the immediate needs or an emergency may arise, and a Participant might require support in another way for safety, health, housing, or employment. As such, your donation may be used for an immediate basic need not mentioned in the above goal, such as groceries, health costs, or housing support. Any changes will always be approved in advance by PHC Staff. We will provide up to date information on how these funds are being used through an update on HandUp. By making a donation to this campaign, you are confirming your approval of this potential change. If you have any questions, or do not wish that your donation be used for any alternative goals, please contact PHC staff directly.

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About me.

I am from the SF Bay Area but mainly San Francisco. I bounced around most of my life. 10 years ago I finally got sober and became a Drug and Alcohol Counselor for non-English speaking Americans.

My backstory.

I have been a drunk most of my life. In 2008, I finally decided to get sober. I was able to gain and maintain my sobriety for 7 years. In 2015 my girlfriend and her pregnant belly were in a tragic accident and passed away. I lost myself in alcoholism and lost everything.

My goals, moving forward.

My goal is to find a simple and happy life here in San Francisco. My plan is to find a job with the degree I earned and help others like me and find a nice, stable place to live.

Other things I'd like to share about myself.

My proudest moment was when I graduated from CCSF with an A.S in Behavioral Science when I gained my sobriety in 2008.

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