JOHN AND MARY ALFORD FOUNDATION

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Philanthropy

Location: 888 High St Worthington OH 43085 USA

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Rating: 5 stars  

Hello and thank you greatly for your time and consideration in my affairs as I am no longer able to manage them on my own. My name is Scott Wesney. I'm 29, I love my Ohio state Buckeyes, and I suffer from mental and physical disabilities. For the first time in my life, I am publicly admitting what I have been hiding for years silently suffering from. I am starting this personal fundraiser/charity/support site/ as well as honest and true glance into my life and struggles with hopes of getting some true help and support. I am praying it brings my family and myself some desperately needed reliefe and hope in my future struggles. It is my truest and only hope to raise enough support and help in finally standing up against these disabilities that have slowly changed my life into a truly honest nightmare. This is it, my one and only cry for help to obtain funding needed to get "ME" back. I have to try and raise money to take a stand and finally get a shot at being freed from these brutally challenging and severely debilitating physical and mental health issues I have been diagnosed with and cannot stand up to without the help of others. I am currently facing PTSD, Severe agoraphobia, several different types of O.C.D., ADHD, G.A.D., Panic disorder, clinical depression, Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia aka "The Suicide Disease" (A staggering 70% of people diagnosed end up taking their own lives because it is one of the worst pains known to man) severe memory loss, and right eye vision loss. It's unknown which are attributed to a Traumatic brain injury that went undiagnosed or several other traumatic experiences or just plain bad luck. In 2008, I was attacked from behind leaving a pool hall with a female friend of mine. I was immediately rendered unconscious from the blow to the back of my head and literally gained and lost consciousness 4 different times before the whole ordeal was over and the offender was long gone. My head and face literally stomped and kicked in leaving 3 titanium plates and screws in my face and a violent and brutal individual in prison for only 4 years (thanks to cameras and my female friends testimony) and then, it's back to almost normal life for him. Meanwhile, I knew nothing of law and was told by the D.A.'s die to felony charges and lack of prior job history, there was no reason to ask for restitution because he'd never pay it. So my life is shattered as I remain victim to his actions every second of every day since then and everything else goes back to normal besides my life, my life that was stolen from me. I had a great life, hundreds of friends, and work or school options. Now, even normal everyday things like walking in the sun to my mailbox are hard to deal with. I don't talk about it with almost anybody because I fear rejection and disbelief and have been accused of all kinds of hurtful things. Without a true source of funding next to a miracle like winning the lottery lol, it's nearly impossible to get the specialized treatment I need. I'm over my head in medical bills, (about $175,000 worth) & already had to liquidate anything and everything worth a dime just to see family Dr's throughout the years & so many different types of medications that for awhile, I was a zombie & I don't want that ever again for myself. I just want to live a somewhat normal life like everyone else. I'm stuck right now and I am so scared and vulnerable. I got off the crazy amounts of opiate pain meds and patches I was prescribed due to the fact of needing more and more and the fact of becoming dependant. I don't know what to do... I've never been a weak individual, I've never needed anyone else to help me out in this way. I know that I am asking a huge favor of you, but truthfully I don't have any other options. I found the site (gofundme) www.gofundme.com/lifefund is my cause by accident looking for any options. Who knows, maybe this is where my miracle will pop up. I've had disabilities plaguing my life for years, but I am exhausted and cannot keep up anymore. I need true divine intervention & am so scared of what's next. I pray that through your help and support, I'll have the necessary means to stand up and fight back against what's truly sucking the life out of me. I know I can beat this but it's going to be very hard & I need a lot of love, help, and support. I HAVE to TRY to get ME back you guys! I want to be better, to make a future out of helping others with similar problems. I don't want anyone to face the emotional pain and embarrassment I have these past years hiding behind a fake persona. Please, donate today & help me secure a better tomorrow. As of now, I am facing little to no treatment options. Psychiatrists, Cognitive Therapy, Specifically Specialized Therapists For Treatment Of Several Different Diagnoses OCD, P.T.S.D, Panic disorder ect, Chronic Neurological Pain Specialist, Neurologists, E.N.T. Dr, Someone Who Specializes In Traumatic Brain Injuries, Eye Dr, Radiologists Specific To Brain Trauma And Scans are needed & those are just off the top of my head. I'm so scared of nobody caring about what's needed to get my life back & crumbling under the immense depression, anxiety, extreme panic, and intense fear of failure. If I can just raise enough to get a reliable used car to make the 130 mile trip to Columbus ans back maybe twice a month, it'd be a huge blessing & way for me to start the process of healing. All I'm asking for is a chance to get my life back. Beating this is my #1 & only priority. I want so badly to one day have a family of my own & to be productive in society. For that to happen, I have to start somewhere so until then I'll be Wishing upon every star... Please support/pray/donate/share. God Bless, Love Scott M. Wesney.

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