Martin Keey


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  • City:West Bend
  • State/Province:WI
  • Country:Not Available
Recovering Humans: De... by  Martin Keey - Masterpiece Online

Recovering Humans: De...

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    Martin Keey

  • Size:18 X 12
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  • Medium:Photography
  • Product type:UNIQUE
  • Price:$250.00


"I was living with my Son, his wife and their two children. I thought everything was going well. One day my son told me I had to move out. He said the house was getting too crowded. I had nowhere to go. I was 62 years old and not working. I got into the shelter program with a local non-profit and after two months in shelter I was accepted into the permanent housing program. These are nice apartments. When I first moved in, I was denied social security benefits because of my health. But I was able to appeal that decision and got the decision reversed. Now I am getting monthly social security benefits in addition to retroactive back pay. I really wanted to give back to the community that helped me so much so I started volunteering with the shelter program for single women. I'm now able to spend time with my grandchildren." A portion of the proceeds goes to Family Promise.

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