Lex-Care: Mother of four needs money for electric bill

May 1, 2013 

LaFleesha Patton, a counselor at Community Action, is working with a single mother of four, who needs $224.86 to pay her electric bill. She is employed but unable to work due to injuries received in an auto accident. She is undergoing physical therapy and her employer is holding her job. Once the debt is cleared and she is working, she will be able to support her family.

Nurse suffering from seizures needs $500 for rent

A nurse who is unable to work regularly because of frequent seizures resulting from an auto accident has contacted Carmen Cotto, a counselor at Cardinal Valley Elementary School. She needs $500 to pay her rent. Until her condition stabilizes she will be able to manage on the income she receives from Supplemental Social Insurance benefits.

You can help: Lex-Care Inc., P.O. Box 1328, Lexington, Ky. 40588. Contact Lex-Care at (859) 699-9859 or Lexcare.org.

Lexington Herald-Leader is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service