One request submitted by Angie Gibbs, a case manager at the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center, was received this week at Lex-Care.
Her client is a widow who needs $740.53 to replace her water heater. She lives alone and her only income is the Social Security death benefit that she receives. When her water heater broke, she was unable to afford a new one and turned to Gibbs for advice.
Once the water heater is paid for she will be able to manage on the death benefit and food stamps.
You can help: Lex-Care Inc., P.O. Box 1328, Lexington, Ky. 40588. Contact Lex-Care at (859) 699-9859 or Lexcare.org.