cause me to live pay check to pay check.
-- A modest home and property where my husband and I could retire.
-- 150,000 would make a really great computer lab in the local public
school or library.
-- I'd start a foundation for at-risk high school students.
-- A house and I would pay for health insurance for myself & daughters
since I am currently self employed and do not have
insurance...partially because I worry if I ever used it they would
cancel it anyway.
-- Dr. visits for as many as possible!
-- I'd give it all to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, a food bank.
-- I would buy back my neighbor's house who lost it to foreclosure due to
-- I would give the $150,000 to the Mother, Child, and Adolescent HIV
program for which I work. That money could keep a child on medication
for 12.5 years. Most of our families live on less than $10,000 per
-- I'd buy healthcare coverage for a month for, yikes, just 10 or 11
-- I would by 15000 warm winter jackets for the homeless at about 10
-- A nice school outfit for a foster child with a very limited budget.
-- Dental care for myself and all my other self-employed, self-insured
-- I would pay off medical bills. One from a thoractomy from two years ago
for me, one also from two years ago and my son was uninsured because he
had a "pre-existing condition" from when he was born nine years ago.
Someone decided since I was induced due to toxemia that he was
premature. Now I have to pay $5,000 for his broken arm because someone
decided it was bad that he needed speech therapy at 3 yrs old, he was
"premature" at 8 1/2 months and takes Ritalin...
-- Textbooks for inner city children.
|SOURCE California Nurses Association|National Nurses OrganizingCommittee|
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