Florida resident and vision aids
tmiller at pirs.org
Thu Apr 18 19:26:04 PDT 2002
I forwarded this message to the Center for Independent Living of South
Florida in Miami and asked them to contact her as soon as possible to
assess her needs and connect her to resources.
Susan L. (Tink) Miller
Placer Independent Resource Services, Inc.
11768 Atwood Rd., Ste. 29
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 885-3032 fax
(530) 885-0326 tdd
tmiller at pirs.org
At 06:55 PM 4/18/02 -0700, you wrote:
>This letter was sent to me recently,
>April 16, 2002
>To whom it may concern,
> Hi, my name is Rhona Jaffe. I'm a 60 year old women
>confined to a wheel chair and blind. I am a medicare & medicaid recipient.
>At present I am learning how to become more independent.
> In the past I have volunteered many hours of my time to
>organizations such as: Boy Scouts, Deborah Hospital, Women's American ORT.
>Temple, P.T.A. and Advisor to The B'nai Brith Girls.
> I was hoping that after all my years of fund raising for
>these organizations someone would be as kind to me as I was in the past.
> I am contacting you because I am looking for financial
>help to secure Blind aids to help me become more independent and everyday
>financial obligations I cannot meet.
> I am in such great need that I don't know who to turn to.
>My water has been shut off as I owe 218.93, my phone has been shut off as
>of March 29 balance due 196.50, FP&L has given me a final notice balance
>past due 677.38 & my property taxes balance of 818.77.
> Some examples of Blind aids needed are full version blind
>computer software, writing guides, envelope guides, raised line paper,
>talking watch, talking clock, talking thermometer, special utensils for the
>kitchen, insulin measuring device, large T.V. remote, natural light- light
>bulbs, large button phone w/ telephone number memory and one touch dialing,
>games, CCTV projection system.
> If you could find it in your heart to help me before I
>become homeless it would greatly be appreciated.
> I can be reached at :
> Rhona G. Jaffe
> 1821 SW 65th Ave.
> Pompano Beach, Florida 33068
> (954) 974-9638
> Thank you for your consideration.
>P.S. I can supply you with any written documentation you may need.
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