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Homeless mom in Sheboygan, in a wheelchair and with 3-year-old daughter, starts GoFundMe to find housing

Ashley Lagoo-Mckinnie and her daughter Lyanna Brown-Lagoo sit on the nook close to the Above and Beyond Children’s Museum, Friday, January 28, 2022, in Sheboygan, Wis. Ashley McKinnie is the handicap mom of a younger daughter dwelling in a shelter in Sheboygan. Ashley is wheelchair sure and the shelter has everybody depart in the morning and they canÕt return till the late afternoon, it doesn’t matter what the temperature exterior is.

SHEBOYGAN – A homeless mom is searching for assist by means of GoFundMe to find a heat, everlasting place for her and her younger daughter to keep.

Ashley Lagoo-Mckinnie is from Milwaukee, however due to a lack of area at homeless shelters there, she had to transfer to Sheboygan.

Mckinnie has created a GoFundMe with the aim of $1,400 with hopes of discovering a dwelling for her and her 3-year-old daughter. Mckinnie is disabled and has to use a wheelchair for mobility.

They at the moment keep at Sheboygan Salvation Army, which, as a results of workers shortages, requires them to depart between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Mondays by means of Saturdays and by midday on Sundays.

McKinnie stated that as a result of her daughter has been sick, it’s tough for them to depart the shelter on time each morning. Because she’s unable to take correct naps and due to the freezing temperatures exterior, her younger daughter has been upset about leaving the shelter each morning, she stated.

“From 8:00 to 8:30, we have to sit out and wait outside of the library,” stated Mckinnie. “It sucks because even if you’re sick it doesn’t matter.”

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Ashley Lagoo-Mckinnie and her daughter Lyanna Brown-Lagoo pose near the Above and Beyond Children's Museum, Friday, January 28, 2022, in Sheboygan, Wis. Ashley McKinnie is the handicap mother of a young daughter living in a shelter in Sheboygan. Ashley is wheelchair bound and the shelter has everyone leave in the morning and they canÕt return until the late afternoon, no matter what the temperature outside is.

Ashley Lagoo-Mckinnie and her daughter Lyanna Brown-Lagoo pose close to the Above and Beyond Children’s Museum, Friday, January 28, 2022, in Sheboygan, Wis. Ashley McKinnie is the handicap mom of a younger daughter dwelling in a shelter in Sheboygan. Ashley is wheelchair sure and the shelter has everybody depart in the morning and they canÕt return till the late afternoon, it doesn’t matter what the temperature exterior is.

The GoFundMe has collected $146 in donations because it was first created on Dec. 15.

Mckinnie was advised she is third on the housing listing and ought to be receiving housing help quickly.

“I just called and they said they’ll be setting up some stuff in the next week, so I’m praying that that goes through,” Mckinnie stated.

If you desire to to donate to Mckinnie and her daughter, go to her GoFundMe hyperlink at https://bit.ly/3G9PrT9.

“Anything will help,” Mckinnie wrote on the GoFundMe. “I’m praying for a miracle. I accept shares of my post and prayers too. I need the love and hope, thank you.”

Reach Jelissa Burns at 920-226-4241 or jburns1@gannett.com. Follow her on Twitter at @burns_jelissa or on Instagram at burns_jelissa.

This article initially appeared on Sheboygan Press: Homeless Sheboygan mother seeks safer shelter for daughter on GoFundMe

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