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Demetria from Detroit, MI

Transitioned from homelessness & now working! A car will help me get to work safely.

Mother of 3 showing my kids the importance of positive life choices. This job is the first step. I just need help with my 1st car payment. More

Validated by Erika from The Empowerment Plan

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Loredana from Chicago, IL

Defying stereotypes & pushing forward as a female welder! Work gear is all I need.

I'm a mother of 3 enrolled in a welding program. With work gear, employers will see my dedication and commitment to the trade. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Wayne from Detroit, MI

Determined to graduate by Spring 2015. I need textbooks and software to get me there

After taking some time off from school to work at a non-profit, I'm finally returning to school to finish my credits and receive my bachelors. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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Sarah from San Jose, CA

Mother of 6 working towards self-sufficiency; a sewing machine will help me succeed!

I'm currently attending sewing class, and hope to achieve my goal of opening an alteration store so I can provide for my family. More

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Monica from Charlotte, NC

I'm doing the best to support my family, but need help with a car to maintain my job

I need assistance getting a down payment for a vehicle so I can maintain my current employment. More

Validated by Leah from Grace-Mar Services Inc.

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Jermaine from Chicago, IL

Ready to support my family & inspire those around me! Work gear will get me started.

I want people to see that change is possible & that a person shouldn't be limited by their zip code. These items will help me succeed. More

Validated by Lida from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Sheila from Cincinnati, OH

Recent grad with social work degree; My license exam is last step to my dream career!

With my limited income, I'm unable to save for my LSW exam. Obtaining my license will help me secure a stable job & propel me forward in my career. More

Validated by Doug from Cincinnati Works

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Leonel from Chicago, IL

Found my passion in manufacturing! I need tools for work & to support my family.

Working part-time, I can't afford the tools needed to secure a job in manufacturing. With tools, I can pursue my passion and support my 3 kids! More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Ebony from Evanston, IL

Moving to a safe & stable place for my children. Need help with the security deposit.

I've secured a housing voucher, after months of homelessness. With the deposit, my family can move to a safer place as I work to become a nurse. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

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Lany from Detroit, MI

My paralysis slows my computer use down. A dictate system will help me get work done

I need a Dragon Dictate system for my computer. My paralysis only allows me to type with one finger but this system allows me to use my voice. More

Validated by Lisa from Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit (WOW)

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Erika from Detroit, MI

Mother of 3 excited for a new career path! Just need help paying for training.

My goal is to be a CNA, securing my family's future and setting an example for my children as I continue to strive for success. More

Validated by Charnita from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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James from Berkeley, CA

Trained in Solar Installation; Tools will show employers I'm serious about work

My goal is to obtain a full-time job in this rewarding career path. Proper tools will show my dedication to the field. More

Validated by Melvin from Rising Sun Energy Center

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Amaree from Chicago, IL

First in my family of 5 kids to go to college! Need help with essentials for school.

Being able to furnish my room and get my books for classes will take a tremendous load off of my family. More

Validated by Kimberly from Mercy Housing Lakefront

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Latifah from Charlotte, NC

I found a job! Need help paying for car repairs to get to & from work.

My goal is to be self-sufficient as I support my daughter and me. Reliable transportation is what I need to succeed. More

Validated by Derrick from Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc.

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ZiZi from Chicago, IL

About to accept a new job! Need help with a security deposit in a safer neighborhood.

Where I live, there’s a lot of transphobia and men targeting women at night. With my new job and help with a deposit, I can move to safety. More

Validated by Ian from Youth Empowerment Performance Project

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Dee from Detroit, MI

Raising child on limited income due to illness; Vacuum + dishawasher will ensure clean home

Graves disease leaves me drained of energy, but I still want to be able to have a clean, sanitized home environment for my daughter. More

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Tim from Detroit, MI

If I publish my book I'll prove that learning impairments don't always limit success

I'm an English Lit student with limited income. I've been labeled as having a developmental disability and want to publish my first book. More

Validated by Lisa from Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit (WOW)

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Ben from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to start looking for work! Just need help with license fees to get started.

I'm very grateful to have secured a bike! License fees and a flash-drive to save my resume will make sure I'm ready to start applying for a job. More

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