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Monique from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to give my child a bright future. Need a laptop to further my education.

I need a laptop but currently cannot afford to buy one myself. I'm currently borrowing one, but cannot take it home to work outside of the program. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Edward from Chicago, Illinois

Veteran on the way out of homelessness. I need basic furniture for my new apartment!

I am so grateful for my new apartment. Meeting this need will help me get back to being functional and stable. More

Validated by Jackie from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

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Darnell from Chicago, Illinois

I'm ready to find work to improve my life. I need a laptop to complete my IT courses.

Having my own laptop will allow me to complete my work at home. Right now I am only able to use a laptop when it's provided to me in class. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Tanesha from Detroit, MI

Lost my job after medical complications. One month's rent will get my family housed.

Getting our own apartment will help me safely provide my daughter the medical care she needs to become well. More

Validated by Sharon from Detroit Recovery Project

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Monique from Bronx, New York

I'm a mom and an entrepreneur. I need to register my business to get started.

As a survivor of domestic violence & the foster care system, I understand the challenges young people face. I want to be a model for how to overcome. More

Validated by Tamar from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Lisa from Bay Area, CA

After 3 years, I'm out of homelessness! Furniture will help me finally feel at home.

Now that I have my own place, it feels empty. Meeting this need will help me feel secure in my new home. More

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Ava from Bay Area, CA

I'm determined to overcome homelessness. Wigs & make-up will let me feel like myself.

I'm a proud transgender woman. Even if others don't like how I look, I still know I'm beautiful and can keep walking. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

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Shedell from Chicago, IL

Working toward my degree. With ONE security deposit I can overcome homelessness!

I am hoping to find stable housing so that I can continue to work on my educational goals and graduate college. More

Validated by Mackenzie from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

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Reginald from Chicagol, IL

I'm a veteran ready to work in the IT field. Need essential equipment to start work.

Meeting this need will allow me to start work. I need equipment to work from home due to my two artificial hips and severe osteoarthritis in my back. More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

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Darrel from Chicago, IL

Training toward my welding certification! Need safety equipment so I can start work.

A career in welding will help me make a better life for my family. I need steel-toed boots and essential safety equipment to start work as a welder. More

Validated by Gabrielle from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Randy-Jo from Nampa, ID

I was diagnosed with PTSD after surviving a tornado. With 1 security I can overcome homelessness!

I need with help with a security deposit to get off the street and get in to a place of my own. I can afford the monthly rent, just not the deposit. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

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Renee from Tucson, AZ

Cutting hair is my passion. I need to renew my license to get back to what I love!

have been cutting hair since I was 13, and it is a career I have a passion for and that helps me support my family. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Frank from San Jose, California

I'm on the path out of homelessness! I need a bed to thrive in my new living space.

I was able to get other household furniture through some local organizations, but I still need a mattress to get a good night's sleep. More

Validated by Yadira from PATH

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Michelle from Chicago, IL

Working on my IT certification. Just need bus passes to make it to class!

I am trying to receive my certification so I can get back into the IT field. A few months of bus passes will ensure I can make it to every class. More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

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Regina from Detroit, Mi

I'm taking care of my family while going to college. Need furniture for our new home.

Meeting this need will mean we will finally be able to sit on a sofa instead of a hard floor. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Dio from Bronx, New York

Rebuilding after a mental illness diagnosis. W/ some living essentials I can thrive.

I'm determined to graduate college. Some basic living essentials would create a safe space at home to help me manage my depression and move forward. More

Validated by Josephine from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Rosa from Chicago, IL

Single mom caring for my ill son. Need a dining table to eat as a family.

I recently moved my kids into an unfurnished apartment. Meeting this need will allow us to sit down as a family once again. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Keith from New York, NY

I'm ready to turn my life around. Driving lessons will enable me to make it to work.

I'm determined to make a change and earn my master's. Once I'm working, I'll be able to cover my living expenses while pursuing my degree. More

Validated by Jacqlene from NYC Department of Probation

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Shion from Detroit, Mi

I'm a mom going back to school. I need beds to give my 3 children a safe night's rest.

Meeting this need will help my children finally get a good night's rest in bed of their own. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Toni from Chicago, Illinois

Training to become an estheticians. I just need help paying for my transportation to graduate.

Two monthly Metra passes will enable me to make it to class and graduate! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Gladys from Bronx, New York

After 18 years, I am no longer homeless! Reuniting w/ my family would mean the world.

My family is having a memorial for my late mother. I just need bus tickets to get there and clothing to look presentable. More

Validated by Josephine from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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KC from Chicago, IL

Cancer survivor ready to start a career in welding. Just need equipment for the job.

I love welding and from the minute I started, I knew it was the right career choice for me. The right equipment will keep me safe on the job. More

Validated by Gabrielle from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Eric from Tucson, AZ

I'm in college and my laptop bag was stolen. A new laptop will get me back on track!

Without a laptop, I've had to stay after-hours everyday using school computers to complete my assignments. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Angelica from San Francisco, CA

I'm studying child development. I need to cover books and transportation to succeed.

Meeting this need will help me relieve some of the stress of paying for my classes and make sure I have what I need to succeed. More

Validated by Leonardo from Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

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Vanessa from Bronx, New York

After overcoming domestic violence, I need a sleeper sofa for my new apartment.

At this time, I currently sleep on the floor and often wake up in pain. A sleeper sofa will help me wake up well-rested and ready for my day. More

Validated by Josephine from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Stephanie from Chicago, IL

I just moved to a new state. I need help reinstating my teacher's assistant license.

I am a certified teacher's assistant, but my current license is in another state. I have dedicated my whole life to taking care of children. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Bernie from Nampa, ID

Living with MS & on my way out of homelessness. Help w/ utilities will get me housed!

A place of my own will give me inner peace and hope that I can live a normal life without the worry of where to sleep from day to day. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

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Dennis from Tucson, Az

Survivor of cancer & epilepsy. I need a laptop to earn my degree in healthcare admin.

I need a laptop & the required software to do my homework at home. Without one, I'm forced to rely on the public library, which has limited hours. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center