We mourn the loss of Benevolent team member Kyle Kehus. Gifts to help someone in need will honor his legacy.

7,386 gifts have helped 1,018 people and counting…

Featured needs

$0of $670

0%

Be the first to help
68 days remaining

Support

Randolph from Chicago, IL

Ready to change careers; A laptop will open doors and help me get a stable office job

I'm in an Office Careers Training program! Access to a computer will help me increase my computer literacy skills & get a job in the financial field. More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

$60of $700

8.571428571428571428571428570%

4 supporters
53 days remaining

Support

Toni from Chicago, IL

I'm a veteran working hard to start my own salon! I'm close & need basic gear to open

I have 20 yrs experience as a nail tech & aesthetician. I'm ready to start my own salon but need to replace equipment stolen during my move to Chicago More

Validated by Joanna from Center for Changing Lives

$180of $700

25.714285714285714285714285710%

4 supporters
8 days remaining

Support

Gabriela from Bronx, New York

Ready to move so my kids can live somewhere they can thrive and grow

Help with furniture and moving costs will help me as I work towards working in the field of workplace safety. More

Validated by Laila from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

$50of $355

14.084507042253521126760563380%

1 supporter
69 days remaining

Support

Trice from Chicago, IL

Working towards a stable job. Getting my CDL license will help me get there.

Having my Class B Driver's License (CDL) will help me advance my career and work as a bus servicer. I need $355 to pay the road test fee! More

Validated by Joanna from Center for Changing Lives

$20of $125

16.00%

1 supporter
53 days remaining

Support

Ashley from Rochester, NH

Moving forward; I need to renew my cosmetology certificate to support my family.

I enjoy making people feel good about themselves. I need $125 to renew my cosmetology certificate and help support my family. More

Validated by Heather from Granite Pathways

$65of $200

32.500%

3 supporters
7 days remaining

Support

Gladys from Eldoret, Kenya

Finally healthy and ready to expand our farming business!

I need funds ($200) to lease a plot of land and purchase supplies to expand our farming. Once we have more land, we can grow our farming business. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$60of $200

30.00%

3 supporters
7 days remaining

Support

Mary from Eldoret, Kenya

Ready to support my family through starting a jewelry business

I need raw materials to make my necklaces and I need capital to rent a space for my shop. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$20of $500

4.00%

1 supporter
53 days remaining

Support

Dora from Encorse, Michigan

Recovering from a bad car accident. I need warm winter clothes for my kids!

I had a bad car accident, which caused me to lose everything but my life. I'm recovering, but need help getting new winter clothes for my kids. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$0of $500

0%

Be the first to help
84 days remaining

Support

Carol from Chicago, IL

With a laptop, I can build computer skills and search for a job from home!

Health troubles have kept me from working, but now I'm building computer skills through a course at CCL. I'm ready to get back in the job market! More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

$95of $600

15.833333333333333333333333330%

3 supporters
53 days remaining

Support

Joe from Detroit, Michigan

I'm a dad fighting cancer. I need a computer to help my son with his homework.

Pain from my illness often prevents me from leaving my house. Having a computer at home will allow me to help my son with his schoolwork. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$0of $600

0%

Be the first to help
53 days remaining

Support

Tamika from Detroit, Michigan

In school for nursing. I need two beds so my sons can get a good night's sleep!

My two young sons are currently sleeping on the floor. I need help to buy beds for them! Getting a good night's sleep will help them do well in school More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$0of $200

0%

Be the first to help
68 days remaining

Support

Vitaliy from Chicago, IL

Training to work in manufacturing. Boots and a uniform will help me find work!

I'm sharing expenses, but I'll need to pay rent myself soon. JARC has helped me learn machining skills, but jobs require safety equipment before you start. More

Validated by Gustavo from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$120of $200

60.00%

3 supporters
23 days remaining

Support

Beidin from Eldoret, Kenya

Ready to start a fish farming business to support and feed my children!

I need fish and tools to harvest fish. I have skills in fish farming and now business, and just need the capital to start my own small business. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$80of $700

11.428571428571428571428571430%

3 supporters
68 days remaining

Support

Marcus from Chicago, IL

I've overcome so much. Car repairs will help me get to my job training program safely

I'm training to work in manufacturing. I don't feel safe taking public transit to class. Car repairs will help me get to my training program safely. More

Validated by Gustavo from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$295of $500

59.00%

2 supporters
23 days remaining

Support

Chris from Chicago, IL

I need a laptop to learn new skills and keep up with coursework!

I need a laptop, so I can keep up with the coursework. My goals are to increase my computer skills, so I can find work where I can make a decent wage. More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

$20of $300

6.6666666666666666666666666700%

1 supporter
53 days remaining

Support

Mary from Detroit, Michigan

In school & taking care of my daughter & mom. I need clothes for my growing kid!

My daughter is growing and needs clothes that fit, including a coat and shoes! I need her to be warm and safe through Detroit's winter. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$0of $700

0%

Be the first to help
84 days remaining

Support

Tim from Bronx, New York

Recently disabled. With a laptop I'll be able work + create a mural for a children's shelter

I'm a trained graphic artist ready to return to working and stability after illness and homelessness. With a laptop I'll be able to work and contribute. More

Validated by Irma from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

$100of $500

20.00%

2 supporters
23 days remaining

Support

Jackie from Detroit, Michigan

Need beds for my children who are sleeping on the floor

I need beds for my children. They are currently sleeping on the floor . More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$20of $210

9.523809523809523809523809520%

1 supporter
23 days remaining

Support

Merap from Eldoret, Kenya

Need farming supplies to farm my land and support my family

I need funds to buy farm materials - sugar and rice to plant, and a chicken for eggs. I also plan to purchase a goat for milk. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$0of $400

0%

Be the first to help
53 days remaining

Support

Ida from Detroit, Michigan

Caring for my sick parents. My daughter and I need a bed to sleep well and succeed.

My daughter and I live with my parents, who are very sick. All of us are in a small apartment. A sofa bed will get us off the floor and sleeping well. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$0of $700

0%

Be the first to help
84 days remaining

Support

Lisa from Chicago, IL

I'm a mother building business skills. A computer and bed will keep me moving up!

I'm working towards a new career to support myself and my son. A computer will help me study and hone my new skills, and a bed will keep me healthy! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$0of $300

0%

Be the first to help
53 days remaining

Support

Riko from Portsmouth, NH

I'm a dad in recovery & want to help others recover too. I need help w/ my CRSW cert.

I'm passionate about helping others & working in the field of recovery. I need help funding my Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) certification. More

Validated by Heather from Granite Pathways

$0of $150

0%

Be the first to help
68 days remaining

Support

Phil from Chicago, IL

Training to work in advanced manufacturing; safety equipment will help me find a job.

After training at JARC, I'm ready to work in manufacturing, but the jobs require uniforms and steel-toed boots. I've been underemployed for 2 years, and a new job will let me support my family. More

Validated by Gustavo from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$0of $600

0%

Be the first to help
84 days remaining

Support

Leola from Chicago, Illinois

Getting my high school diploma; I need a laptop to keep up with school work.

I volunteer and mentor, and I'd like to be a motivational speaker for youth. With a laptop, I can take notes, complete assignments, and get my degree! More

Validated by Bryanna from Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

$0of $700

0%

Be the first to help
84 days remaining

Support

Michael from Chicago, Illinois

Tuition for barber's school will let me open my own small business

I've overcome a lot in my life; today, I work in as a barber. I'd like to open my own shop, but I need to finish school and get a license first. More

Validated by Bryanna from Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

$120of $220

54.545454545454545454545454550%

2 supporters
23 days remaining

Support

Miriam from Eldoret, Kenya

Finally healthy and ready to start farming and providing for my family!

I need funds ($220) to lease 1 acre of land and buy supplies to start farming. I plan to purchase seeds, fertilizer and farm tools. I am also plan More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$0of $700

0%

Be the first to help
84 days remaining

Support

Constance from Chicago, IL

Working and recently found housing! A bed + basics will help me settle in and thrive

I work in customer service and need to use my paychecks for rent and bills. Beds and dressers will help me succeed as I strive for my goals. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$0of $500

0%

Be the first to help
53 days remaining

Support

Erica from Detroit, Michigan

I'm a disabled mom needing winter clothes to continue moving my family forward!

I have big goals: walk again, go to school, & become a teacher. Getting winter clothes for my kids will help me support my family & focus on my goals. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development