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Reina from San Francisco, CA

My son has inspired me to go back to school. I need help with part of my tuition!

My parents brought me to the US so I could have better opportunities. I'm eager to get my Associates to better support my son & honor their sacrifice. More

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Paul from Johnson City, Tennessee

I'm studying to work in the healthcare field. A laptop will help me graduate!

Getting to the library every day is tough. I need a laptop to complete my assignments while balancing my work in my community! More

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Faith from Chicago, IL

Mom of 2 pursuing an education. Just need help with one small tuition payment.

Working full time, tuition is still a financial burden, especially since I am also providing for my 2 daughters. More

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David from Baltimore, Maryland

I'm training to become a machinist. With a few essential tools, I can start work!

I need a caliper, micrometer and other measuring tools for my new job. More

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Craig from Chicago, IL

I'm getting back on my feet. A few months of bus passes will help me land a job!

Getting back to work will help me become a strong part of the community and an all-around better person. More

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Steven from Rockford, Illinois

An injury put me out of work. A little help will house my daughter and me.

My family is struggling to make it, jumping from couch to couch. Getting housed will help us move forward. More

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Miguel from New York, New York

I'm recovering after a work injury. Need help caring for my family as I heal.

I need some assistance taking care of my family until I'm able to get back to work. More

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Lisa from Detroit, Mi

I'm a mom going back to school. My kids need clothes and winter gear to stay warm.

I need my children are in of clothes, boots, and coats. More

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Alma from San Diego, California

I'm ready to start school in the US. I need to cover the cost of 2 exams to enroll.

Graduate school exams are expensive, but I know I can make it through my program once I can pay for these tests. More

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Giselle from Chicago, IL

I'm a mom ready to go into real estate. Just need help with the cost of my licensure.

I work to show my children that education is the key to success and I am excited for the opportunity to lead by example. More

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Betty from Chicago, IL

I am missing 75% of my teeth. I need dentures to regain my self-confidence.

At 75 years old, I feel young as ever at heart. My goal is to maintain my health in any way that I can. More

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Kendahl from San Francisco, CA

I want to work in the tech industry. Tuition for one program will help me launch my career!

I want to enter a career that will allow me to support my daughter. With your help, I can jump-start my career by attending a coding boot-camp. More

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Shaquille from Manhattan, New York

Ready to start work as a train operator. Fees for my exam will help me land a job!

I need application money to apply for the MTA exam to get a job as a subway train operator, so that I can support my daughter. More

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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

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Ann from Nampa, ID

Homeless and working. One down payment will give me the safe shelter I need.

Right now I have been staying in a hotel or in my car. An RV trailer will give me a safe space to stay each night as I save for my own place. More

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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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Malcolm from Queens, New York

I'm a photographer but my camera was stolen. Help me get a new one to support myself.

My camera was stolen from me last November. A new camera will enable me to get back into my photography career and support myself. More

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Saloma from Bronx, NY

I'm in my first apartment after homelessness. A pull-out sofa will help me thrive.

I need a pull-out sleeper sofa so that me and my daughter can get a good night's sleep in our new living space. More

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Aurea from Los Angeles, California

After the unexpected loss of my husband, I need assistance covering one month's rent.

My goal is to pay my rent so I can keep the home that I built with my husband and be able to focus on getting back on my feet. More

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Pam from Bronx, NY

Eager to graduate college. I need help w/ a small amt of tuition to finish my program

After being very sick last fall, I'm now in physical therapy & eager to graduate. I need help with a small amt of tuition not covered by financial aid More

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Christina from Staten Island, N.Y

I'm a hard-working mom of 3. A laptop will help me move my family forward.

A laptop will help me find work, continue my education, and provide a better life for my three children. More

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Nikkio from Staten Island, New York

I'm determined to enter a career in real estate. A tablet will help me finish school!

It's a dream of mine to be the first person in my family to complete college. More

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Randy-Jo from Nampa, ID

I have PTSD after surviving a tornado. One security deposit will get me housed!

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

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Tairiq from Staten Island, New York

I want to help my community. With the right attire, I can become a residential aid.

I need to purchase uniforms for a residential aide position or interview attire for interviews. More

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Tyquawn from Staten Island, New York

Excited to become a dad! Need some essential items to welcome my baby into the world.

I'm in a vocational program for carpentry right now, making it tough to buy the essentials my baby will need to grow up healthy! More

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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

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Billy from Chicago, IL

Determined to get back on my feet. Getting my driver's license will let me get there.

I need to pay for the cost to reinstate my license in order to pay my own way toward independence. More

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Fania from Bronx, New York

Went back to school to support my son. A laptop and printer will help me land a job.

Being able to provide for my son means the world to me. In a few months I'll be graduating, but I'm struggling without the right technology. More

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Robin from Chicago, IL

An injury put me out of work. 1 month's rent will get me back on my feet as I recover

Because I cannot do the work that I love, paying rent has been a challenge. This will help me regain my stability and health. More

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Mari from Tucson, AZ

I'm a recent immigrant ready for a job in the US. I need my residency card to start.

After losing my purse, I've been unable to save enough to purchase a new residency card. I will then be able to enter my career field. More

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L.J. from Chicago, IL

Ready to enter a tech career. I need bus passes to make it to my training program.

My goals are to gain more knowledge in the IT field and start a tech career. The only thing holding me back is transportation costs to my classes. More

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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

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Bob from Chicago, IL

At 64 yrs old, I'm ready to get back to work. A laptop will let me start an IT career

With a laptop, I can complete my CompTIA A+ certification and build skills that will help me be more productive and marketable. More

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Irene from Chicago, IL

I'm pursuing a certification in IT. With bus passes I'll be able to finish my program

Having access to reliable transportation will help me find a part-time job while I receive my certification. More

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