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Johnny from Chicago, IL

I am excited to get started working in manufacturing! I need boots to be ready to work.

My goals are to start a career to support my family, work hard, and be self-sufficient. Work clothes and supplies will help me get there. More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Nadia from Detroit, MI

I'm a single mom of 4! My kids need beds for a good night's rest.

My children and I moved back to Michigan and finally have a home to live in, but my kids are sleeping on the floor because we have no beds. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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John from San Diego, CA

I was tortured in my home country. A laptop will help me complete school!

I'm seeking asylum in the U.S. and rebuilding my life after surviving torture. I want to work in the auto industry, but need a laptop to succeed in school and beyond! More

Validated by Erika from Survivors of Torture, International

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Cathy from Chicago, IL

Getting my GED will open so many doors! I need help paying the registration fee.

I need financial assistance to pay for my GED. By obtaining my GED, I will be able to achieve better paying jobs and support my family. More

Validated by Nichole from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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Cecelia from Chicago, IL

I'm going back to school for EMT certification. I need a computer to complete the program.

My ultimate goal is to become an RN. This is the first step. I need a computer, mini-fridge, and microwave as I go back to school. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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Phil from Chicago, IL

In a new apartment! I need household items like dishes, towels and cookware.

I've been clean for 2 years and have been at my job for 1. Now I'm in a new home too. Things are looking up and I just need household items. More

Validated by Da'Sean from The Cara Program

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Ileana from Chicago, IL

Overcame homelessness! I need an employment authorization card to keep working.

I'm eager to move higher in life! The majority of my paycheck goes to making ends meet. I need an employment authorization card to keep working & move up in life. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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Diamond from Detroit, MI

I'm a single mother with disabilities. I need my car fixed so I can go to the doctor.

A new transmission will get me and my daughters to our doctors' appointments. I can't work due to my medical condition so I can't afford the fix. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Brian from Chicago, IL

To better stay connected with my family, I need my own phone!

I've been using a phone at a social service agency many times a day to call my family. Having my own phone will help me maintain our strong relationships. More

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

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Kim from Detroit, MI

Furniture destroyed by bedbugs! My family needs furniture to sit & eat.

Our furniture was destroyed by bedbugs. Now my family needs a place to sit down, eat and have quality time together. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Keke from Detroit, MI

My children and I moved into our own home. I need beds for my children.

I work part time & I'm looking for full time work. Right now I don't have the money for beds and my children are sleeping on the floor. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Ricky from Chicago, IL

I'm so happy to be housed after 4 years of homelessness! I need to furnish my new apt

I'm working with a supportive housing agency but they don't have the funds for furniture. I only have a bed and a table, so I need other furniture. More

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

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Kimberly from Chicago, IL

Restarting my life in Chicago! I need household items like pots and pans and bedding.

I'm transferring my LPN license to IL so I can work. In the future I plan to become an RN. Household goods will get me started in my new life. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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Alicia from Detroit, MI

My children and I are housed! We need beds, a stove and a fridge.

Our new home is empty, so we need beds to sleep in and a stove and fridge so I can cook healthy meals for my children. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Nicole from Detroit, MI

I need car repairs to be self-sufficient & take my daughter to her doctor's appointments.

I have 3 children and we need car repairs to get to the Dr, the store, etc. We're also in need of beds so that we can stop sleeping on the floor. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Raven from Chicago, IL

Studying for a new career! I need tuition, supplies and a uniform.

I'll be starting classes soon to become an aesthetician. I need to make a deposit for tuition and basic supplies to enroll in classes and get started on my career. More

Validated by Amelia from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

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Debra from Chicago, IL

Training to be a press brake machinist! I need work gear like boots to get a job.

I hope to one day be able to help my family in a time of need as they once helped me. To reach my goal, I need work gear like steel toed boots. More

Validated by Crystal from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Cassey from Detroit, MI

After 4 years of homelessness, my kids and I have a home. We need beds and a table.

My children finally have their own rooms but no beds. I'd like to get beds for them and a table so we don't have to eat & sleep on the floor anymore. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Ellen from Chicago, IL

In my first apartment in over 20 years! I need bus passes, a table, and chairs.

Having a bus pass will mean I can job search reliably! With a table and chairs, I'll be able to have something to eat on and create a home for myself. More

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

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Hugh from Chicago, IL

I need my computer fixed so I can continue my business & be self-sufficient.

I'm a small business professional in freelance design & making custom slipcovers and drapery. I need a working computer to reach customers. More

Validated by Curtis from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

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Mary from Detroit, MI

I'm foster parenting and need furniture and clothes for the children.

I need bedroom furniture and clothes for the three children I'm foster parenting. Because of my disability, I can't provide these things at this time. More

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