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Luis from Chicago, IL

Ready to start fresh as a realtor! Need help paying for the class and exam fees.

A veteran real estate agent is ready to take me under their wing. I just need to take the class then the state exam to get started! More

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Nicole from New York, NY

Survived domestic violence & eager to be independent! I need life basics to thrive.

I need several items to begin rebuilding my life & reenter the workforce: a winter coat, boots, business attire and a computer to complete my homework More

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Biaca from Chicago, IL

Single mom who survived abuse. My daughter & I need mattresses to rebuild & thrive.

My daughter & I have been sleeping on air mattresses that deflate throughout the night. We need actual mattresses to live stably & thrive in school. More

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Daniel from Chicago, IL

Working and going to school. I need textbooks to complete my classes and graduate.

I am working hard toward a college education, but textbooks are expensive! I need help purchasing them so I can earn my degree. More

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Angel from Chicago, IL

I need basic supplies to make a go of my small business and support myself.

I lost most of my materials in storage while I was homeless during the last year. Now that I have stable housing, I'm eager to start working again! More

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Mary from Johnson City, TN

I'm a single mom going back to school. I need help paying for essential supplies.

I became pregnant in high school in Sierra Leone. I'm going back to school now and need help covering supplies, books, bus passes & other basics. More

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Frank from Chicago, IL

I'm training to become a machinist. With the right equipment, I know I can do the job

I'm ready to work as a CNC operator. To get hired, I need the right gear like protective equipment and work clothing. More

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Anthony from Chicago, IL

I am training for a career in machining! I need help purchasing essential equipment.

I can't wait to work in CNC manufacturing, but I won't be able to without some essential equipment such as steel-toed boots and a metrology kit. More

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Jonathan from Chicago, IL

Newly housed and proudly working. Living essentials will bring me needed stability.

I've overcome homelessness! Some basic household essentials will allow me to live with dignity as I continue to move forward. More

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Jesse from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming homelessness. I need supplies to succeed in my job training program!

Training for a job is tough without a home base. Supplies, such as a sturdy pair of boots, a USB drive, and books, will help me complete my program! More

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James from Chicago, IL

I'm looking hard for full-time work. I need a laptop to search & send in applications

Constant access to a computer is critical to my ability to find a job. I'll be able to regularly search for jobs, send applications & email employers. More

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Mitch from Chicago, IL

Professional attire & transit passes will enable me to succeed in my job search!

My goal is to find a stable clerical job. Transit passes and professional clothes are important for my search and success! More

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John from New York, NY

Self-motivated student ready to work in software! I need a computer to get a job.

I need help purchasing a high performance laptop to complete my Microsoft SQL Training and get a job in my field. More

Validated by Francine from NYC Department of Probation