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Misty from Chicago, IL

Single mother on limited income. Need help paying GED exam to be able to apply for a job!

As a single mother on limited income, the GED cost is a huge barrier. Having my GED will enable me to apply for internships or jobs in my dream field. More

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Moanya from Detroit, MI

Enrolled in a women's entrepreneurship program; A laptop will help my business thrive

I'm a single mother enrolled in the Java Hope Program. I need a laptop to ensure my business is mobile & easily accessible, once I finish the program. More

Validated by Cynthia from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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Leonel from Chicago, IL

Found my passion in manufacturing! I need tools for work & to support my family.

Working part-time, I can't afford the tools needed to secure a job in manufacturing. With tools, I can pursue my passion and support my 3 kids! More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Faith from Detroit, MI

Raising a 4 yr old & starting school for my business degree; Need help with textbooks

I want to establish a career, be a great mom, and to set a path for a great foundation for the next phase in my life. I'm determined to graduate! More

Validated by Erika from The Empowerment Plan

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Tyson from Detroit, MI

Rebuilding after a fire destroyed our home. A stove & fridge will help us start over.

My family of 6 has been able to move to a new home, but all of our possessions were destroyed in the fire. These essentials will help us start over. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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Loredana from Chicago, IL

Defying stereotypes & pushing forward as a female welder! Work gear is all I need.

I'm a mother of 3 enrolled in a welding program. With work gear, employers will see my dedication and commitment to the trade. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Marcus from Detroit, MI

I'm a Marine veteran & father of 5. Beds will make sure my kids rest comfortably.

I pride myself on taking care of my children & making sure they have a stable home. I need help with beds to get my children and I off the floor. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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Channel from Chicago, IL

Struggling with my disability; a washer+dryer will ensure my family has clean clothes

My disability makes it impossible to carry laundry back from a laundromat. With the washer/dryer, I will be able to have clean clothes for my family. More

Validated by Ian from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

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Thomas from Chicago, IL

Finally on the right path! Just need work gear for a job in the field I'm studying.

It's been a long journey getting here, but I'm changing my life for the better. Work gear will help me as I build a home for my family. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Megan from Inkster, MI

I'm a single parent on disability; Need help getting beds for my kids after bedbugs

I don't want my limited income to affect my children's well-being and happiness. Beds will provide them comfort. More

Validated by Melissa from Starfish Family Services

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Nesha from Detroit, MI

Security deposit will help put my family in a larger home after leaving bad situation

After abruptly leaving an abusive relationship of 12 years I moved into a one bedroom apt with my kids. We are now ready to move into a larger home. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Kela from Detroit, MI

Determined to be on the Dean's List in college. A computer will help me succeed!

I'm keeping my goals high, knowing I have the capacity to achieve them. A computer will help me carry out research, complete papers & study online. More

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James from Detroit, MI

Furniture was thrown out due to bedbugs. Need help getting beds for me & my daughter.

I'm unable to work with my disability & my SSI isn't enough buy new beds. I want to make sure my daughter can get proper rest for school. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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Mr. Quick from Detroit, MI

Father of 3 ready to move forward from homelessness; A deposit will get us there!

I've secured housing & 3 months rent through a housing program. Help with the security deposit will give me & my 3 sons the stability we need! More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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Sheree from Detroit, MI

A computer will ensure I can finish my online classes while caring for newborn twins!

I'm a single mother of 6 studying to become a social worker. Meeting this need will allow me to care for my children while continuing my studies. More

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Sweety from Detroit, MI

Finally housed after homelessness & abuse. A bed will help me build a stable home.

I recently got my own place after being homeless, but I don't have anything. I must show that I can provide a stable home for my daughter. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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Rilo from Chicago, IL

Found a job, but need help paying driver's license fees to get started.

I need to pay a reinstatement fee to the DMV and then apply for a new driver's license. These fees are the last step to a steady, reliable job! More

Validated by Jason from Inspiration Corporation

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Arnetta from Detroit, MI

I need car repairs so I can still take my son to treatments for sickle-cell anemia.

Meeting this need will help me get my son to his doctor's appointments, my children to school & allow me to continue providing for my family. More

Validated by Erika from The Empowerment Plan

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Star from Detroit, MI

Single mother ready to start a new path! A computer will help me study for the GED.

With a computer & my GED, I'll be one step closer to following my personal, educational & career goals. I want to be a role model for my child. More

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Aimee from Chicago, IL

Art relieves my anxiety from PTSD. Supplies will help me continue my therapy!

I need help obtaining art supplies & a bus pass for my mental health appointments, as I continue building a bright future for me & my child. More

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Rachel from Detroit, MI

Focused on education while expecting my 1st child. Car repairs will keep me on track.

It is my priority to enroll in college & finish my education so I can provide for my child & be the best possible mother! More

Validated by Erika from The Empowerment Plan

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Ebonie from Detroit, MI

Want to make sure my son thrives in school; Need help paying for his school supplies.

I have a son starting school & a newborn to care for. With this help, I can continue supporting my family & stay focused on my goals. More

Validated by Erika from The Empowerment Plan

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LeWanna from Inkster, MI

I'm a grandma trying to finish my HS diploma. A computer will help me get ahead!

I'm attending a school that offers courses online. Having my own computer will help me finish faster and open up more opportunities for a job. More

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William from Chicago, IL

On a new path working towards a new career. I need glasses & work gear to succeed as a CNC operator.

I'm excited to be pursuing a career with advancement opportunities. I just need a few items to be able to start a stable job and support my family. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Alesia from Detroit, MI

Living with muscular dystrophy & starting a business; I need a work station to thrive

I hope to create a functional work area, allowing me to create my line. I'll be able to properly sit & work comfortably, reducing my joint pain. More

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ZiZi from Chicago, IL

About to accept a new job! Need help with a security deposit in a safer neighborhood.

Where I live, there’s a lot of transphobia and men targeting women at night. With my new job and help with a deposit, I can move to safety. More

Validated by Ian from Youth Empowerment Performance Project

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Michelle from Detroit, MI

I'm an Army veteran in need of car repairs to keep my job as an energy auditor.

I've been able to save have of the repair costs and just need help covering the rest. Having a working car is essential to keeping my job. More

Validated by Eddie from Detroit Recovery Project

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Sareeta from Chicago, IL

Newly housed & working towards college to be a parole officer. I need a bed to rest.

My goals are to go back to college to major in criminal justice. Due to financial constraints, I can't afford a bed right now. More

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Daryl from Inkster, MI

Forced to move bc landlord in foreclosure; Deposit will secure a home for me & my son

I'm a full-time student trying to finish my degree to support my son. A deposit is the last step to ensure a safe home for my family. More

Validated by Trisha from Starfish Family Services

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Sarah from Chicago, IL

Housed after 3 years homelessness! Household items will offer stability for my kids!

Proud to have found housing for my 3 kids, but still have a fixed income due to disability. These items will help my family as we build a safe home. More

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Arlean from Tucson, AZ

Caring for grandchild & mother on limited income. Furniture will help us get settled.

I'm only able to work PT due to my lupus & rheumatoid arthritis, and am going to school to obtain my GED. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Daviany from Inkster, MI

On limited income & caring for grandson. Need car repairs to secure job.

My goal is to obtain employment that I can do with my disability in order to keep my home and grandson safe. I just need help with car repairs. More

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