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David from Bronx, NY

I want to be a dance teacher and need help for tuition to get a certificate!

I am turning my life around by focusing on positive things like dancing. A summer intensive course earns me a certificate. More

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Octavia from Louisville, Kentucky

I'm on fixed income but a new set of dentures will help me focus on my writing.

I had surgery and have trouble swallowing food. With dentures, I can move past this challenge to focus on my own activism & writing! More

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Dante from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to be a welder; a car down payment will let me get to jobs!

I have equipment and a welding certification. Now I just need help w/ a car down payment so that I can travel to job sites and pay off the car myself. More

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Agnes from Eldoret, Kenya

A business reselling goats could support my family; I just need funds to get started!

After a recent health issue, I'm ready to support my family. I have experience selling goats; a few a month could pay for my children's food & school. More

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Jernesto from NEW YORK CITY, NY

Single father focused on raising my son; I need child-friendly furniture!

I'm proud to work and provide for my son. I'm finding us a new apartment, but I need help furnishing it in a child-friendly manner. More

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Cayla from Queens, New York

I'm passionate about hairdressing; paying for a course will help me get a job!

One day I hope to open my own salon. For now, I need help getting certified as a hairdresser, so I can find work at a salon. More

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Chyenne from Chicago, IL

I came to Chicago to get treatment, but I need assistance with my apartment back home

I'm a disabled trans female in recovery. I've come a long way with treatment, but I need help with rent and utilities for my place back in Champaign. More

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Robert from Chicago, IL

I moved to pursue a trade career. I need equipment to find work as a welder!

I'm learning welding skills at JARC; before I can start work, I need safety equipment. Working as a welder will let me be financially independent. More

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Meeka from Detroit, Michigan

With repairs to my van, I'll be able to finish my high school degree!

I'm ready to get my GED, but my disability is making it hard to commute. My van is equipped to handle my needs, but I need repairs to get it working. More

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Dee from Bronx, New York

I'm going to be a father soon; I need help paying for a bassinet!

I want to be a good role model for my son. I'm working, but right now I don't have the funds to buy a bassinet for when he arrives. More

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Jane from Queens, New York

I'm in school, working, and raising a son. Funds for a laptop would help so much!

I don't have the resources to buy a laptop, which makes it hard to keep up in school. With a degree in criminal justice, I'll be ready to find work! More

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Catherine from Eldoret, Kenya

I've learned business skills; now I want to start a farm to feed my family.

Beyond Fistula taught me skills I can use; now I want to lease land to farm & buy a cow. From there, I'll be able to earn income and support my boys. More

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Matthew from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to work in manufacturing. Reinstating my license will be the first step!

I need safety gear to find work, and my license to commute there. This will set me up for financial stability going forward. More

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Ronnell from Brooklyn, New York

Father of two. I need to re-activate my phone to get call-backs about new jobs!

I was working at KeyFood but was laid off due to downsizing. I need to be available for call-backs from potential job opportunities. More

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Chris from Staten Island, New York

I'm enrolled in High School Equivalency; I need a laptop to keep up.

Once I finish my HSE, I want to continue on to a college degree at LaGuardia College. A laptop will help me keep up with classwork! More

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Cynthia from Detroit, Michigan

My daughters' bed broke; a new bed will help them recover.

My daughters are sleeping on the floor; I can't afford a new bed. One of them is ill, and I hope a new bed can help her recover. More

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Rachel from Chicago, IL

Training in Microsoft Office can lead me to a job, but I need a computer to practice.

While I am able to practice at the Center for Changing Lives, I need the chance to practice at home if I'm going to pass the Office Specialist exam. More

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Ciomary from Bronx, New York

First time mother; I need clothing and a crib for my baby.

My family lives out of state & I don't have much support. I need clothes & a crib for my son so that he will be stable in his first few months. More

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Salley from Chicago, IL

I'm living clean and found work; I could use help moving out of my shelter!

I'm proud to say I've recovered from addiction and found work. I want to move out of my shelter but I could use help on a security deposit. More

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Goldie from Chicago, IL

Starting a music career is twice as hard w/o support. Help me hire a vocal coach!

I want to be a voice empowering women of color through my rock-metal band. I'm working part time; vocal lessons could help me reach the next level! More

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Jennifer from Chicago, IL

I want to set an example for my daughter and start my own business.

I've been in the employment program at CFCL for 6 months; now I'm ready to start a photography business. I need a camera and laptop to get started! More

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John from New York, Bronx

I'm homeless & living w/ Cerebral Palsy. I need help to buy clothes for interviews.

I'm excited to work and ready to build a stable life for myself. I need help buying clothes for job interviews; I have tried resources but have not found suitable clothes so far. More

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Nancy from Eldoret, Kenya

It's tough as a student and mother. I want to start a side business selling chickens.

I've been in school & will graduate in August, but for now I have trouble feeding my children. With funds I can buy chickens to sell for a profit. More

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Michael from Brooklyn, New York

I'm disabled & have been homeless. I need metro fare to attend my probation program.

I'm cut off of SSD benefits & living with my father who's facing eviction. I need some clothes & a metro card so I can attend my program consistently. More

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Marcus from Queens, New YorK

I want to work as a building super in NYC; all I need is tuition for a safety course!

It would be a chance to move into my own apartment with my kids. I've spent 10 years assisting other supers. I'm ready; I just need to be certified. More

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Bella from Staten Island, New York

A cell phone will help me keep in touch with probation and work.

I've recently started work as a sales associate. I could use help getting a cell phone to communicate with work and my probation officer routinely. More

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Damilola from Staten Island, New York

I want to find work & help pay for my school. I need business attire for interviews!

I'm a first year computer science student; I want to relieve some of the financial burden from my mother. I need to buy a shirt, tie, shoes, & a suit. More

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Elizabeth from Queens, NY

Ready to work as a home health aide-- just need help with equpment!

I recently obtained my HHA certification and I have work lined up. I just need to get a starter kit with bag and uniforms to get started. More

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Michele from Dover, NH

Two years sober and living stable. With help on the down payment, I can afford a car!

I've been sober & working for two years. I'd like to move closer to my eldest child & commute in a car. All I need is help on the down payment! More

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Leonard from Staten Island, NY

Veteran living on fixed income. My bike broke; a new one would help me stay healthy.

I ride my bike around Staten Island every day, to stay healthy and cope with PTSD. My bike broke recently and I can't afford a new one right now. More

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David from Brooklyn, NY

New clothes for interviews will make it easier to find a job and stabilize my life.

I've been living in shelters and it's been hard to find work. New clothes to attend interviews will make all the difference! More

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Dina from Staten island, New York

I recently had twins but need help with everyday childcare items.

I'm a single mother; my twins were born premature after a complicated pregnancy. I could use help paying for everyday items for my new children! More

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Rafael from Bronx, NY

I learned recently I'm going to be a father! I could use help paying for essentials.

I'm only able to work part-time, while my girlfriend cannot work because of the pregnancy. Any help paying for the baby's things would be amazing. More

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Michael from Queens, New York

It's hard to find a job on little sleep. Help buying a bed would make a big difference!

It's hard to look for work and attend meetings when you're tired from sleeping on the floor. You can help! More

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Tristan from Staten Island, New York

Recently secured my High School equivalency. I need dress clothes to find work.

I'm currently residing in a shelter. I need to buy dress shirts, shoes, and a suit and tie. Then, I can interview, find work, and secure housing. More

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Heaven from Bronx, New York

Single mother; I need to furnish my room as I move out of a shelter!

I'm about to start a program in culinary arts and move out of the shelter I've been living in. I need help furnishing as I prepare to live on my own! More

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Corvaunte from Staten Island, New York

I need a laptop so I can take classes online & start a landscaping business!

I have been working in landscaping; I would like to start my own business. I need help buying a laptop to get started with online business classes! More

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Bailey from Staten Island, NY

I'm trying to find work it's been hard because I'm not getting much sleep. A new bed will help!

I was sleeping on a blow up mattress but after many repairs it finally gave out. A new bed would help so much; pain has made it hard to find work! More

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Eric from Flushing, NY

With some new medical braces, I can look for employment!

My Social Security is on hold. I need some funding so that I can purchase a cane, knee and back brace so that I can get around to find a job. More

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Brandon from Brooklyn, New York

Having decent clothes will help me as I interview for a job to support my family.

I was working as a grounds keeper but the position ended in December. I need help getting clothing to wear at interviews: shoes, slacks and shirts. More

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Kelle from BRONX, NEW YORK

Trying to find work w/ a recent disability; I need help buying office-ready clothes.

An accident left my right arm disabled. My medication caused me to gain weight; I need help to buy new outfits so I can look professional at work. More

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Walter from Bronx, New York

My passion is comedy; it's a hard path w/o support. With help I could take classes!

I have an online following already; I want to take this to the next level. Classes in comedy would be an amazing opportunity for me & my passion. More

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Esteban from Staten Island, NY

Trying to find work; I've been to job fairs but find crowds difficult. A laptop would help!

I've been diagnosed with schizophrenia disorder, but I don't let it hold me back. I want to find a job & help my mom out; a laptop could be a huge help, letting me search and apply from home. More

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Mike from Brooklyn, New York

I'm a 61 year-old on chemo. I need food delivered when I'm too weak to go get it.

I don't have family to help. When I'm in treatment sometimes it is too hard to get out and get food. These funds will cover me when I'm at my weakest. More

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Thomas from Staten Island, Ny

I love music and want to start an entertainment business. You can help!

I want to move my life in a positive direction, starting a business hosting weddings, parties, etc. I need help buying a basic laptop to get started! More

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Bee from Staten Island, New York

If you help cover the cost, I'll get my barber license and be ready to start a salon!

I'd like to use my creative energy to build a business and find stability. I need help paying for the cost of a license so I can get started! More

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Fatima from Bronx, NY

I'm a college student, saving up for next semester. A laptop for school will help!

I've taken a semester off to work part time & save up. If you help me buy a laptop, I'll be able to do assignments from home, not just at the library! More

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Tito from Staten Island, New York

I'm a student who recently took my GED. A laptop will let me apply for work!

I need a refurbished laptop to be able to create a resume and search for jobs. I want to find work to support my family! More

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Maria from Brooklyn, NY

Single mother of two; working on my GED. A laptop for school would be a big help!

I want to finish my GED and find work to support my two boys. A laptop will let me do both much easier; it would make a big difference! More

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John from New York, NY

With help, I can complete my probation and find work in construction!

I have a history in construction and I'm hoping to find work there again. I need help buying new clothes for an interview, as well as paying for a program I must attend to complete probation. More

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Jared from Brooklyn, NY

I was taking classes online, but my laptop broke. I want to become a doctor some day!

I'm 23 and in college. I need a new laptop; my old one broke & I have had trouble continuing classes at Delaware State. More

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Darrieal from Queens, NY

I need help with work clothes and equipment for a job in construction.

I am currently living in a shelter. Having the right clothes and equipment will help me find a job, and allow me to live independently. More

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Karla from queens, ny

I'm pregnant and can't work; help me get back to school clothes for my family!

These funds will cover 4-5 outfits for my two older children and baby, which will help my family for the upcoming school year. More

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Richie from New York, NY

I need a laptop so I can search for jobs online, and participate in online courses.

I would like to request assistance in getting a computer to assist me to find a job. More

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Lee from Bronx, NY

I work hard to provide for my family. Help me buy my daughter a laptop for school!

I work as a scrap metal collector. I was recently detained by ICE and spent months away from home; my family and I are grateful for any help. More

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Chris from Bronx, New York

I'm certified to work in construction, but I need gear to get started!

I need a vest, googles, hard hat, etc. to find work as a construction worker. I've got my certificates and employers are hiring! More

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Veronica from Queens, New York

I'm a single mother; my daughter and I need help affording beds.

We recently had to dispose of many of our belongings; new twin beds for the two of us will go a long way towards establishing a happy home. More

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Daniel from Staten Island, new york

I have a promising career in music; help buying equipment will make a big difference!

My career is showing promise (I perform & host events), but I have to rent equipment to make music. If I could buy it outright I'd be so grateful! More

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Dany from Bronx, New York

I'm enrolled in a welding program; I need help buying equipment so I can finish.

I want to get a job so I can move myself and my mother into better housing. I need welding equipment in order to complete my program. More

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Joey from Bronx, New York

I want to get back to work as a delivery person & messenger, but I need a bike.

I used to work as a flower delivery person, and I want to get back to my old job. With a bike, I'll be able to find work again and support my family. More

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Stephen from Queens, New York

I'm through recovery and now I want to help others. A laptop will help me train!

I'm working to become a Certified Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselor. This involves lots of coursework / reading; a laptop will be a big help. More

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James from Bronx, New York

I was laid off a seasonal retail job; w/ a suit I have a better chance at interviews.

I'm currently unemployed but have retail experience (I worked at Macy's at a seasonal position). I'm looking for help to get a suit for interviews. More

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Terry from Queens, New York

Living in a shelter while I look for work; a basic stroller will help my family.

Recently unemployed & living in a shelter. While I work to get certified to find work, we've been carrying our daughter around. A stroller would help! More

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Mary from Brooklyn, New York

It's hard to get to the library to apply for jobs. A laptop will help me a lot!

I have been going to the library to apply but it is far from me and I have programs during the day which conflict with its hours. A laptop will let me look for work from home. More

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Jarome from Bronx, New York

Getting my GED and looking to find work. A laptop and dress clothes will help.

While I work to get my GED a basic laptop will be a big help. Later, dress clothes and hygiene products will let me interview for work confidently. More

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