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Dewone from Tucson, AZ

Veteran who recently returned home. I need to fix my car to reach job opportunities!

I recently finished 8 years of service in the Navy. Transitioning into civilian life has been tough, and fixing my car will help me move forward. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Soni from Modesto, CA

I'm studying to become a nurse. I need a laptop to complete my work at home.

Between my time volunteering at the hospital & going to class, I don't have time to head to the library every day! More

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Mercy from Eldoret, Kenya

Independent mom starting my own business. I need to purchase essential supplies.

I know starting my own business will help me become independent & thrive. I need a sewing machine, materials and rent to open my space in my home country of Kenya. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$260of $700

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Yaritza from San Francisco, CA

First generation college student! A tech camp will help me on my career path.

I want to show that people from my community can and should work in the tech industry. I just need some help covering tuition for this tech camp! More

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Benny from Chicago, IL

Training in metalworking. Steel-toed boots + a metrology kit will help me get a job.

I'm ready to provide for myself and my family. I need a metrology kit, and steel-toed boots to start work! More

Validated by Mallory from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Raelyn from Caldwell, Idaho

Starting my own mobile salon business. I need a mobile shampoo station to get going!

A mobile shampoo station and some basic supplies will help me start a business doing what I love—helping the elderly and disabled feel beautiful. More

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Anne from Chicago, IL

I'm working, but ready for a better career. A laptop will help me get there!

My dream is to become a substance abuse counselor. With a basic laptop, I can take the courses I need to get there! More

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Hawaa from Rockford, IL

Single working mom! 1 month's gas & rent will help me provide until my 1st paycheck.

I need help with gas money to get back and forth to work, and rent to keep my baby girl housed until I can receive my first paycheck! More

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Monica from Stockton, CA

Mom training for a new career. Textbooks & a laptop will help me complete my program!

I want to be a good example for my children - to teach them to be independent, and to not take education for granted. More

Validated by Jennifer from Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants

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Mary from Eldoret, Kenya

Ready to be the first in my family to attend college! I need help with a small fee.

Making it to college will enable me to gain the education I need to break the cycle of poverty for my daughter. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Jorge from San Francisco, CA

Low-income college student studying for a tech career. A coding bootcamp will help me get there!

My mother brought me to the US at the age of six from El Salvador, and I'm ready to start a career in tech to bring us both a better future. More

Validated by Leonardo from Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

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Jones from Eldoret, Kenya

Single mother and farmer in Kenya. A cow will enable me to support my family.

I need a cow to better provide for my family of 6. I'll be able to feed my children and sell milk in order to keep them growing up healthy! More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Lynn from Tucson, AZ

On my way to becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse. A laptop will help me get there!

I don't have a computer at home, and a laptop will help me become a successful student on my path to becoming an RN! More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Lena from Evanston, IL

Single mom going to school. I need help with a security deposit to house my family!

Working hard to complete my education & find work. One security deposit will help me move my kids into a safe home. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$275of $430

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Angel from Tucson, AZ

Single dad going to college. A laptop will give me the flexibility I need to graduate.

Studying to become a behavioral health tech. A laptop will allow me to complete my studies while caring for my 2 kids at home. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Randy from Chicago, IL

I'm determined to find work & housing. I just need one certification to get a job!

I need help paying for a Forklift Certification course so I can get back to work. More

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Felicia from New York, NY

I survived abuse & addiction. Earning my GED will help me become an addiction counselor.

To achieve my goals of becoming a certified substance abuse counselor, I need to first obtain my GED. More

Validated by David from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Susana from San Francisco, CA

Eager to show my daughter that dreams are possible! A coding class will get me there.

I received a scholarship to attend a technology boot camp. I need your help to cover the remaining costs so I can attend! More

Validated by Leonardo from Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

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Lee from Chicago, IL

I became unemployed after a stroke. Bus passes will help me get back to work.

Three 30 day bus passes will enable me to get back to work in a job that keeps me happy and healthy! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Valerie from Detroit, MI

Expecting mom! Furniture will help me move my growing family forward.

My husband recently lost his job, and I am the only one working. Furniture and clothing will help maintain my family's stability as he finds work. More

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Mark from Freetown, Sierra Leone

I'm ready to become self-sufficient. Basic supplies will help me open my own shop.

After completing my training, I'm ready to start my own business and become self-sufficient. I just need some basic supplies to open my own shop. More

Validated by Sylvester from Develop Africa

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Thomas from Nampa, ID

I'm on the path out of homelessness. A vehicle will help me move forward and find work.

I can't rely on public transportation to reach opportunities. Being able to drive will help me regain my self-worth! More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

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Alice from Eldoret, Kenya

Proud to be the head of my household. Starting my business will enable me to provide!

I need help with fees to complete my tailoring training, pay for a sewing machine and buy fabric to open my shop! More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Marcel from Berkeley, CA

I'm newly housed! Renewing my security guard card will let me regain my job.

While I was struggling with homelessness, my security guard card expired. I need to take classes to renew it and get back to work. More

Validated by Laura from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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Clarence from Chicago, IL

Training for a manufacturing career. Work gear will enable me to start my job!

Steel-toed boots, some essential tools, & a back brace will help me safely start my job and build a stable foundation for myself. More

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Hunter from Chicago, IL

Single working mom. Help me cover my daughter's school fees so she can graduate!

I'm on a tight budget, but without paying these fees, my daughter will not receive her diploma. Help me cover them so she can go to college this fall! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Irene from Eldoret, Kenya

I'm overcoming homelessness. One month's rent will help me reach stability!

Recently, my mother passed away, and I've been chased from my home. First month's rent will help me build security as I start my tailoring business. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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William from Chicago, IL

Overcoming homelessness! One security deposit will get me housed.

I have enough income to pay rent each month, but haven't been able to cover my security deposit. With your help, I can move into my new home! More

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Carolyn from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming homelessness! A bed & some basic furniture will make it my home base.

After 15 years of homelessness, I've found a home! I just need a little help with some basic furniture to make it my safe space. More

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Deniesha from Staten Island, New York

Working mom. A conflict resolution course will help me build skills to move forward!

My goal is to find a career that can help me better provide. I need help paying for a conflict resolution course to move my family forward. More

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Faith from Eldoret, Kenya

I'm ready to start my own business. With the right supplies, I know I can!

I need to pay for my training course and sewing machine to start on my path towards owning my own business. More

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Robin from Staten Island, NY

I've turned my life around, but need to pay just one court fee to move forward.

Once I can pay court fees, I'll be able to vacate my warrant and take steps to secure a stable future. More

Validated by Jean from NYC Department of Probation

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James from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming homelessness. Furniture will let me build the stability I need!

I recently found full time work and housing! Some basic furniture will give me a place to sleep, read, study, and feel comfortable as I continue to rebuild! More

Validated by Katie from Lincoln Park Community Shelter

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Bret from Los Angeles, CA

I won't let blindness stop me from finishing my novel! I just need help transcribing.

I'm proud to have restarted my life after homelessness. Being able to afford a transcriber will help me become a published author! More

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Christian from San Francisco, CA

Raised by a single mom & I made it to college! A tech camp will help me move forward.

I want to attend a coding bootcamp to get closer to my goal of becoming a software engineer and closing the diversity gap in the tech field! More

Validated by Leonardo from Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

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Ann from Nampa, ID

On the path to better health. I need to pay just one bill to receive the care I need.

I depend on regular healthcare visits and diabetes medication to survive, but I can't receive the treatment I need until I can pay a past bill. More

Validated by Teresa from Community Builder, Inc

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Cisco from Tucson, AZ

Working part-time and training for a new career. I need a laptop to move my family forward!

I'm training to become a Surgical Technologist while providing for a family of 6. A laptop will give me the flexibility I need to earn my certification. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Ray from Berkeley, CA

I'm striving toward permanent housing. I need a laptop to move forward.

A laptop will allow me to go back to school to train in the helping field. It would also aid in my search for permanent housing. More

Validated by Laura from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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Susan from Eldoret, Kenya

Kenyan woman struggling to maintain my independence. Starting my my own business will help me get there!

My parents want to sell me into marriage. I know I can support myself independently. Help me purchase start-up materials for my tailoring business. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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William from New York, NY

Ready to rebuild. I need supplies to make a go of my small business.

I'm an artist getting back on my feet & I've built up a demand for my custom table art pieces. I need start-up supplies to make it happen. More

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Anna from Tucson, AZ

Ready to pursue my dream job! Essential books & supplies are all I need to get there.

I'm ready to enter a career in aesthetics, but I need help paying for some essential books and supplies not covered by my scholarships. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Shelly from Chicago, Il

Recently injured & recovering. I need a phone & car insurance to get back on my feet!

I need to be able to continue my IT training program. Being able to drive and answer calls are essential to moving forward! More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

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Rosy from Eldoret, Kenya

I'm a survivor of fistula. Starting my own business will allow me to provide for my 2 boys.

My deepest desire is to be able to feed, clothe and educate my children. Help me start my business so I can do just that. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Louise from Chicago, IL

I'm a cosmetologist, but my license expired! I need to renew it to get back to work.

To get back to doing what I love, I just need the $250 restoration fee for my State of Illinois Cosmetology License. More

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

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Winnie from Eldoret, Kenya

Survivor of fistula. Starting my own business will help me flourish.

I love doing tailoring and bead work, and I am ready to start my own shop. Help me purchase a sewing machine and materials to begin selling my work! More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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6 supporters
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Rashonda from Chicago, IL

I got my family housed! but old furniture is affecting my kids' health. We need a couch & mattress.

Our furniture is damaged & unclean, & I'm worried about its affects on my kids' health. More

Validated by Jeanne from YouthBuild Lake County

$70of $500

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Joseph from Freetown, Sierra Leone

I'm a leader in my community. A laptop will help me move forward.

I'm passionate about empowering young people in my comunity. A laptop will help me move myself and those I work with forward. More

Validated by Sylvester from Develop Africa