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Aisha from Berkeley, CA

Mom entering a career in green energy. I need help with bus passes to my training.

I need some assistance paying for transportation to get to my career training program. More

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Rashonda from North Chicago, IL

Mom working hard for my kids. Furniture will give us a safe place to sleep & rest.

My family's in need of a mattress and couch. Our furniture is damaged & unclean, & I'm worried about the effect it's having on my kids' health. More

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Jackie from Johnson City, TN

New mom ready to graduate in Sierra Leone. I just need help transportation.

In Sierra Leone, going back to school as a new mom is very expensive. I need help covering books, school supplies, a uniform & most importantly transportation. More

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Jazz from Oakland, CA

I'm studying business while working part-time. A laptop will help me graduate.

Balancing school and work is tough without a laptop at home to complete assignments. Help me purchase one to reach my educational goals. More

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Rosy from Eldoret, KE

Fistula survivor. Help me start my tailoring business to provide for my 2 young 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

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Jones from Eldoret, KE

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

A cow will enable me 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

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Emily from Eldoret, KE

Independent mother of 4. I need inventory to make a go of my business.

My husband abandoned me and our 4 children when I was diagnosed with fistula. I need help starting my clothing business to make an independent living. More

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Mercy from Eldoret, KE

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

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Valerie from Chicago, IL

Working grandmother. Bus passes will help me make my part-time job a full-time one.

Without transportation, I have trouble getting to & from work. A few months of bus passes will help me build a stable foundation & savings. More

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Roslyn from Eldoret, KE

Raising my daughter on our own. Help me launch my business so I can get her to school.

I'm determined to find the means to provide my daughter an education. I need to pay for my sewing machine, purchase more fabric and pay rent for a working space. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Ashley from Chicago, IL

Domestic violence survivor. Help me take driving lessons to move forward.

I want to obtain my license to reach job opportunities, care for my son, and gain the independence I need to thrive. More

Validated by Julie from Lincoln Park Community Shelter

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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

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Valerie from Detroit, MI

Expecting Mother of 4. Furniture will help me move my 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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Kait from San Diego, CA

Survivor of violence in Afghanistan. I need a root canal to move forward.

I want to recover from the trauma experienced in my home country so that I can be there for my children and be a productive member of society. More

Validated by Elizabeth from Survivors of Torture, International

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Sophia from Eldoret, KE

Caring for my 2-year-old boy independently. Help me complete my education.

Despite my family's lack of support, I'm determined to complete school to become independent. I need help paying for essential supplies to make it. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Carla from New York, NY

Striving to rebuild! A Medical Assisting certificate will open up new opportunities.

I need help paying for my certification from the American Association of Medical Assisting. Once I do so, I can find employment and relocate. More

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Heather from Berkeley, CA

I have been sleeping on the floor. I need a futon to improve my rest and health!

I haven't had a bed since I moved to my new unit and it is starting to take a toll on my health. A futon will help me sleep well & have guests visit. More

Validated by Laura from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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James from Chicago, IL

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

I have recently found full time work and housing. A dresser and some kitchen essentials will help me get organized, cook at home and save money. More

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Tina from Chicago, IL

I'm a massage therapist overcoming homelessness. A portable chair will let me get back to my work.

I love brining healing to people, but after I was homeless I had to stop working. I need a portable massage chair to reach my clients once again. More

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Cisco from Tucson, AZ

I need a laptop to move my family of 6 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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Frankie from New York, NY

Working towards independence. 1st month's rent will allow me to reach stability.

My goals are to become financially independent and complete my GED. My first month's rent will allow me to finish my internship and find work. More

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Carlos from Tucson, AZ

I'm determined to move forward after losing my son. Help me pay for his cremation.

I need to pay for my son's cremation so that he can be at peace and I can move ahead. I have been unemployed and am unable to cover the costs myself. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Ronald from Everett, WA

Looking for work. I need to repair my gas tank so I can drive to opportunities.

Last December, my car was vandalized. Help me pay for repairs to get back on the road so that I can find employment! More

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Johnny from Chicago, IL

Veteran overcoming homelessness. I need household basics for my new apartment.

I need basic furniture & toiletries. If my apartment feels like home, it will have a great impact on my mental health and general well being. More

Validated by Julie from Lincoln Park Community Shelter

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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

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Joseph from Johnson City, TN

I work with youth in Sierra Leone. A laptop will help me move forward as a leader in my community.

I'm passionate about empowering young people in Sierra Leone. A laptop will help me move myself and those in my community forward. More

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Manny from Gardner, MA

First generation college student. Need to pay a small deposit to start my classes.

I'm excited to become the first in my family to attend college. I just need to pay one deposit to hold my place at my university. More

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Doug from Chicago, IL

Formerly homeless veteran. Bus passes will allow me to begin my job training program.

I'm starting a 4-month A+ Certification program. I need bus passes to make it there to start my career in Information Technology. More

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Dewone from Tucson, AZ

Veteran & father of 5. 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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Julius from San Diego, CA

Healing after torture. Help me get bus passes to travel to my treatment.

I need bus passes to help me visit the doctor, pharmacies, church, and other services that allow me to begin my healing process. More

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Susan from Eldoret, KE

Proudly independent Kenyan woman. Help me start my own business to support myself!

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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Felicia from New York City, 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

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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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Lucia from Berkeley, CA

Overcoming homelessness. Help me register my car so I can reach work opportunities!

I need help paying for the registration so I can get back on the road. Being able to drive will help me on my path toward stability. More

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Beryl from Eldoret, KE

Caring for my grandparents & siblings. Tailoring equipment will allow me to succeed!

I need to pay for my sewing machine, living expenses and pay for an apprenticeship with an experienced tailor to further my skills More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Jeremy from Johnson City, TN

I'm working hard to earn my master's degree. A laptop will help me get there.

With my busy schedule, getting to the library every day is tough. I need a laptop to complete my assignments during my down time and succeed. More

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Winnie from Eldoret, KE

I'm determined to flourish after surviving fistula. Help me start my business.

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

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Kevin from New York, NY

I'm on the road to recovery. A MADD educational panel will help me move forward.

I am determined to comply with the conditions of my probation and attend a panel by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. I just need help paying for my ticket to attend. More

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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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Jonathan from Berkeley, CA

Recently relocated and housed. Help me furnish my new home base.

I recently moved to the Bay Area, and am sleeping on an air mattress. I need a bed and some basic seating to start each day rested and ready. More

Validated by Laura from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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Thomas from Nampa, ID

Working hard to overcome homelessness. I need a car to work & help others.

Despite my circumstances, I've volunteered over 500 hours helping others. A vehicle will help me access work opportunities and continue to give back. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc