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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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Aquiallah from Brooklyn, New York

I'm trying start a new life, but my apnea keeps me awake. I need a CPAP machine!

I am attending reentry from incarceration meetings at Fortune Society, but I'm having trouble; my apnea is ruining my sleep. A CPAP machine will help! More

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Colombia from Queens, NY

I moved to the US four years ago; I want to learn English to find a better job!

Some day I hope to bring my family to the US; in the meantime, I need to pay for tuition and books to learn English so I can find better work soon. More

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Marcus from Chicago, Illinois

I hope to be a master welder and eventually own a business. Need gear to get started

In order to start my career as a welder, I need welding gear and safety equipment. More

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Ashley from Queens, NY

My daughter outgrew her stroller. A replacement will help keep us above water!

I live with my daughter and fiancé. I have to stay at home while I nurse my daughter. A new stroller would help but we can't afford it on our own! More

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Bobby from New York, NY

I've been sleeping terribly; a new mattress will help my pain as I work to get by!

I moved into a new apartment but I have not been sleeping well. I'm working part-time but struggling to buy necessities; any help would be amazing. More

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Jasmine from Queens, NY

I'm going out on a limb to start my own business; I need a laptop to keep up!

I'm ambitious and hard working. I need a laptop to connect with vendors & stay up to date on trends. I've started small and I want to grow from here! 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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Richard from Far Rockway, NY

I'm 19 years old & working on my high school diploma. A new bed will help me focus!

I need a new mattress and bed; the springs on my current mattress are damaged and the bed is being propped up. This will help me stay healthy! More

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Sharon from Eldoret, Kenya

I've learned to be a tailor; with a sewing machine I can support my family.

I've learned vocational and business skills; now I need $200 to buy a sewing machine and fabric. I will support myself & my child through tailoring. More

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Hokulani from Chicago, IL

Bus fare for a 24-week computer class will help me land work + move past homelessness

My son and I recently became homeless. I found a course to help me get an office job, but need help with transportation. 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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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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Morgan from New York, NY

With a stroller and car seat, I can safely transport my children

With my second child on the way, I need help to be able to work and take my children to childcare. More

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Erick from Queens, NY

Nursery furniture will give my new baby a stable start in life

I am trying to find work as I prepare for the birth of my first son. I need help to buy nursery furniture. More

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Michael from Brooklyn, NY

I'm having trouble getting rest. An air mattress would make a difference!

I am staying w/ my mother but I have had to sleep on the floor. This has really hurt my health; an air mattress & bedding will let me get proper rest. More

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William from Queens, NY

I want to help fellow veterans by starting a social nonprofit. I just need supplies!

I work as an ironworker and I'm striving to pick up a cause. I want to prevent veteran suicide by arranging fishing trips; I need fishing supplies! More

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JJ from Queens, New York

I'm a soon-to-be-father finding work. Please help me buy furniture for my baby!

I'm expecting my first child soon, but I while I am looking, I haven't found work yet; we need a crib, mattress, and dresser for the baby! More

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Shymale from Brooklyn, New York

My family lost almost everything in a fire. I need a laptop to keep up with work!

I want to be a mechanic; I need a laptop to keep up with certifications & find work. The laptop will also help my niece and nephew, with schoolwork. More

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Ornel from Queens, NY

I'm a freshman in college. I need a laptop to keep up with classes!

I want to become a registered nurse-- for now, I need to be able to keep up in school. A laptop is essential in college these days! More

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Destiny from Queens, NY

I work double shifts, but I want to go back to school. I need a laptop to study with.

I want to get back to school to obtain my High School Equivalency; someday I want to work in medicine. I need a laptop so I'm prepared to study! More

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Diana from Eldoret, Kenya

I want to support my family as a hairdresser; I need $250 to lease a space!

I've taken vocational classes and I only need $250 to lease a space and buy equipment. I want to take advantage of my health and support my child! More

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Elijah from Queens, NY

I need help repairing my family's new home before winter comes!

My family of 6 and I recently moved from a cramped 1BR apartment into a house; we need supplies to fix a broken wall & windows to stay warm in winter. More

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JJ from NEW YORK, BROOKLYN

I'm going to be a young father. I need help to buy first-time supplies!

I'm worried about the challenges of being a father. With help to buy a stroller, and some first-time supplies, I'll be more at-ease with this task. More

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Derrick from Queens, New York

I want a second job as a deliveryman to save up; I need help to buy an electric bike.

I'm working as a cook and hope one day to open my own restaurant to support my kids. With an electric bike, I can work as a deliveryman and save up! More

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Carla from Brooklyn, NY

Working on my college degree. I need help with books, a uniform, and transportation!

I'm full time at the Mandl College of Allied Health. I need help w/ books & transportation, & a second uniform. Your help will let me focus on school! More

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Kevin from Brooklyn, NY

I'm working hard to provide for my son. I need a new bed, I have trouble sleeping!

My 2yo son is the light of my life; I want to provide for him. A new bed will help me stay focused, and let me sleep next to him at night. More

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Andrew from Brooklyn, NY

I've been given a second chance; I could use help. A laptop will help me get my GED!

I'm working hard to find work & get my GED so I can go to college. With a laptop I'll be able to focus on these things-- I live far from the library. More

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Micah from Chicago, IL

To find work as machinist, I need help to buy safety equipment and car repairs.

I've learned CNC Machining, but employers expect me to have equipment before they'll hire me. Also, I need to fix up my car so I can go to jobs. More

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Angelo from Queens, NY

I need help to buy a bed & dresser so I can stay prepared as I start my career!

I love cars & want to work as a driver (recently got a class E license). I have back pain & nowhere to put my clothes; I need bedroom furniture. More

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Lucy from Eldoret, Kenya

I've regained my health; I need to funds to build a dam to irrigate my farm!

I'm blessed to be finally healthy. I recently inherited some land; I need to construct a dam to redirect water so I can farm & support my family. More

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Peter from Des Plaines, IL

I've trained to be a welder, but before I can find work I need equipment.

I'm excited to start a career and a stable life. I need help to buy safety equipment-- employers will expect me to have it before they hire! More

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Takiesha from Bronx, NY

I'm through treatment, and I have housing! I need help furnishing my new place.

I've been through a lot, and reaching this goal-- housing-- is amazing. I could use help to buy furniture and home basics as I settle in. More

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Jasmine from Queens, New York

Single mom in a GED program; a laptop will let me focus on my kids!

Without a laptop I have to spend hours going to the library and waiting for a computer. A laptop will make a big difference! More

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Blue from Queens, New York

I'm starting a business-- I have clients lined up. I need help to buy supplies!

I want to start a braiding business. I've got potential clients who want me to braid their hair; I just need help with startup costs to get going! More

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Shawn from Brooklyn, NY

I'm fighting to finish High School. I need help with supplies to finish next summer.

I want to finish by June and move on to college, but it's tough. I feel like I have no support; your donations toward supplies can help change that. More

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Ajay from Queens, New York

With some help to buy safety equipment, I'll be ready to work as an electrician!

I'm currently enrolled in a 900 hour course at Apex Technical School; I graduate in January. I won't be able to work until I have equipment! More

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Isaiah from brooklyn, ny

I want to work in real estate; I need help to pay for classes & get a laptop

I've worked as a security guard and more to support my mother, who injured her back at work. I want to find better work in real estate. More

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Wesley from Bronx, New York

I'm a writer and editor; a laptop will let me find work and earn an income again.

Medical expenses have depleted my savings. I'm finishing up a Community Service program; I need to buy & set up a laptop so I can work again. More

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Miguel from Chicago, IL

I want to provide for my kids as a welder. I need safety equipment to get jobs.

I'm studying to be a welder right now; I need steel toed boots, a welding helmet, and gloves. Employers will expect me to have them if they hire me. More

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Sincere from Brookyln, NY

I want to finish my GED, but I don't have a computer. A basic laptop will help.

I'm 20 years old and working hard to finish my GED. I want to set a good example for my little sister; a laptop would make a big difference. More

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Cheryl from Queens, New York

I'm a hard worker who is looking to go to college. I need a laptop for school!

I've got a passion for technology and want to study Computer Science. With a laptop I'll be equipped for research and work in school! More

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Kyana from Queens, NY

I love to bake to release stress, but I can't afford my own supplies.

I suffer from anxiety, and use hobbies like cooking and baking to overcome it. I live alone on a waiter's salary; I can't afford supplies on my own. More

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Darrion from Chicago, IL

I'm training to work in manufacturing. I need steel toed boots.

I'm enrolled in a program that will lead me toward a career in Computer Numerical Control machining. I need steel toed boots to work in this field. More

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Bosie from Chicago, IL

I'm a single father learning a trade; I need equipment to complete my program.

I want to provide a stable life for my son. I need a welding helmet, measurement tools, etc. so I can finish this program and work as a welder. More

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Anthony from New York, NY

I've worked hard at a photography program. I need a camera to strike out on my own!

After graduating from the program I took a part-time job there. Now I want to start a photography business-- but I'll need a good camera. More

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