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Vanessa from Chicago, IL

Working full-time & studying to be a teacher. I'm just one fee away from earning my degree!

Working in a community-based Early Childhood Center, my resources are limited and I need some assistance with paying for my classes. More

Validated by Jeanette from Center for Changing Lives

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Betty from Detroit, Mi

Caring for my disabled son. A sofa & table will let us eat & spend time as a family.

Having a sofa and dining table will allow us to finally get off the floor to eat dinner and relax as a family. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Carol from Bronx, New York

I want to give my son a bright future. He needs a laptop to do schoolwork at home.

My son will be going to school in the fall and I want to make sure he is prepared. A basic laptop is vital to him succeeding in school. More

Validated by Vanessa from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Indra from Rockford, IL

Recently moved to protect my kids. Beds will allow them to sleep soundly again.

After dangerous mold forced my family to move, we are without furniture! Beds will allow my kids to get the rest they need to grow up healthy. More

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Aries from Chicago, IL

After 2 years homeless, I have my own place! Need basic furniture to make it a home.

I'm proud to say I now have my own apartment. But after a security deposit & 1st month's rent, I need funds to furnish it and make it a livable space. More

Validated by Da'Sean from The Cara Program

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Shani from Bronx, NY

I'm 2 tests away from becoming a real estate agent! Just need a laptop to get there.

I need a laptop computer and a printer. I have very limited income and it is hard for me to obtain equipment to further my goals. More

Validated by David from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Mike from Oakland, CA

I'm an adult learner ready to push myself forward. A laptop will help me get there.

An education is crucial to helping me achieve self-sufficiency. I need support in purchasing a laptop for my studies. More

Validated by Maria from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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Faith from Bronx, NY

My daughter's education is so important. W/ a laptop she can start school off right!

With a laptop, my daughter will be able to do her schoolwork at home in a safe environment, rather than having to travel to the library at night. More

Validated by Samuel from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Cabelle from Oakland, CA

I want to be an agent of change in my community. With 1 ticket I can make that happen

A trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture would be a life-changing experience & give me a better understanding of myself. More

Validated by Maria from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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Jared from Chicago, IL

Training for a new career! All I need are bus passes to make it to class.

I need reliable transportation in the form of monthly bus passes to make sure that I can get to and from training everyday. More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

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Gabby from Bronx, NY

Single mom ready to earn my bachelor's degree. With a basic laptop, I can get there!

I have recently moved into my new apartment after living in an emergency shelter. I want to earn my degree to provide a better future for my kids. More

Validated by Samuel from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Sonja from Chicago, IL

I'm disabled & working toward my degree. Household essentials will allow me to thrive

I need a futon bed as well as other household furnishing including: cookware, lamps and other items to begin my new in my new apartment. More

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

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Sabrina from Chicago, Illinois

I'm determined to overcome homelessness. Bus passes will help me get there.

I need transportation as a means to travel back and forth to potential job leads and housing opportunities. More

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Kristy from Staten Island, New York

Working hard to provide a good life for my newborn. I need a crib & stroller for her.

Caring for my newborn is more than a full-time job. With your help, I can provide my baby with the safety and security of a stroller and crib. More

Validated by Zingaropoli from NYC Department of Probation

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Jeremy from Chicago, IL

Ready to rebuild and more forward. I'm one fee away from getting my driver's license.

I am trying to build a foundation so I can get employment. With one driver's preparation course I can get my driver's license for the first time. More

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

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Niasia from Bronx, New York

My daughter is my #1 priority. With some essential supplies, I can start my business!

I'm ready to become a cosmetologist to provide for my beautiful daughter. The only thing in my way are the supplies needed for my program. More

Validated by Vanessa from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Tim from Detroit, Mi

I'm training for a new career. In the meantime, I need a stove to cook for my kids.

Without a stove, I'm often forced to rely on microwave meals and fast food to feed my children, which aren't healthy or affordable. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development