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Ronald from Everett, WA

I can't reach work opportunities without my car. Fixing it will help me enter a healthcare career.

My car was recently vandalized. I need to fix the gas tank to get it back on the road and reach work opportunities. More

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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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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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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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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

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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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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

Validated by LaLisa 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 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

Validated by Katie from Lincoln Park Community Shelter

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Jesus from Chicago, IL

Overcoming homelessness & training for a new career. Need work gear to get a job.

I'm on the path to finding stable housing. Steel-toed boots and bus cards for transportation will enable me to start work! More

Validated by Mallory from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Charles from Nampa, ID

Working and ready to find stable housing. A security deposit will get me there!

I recently faced homelessness and been living out of my car. I can now afford rent, but with my current wages I can't save up for my security deposit. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

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Lena from Evanston, IL

Single mother of 5. 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

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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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Emily from Eldoret, Kenya

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

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

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Tamika from Evanston, IL

I've overcome domestic violence and homelessness! My 3 kids need furniture.

After two years of being homeless, we have nothing to put in our new home! We need furniture, kitchen items and bath items. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

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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

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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

$170of $450

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Sophia from Eldoret, Kenya

Independent mother. Essential supplies will 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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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Rashonda from 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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Kevin from New York, NY

On the road to recovery. An addiction class will help me move forward.

An educational panel will give me skills to rebuild after dealing with the consequences of addiction. More

Validated by Lisa from NYC Department of Probation

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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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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

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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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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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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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

Validated by Cathy from NYC Department of Probation

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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

Validated by Verona from NYC Department of Probation

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Roslyn from Eldoret, Kenya

Raising my daughter on my own. Starting my own business will help us move forward.

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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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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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

Validated by Laci-Blaine from Matrix Human Services

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Susan from Eldoret, Kenya

Proudly independent Kenyan woman. Starting my my own business will help me retain my independence.

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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Jonathan from Berkeley, CA

Overcoming homelessness. A bed will let me build stability.

I recently found housing, and I am sleeping on an air mattress. A bed will give me a place to sleep and start each day rested and ready. More

Validated by Laura from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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Julius from San Diego, CA

Healing after torture. A few months of bus passes will help me get 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

Validated by Cassie from Survivors of Torture, International