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Homelessness disrupted my education, now I need a laptop computer to get back on track

Member: Raphael (Berkeley, CA)
Validator: Anthony, Berkeley Food and Housing Project

I am completing community college to get into university and I found a job to get me out of the shelter. A laptop will help me study and succeed. More

$35of $725

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1 supporter
Needed by 6/15/2014

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I'm paying for college! I need a laptop to thrive in class and continue to brighten my horizons.

Member: Jason (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Ty, Metrosquash

My goal is to finish school and be my mom's only child to graduate college! I'm paying my own way and I need a laptop to continue succeeding in class. More

$100of $505

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2 supporters
Needed by 6/15/2014

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I'm an intern and headed back to school after homelessness. I need a computer and clothes.

Member: Charlene (Detroit, MI)
Validator: Monica, Coalition On Temporary Shelter

A laptop and professional attire will support my internship, help me practice my computer skills and complete assignments from school. More

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My daughter needs a computer to keep up with assignments & become an honor student again

Member: Mr. Roberts (Inkster, MI)
Validator: Chanel, Starfish Family Services

My daughter attends a cyber school. A computer will allow her to access her work at home, and help her complete assignments and special projects. More

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I'm proud to have overcome homelessness! A computer will open countless doors for me.

Member: Yale (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Eleanor, Inspiration Corporation

I'm working towards my GED, but I don't have access to a computer to finish my coursework (my house is far from school and the library). More

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I'm a student wanting to study graphic design. I need a computer to get me started

Member: Jenkins (Detroit, MI)
Validator: Lisa, Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit (WOW)

A laptop and graphic design software will help me with assignments and allow me to train and practice outside of the classroom. More

$540of $505

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8 supporters
Funded on 3/21/2014

I am a mother of five boys and I need a laptop to keep up with their teachers and school work

Member: Rosie (San Leandro, CA)
Validator: Lorita, Davis Street Family Resource Center

Our old computer is not working, and email is the best way to communicate with my sons’ teachers. They also need it for their schoolwork. More

$507of $505

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14 supporters
Funded on 3/2/2014

I'm a single mom who was laid off. I'm going back to school & need a laptop to succeed.

Member: Sherielle (San Leandro, CA)
Validator: Kristal, Davis Street Family Resource Center

I’ve been laid off twice in three years. Now I’m going back to school to secure a more stable financial future for my family. More

$671of $670

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10 supporters
Funded on 3/1/2014

I am a refugee taking care of my brothers & sisters. We need a laptop & phone for studies & work

Member: Parastu (Oakland, CA)
Validator: Samantha, International Rescue Committee (Northern California Region)

We have just arrived from Afghanistan and need a phone to find work and a computer to continue our studies and communicate with family. More

$520of $520

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13 supporters
Funded on 2/28/2014

I am a widow & new immigrant with four children. We need a laptop & cellphone to communicate & study

Member: Fattma (Oakland, CA)
Validator: Samantha, International Rescue Committee (Northern California Region)

We now all share one phone, but there are times we are apart and need to communicate. The computer is for my children’s studies. More

$506of $505

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15 supporters
Funded on 2/26/2014

I’m a single mom & former foster youth & I need a laptop to pursue my goal of being a neonatal nurse

Member: Latrenda (Oakland, CA)
Validator: DeShauna, Beyond Emancipation

I’m attending a university now, and caring for my child, so a laptop that allows me to study from home will be a great help. More

$390of $390

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4 supporters
Funded on 1/28/2014

I'm a young mother pursuing a career in teaching and need a laptop computer

Member: Angelica (San Leandro, CA)
Validator: Sandy, Davis Street Family Resource Center

Currently I am a teacher's aide, but if I return to school for my BA I can be a teacher and have a better career. More

$670of $670

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14 supporters
Funded on 1/25/2014

I'm a young single mom in need of a computer to finish my GED & make a better life for my son

Member: Samantha (Evanston, IL)
Validator: Kim, Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

My son means the world to me & I would love to further my education to make life better for us. To do this, I need a computer for school & my future. More

$560of $560

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/13/2014

I am a student, volunteer, working part-time, & will need a tablet computer to succeed in University

Member: Alejandra (Concord, CA)
Validator: Nati, Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

I am a first generation college student, and have been accepted to UC Berkeley. Transferring from Community College is just my first goal. More

$450of $450

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8 supporters
Funded on 1/10/2014

I'm ready to get my GED! I need help with the exam cost to better support my family

Member: Angela (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Kimberly, Mercy Housing Lakefront

I have finished my GED class and am ready to take the exam! I need help with the exam cost so I can take the next steps to obtain employment. More

$140of $140

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3 supporters
Funded on 1/8/2014

I’m a mother, student & former foster youth. I need a laptop to study at home with my children

Member: Princess (Oakland, CA)
Validator: DeShauna, Beyond Emancipation

Currently, I have to use the library computers to study, which is difficult with my two small children. A laptop will allow me to study anywhere. More

$390of $390

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10 supporters
Funded on 1/7/2014

I am studying to be a paralegal, and I need to learn to drive to open up opportunities.

Member: Kay (Berkeley, CA)
Validator: Lauren, Berkeley Food and Housing Project

I was a paralegal back in Sri Lanka, and am studying to be one here. Learning to drive will help me get employed when I finish my training. More

$310of $310

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5 supporters
Funded on 1/6/2014

I want to learn to be a counselor but I need train fare and lodging to travel to monthly classes

Member: Patrick (Elgin, IL)
Validator: Maureen, St. Mary's Conference of St. Vincent de Paul

I have Developmental Intellectual Disability and want to learn to help others like me. Shepards Ministries provides training, but I need to get there. More

$505of $505

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12 supporters
Funded on 1/3/2014

I am determined to get my GED; I need a computer to access my schoolwork

Member: Kelleye (Detroit, MI)
Validator: Charnita, Coalition On Temporary Shelter

I need a laptop with Microsoft office software. I am determined to get my GED and don't want lack of access to a computer to get in my way. More

$390of $390

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3 supporters
Funded on 12/29/2013

I'm unemployed but training for a new career. I need tuition + school supplies to succeed.

Member: Lordy (Menlo Park, CA)
Validator: Natalie, JobTrain (a partner of Single Stop USA)

I need help with purchasing school supplies and tuition costs so I can continue my education and become employed in machining. More

$165of $165

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6 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2013

I'm ready to become a teacher & I need help to qualify for student aid

Member: Elizabeth (Antioch, CA)
Validator: Michelle, Opportunity Junction

I'm ready to go to college, get my teaching degree, and start my career, but I need to pay previous tuition obligations to qualify for financial aid. More

$460of $460

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2013

I just arrived from Afghanistan and I need a laptop for my studies and to find employment

Member: Marshall (Oakland, CA)
Validator: Samantha, International Rescue Committee (Northern California Region)

I was a Doctor back in Afghanistan. Now I need to find work here and enroll in certification courses to work in the medical field here. More

$505of $505

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2013

I'm determined to get my MSW to help inner-city children and I need the app fee for grad school

Member: Josie (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Abby, Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

My goal is to help underprivileged kids achieve their dreams in education just like I was able to. I need the app fee to apply for an MSW program! More

$70of $70

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1 supporter
Funded on 12/13/2013

Our family is working together to send my sister to college. We need money for her applications

Member: Lorena (Concord, CA)
Validator: Andrea, Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

My sister has been through a lot, but now has the chance to be the first in the family to go to college, but we need help with her application fees. More

$245of $245

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2013

I'm a mother of four, and my oldest daughter needs college application money

Member: Martha (Concord, CA)
Validator: Andrea, Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

The money my husband and I make barely pays our bills. This would allow our daughter to apply for several colleges and be accepted to a university. More

$250of $245

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2013

I’m a refugee from Iraq and a laptop will help my family seek work and take classes

Member: Steve (San Jose, CA)
Validator: Mladenka, Asian Americans for Community Involvement

To start our new lives in the U.S., a laptop will help us move forward here and stay connected with family More

$505of $505

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16 supporters
Funded on 11/26/2013

I'm about to graduate college! I need the commencement fees so I can participate in the ceremony

Member: Amber (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Paloma, Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

I want my children to see me graduate! But I can't pay the required fees, because I need to support my family and pay the bills with my paycheck. More

$85of $85

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1 supporter
Funded on 11/8/2013

I'm an ambitious mother of two and I need a laptop to pursue my dream of working with children

Member: Skylee (Inkster, MI)
Validator: Valerie, Starfish Family Services

My dream is to work with young kids & I need a laptop so I can improve my computer skills for college classes. Computer competency is a crucial step. More

$390of $390

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/25/2013

I am a veteran looking to remove barriers for disabled granddaughter. She needs new school clothes

Member: Meeka (Inkster, MI)
Validator: Jeanette, Starfish Family Services

I need school clothes and supplies for my granddaughter who will be a freshman this year. This will help her focus on school rather than fitting in. More

$560of $560

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12 supporters
Funded on 10/15/2013

I'm a proud grandma and I need school supplies and clothes for my 3 grandchildren

Member: Faith (Inkster, MI)
Validator: Melissa, Starfish Family Services

I'm my grandkids' legal guardian. My growing grandkids need clothes and supplies for school but money is tight because I'm recovering from surgery. More

$670of $670

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14 supporters
Funded on 9/30/2013

I'm taking GED classes and planning to go to barber school next, but I need barber tools first

Member: Antoinette (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Eleanor, Inspiration Corporation

I've been practicing haircuts for the homeless community but my tools were stolen from the back of my wheelchair. With new tools I can get my license. More

$525of $525

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8 supporters
Funded on 9/27/2013

I'm a new high school grad and I need a laptop to study accounting in college this fall

Member: Michael (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Ty, Metrosquash

I'm going to Baldwin Wallace University. If I have a laptop, I'll be able to succeed because I'll be able to do research and have the programs I need. More

$550of $550

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18 supporters
Funded on 7/31/2013

I'm off to UC Berkeley on a full scholarship but I need supplies & a train ticket to get there

Member: Louis (San Diego, CA)
Validator: Tammy, Survivors of Torture, International

I'm an asylee. I studied hard in community college & got into the school of my dreams! Now I need to get there and buy my dorm and school supplies. More

$505of $505

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19 supporters
Funded on 7/17/2013

1st in my family to go to college. Stretching to pay for school, but need a laptop to succeed.

Member: Mary (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Ed, Metrosquash

Going to college will let me support my mom who supported us on her own for many years. A laptop will let me write papers and keep up in my classes. More

$535of $535

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15 supporters
Funded on 7/16/2013

I found safety in the US. Need a computer to get a degree in construction mgmt + support myself

Member: Miguel (San Diego, CA)
Validator: Patricia, Survivors of Torture, International

I lost everything when I was imprisoned + tortured in Nicaragua for trying to help poor families. A computer will let me become qualified to work here More

$670of $670

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12 supporters
Funded on 6/28/2013

Working part time but want to advance my career; need laptop to take online classes

Member: Lorena (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Anna, Inspiration Corporation

I've taken classes but public access computers don't give me enough time to work. A laptop will solve this. My goal is to become computer literate. More

$350of $350

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8 supporters
Funded on 6/11/2013

My daughter has special needs and I want to send her to camp this summer

Member: Tina (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jael, Holsten Human Capital Development, NFP

I want my daughter to go to camp with kids who have needs like her. She'll participate in activities with kids her age and cherish the experience. More

$335of $335

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4 supporters
Funded on 5/1/2013

I'm a CNA and want to get certified in phlebotomy so I can get a better job and support my family

Member: Aurora (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Annie, Erie Elementary Charter School

I took an intro course to phlebotomy but need another to get certified. Then I can increase my earnings and pay our family's mortgage and bills. More

$775of $775

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20 supporters
Funded on 4/26/2013

First in my family to go to college, I need a computer to be successful

Member: Marnee (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Ed, Metrosquash

I need a laptop computer to help me study, do research and take notes so I can be successful in college. More

$634of $625

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13 supporters
Funded on 4/21/2013

A blind survivor of torture, I need a computer to get a degree and help others.

Member: Macaba (San Diego, CA)
Validator: Patricia, Survivors of Torture, International

I need a laptop designed for the blind that can help me complete my education to become a counselor and help others who are blind. More

$720of $720

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17 supporters
Funded on 4/5/2013

I'm a CNA who wants to be an LPN - need a laptop to take online classes

Member: Tiffany (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Annie, Erie Elementary Charter School

I currently have my CNA license and plan to become an LPN. I need a laptop so I can take online classes at home while parenting my two handsome boys. More

$605of $555

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17 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

Need books to complete my master's degree in prison

Member: Susan (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alexis, Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

Just finished my B.A. in prison and ready to start a master's program that will prepare me to teach other women in prison and change their lives. More

$495of $480

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13 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

I am moving forward and need a computer to take classes online

Member: LeAnn (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

A computer will help me go back to school quicker and increase my income. I need more earning potential so I can have my son live back home with me. More

$335of $335

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16 supporters
Funded on 12/17/2012

Taking care of my sisters while mom is in jail; need help w/ clothes and school supplies

Member: Melissa (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alexis, Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

I am taking care of my two little sisters who are growing fast. I need clothes and shoes for both girls and school supplies for the 7th grader. More

$365of $360

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13 supporters
Funded on 9/12/2012

My family is together again; children need supplies for new school

Member: Emily (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alexis, Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

This year has been a new start for my family and me. Meeting this need will afford me to give my children school uniforms and shoes that fit. More

$465of $465

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7 supporters
Funded on 8/31/2012

Security deposit for college housing

Member: Amayah (Evanston, IL)
Validator: Chantay, Childcare Network of Evanston

I am in need of my security deposit for university housing for me and my daughter so I can attend college. More

$830of $830

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25 supporters
Funded on 7/17/2012

Supplies for my daughter to go to school

Member: Chrissy (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Bridget, New Global Destiny Int'l Ministries

My daughter will be starting school next year and I need to get her her uniforms, her shots, and pay the school fees. More

$335of $335

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8 supporters
Funded on 6/14/2012

Computer to complete my radiology degree

Member: Brenda (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Julie, The Cara Program

I need a computer and printer to do my homework. I work full time and take college classes at night. My son also needs a computer for his schoolwork. More

$675of $675

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11 supporters
Funded on 5/11/2012

Teaching certificate tuition so I can offer classes

Member: Isadora (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jackie, Claretian

I want to get my certificate in dance instruction, so I can teach through community organizations. I need to pay tuition for these classes. More

$200of $200

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5 supporters
Funded on 3/2/2012

Certifications to work as a registered nurse

Member: Christina (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Annie, Erie Elementary Charter School

I need two nursing certifications that will help me find a job at a hospital that hires new RN graduates. More

$250of $250

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6 supporters
Funded on 2/7/2012

School clothes and supplies for my children

Member: Monique (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Tasha, Claretian

I need basic school supplies and uniforms. My son has already grown out of his uniform. I want my children to get the best education they can get. More

$225of $225

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5 supporters
Funded on 2/2/2012

Computer for my job search + kids' homework

Member: Marta (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Maria, Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)

I want to advance my computer skills and want my children to get their homework done. A computer will also help me find a job. More

$805of $805

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/26/2012

Computer to keep my kids on the right track

Member: Doug (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Kristie, The Cara Program

I want to help my kids stay on the right path and a computer will help me be the best father I can be and give my kids the resources they need. More

$705of $705

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12 supporters
Funded on 12/16/2011

Computer for my kids to succeed in school

Member: Tori (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jamila, The Cara Program

I left a domestic violence situation and I'm now a working single mother of seven children. A home computer will allow us more time as a family. More

$705of $705

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13 supporters
Funded on 12/12/2011

Lack of education has held me back. I need to study & get my GED for a better future.

Member: Alexander (Oakland, CA)
Validator: Kamela, Beyond Emancipation

My goal is to get a good job that can sustain my bills and housing. First, I need to raise the fees for the GED course and exams. More

$255of $255

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4 supporters
Funded on 4/19/2014

I'm a student + new mom. I need to pay senior dues so my achievements can be honored

Member: Ta'Myra (Inkster, MI)
Validator: Lindsey, Starfish Family Services

My senior dues include a cap & gown, senior pinning and luncheon and a yearbook. These things will help me commemorate & celebrate my accomplishments. More

$335of $335

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1 supporter
Funded on 4/11/2014

I need tools to complete my apprenticeship training program!

Member: Hardworking1 (Gaithersburg, MD)
Validator: Lisa Canaday, The Dwelling Place, Inc.

I need tools that I will use daily as part of my apprenticeship program. More

$790of $690

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12 supporters
Funded on 3/19/2014

I'm disabled from torture & need a computer to communicate with family & my daughter’s education

Member: Lan's (San Jose, CA)
Validator: Mladenka, Asian Americans for Community Involvement

I was tortured in my native Sierra Leone leading to my disability. Now my daughter is in college; a computer will help her studies & we can call home. More

$455of $420

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6 supporters
Funded on 3/19/2014

I’m homeless + returning to school. I need a computer and backpack to be a student.

Member: Ms. Mac (Berkeley, CA)
Validator: LaDiamond, Berkeley Food and Housing Project

I am studying psychology and hope to be a school counselor. First, I need to continue my studies, get work, and get out of the shelter. More

$640of $615

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24 supporters
Funded on 3/14/2014

Back on my feet + in school to get my degree. A laptop will help ease my journey to graduation

Member: Dinisha (Detroit, MI)
Validator: Monica, Coalition On Temporary Shelter

I look forward to getting my degree so I can advance my life. A computer will help me complete assignments and improve my computer skills. More

$450of $450

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13 supporters
Funded on 3/11/2014

My daughter is the 1st in our family to go to college. She needs a tablet computer to succeed.

Member: Maria (Concord, CA)
Validator: Andrea, Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

We are a hard-working family, but have been unprepared to financially support our child in school. Her success will mean so much. More

$865of $390

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18 supporters
Funded on 3/3/2014

I am a new immigrant from Afghanistan, and I need a laptop for school & to keep in touch with family

Member: Mahammad (Oakland, CA)
Validator: Doug, International Rescue Committee (Northern California Region)

I am in school and just started working. A laptop will allow me to study at home, and let my family Skype with family in Afghanistan. More

$450of $450

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18 supporters
Funded on 3/1/2014

I'm homeless but licensed in tax preparing. I need a laptop to work, take classes + be independent

Member: Darlene (Berkeley, CA)
Validator: Cathy, Berkeley Food and Housing Project

I want to continue improving my skills, and helping clients, while I search for permanent housing and work to re-unite with my daughter More

$604of $505

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10 supporters
Funded on 2/28/2014

I'm in nursing school to make a better life for my kids. I refuse to let a laptop stand in my way!

Member: Alicia (Inkster, MI)
Validator: Jeanette, Starfish Family Services

I'm a single mom of three, striving to get back on my feet, further my education, and eventually purchase a home. A laptop will help me move forward. More

$615of $615

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15 supporters
Funded on 2/28/2014

I'm a veteran studying addiction studies to help others and I need help with fees & books

Member: Anthony (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Arneice, Inspiration Corporation

My dream is to become a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor & provide education on substance abuse. I need help with fees & books to finish school. More

$505of $505

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14 supporters
Funded on 1/14/2014

I'm a domestic violence survivor & single mother in need of money to pay for job certification.

Member: Mahra Simone (Charlotte, NC)
Validator: Takisha, Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc.

I need assistance to become certified as a MakeUp Artist. This certification will help me make money doing what I love and create stability for me. More

$780of $780

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3 supporters
Funded on 1/13/2014

I'm a self-supporting student; I need a laptop/printer to graduate high school & succeed in college

Member: Shay (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Rebecca, Alternatives, Inc.

I receive no financial support from my family. My goal is to graduate high school & attend college next year! A laptop & printer will help me succeed. More

$595of $560

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2013

I'm a student at Strayer Univ. I need help with class fees for my BA in Business Administration.

Member: Rodney (Charlotte, NC)
Validator: Noah, Speak Up Magazine

I'm on a payment plan but I need help with 1/2 the class fee. When I pass, I'll qualify for financial aid for the rest of my classes toward my BA. More

$780of $780

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15 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2013

I'm a single mom needing to take the C.N.A. exam to get a job and stabilize my family

Member: Kelly (Concord, NC)
Validator: Ray, Zion Hill AME Zion Church

I've been working hard to move my children into a better environment and in order to get a job, I need money to take a C.N.A. prep class and the exam. More

$395of $395

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2013

I’m graduating high school and want to go to college, but I need money for the applications

Member: Adrian (Concord, CA)
Validator: Andrea, Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

I will be the first in my family to attend college to pursue a pharmaceutical career. My parents support this, but do not have the funds to help me. More

$255of $255

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/11/2013

I'm supporting my grandma on a minimum wage job. I need textbooks to further my career

Member: Richard (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Lauren, The Cara Program

I need two textbooks for a class towards my associates' degree in paralegal studies. I want to make a career change & improve my living situation. More

$330of $330

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5 supporters
Funded on 11/6/2013

Looking to advance my career in nursing to care for family. Need to take add'l classes to get there

Member: Tiffany (Inkster, MI)
Validator: Valerie, Starfish Family Services

I have a one-time fee I need to pay to get my financial aid reinstated so I can continue taking RN classes. More

$212of $212

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/7/2013

I'm a mother ready to take the GED and all I need is the registration fee!

Member: Pat (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Lauren, The Cara Program

My kids promised me that they would give me their high school diplomas, and they did. Now it's time for me to give that promise back! More

$60of $60

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3 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2013

I am a mother of two wonderful children and I need a toddler bed and school supplies

Member: Rebecca (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alexis, Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

A bed and bedding for my toddler and school supplies for my kindergartener will help my children get good rest and be a prepared student. More

$460of $460

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13 supporters
Funded on 9/14/2013

On my way to a new career as a chef! Need supplies to start for school

Member: Elaine (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alexis, Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

Its never too late to go back to school and start a career. These supplies will help me be prepared for culinary school and a new career as a chef. More

$390of $380

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11 supporters
Funded on 4/9/2013

I need certification to start a career as an addictions specialist

Member: Claudia (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alexis, Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

I want to do something with my life that is meaningful to me and helpful to others by getting this certificate to become an addictions specialist. More

$675of $675

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23 supporters
Funded on 2/13/2013

Deposit for college housing at Southern Illinois University

Member: Jean (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Arlether, Sinai Community Institute

I need $500 for deposit for family housing/apartment at Southern Illinois University for the fall of 2012. More

$555of $555

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12 supporters
Funded on 8/7/2012

Help getting my Pharmacy Technician training

Member: Christina (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Robert, Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)

My goal is to become a Pharmacy Technician so that I can support myself and my children into the future. More

$500of $500

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/12/2011

I’m a former foster youth & I need car repairs to get to work & school

Member: Nichole (Oakland, CA)
Validator: Kamela, Beyond Emancipation

I’m a student in San Francisco and in transitional housing in the East Bay. I need new brakes and alignment to make the commute safely. More

$640of $670

Need funded!

15 supporters
Funded on 1/1/0001