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Education needs

Aisha from Detroit, MI

Mother of 2 studying social work. A laptop is vital for my success in the field!

My goals are to finish my education & enter graduate school next fall. I need a reliable laptop to complete required case studies and intake sessions. More

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Kela from Detroit, MI

Determined to be on the Dean's List in college. A computer will help me succeed!

I'm keeping my goals high, knowing I have the capacity to achieve them. A computer will help me carry out research, complete papers & study online. More

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Sheree from Detroit, MI

A computer will ensure I can finish my online classes while caring for newborn twins!

I'm a single mother of 6 studying to become a social worker. Meeting this need will allow me to care for my children while continuing my studies. More

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Star from Detroit, MI

Single mother ready to start a new path! A computer will help me study for the GED.

With a computer & my GED, I'll be one step closer to following my personal, educational & career goals. I want to be a role model for my child. More

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Faith from Detroit, MI

Raising a 4 yr old & starting school for my business degree; Need help with textbooks

I want to establish a career, be a great mom, and to set a path for a great foundation for the next phase in my life. I'm determined to graduate! More

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Rachel from Detroit, MI

Focused on education while expecting my 1st child. Car repairs will keep me on track.

It is my priority to enroll in college & finish my education so I can provide for my child & be the best possible mother! More

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Ebonie from Detroit, MI

Want to make sure my son thrives in school; Need help paying for his school supplies.

I have a son starting school & a newborn to care for. With this help, I can continue supporting my family & stay focused on my goals. More

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LeWanna from Inkster, MI

I'm a grandma trying to finish my HS diploma. A computer will help me get ahead!

I'm attending a school that offers courses online. Having my own computer will help me finish faster and open up more opportunities for a job. More

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Ebony from Evanston, IL

Help with textbooks & bus passes will get me through my last semester of college!

I'm a single mother working part-time & attending school for psychology. With textbooks & bus passes, I can stay on track towards my education goals! More

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Daesha from Detroit, MI

First in family to go to college! Need help with the initial payment needed to start

I'm receiving grants and loans to support my education but am short in fulfilling the payment needed to start classes in the Fall. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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18 supporters
Funded on 7/15/2014

Yale from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by George from Inspiration Corporation

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17 supporters
Funded on 7/8/2014

Cristina from Chicago, IL

I'm enrolling my daughter in daycare. Just need her birth certificate to sign her up.

I'm making sure my children have everything they need. Early Head Start will ensure my daughter is cared for while I look for work. More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

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Funded on 6/13/2014

Mr. Roberts from Inkster, MI

My daughter attends a cyber school. A computer will help her access work at home.

My daughter was an honor student until we fell on hard times. A computer will allow her to access and complete her work and projects at home. More

Validated by Chanel from Starfish Family Services

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10 supporters
Funded on 5/27/2014

Alex from San Diego, CA

I am starting over, seeking asylum. Forklift operator training will give me a career.

I need basic forklift training in order to receive my operator certificate. With that I can work and take care of my wife and coming child. More

Validated by Tammy from Survivors of Torture, International

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Funded on 5/6/2014

Ta'Myra from Inkster, MI

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

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

Validated by Lindsey from Starfish Family Services

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Funded on 4/11/2014

Jenkins from Detroit, MI

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

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

Validated by Lisa from Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit (WOW)

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8 supporters
Funded on 3/21/2014

Rosie from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Lorita from Davis Street Family Resource Center

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14 supporters
Funded on 3/2/2014

Sherielle from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Kristal from Davis Street Family Resource Center

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10 supporters
Funded on 3/1/2014

Parastu from Oakland, CA

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

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

Validated by Samantha from International Rescue Committee (Nor-Cal, Oakland)

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13 supporters
Funded on 2/28/2014

Fattma from Oakland, CA

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

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

Validated by Samantha from International Rescue Committee (Nor-Cal, Oakland)

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Funded on 2/26/2014

Latrenda from Oakland, CA

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

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

Validated by DeShauna from Beyond Emancipation

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4 supporters
Funded on 1/28/2014

Angelica from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Sandy from Davis Street Family Resource Center

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14 supporters
Funded on 1/25/2014

Anthony from Chicago, IL

Veteran studying addiction studies to help others. I need help with fees & books

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

Validated by Arneice from Inspiration Corporation

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14 supporters
Funded on 1/14/2014

Samantha from Evanston, IL

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

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

Validated by Kim from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/13/2014

Alejandra from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Nati from Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

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8 supporters
Funded on 1/10/2014

Angela from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Kimberly from Mercy Housing Lakefront

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3 supporters
Funded on 1/8/2014

Princess from Oakland, CA

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

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

Validated by DeShauna from Beyond Emancipation

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10 supporters
Funded on 1/7/2014

Kay from Berkeley, CA

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

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

Validated by Lauren from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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Funded on 1/6/2014

Patrick from Elgin, IL

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

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

Validated by Maureen from St. Mary's Conference of St. Vincent de Paul

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12 supporters
Funded on 1/3/2014

Kelleye from Detroit, MI

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

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

Validated by Charnita from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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3 supporters
Funded on 12/29/2013

Lordy from Menlo Park, CA

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

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

Validated by Natalie from JobTrain (a partner of Single Stop USA)

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Funded on 12/24/2013

Elizabeth from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Michelle from Opportunity Junction

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Funded on 12/24/2013

Marshall from Oakland, CA

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

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

Validated by Samantha from International Rescue Committee (Nor-Cal, Oakland)

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Funded on 12/15/2013

Josie from Chicago, IL

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

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

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

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1 supporter
Funded on 12/13/2013

Lorena from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Andrea from Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

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Funded on 12/3/2013

Martha from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Andrea from Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

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Funded on 12/3/2013

Steve from San Jose, CA

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

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

Validated by Mladenka from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

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16 supporters
Funded on 11/26/2013

Amber from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

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Funded on 11/8/2013

Skylee from Inkster, MI

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

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

Validated by Valerie from Starfish Family Services

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/25/2013

Meeka from Inkster, MI

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

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

Validated by Jeanette from Starfish Family Services

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12 supporters
Funded on 10/15/2013

Faith from Inkster, MI

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

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

Validated by Melissa from Starfish Family Services

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14 supporters
Funded on 9/30/2013

Antoinette from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Eleanor from Inspiration Corporation

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8 supporters
Funded on 9/27/2013

Michael from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Ty from Metrosquash

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Funded on 7/31/2013

Louis from San Diego, CA

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

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

Validated by Tammy from Survivors of Torture, International

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19 supporters
Funded on 7/17/2013

Mary from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Ed from Metrosquash

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15 supporters
Funded on 7/16/2013

Miguel from San Diego, CA

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

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

Validated by Patricia from Survivors of Torture, International

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12 supporters
Funded on 6/28/2013

Lorena from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Anna from Inspiration Corporation

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8 supporters
Funded on 6/11/2013

Tina from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Jael from Holsten Human Capital Development, NFP

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4 supporters
Funded on 5/1/2013

Aurora from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Annie from Erie Elementary Charter School

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20 supporters
Funded on 4/26/2013

Marnee from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Ed from Metrosquash

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13 supporters
Funded on 4/21/2013

Macaba from San Diego, CA

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

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

Validated by Patricia from Survivors of Torture, International

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Funded on 4/5/2013

Tiffany from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Annie from Erie Elementary Charter School

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17 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

Susan from Chicago, IL

Need books to complete my master's degree in prison

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

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

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13 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

LeAnn from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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16 supporters
Funded on 12/17/2012

Melissa from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

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13 supporters
Funded on 9/12/2012

Emily from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

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7 supporters
Funded on 8/31/2012

Amayah from Evanston, IL

Security deposit for college housing

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

Validated by Chantay from Childcare Network of Evanston

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25 supporters
Funded on 7/17/2012

Chrissy from Chicago, IL

Supplies for my daughter to go to school

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

Validated by Bridget from New Global Destiny Int'l Ministries

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8 supporters
Funded on 6/14/2012

Brenda from Chicago, IL

Computer to complete my radiology degree

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

Validated by Julie from The Cara Program

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11 supporters
Funded on 5/11/2012

Isadora from Chicago, IL

Teaching certificate tuition so I can offer classes

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

Validated by Jackie from Claretian

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5 supporters
Funded on 3/2/2012

Christina from Chicago, IL

Certifications to work as a registered nurse

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

Validated by Annie from Erie Elementary Charter School

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6 supporters
Funded on 2/7/2012

Monique from Chicago, IL

School clothes and supplies for my children

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

Validated by Tasha from Claretian

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5 supporters
Funded on 2/2/2012

Marta from Chicago, IL

Computer for my job search + kids' homework

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

Validated by Maria from Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)

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Funded on 1/26/2012

Doug from Chicago, IL

Computer to keep my kids on the right track

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

Validated by Kristie from The Cara Program

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Funded on 12/16/2011

Tori from Chicago, IL

Computer for my kids to succeed in school

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

Validated by Jamila from The Cara Program

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Funded on 12/12/2011

Mr. Green from Detroit, MI

Losing family to cancer inspired me to become a doctor; A laptop will help me succeed

Since my family member passed away, my focus has been to become a doctor & to help as many people as I can. A computer is just the start I need. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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12 supporters
Funded on 10/20/2014

Wayne from Detroit, MI

Determined to graduate by Spring 2015. I need textbooks and software to get me there

After taking some time off from school to work at a non-profit, I'm finally returning to school to finish my credits and receive my bachelors. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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10 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2014

Ms. Jones from Chicago, IL

Help with school fees and uniforms will ensure my daughter starts school off right!

My daughter & I need help with her school fees, uniforms & a bus card. This will reduce her anxiety of starting H.S. & keep her mind on her goals. More

Validated by Carla from Primo Center for Women and Children

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5 supporters
Funded on 8/25/2014

Adonis from Chicago, IL

Beat the odds and am now starting college! Just need basic dorm supplies.

I can't wait to start school to be a veterinarian & to make my mom proud! I need basics to start my year off right & set an example for my sisters! More

Validated by Ian from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

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Funded on 8/4/2014

Nikia from Detroit, MI

Working & in school. A laptop will help me manage my assignments when not on campus.

Accessing computers on campus and at the library is difficult because the hours of availability are not always convenient with my work schedule. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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18 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2014

Jason from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Ty from Metrosquash

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3 supporters
Funded on 4/29/2014

Alexander from Oakland, CA

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

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

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

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4 supporters
Funded on 4/19/2014

Hardworking1 from Gaithersburg, MD

I need tools to complete my apprenticeship training program!

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

Validated by Lisa Canaday from The Dwelling Place, Inc.

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12 supporters
Funded on 3/19/2014

Nichole from Oakland, CA

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

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

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

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15 supporters
Funded on 3/17/2014

Mahra Simone from Charlotte, NC

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

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

Validated by Takisha from Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc.

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3 supporters
Funded on 1/13/2014

Shay from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Rebecca from Alternatives, Inc.

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2013

Rodney from Charlotte, NC

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

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

Validated by Noah from Speak Up Magazine

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15 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2013

Kelly from Concord, NC

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

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

Validated by Ray from Zion Hill AME Zion Church

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2013

Adrian from East Sf Bay, CA

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

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

Validated by Andrea from Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/11/2013

Richard from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

$330of $330

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5 supporters
Funded on 11/6/2013

Tiffany from Inkster, MI

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

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

Validated by Valerie from Starfish Family Services

$212of $212

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/7/2013

Pat from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

$60of $60

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3 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2013

Rebecca from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

$460of $460

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13 supporters
Funded on 9/14/2013

Elaine from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

$390of $380

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11 supporters
Funded on 4/9/2013

Claudia from Chicago, IL

I need certification to start a career as an addictions specialist

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

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

$675of $675

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23 supporters
Funded on 2/13/2013

Jean from Chicago, IL

Deposit for college housing at Southern Illinois University

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

Validated by Arlether from Sinai Community Institute

$555of $555

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12 supporters
Funded on 8/7/2012

Christina from Chicago, IL

Help getting my Pharmacy Technician training

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

Validated by Robert from Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)

$500of $500

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/12/2011