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Healthcare needs

Aimee from Chicago, IL

Art relieves my anxiety from PTSD. Supplies will help me continue my therapy!

I need help obtaining art supplies & a bus pass for my mental health appointments, as I continue building a bright future for me & my child. More

Validated by Carla from Primo Center for Women and Children

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Nicole from Inkster, MI

A breast pump will ensure my ability to breastfeed well into my child's first year.

Breastfeeding is important to me. I was unsuccessful after my first two children so my doctor recommended using a breast pump to help with production. More

Validated by Rebecca from Starfish Family Services

$275of $275

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6 supporters
Funded on 8/20/2014

Tony from Chicago, IL

Dentures are vital to my job search & health! Transportation is the only hurdle left.

I need transportation to Jacksonville, IL for my dental appt. Getting these dentures will help me look professional for interviews & improve my health More

Validated by Allison from LIFT-Chicago

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1 supporter
Funded on 5/15/2014

Takahleet from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee and senior citizen, and I need new eyeglasses for daily functioning

My old glasses are not useful, and I got lost when I couldn’t see the signs. New glasses will also help in my English class. More

Validated by Dora from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

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13 supporters
Funded on 4/13/2014

Dominique from Oakland, CA

I am a mother & a student & am legally blind. I need contact lenses that will help me read & focus.

My goal is to become a Juvenile Probation Officer in order to make a better life for my four children. Lenses can help my Keratoconus. More

Validated by Erica from Beyond Emancipation

$700of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 1/31/2014

Sandra from Berkeley, CA

I am disabled from polio & I need a wheelchair for mobility, safety, & independence

I have limited mobility, miss my appointments, and cannot go out in public or do grocery shopping. A wheelchair will help in all aspects of my life. More

Validated by Andrea from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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7 supporters
Funded on 1/17/2014

Monique from East Sf Bay, CA

I'm a DV Survivor fighting cancer. I need a small fridge, microwave & toaster for medication & meals

I survived domestic violence, now I’m fighting cancer. After chemo I’m unable to get around, & these items will allow me to be independent in my room. More

Validated by Kristal from Davis Street Family Resource Center

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4 supporters
Funded on 1/14/2014

Therese from San Diego, CA

I am a homebound senior, and I need an exercise machine to keep up my body strength

My vertigo keeps me homebound. I used to walk every day and can no longer get that exercise. This will help me keep going. More

Validated by Vanesa from Senior Community Centers of San Diego

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4 supporters
Funded on 1/14/2014

Darnell from Detroit, MI

I am back on my feet after homelessness; I need furniture to make my new home a place of rest

My medical condition causes pain in my back & legs. I need furniture so I can sit properly at home and relieve my pain. Then I'll be rested for work. More

Validated by Tanya from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$820of $780

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2013

Javier from East Sf Bay, CA

I’ve just got my truck driving license, but I need an eye exam and new glasses to succeed at my job

I’ve been in trouble, but am turning my life around. I have a son on the way and a new career. Better vision will help me succeed at all my goals. More

Validated by Kristal from Davis Street Family Resource Center

$280of $280

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1 supporter
Funded on 12/20/2013

Leo from Chicago, IL

Worked as a school security guard for 17yrs. Now I need a cane to walk through life securely

My diabetes has effected my balance and mobility. With a cane I could safely run errands, get to meetings and appointments and build my strength. More

Validated by Allison from LIFT-Chicago

$50of $45

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1 supporter
Funded on 5/14/2013

Michael from Chicago, IL

I need an eye exam and glasses to go back to school

My goal is to take my driver's license exam and go to school for mechanical engineering. Not having glasses is stopping me from returning to school. More

Validated by Anna from Inspiration Corporation

$353of $350

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11 supporters
Funded on 3/20/2013

Luis from Chicago, IL

Eye exam and glasses to help me see at work

I work as a night-time taxi driver. I need an eye exam and eye glasses to help me see better when I am working and be able to drive better at night. More

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

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/9/2011

Amina from Evanston, IL

My 4 year old son is autistic. We need a tablet + software so he can communicate.

My son can use image-based programs on tablets to let me know he's hungry, tired, sick, and more. We need our own tablet so he can always communicate. More

Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$450of $450

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2014

Darrel from Chicago, IL

I have a social work degree & I'm ready to work. I need a dental restoration to go on interviews

I need a partial to replace missing teeth that affect my smile. This will allow me to ace interviews and get a job in my field, which is counseling. More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

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12 supporters
Funded on 4/4/2014

Leda from Detroit, MI

I've been offered a research job. Glasses & laptop will help me build hours + earn income

A laptop will allow me to do the work required of me for longer than an hour at the library. Prescription glasses will help me see better. More

Validated by Pastor Harris from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

$615of $615

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8 supporters
Funded on 3/29/2014

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

Largeman from Charlotte, NC

I'm a veteran with military disabilities and my service dog needs medical care and home-care items

My service dog helps me reconnect with the community and work toward my goals of school and employment. He needs checkups, medicine, and other items. More

Validated by Sara from Charlotte Bridge Home

$550of $505

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2013

Johnnie Mae from Chicago, IL

I'm an active volunteer in the senior community. I need dentures to regain my health

My goal is to live and eat normally and be able to eat a healthy diet that will regain my weight. Then, I'll be able to keep up with my activities. More

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

$780of $780

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23 supporters
Funded on 12/13/2013

Shirley from Chicago, IL

I'm a security guard but I don't have healthcare. I need new glasses so I can get a promotion!

I'm dead set on getting a promotion to full-time but I need glasses. Along with my hard work and attention to detail, It'll make me the top candidate. More

Validated by Julie from The Cara Program

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2013

Ruth from Charlotte, NC

I'm ready to work but my glasses prescription's old. I need an eye exam and new glasses to get a job

I can't see well enough to pass cashier math tests. 2 employers promised to let me take the exam again after I get new glasses. If I pass, I can work! More

Validated by Matt from Speak Up Magazine

$450of $450

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10 supporters
Funded on 8/16/2013

Toni from Los Angeles, CA

I'm looking for work and I need dentures to interview for jobs

I'm formerly homeless and looking for work. Having teeth would help in the interview process and help me appear more professional in the workplace. More

Validated by Jo from PATH

$670of $670

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16 supporters
Funded on 4/18/2013

Guy from Los Angeles, CA

Seeking a better job; need dentures to interview

I am seeking dentures so I can get a better job than the one I have now. Then I will be able to move out of transitional housing and into my own home! More

Validated by Matthew from PATH

$665of $665

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16 supporters
Funded on 12/7/2012

Jean from Chicago, IL

Contact lenses so I can become a nurse

I do have glasses but because I have astigmatism everything's blurry. If I had contacts I would be able to see for school and work and for driving. More

Validated by Tasha from Claretian

$425of $425

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7 supporters
Funded on 6/14/2012

Jenny from Chicago, IL

Car repairs to get my family to work, school, and the doctor

I need to go to work, get my kids to school and activities, and take my sister to work, dialysis, and chemo appointments. My car runs but it's unsafe. More

Validated by Annie from Erie Elementary Charter School

$610of $610

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12 supporters
Funded on 4/4/2012

Lauren from Chicago, IL

Eye exam and glasses so I can read

My glasses got stolen three years ago. My vision is bad close and far, and I would like an eye exam and glasses so I can read to my kids and drive. More

Validated by Tasha from Claretian

$335of $335

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8 supporters
Funded on 2/21/2012