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I've secured a housing voucher, after months of homelessness. With the deposit, my family can move to a safer place as I work to become a nurse. More
Validated by Katie from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston
83 days remaining
My job gave me the confidence to leave my abusive situation. This apartment will allow me to be independent & safe. More
Validated by Isabella from The Empowerment Plan
83 days remaining
I need a security deposit to obtain supportive housing, which will not only put a roof over my head, but also help me focus on work and school. More
Validated by Dan from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center
Funded on 5/1/2014
I'm not working because of my health. I'm also going through a separation. I need beds to give my kids to get them off the floor at night. More
Validated by Marion from Black Family Development
Funded on 1/14/2014
I've been diligently searching for work, and ran into extra expenses. I need help with rent for 1 month & bus passes so I can attend job interviews. More
Validated by Caitlin from Common Pantry
Funded on 12/30/2013
My children and I are finally in a safe home, but I need to pay our security deposit. I'm trying to provide for my family on my part time job. More
Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
Funded on 12/24/2013
Recently, I found both a job & housing! To be productive at work, I need to sleep & eat well. Thus, I need help with small furniture & kitchen items. More
Validated by Abby from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center
Funded on 12/15/2013
I've waited for 2 years to get into this subsidized apartment. I'm due to move in mid-November & I need help with the security deposit & moving fees. More
Validated by Parmida from LIFT-Chicago
Funded on 11/8/2013
I've been actively applying for housing & I have everything except a birth certificate. Meeting this need will help me get off the streets. More
Funded on 10/11/2013
I was offered my first choice unit, but I'm on disability and can't afford to hire movers. This is the only thing standing between me and my new home. More
Validated by Martha from LIFT-Chicago
Funded on 8/30/2013
I just celebrated 1 year on my job and can get an apartment so I can stop living in my car. I have money saved, but need help. More
Validated by Phyllis from Aminah Ministries
Funded on 8/28/2013
If my fees are paid, I'll be eligible for a program where moms and newborns can stay together. Without this, my boy will be taken from me. More
Validated by Alexis from Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers
Funded on 7/13/2013
I'm currently homeless and need assistance with half of a security deposit. A secure home will help keep my son and I moving forward. More
Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation
Funded on 12/19/2012
I am a veteran and lost my job in 2009. I've worked hard to move from homelessness and need a futon to sleep on and kitchenware to cook with. More
Validated by Matthew from PATH
Funded on 9/20/2012
I need money for a security deposit to move my family as quickly as possible so we can be safe from our abuser. More
Validated by Jennifer from Childcare Network of Evanston
Funded on 4/27/2012
Moving closer to work would be huge for my family, enabling me to keep my job and save for a better future for my kids. More
Validated by Lida from Jane Addams Resource Corporation
Funded on 7/16/2014
Currently our work and housing situation is unstable, but securing our own place will help us step up. More
Validated by DeVonna from Davis Street Family Resource Center
Funded on 4/29/2014
Doctors say it's a miracle my daughter is alive (not to mention mentally intact)! To continue healing & moving forward, we must move to a safer place. More
Validated by Natalie from LIFT-Chicago
Funded on 3/9/2014
My kids and I spent a year without furniture and now that we're able to move into an apartment of our own, I need to make my home family friendly. More
Validated by Tiffany from The Children's Place Association
Funded on 12/26/2013
I moved my family back to Chicago due to threat of violence; We have no warm clothes for the coming winter, and my 7 kids need coats. More
Validated by Griselda from Metro Praise International Church
Funded on 12/3/2013
I need a copy of my birth certificate from the State of Illinois to secure my senior housing and keep me off the cold Chicago streets! More
Validated by Samantha from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center
Funded on 10/21/2013
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
Funded on 9/14/2013
I was the CEO of a nonproft but when the property was sold, I lost my home as well as my job. I need to pay the security deposit for a new apartment. More
Funded on 12/27/2012
A security deposit will help me take the first step in getting a new apartment and starting a new life with my daughters, who will be able to join me. More
Validated by Sally from PATH
Funded on 12/24/2012
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