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Dante from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to be a welder; a car down payment will let me get to jobs!

I have equipment and a welding certification. Now I just need help w/ a car down payment so that I can travel to job sites and pay off the car myself. More

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Chyenne from Chicago, IL

I came to Chicago to get treatment, but I need assistance with my apartment back home

I'm a disabled trans female in recovery. I've come a long way with treatment, but I need help with rent and utilities for my place back in Champaign. More

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Denise from Chicago, IL

I want to rent a truck to move my children closer to family in Texas.

I am facing eviction, but if I can move by mid-July it will be kept off my record. I run a daycare, which I will be able to start up again in Texas. More

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Diana from Chicago, IL

Single mother; I need to pay for a few weeks of daycare while I find a job!

I've been working with CFCL to find work, but I need someone to care for my youngest child. Once I get my first paycheck, I can start paying myself. More

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Migdalia from Chicago, IL

A new bed and nightstand will help me focus on getting my degree and finding work.

My bedroom furniture was damaged by fire; with fixed income it is hard to replace. With a new set I will sleep better and work toward a degree & a job! More

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Robert from Chicago, IL

I moved to pursue a trade career. I need equipment to find work as a welder!

I'm learning welding skills at JARC; before I can start work, I need safety equipment. Working as a welder will let me be financially independent. More

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Serenity from Chicago, IL

I've found a place to live; furniture will help it feel like a home.

The Center for Changing Lives has helped me secure housing. I want to furnish it so that I can have my friends, children, and grandchildren visit. More

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Matthew from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to work in manufacturing. Reinstating my license will be the first step!

I need safety gear to find work, and my license to commute there. This will set me up for financial stability going forward. More

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Rachel from Chicago, IL

Training in Microsoft Office can lead me to a job, but I need a computer to practice.

While I am able to practice at the Center for Changing Lives, I need the chance to practice at home if I'm going to pass the Office Specialist exam. More

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Salley from Chicago, IL

I'm living clean and found work; I could use help moving out of my shelter!

I'm proud to say I've recovered from addiction and found work. I want to move out of my shelter but I could use help on a security deposit. More

Validated by Amiel from Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

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Goldie from Chicago, IL

Starting a music career is twice as hard w/o support. Help me hire a vocal coach!

I want to be a voice empowering women of color through my rock-metal band. I'm working part time; vocal lessons could help me reach the next level! More

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Jennifer from Chicago, IL

I want to set an example for my daughter and start my own business.

I've been in the employment program at CFCL for 6 months; now I'm ready to start a photography business. I need a camera and laptop to get started! More

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