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Monique from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to give my child a bright future. Need a laptop to further my education.

I need a laptop but currently cannot afford to buy one myself. I'm currently borrowing one, but cannot take it home to work outside of the program. More

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Edward from Chicago, Illinois

Veteran on the way out of homelessness. I need basic furniture for my new apartment!

I am so grateful for my new apartment. Meeting this need will help me get back to being functional and stable. More

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Darnell from Chicago, Illinois

I'm ready to find work to improve my life. I need a laptop to complete my IT courses.

Having my own laptop will allow me to complete my work at home. Right now I am only able to use a laptop when it's provided to me in class. More

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Shedell from Chicago, IL

Working toward my degree. With ONE security deposit I can overcome homelessness!

I am hoping to find stable housing so that I can continue to work on my educational goals and graduate college. More

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Darrel from Chicago, IL

Training toward my welding certification! Need safety equipment so I can start work.

A career in welding will help me make a better life for my family. I need steel-toed boots and essential safety equipment to start work as a welder. More

Validated by Gabrielle from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Michelle from Chicago, IL

Working on my IT certification. Just need bus passes to make it to class!

I am trying to receive my certification so I can get back into the IT field. A few months of bus passes will ensure I can make it to every class. More

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Rosa from Chicago, IL

Single mom caring for my ill son. Need a dining table to eat as a family.

I recently moved my kids into an unfurnished apartment. Meeting this need will allow us to sit down as a family once again. More

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Toni from Chicago, Illinois

Training to become an estheticians. I just need help paying for my transportation to graduate.

Two monthly Metra passes will enable me to make it to class and graduate! More

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KC from Chicago, IL

Cancer survivor ready to start a career in welding. Just need equipment for the job.

I love welding and from the minute I started, I knew it was the right career choice for me. The right equipment will keep me safe on the job. More

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Stephanie from Chicago, IL

I just moved to a new state. I need help reinstating my teacher's assistant license.

I am a certified teacher's assistant, but my current license is in another state. I have dedicated my whole life to taking care of children. More

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