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Chicago, IL needs

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Vanessa from Chicago, IL

Working full-time & studying to be a teacher. I'm just one fee away from earning my degree!

Working in a community-based Early Childhood Center, my resources are limited and I need some assistance with paying for my classes. More

Validated by Jeanette from Center for Changing Lives

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Aries from Chicago, IL

After 2 years homeless, I have my own place! Need basic furniture to make it a home.

I'm proud to say I now have my own apartment. But after a security deposit & 1st month's rent, I need funds to furnish it and make it a livable space. More

Validated by Da'Sean from The Cara Program

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Jared from Chicago, IL

Training for a new career! All I need are bus passes to make it to class.

I need reliable transportation in the form of monthly bus passes to make sure that I can get to and from training everyday. More

Validated by Peter from Center for Changing Lives

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Sonja from Chicago, IL

I'm disabled & working toward my degree. Household essentials will allow me to thrive

I need a futon bed as well as other household furnishing including: cookware, lamps and other items to begin my new in my new apartment. More

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

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Sabrina from Chicago, Illinois

I'm determined to overcome homelessness. Bus passes will help me get there.

I need transportation as a means to travel back and forth to potential job leads and housing opportunities. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Jeremy from Chicago, IL

Ready to rebuild and more forward. I'm one fee away from getting my driver's license.

I am trying to build a foundation so I can get employment. With one driver's preparation course I can get my driver's license for the first time. More

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