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Carmella from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming disability and moving into housing! I need household items

I'm moving into my own apartment after being homeless for 4 years. I need kitchen items so I can cook and bedroom items to get a good night's sleep. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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Sally from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to begin a career as a truck dispatcher. I need a laptop to get there.

With access to technology, I can learn the skills I need to become a truck dispatcher. I'll also be able to work on my dream of writing a book. More

Validated by Paul from Center for Changing Lives

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Kawthar from San Diego, CA

Rebuilding my life after torture. With a laptop, I can take classes & start my career

I sought asylum in the US after being persecuted as a journalist in my home country. A laptop will open doors for me as I build my new life. More

Validated by Tammy from Survivors of Torture, International

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Salomon from Chicago, IL

I'm taking computer classes to further my career. With a laptop, I can work hands-on.

I work as a security guard, but I'd like to learn more about computers so I can get a better job. A laptop will allow me to get the practice I need. More

Validated by Paul from Center for Changing Lives

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Mickie from Chicago, IL

Preparing to start my new welding career. I need boots and protective gear.

I wasn't sure women could be welders, but then I found JARC's program! I'm excited that I've found my career. All I need is gear to get started. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Beverly from Chicago, IL

My daughter and I are in a new apartment. We need furnishings to make it a home.

We were homeless & living with family, but now we're in a home of our own. We have nothing, so we need items like kitchenware, lamps, and bedding. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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Greg from Chicago, IL

I'm a single father learning the welding trade. I need equiment for my job search

Providing for my kids' needs is the #1 priority in my life. So I need a skilled job to provide for them. Welding gear will get me that job. More

Validated by Dan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Kelly from Chicago, IL

Working to make ends meet for me & my child. I need protective welding gear.

I've overcome a lot in my life & I'm looking forward to my welding career. I can't afford the required gear, but once I get it, I'll be able to work. More

Validated by Dan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Cashmere from Chicago, IL

Learning to become a welder. I need my driver's license back so I can job hunt.

I need to drive to job interviews because the best options aren't off public transportation. First, though, I need to pay fees to get my license back. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Erica from Chicago, IL

Inspired by a family member to become a welder! I need welding gear to work.

To get a welding job, I need gear and bus passes. I also need to pay fees to get my driver's license back so that I can get to work. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Kelly from Louisville, KY

I'm studying to be a Pharm D. My laptop crashed and I need a new one for school

I have a job offer on graduation, but I can't take it unless I finish my classes. I need a reliable laptop to get through classes so I can graduate. More

Validated by Valerie from Hughlett Temple AME Zion Church

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Brian from Chicago, IL

I want to be the dad my boys deserve. I need gear to be job-ready so I can work.

My welding certification will show employers what I have to offer, but I need a helmet, gloves, jacket, and boots, since employers don't provide them. More

Validated by Dan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Marie from Chicago, IL

I'm working full time to provide for my son. I need to fix the heat in my car.

I don't make enough to be able to fix my car's heat. It doesn't work at all and I need to keep my son from getting sick in Chicago's cold winter. More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

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Ronald from Chicago, IL

I'm now in my own apartment! I need to furnish it so it feels like home.

I moved into my own place and am working towards getting a full time job. I need household items to live comfortably and make my home a home. More

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Cheryl from Chicago, IL

My daughter & I escaped a bad situation. We need furniture as we start over again.

We got away from violence & now have our own home. Eating at a table together & having a place to store clothes will help us feel like a family again. More

Validated by Olivia from Inspiration Corporation

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Karina from Tucson, AZ

I'm studying dental hygiene & need required equipment to continue in the program.

I have a work study job, but it's not enough for me to afford the dental loupes I need for class, clinics, and eventually a job as a dental hygienist. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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Sarah from Chicago, IL

Work clothes and a metrology kit will get me started in my new career.

I wasn't making enough to cover my expenses working in retail, so I'm training to be a machinist. I need work gear to take a job in the field. More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Chester from Chicago, IL

I'm a senior citizen with disabilities. I need to furnish my new apartment.

I just moved into senior housing & want to feel secure and comfortable in my new home, so I need basic furniture and household goods. More

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Patrick from Chicago, IL

I'm moving into my own apartment, but it's empty. Furniture will make it a home.

I can pay rent but can't afford furniture for my new apartment. When I'm housed again, I'll be able to focus on my music career. More

Validated by Lisa from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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Umar from Chicago, IL

Homeless for 20 years, but now I'm finally getting housing. I need a bed to sleep on.

I couldn't be more exciting about my new housing! I have a new outlook on life & am ready to find a job. A bed will get me proper rest. More

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

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