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Nicole from Detroit, MI

I need car repairs to be self-sufficient & take my daughter to her doctor's appointments.

I have 3 children and we need car repairs to get to the Dr, the store, etc. We're also in need of beds so that we can stop sleeping on the floor. More

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Cassey from Detroit, MI

After 4 years of homelessness, my kids and I have a home. We need beds and a table.

My children finally have their own rooms but no beds. I'd like to get beds for them and a table so we don't have to eat & sleep on the floor anymore. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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Khyala from Los Angeles, CA

Ready to work as an in-home aide. A down payment on a car will get me to my job.

A vehicle will allow me to pursue an employment opportunity in In Home Service Support. Once I'm employed I'll be more self-sufficient. More

Validated by Karen from PATH Ventures

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Kimberly from Chicago, IL

Restarting my life in Chicago! I need household items like pots and pans and bedding.

I'm transferring my LPN license to IL so I can work. In the future I plan to become an RN. Household goods will get me started in my new life. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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David from Chicago, IL

I'm a husband & father learning the welding trade. I need my driver's license.

I need to pay tickets to get my license back. This will help me support my family because I'll be able to get to and from work. More

Validated by Dan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Debra from Chicago, IL

A computer will enable me to work!

With a computer, I will be able to successfully look for work and housing, work from home, and improve my overall mental health. More

Validated by Olivia from Inspiration Corporation

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Janie from Chicago, IL

Moving to a safe, affordable community. I need moving expenses!

I'm a retired social worker on disability. I can afford rent but not a security deposit or moving expenses. More

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

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Ileana from Chicago, IL

Overcame homelessness! I need an employment authorization card to keep working.

I'm eager to move higher in life! The majority of my paycheck goes to making ends meet. I need an employment authorization card to keep working & move up in life. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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John from San Diego, CA

I was tortured in my home country. A laptop will help me complete school!

I'm seeking asylum in the U.S. and rebuilding my life after surviving torture. I want to work in the auto industry, but need a laptop to succeed in school and beyond! More

Validated by Erika from Survivors of Torture, International

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Cathy from Chicago, IL

Getting my GED will open so many doors! I need help paying the registration fee.

I need financial assistance to pay for my GED. By obtaining my GED, I will be able to achieve better paying jobs and support my family. More

Validated by Nichole from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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Myrna from Chicago, IL

I'm starting my life anew after 5 yrs of homelessness! I need basic supplies to make a stable home.

I've just moved into an apartment after 5 years of homelessness. Now it's empty. Items like pots and bedding will give me the home I need to thrive. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

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Ellen from Chicago, IL

In my first apartment in over 20 years! I need bus passes, a table, and chairs.

Having a bus pass will mean I can job search reliably! With a table and chairs, I'll be able to have something to eat on and create a home for myself. More

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

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Dwayne from Chicago, IL

I'm looking for work. A bed will help me get the sleep I need to move forward!

I'm on the other side of 10 years of homelessness! I'm eager to find a job and know that I need to be rested to do so! I need a bed! More

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

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Raven from Chicago, IL

Studying for a new career! I need tuition, supplies and a uniform.

I'll be starting classes soon to become an aesthetician. I need to make a deposit for tuition and basic supplies to enroll in classes and get started on my career. More

Validated by Amelia from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

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Debra from Chicago, IL

Training to be a press brake machinist! I need work gear like boots to get a job.

I hope to one day be able to help my family in a time of need as they once helped me. To reach my goal, I need work gear like steel toed boots. More

Validated by Crystal from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Teresa from Chicago, IL

I'm excited to be back on my feet! A bed will get me off the floor & ready for work.

I've been working as a bookkeeper and just moved into my apartment after several difficult years. To feel rested, healthy and ready for work, I need a bed! More

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

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Michelle from Chicago, IL

I'm working! All I need to move into stable housing is the move-in fee.

My goals are to keep working and develop job security. To do this, I need stable housing! This $400 move-in fee is all that stands in my way. More

Validated by Katherine from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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Diane from Tucson, AZ

Working hard to maintain stability! I need a bed for my health & stability.

After my old bed broke in April, I've been sleeping on the floor, which is harming my back & arm. A new bed is important for my health & stability. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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FeFe from Chicago, IL

Single mom eager to continue working in clinical massage. I need liability insurance!

I need $250 to pay for liability insurance, which will enable me to work as a professional licensed massage therapist in Illinois. More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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Emilia from San Diego, CA

Survived torture in my home country. I need gear to study & work in Culinary Arts!

I need a uniform, knife kit, tuition & books to complete my 9-month Culinary Arts certificate, which will help me obtain a secure job & support myself More

Validated by Cassie from Survivors of Torture, International

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