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Bobby from New York, NY

I've been sleeping terribly; a new mattress will help my pain as I work to get by!

I moved into a new apartment but I have not been sleeping well. I'm working part-time but struggling to buy necessities; any help would be amazing. More

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Jason from Chicago, IL

With the right work gear, I can work to provide for my kids' futures

I plan to work in manufacturing, but need steel-toed boots and the funds to register my car. More

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Nita from Queens, New York

Homeless single mother; I need help to buy a stroller for my daughter

It has been very hard to get my daughter around the city as I work in the Summer Youth Employment Program. A stroller would help immensely. More

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Amanda from Queens, New York

I'm expecting my second child soon. I need a crib so she will have a place to sleep!

I am trying my best to provide for my children; as I expect my second child, I need help to get a crib so she will have a safe place to sleep. More

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Tyreal from Queens, New York

While being caretaker for my son, I am looking for a job and working on my GED

A laptop will enable me to take online GED courses, and complete job applications. More

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Diamond from Queens, NY

I'm licensed and ready! Scrubs and equipment will help me open a beauty business.

I want to apply my nursing license to a beauty business; I've obtained additional licenses and a location. I just need help with equipment & uniforms! More

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Jane from Queens, New York

I'm in school, working, and raising a son. Funds for a laptop would help so much!

I don't have the resources to buy a laptop, which makes it hard to keep up in school. With a degree in criminal justice, I'll be ready to find work! More

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Rich from cold spring, NY

I'm a special need parent of a preschooler; we need supplies for the school year.

I'm hoping to have my son attend preschool in the fall. We have a hard time making ends meet, so any help to buy supplies would be appreciated. More

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Ashley from Queens, NY

My daughter outgrew her stroller. A replacement will help keep us above water!

I live with my daughter and fiancé. I have to stay at home while I nurse my daughter. A new stroller would help but we can't afford it on our own! More

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Eric from Flushing, NY

With some new medical braces, I can look for employment!

My Social Security is on hold. I need some funding so that I can purchase a cane, knee and back brace so that I can get around to find a job. More

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Hokulani from Chicago, IL

Bus fare for a 24-week program will help me land work + move past homelessness

My son and I recently became homeless. I found a course to help me get an office job, but need help with transportation. More

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Lee from Brooklyn, New York

With a wireless doorbell, I won't miss deliveries of important medication.

I am self-employed as a food vendor, but recently have been having health troubles. I need to make sure I don't miss medication deliveries! More

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Heaven from Bronx, New York

Single mother; I need to furnish my room as I move out of a shelter!

I'm about to start a program in culinary arts and move out of the shelter I've been living in. I need help furnishing as I prepare to live on my own! More

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Tim from Bronx, New York

Recently disabled. With a laptop I'll be able work again as a graphics artist

I'm a trained graphic artist ready to return to stability after illness and homelessness. With a laptop I'll be able to work and contribute. More

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James from Bronx, New York

I'm attending college; I need help buying school supplies, and hygiene products!

I'm a full time student just barely able to pay rent. I need help w/ school supplies like books, as well as bathroom supplies (eg shower curtain) More

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Louis from Chicago, Illinois

I've taken the first steps, now I need help w/ safety equipment so I can be a welder.

Having the right welding equipment will enable me to find my first jobs, and move ahead in my career. More

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Jamaal from Bronx, New York

I want to finish school so I can obtain stable employment, maybe with the NYC MTA.

I hope to begin to work on my Bachelor's degree, and a laptop will enable me to take online classes. More

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Tiffany from Detroit, MI

I want to make a home for my children. I need help to buy living room furniture.

I'm a single mother of four; expecting my fifth in August. My old furniture was ridden with bedbugs and we had to throw it out. More

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Jessica from Detroit, Mi

Just moved into my own home! I need to buy a stove & dryer for my family.

My 3 children and I had been living with my aunt; we're excited to have a home of our own. I want to be able to cook & do more laundry for my family. More

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Justin from Staten Island, NY

Got my high school degree; as I start college, a laptop will be a huge help!

Without a laptop, it will be much harder to find the time to write papers and do research. A laptop will also let me take additional online courses. More

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Carlos from Chicago, IL

Now I deliver packages, but with an eye exam + glasses, I can work as a welder!

I'm training to work as a welder and need prescription safety glasses to start a new job. More

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Michael from Chicago, IL

I am a 50 year old male who is close to finding a machining job , but I need some help.

I don't see clearly, and need new glasses. My insurance does not cover the exam or the lenses. More

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Tee from Brooklyn, NY

I'm a new mother; I am working but need help to buy basic baby equipment.

I'm working at a restaurant but barely making it by. I need help to get a stroller and a crib that turns into a toddler bed for my boy. More

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Milton from Bronx, New York

I want to work as a driver. I need help to pay for my road test so I can get started.

I'm living in debt from backed up student loans. If I can get a commercial drivers' license, I'll be able to support myself and pay back my debt. More

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Sharon from Eldoret, Kenya

I've learned to be a tailor; with a sewing machine I can support my family.

I've learned vocational and business skills; now I need $200 to buy a sewing machine and fabric. I will support myself & my child through tailoring. More

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Jacob from Queens, NY

Homeless and seeking employment; I need a PO Box so I can get civil documents

I'm a homeless father. As I search for work to support my son, I need a permanent place to get mail; I sleep in different locations each day. More

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Veronica from Queens, New York

I'm a single mother; my daughter and I need help affording beds.

We recently had to dispose of many of our belongings; new twin beds for the two of us will go a long way towards establishing a happy home. More

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Stephen from Queens, New York

I'm through recovery and now I want to help others. A laptop will help me train!

I'm working to become a Certified Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselor. This involves lots of coursework / reading; a laptop will be a big help. More

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Zeven from Chicago, Illinois

I'm getting ready to be a welder. I need equipment to find a job!

I have been studying welding at JARC; I need steel-toe boots, a welding helmet, jacket and gloves so that I can begin applying to jobs. More

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John from New York, NY

Working on my music helps me manage stress and move forward.

If I had equipment for my home studio, I could keep myself positively focused while I look for work and help my family. More

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Bionick from Queens, New York

I found a passion for photography through an arts program; I need a camera of my own!

Working w/ NeON ARTS, I've found a way to express myself & a potential career. With the program ending, I need to buy a good camera to continue pursuing it. More

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Maqueisha from Staten Island, new york

I'm at college on scholarship, but it only covers living costs. I need to buy books!

My rugby scholarship covers room and board, but I need help to buy books as I study Business Management. I want to keep up a good GPA in school! More

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Darren from Brooklyn, NY

Father of three, looking for work. I need a laptop to apply for jobs regularly.

I have experience in food service, but I've had a very hard time applying for work off of my phone. A laptop would be a big help! More

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Morgan from New York, NY

With a stroller and car seat, I can safely transport my children

With my second child on the way, I need help to be able to work and take my children to childcare. More

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Erick from Queens, NY

Nursery furniture will give my new baby a stable start in life

I am trying to find work as I prepare for the birth of my first son. I need help to buy nursery furniture. More

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Marcus from Chicago, Illinois

I hope to be a master welder and eventually own a business. Need gear to get started

In order to start my career as a welder, I need welding gear and safety equipment. More

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Michael from Brooklyn, NY

I'm having trouble getting rest. An air mattress would make a difference!

I am staying w/ my mother but I have had to sleep on the floor. This has really hurt my health; an air mattress & bedding will let me get proper rest. More

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William from Queens, NY

I want to help fellow veterans by starting a social nonprofit. I just need supplies!

I work as an ironworker and I'm striving to pick up a cause. I want to prevent veteran suicide by arranging fishing trips; I need fishing supplies! More

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Conan from Brooklyn, New York

I'm driven and want to be a photographer. I need a camera to build a portfolio!

As I apply to photography school, I need a quality portfolio. A good camera will make all the difference, but I need help to afford one! More

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JJ from Queens, New York

I'm a soon-to-be-father finding work. Please help me buy furniture for my baby!

I'm expecting my first child soon, but I while I am looking, I haven't found work yet; we need a crib, mattress, and dresser for the baby! More

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Shymale from Brooklyn, New York

My family lost almost everything in a fire. I need a laptop to keep up with work!

I want to be a mechanic; I need a laptop to keep up with certifications & find work. The laptop will also help my niece and nephew, with schoolwork. More

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Colombia from Queens, NY

I moved to the US four years ago; I want to learn English to find a better job!

Some day I hope to bring my family to the US; in the meantime, I need to pay for tuition and books to learn English so I can find better work soon. More

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Richard from Far Rockway, NY

I'm 19 years old & working on my high school diploma. A new bed will help me focus!

I need a new mattress and bed; the springs on my current mattress are damaged and the bed is being propped up. This will help me stay healthy! More

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Ornel from Queens, NY

I'm a freshman in college. I need a laptop to keep up with classes!

I want to become a registered nurse-- for now, I need to be able to keep up in school. A laptop is essential in college these days! More

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Destiny from Queens, NY

I work two jobs, but I want to go back to school. I need a laptop to study with.

I want to get back to school to obtain my High School Equivalency; someday I want to work in medicine. I need a laptop so I'm prepared to study! More

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Diana from Eldoret, Kenya

I want to support my family as a hairdresser; I need $250 to lease a space!

I've taken vocational classes and I only need $250 to lease a space and buy equipment. I want to take advantage of my health and support my child! More

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Elijah from Queens, NY

I need help repairing my family's new home before winter comes!

My family of 6 and I recently moved from a cramped 1BR apartment into a house; we need supplies to fix a broken wall & windows to stay warm in winter. More

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JJ from NEW YORK, BROOKLYN

I'm going to be a young father. I need help to buy first-time supplies!

I'm worried about the challenges of being a father. With help to buy a stroller, and some first-time supplies, I'll be more at-ease with this task. More

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Derrick from Queens, New York

I want a second job as a deliveryman to save up; I need help to buy an electric bike.

I'm working as a cook and hope one day to open my own restaurant to support my kids. With an electric bike, I can work as a deliveryman and save up! More

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Carla from Brooklyn, NY

Working on my college degree. I need help with books, a uniform, and transportation!

I'm full time at the Mandl College of Allied Health. I need help w/ books & transportation, & a second uniform. Your help will let me focus on school! More

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Aquiallah from Brooklyn, New York

I'm trying start a new life, but my apnea keeps me awake. I need a CPAP machine!

I am attending reentry from incarceration meetings at Fortune Society, but I'm having trouble; my apnea is ruining my sleep. A CPAP machine will help! More

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Kevin from Brooklyn, NY

I'm working hard to provide for my son. I need a new bed, I have trouble sleeping!

My 2yo son is the light of my life; I want to provide for him. A new bed will help me stay focused, and let me sleep next to him at night. More

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Jasmine from Queens, NY

I'm going out on a limb to start my own business; I need a laptop to keep up!

I'm ambitious and hard working. I need a laptop to connect with vendors & stay up to date on trends. I've started small and I want to grow from here! More

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Andrew from Brooklyn, NY

I've been given a second chance; I could use help. A laptop will help me get my GED!

I'm working hard to find work & get my GED so I can go to college. With a laptop I'll be able to focus on these things-- I live far from the library. More

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Micah from Chicago, IL

To find work as machinist, I need help to buy safety equipment and car repairs.

I've learned CNC Machining, but employers expect me to have equipment before they'll hire me. Also, I need to fix up my car so I can go to jobs. More

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Mya from new york, new york

I need funds to buy a birth certificate copy and get a state ID so I can find work!

I was raised in foster care & now I'm finding I can't get work without an ID. I need funds for my birth certificate & a NY State ID to move forward. More

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Angelo from Queens, NY

I need help to buy a bed & dresser so I can stay prepared as I start my career!

I love cars & want to work as a driver (recently got a class E license). I have back pain & nowhere to put my clothes; I need bedroom furniture. More

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Lucy from Eldoret, Kenya

I've regained my health; I need to funds to build a dam to irrigate my farm!

I'm blessed to be finally healthy. I recently inherited some land; I need to construct a dam to redirect water so I can farm & support my family. More

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Anthony from Far Rockaway, NY

Medical issues keep me from working; I'd like to get my daughters school uniforms

I suffer from seizures which keep me from working regularly. My daughters are my #1 priority in life; I'd like to help them stay confident in school. More

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