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Ann from Nampa, ID

Homeless and working. One down payment will give me the safe shelter I need.

Right now I have been staying in a hotel or in my car. An RV trailer will give me a safe space to stay each night as I save for my own place. More

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Tairiq from Staten Island, New York

I'm ready to support myself independently. I just need the right attire to work as a residential aid.

I need to purchase uniforms for a residential aide position and business attire for job interviews. More

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Lisa from Detroit, Mi

I'm working my way out of homelessness. My kids need clothes while I earn my diploma!

My goals are to earn my high school diploma to get my family on the path towards a stable home. I need clothes my children can wear year-round. More

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Bob from Chicago, IL

At 64, I'm determined to find work. A laptop will let me complete training for a career in IT!

With a laptop, I can complete my CompTIA A+ certification and build skills that will help me be more productive and marketable. More

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Renee from Tucson, AZ

Cutting hair is my passion. I need to renew my license to get back to what I love!

have been cutting hair since I was 13, and it is a career I have a passion for and that helps me support my family. More

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Randy-Jo from Nampa, ID

I was diagnosed with PTSD after surviving a tornado. With 1 security I can overcome homelessness!

I need with help with a security deposit to get off the street and get in to a place of my own. I can afford the monthly rent, just not the deposit. More

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Kendahl from San Francisco, CA

I want to work in the tech industry. Just a small amount of tuition will help me launch my career!

I want to enter a career that will allow me to support my daughter. With your help, I can jump-start my career by attending a coding boot-camp. More

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Irene from Chicago, IL

I'm pursuing a certification in IT. With bus passes I'll be able to finish my program

Having access to reliable transportation will help me find a part-time job while I receive my certification. More

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April from Staten Island, new york

I have scoliosis and sleep apnea. Home medical equipment will help me live healthily.

I need assistance in purchasing a sleep apnea machine. Meeting this need will help me remain safe and healthy in my home. More

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Lisa from Bay Area, CA

After 3 years, I'm out of homelessness! Furniture will help me finally feel at home.

Now that I have my own place, it feels empty. Meeting this need will help me feel secure in my new home. More

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Gladys from Bronx, New York

After 18 years, I am no longer homeless! Reuniting w/ my family would mean the world.

My family is having a memorial for my late mother. I just need bus tickets to get there and clothing to look presentable. More

Validated by Josephine from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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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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Charles from Chicago, Illinois

After incarceration I'm turning my life around. Bus passes will let me get to work.

Once I have these passes then I will be able to get to work for two months without fail and save enough money to buy a yearly pass on my own. More

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Tiffany from Detroit, Mi

Going to school to support my kids. I need a stove & fridge to feed them healthy meals.

Meeting this need will mean my children will finally be able to have a nutritional meal for the first time in years. More

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Tyquawn from Staten Island, New York

Excited to become a dad! Need some essential items to welcome my baby into the world.

I'm in a vocational program for carpentry right now, making it tough to buy the essentials my baby will need to grow up healthy! More

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Toni from Chicago, Illinois

I'm going to school in esthetics. I need help paying for my transporation to graduate.

Once I can make it to class, I'll be able to finish school and become gainfully employed in the industry of my dreams! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Mari from Tucson, AZ

I'm a recent immigrant ready for a job in the US. I need my residency card to start.

After losing my purse, I've been unable to save enough to purchase a new residency card. I will then be able to enter my career field. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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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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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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Keith from New York, NY

I'm ready to turn my life around. Driving lessons will enable me to make it to work.

I'm determined to make a change and earn my master's. Once I'm working, I'll be able to cover my living expenses while pursuing my degree. More

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L.J. from Chicago, IL

Ready to enter a tech career. I need bus passes to make it to my training program.

My goals are to gain more knowledge in the IT field and start a tech career. The only thing holding me back is transportation costs to my classes. More

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Monique from Bronx, New York

I'm a mom and an entrepreneur. I need to register my business to get started.

As a survivor of domestic violence & the foster care system, I understand the challenges young people face. I want to be a model for how to overcome. More

Validated by Tamar from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Saloma from Bronx, NY

I'm in my first apartment after homelessness. A pull-out sofa will help me thrive.

I need a pull-out sleeper sofa so that me and my daughter can get a good night's sleep in our new living space. More

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Eric from Tucson, AZ

I'm in college and my laptop bag was stolen. A new laptop will get me back on track!

Without a laptop, I've had to stay after-hours everyday using school computers to complete my assignments. More

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Angelica from San Francisco, CA

I'm studying child development. I need to cover books and transportation to succeed.

Meeting this need will help me relieve some of the stress of paying for my classes and make sure I have what I need to succeed. More

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Giselle from Chicago, IL

I'm a mom ready to go into real estate. Just need help with the cost of my licensure.

I work to show my children that education is the key to success and I am excited for the opportunity to lead by example. More

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Oscar from Chicago, IL

Getting back on my feet. With a phone and bus passes, I know I can find work.

A new phone and bus pass will help me secure employment by going to job interviews and having a reliable line of communication with employers. More

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Vanessa from Bronx, New York

After overcoming domestic violence, I need a sleeper sofa for my new apartment.

At this time, I currently sleep on the floor and often wake up in pain. A sleeper sofa will help me wake up well-rested and ready for my day. More

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Bernie from Nampa, ID

Living with MS & on my way out of homelessness. Help w/ utilities will get me housed!

A place of my own will give me inner peace and hope that I can live a normal life without the worry of where to sleep from day to day. More

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Dennis from Tucson, Az

Survivor of cancer & epilepsy. I need a laptop to earn my degree in healthcare admin.

I need a laptop & the required software to do my homework at home. Without one, I'm forced to rely on the public library, which has limited hours. More

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Fania from Bronx, New York

Went back to school to support my son. A laptop and printer will help me land a job.

Being able to provide for my son means the world to me. In a few months I'll be graduating, but I'm struggling without the right technology. More

Validated by Tamar from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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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

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Reginald from Chicagol, IL

I'm a veteran ready to work in the IT field. Need essential equipment to start work.

Meeting this need will allow me to start work. I need equipment to work from home due to my two artificial hips and severe osteoarthritis in my back. More

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Brian from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to start a new job. I need to reinstate my license to begin work.

I have a job offer waiting for me, pending the my drivers license being reinstated. Once I can cover this cost, I'll be able to start! More

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Shion from Detroit, Mi

I'm a mom going back to school. I need beds to give my 3 children a safe night's rest.

Meeting this need will help my children finally get a good night's rest in bed of their own. More

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Tanesha from Detroit, MI

Lost my job after medical complications. One month's rent will get my family housed.

Getting our own apartment will help me safely provide my daughter the medical care she needs to become well. More

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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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Dio from Bronx, New York

Rebuilding after a mental illness diagnosis. W/ some living essentials I can thrive.

I'm determined to graduate college. Some basic living essentials would create a safe space at home to help me manage my depression and move forward. More

Validated by Josephine from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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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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Regina from Detroit, Mi

I'm taking care of my sister while going to college. Need furniture for our new home.

Meeting this need will mean we will finally be able to sit on a sofa instead of a hard floor. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development