David

David from Brooklyn, NY

New clothes for interviews will make it easier to find a job and stabilize my life.

I've been living in shelters and it's been hard to find work. New clothes to attend interviews will make all the difference!

My need and situation

I am a 21 year old young man who has recently lost his mother. I am on my own and homeless. I currently reside at a Men's Shelter. I was diagnosed with severe depression, and I would like to start rebuilding my life.

My goals are to leave the Men's Shelter, and go into an independent living program, where I can live on my own. I am currently going on job interviews to find work, and hopefully one day go back to school. I want to live a regular life like any normal 21 year old.

I need clothes so that I can be better prepared to go on these interviews, and make a good impression. I want to be able to go in any interview and not feel ashamed or embarrassed because I don't have the proper clothing.

Meeting this need will help me because I will be one step closer to rebuilding my life. Working, having a place to live, and attending school are normal for many, but I do not have that. I just want a chance to feel confident and look presentable as I work towards looking for a job to provide for myself.

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Validated by sereana from NYC Department of Probation (What does this mean?)

David came to me on probation as a lost and angry homeless young man with no family. In the last few months I have seen a significant change in his persistence and dedication to improving himself. I am seeing a young man who wants more and is doing his best.

About sereana

I have worked in the social service field for over five years. I am new to probation. I have been a Supervision officer for 6 months. I love my job and have such profound concern and care for my clients. They have made mistakes and are moving forward to better themselves. Many have given up on… Read more