Diamond

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!

My need and situation

I am a 46-year old nurse. I am trying to start my own beauty business. I have already taken the necessary courses, and I am licensed in micro-blading and tattooing. I've been home from prison for a month, and find it difficult to be able to fund my business.

My goals are to get a location of my own. I want to expand my business and use my nursing license so that I can do more. I would like to employ another young lady who is having trouble finding work so that I can give back by teaching them the things that I have learned.

I need uniforms and scrubs to present myself in a more professional manner. I also need funding to purchase the necessary tools for my business such as: ink, blades, facial products, and minimal advertising for my brand. This will help me get my business started.

Meeting this need will help me because I am looking forward to be able to help others, and show them how I was able to start my business as a single mom. This is also teaching my daughters on how to empower themselves without letting the community teach them the wrong way.

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

I have known Diamond for about a month now through the NYC Department of Probation, as I am her Probation Officer. However, in the short amount of time that I have known Diamond I have seen her fight endlessly to learn from her past mistakes and work on her business to make a better life for herself, her children, and others in the community. Diamond only has about a month since she has been released from prison and within that time period she has already been working on her tattooing and micro-blading business tirelessly trying to expand it with the little resources available to her. I referred Diamond to Benevolent because I think she is a well-deserving candidate to receiving funding to help her achieve her goals. I would love to see Diamond receive this help so that she can help herself and others.

About PO Rodriguez

Probation Officer Queens Adult Services