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YouthBuild Lake County

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Fostering self-sufficiency and personal leadership while bolstering employment marketplace potential, YBLC provides education and career training to at-risk young adults striving to transform their lives.

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Sarah Sarah
YouthBuild Lake County is a local chapter of YouthBuild USA, a national youth development organization that was founded in Harlem in 1990. Our YouthBuild Program began in 2001 as part of Daisy’s Resource and Development Center. YBLC was incorporated by our founder, Sadiqa Queen, as an independent… More
Jeanne Jeanne
I am the Education Coordinator at YouthBuild Lake County. My work involves helping young people obtain their high school diploma online so that they can become gainfully employed and provide a sustainable future for themselves and their families. By Benevolent providing my students with a Google… More

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$700of $700

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2015

Erika from North Chicago, IL

I'm a young, single, working mom. I need my high school diploma to thrive!

I'm eager to earn my diploma through Penn Foster Online High School. I need help with tuition so I can graduate and build a future for my daughter. More

Validated by Sarah from YouthBuild Lake County

$405of $475

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8 supporters
Funded on 1/15/2016

Geremias from North Chicago, IL

Working hard to get my high school diploma! A laptop will help me succeed.

My focus with YBLC has been to graduate high school & build a career in construction! A laptop will help me complete assignments & finish my degree. More

Validated by Jeanne from YouthBuild Lake County

$475of $475

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2015

Tatiana from North Chicago, IL

Single mom making life better for my daughter! I need a computer to get my diploma.

I'm working hard to get my high school diploma! A laptop and Internet will help me successfully finish my courses while not at YouthBuild. More

Validated by Jeanne from YouthBuild Lake County

$387of $387

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1 supporter
Funded on 3/21/2016

Raven from North Chicago, IL

Student living with dyslexia. Help me purchase an iPad to make learning easier.

I have dyslexia and find reading very difficult. An iPad mini will enable me to read and study as I complete my education. More

Validated by Jeanne from YouthBuild Lake County

$500of $500

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8 supporters
Funded on 7/31/2016

Rashonda from Chicago, IL

My family is newly housed! We need a couch and mattress to stay well-rested and healthy.

Our old furniture is damaged & unclean, & I'm worried about its affects on my kids' health. More

Validated by Jeanne from YouthBuild Lake County

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