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Heartland Alliance

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Heartland Alliance believes that all of us deserve the opportunity to improve our lives. Each year, we help ensure this opportunity for more than one million people around the world who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. Our policy efforts strengthen communities; our comprehensive services empower those we serve to rebuild and transform their lives.


I am a Resettlement Case Manager and I have been in this position for 5 years. I joined the team in 2007. I help individuals find housing and connect them with resources in the first 90 days of their time in the United States. I love working with a diverse group of people and learning about… More
My job title is Medical Case Manager. I have been in this position since September 2011. My work involves assisting newly arrived refugees and asylees navigate the U.S healthcare system. I take participants to doctor's appointments and ensure they get appropriate translation/interpretation. I… More
My job title is Sr. Program Manager. I have been in this position since March 2009. My work involves managing programs that provide services to the hard to assist populations. These services assist our clients with the tools and resources needed to allow them to be more self sufficient and leads… More
My job title is Senior Employment Case Manager. My work involves helping families receiving subsidized housing gain self sufficiency through gaining employment, futhering their education, and ensuring they are focused on their strengths and not their weakness. What I like about my job is… More

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Brought my brother + sister from Bhutan; need computer to thrive here

Member: Toya (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Ryan, Heartland Alliance

I need computer for my job search and to help my brother and sister in school. This includes a laptop, antivirus software, and Microsoft Office. More

$476of $475

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12 supporters
Funded on 9/26/2012

Laptop so my daughter can be the first in our family to attend university

Member: Koffi (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Elizabeth, Heartland Alliance

My family and I fled to the US and we got asylum. Now I work 72 hrs/week, but still can't afford a laptop for my oldest daughter to apply to college. More

$500of $500

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/10/2012

Just got a new, full-time job but need my driver's license to keep it

Member: Tony (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Latosha, Heartland Alliance

Since my new job requires a driver's license, I need to get it back to keep working. I'm the main provider for my family and blessed to be working. More

$195of $195

Need funded!

4 supporters
Funded on 2/14/2013

Need a driver's license to be considered for jobs

Member: Leo (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Latosha, Heartland Alliance

I'm looking for work and need to pay fees to get my license back. I've interviewed with employers who say if I get my license they can consider me. More

$455of $445

Need funded!

14 supporters
Funded on 3/3/2013

New apartment for my daughter and me; I need a bed + household items to make it a home.

Member: Ashley (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Kenneth, Heartland Alliance

My goal's to get my Associate's in Child Psychology. Furniture'll help me and my daughter live more comfortably in our new place as I go to school. More

$600of $505

Need funded!

11 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2013

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