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Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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The Jane Addams Resource Corporation builds healthy communities through workforce, economic, and human development. It is rooted in the North Center, Lakeview, Lincoln Square, and Uptown neighborhoods of Chicago and serves the Chicagoland area through a strategic mix of industrial retention, training, and educational initiatives.

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Eric WhiteEric White
My job title is Weld Instructor and I have been in this position since April 18, 2011. My work involves training trainees in understanding the welding process and MIG, TIG, and Stick welding to better enhance their employment possibilities. Through interactive communication, hands on demonstration,… More
EmilyEmily
My job title is Employment Services Manager. I have been at Jane Addams Resource Corporation since June 2010. My work involves preparing JARC's Manufacturing Program trainees for work by assisting with resume and cover letter writing, mock interviews and other work readiness barriers. What I like… More
EmilyEmily
My job title is Senior Program Coordinator. I have been in this position since September 2009. My work involves coordinating our welding training program and overseeing our tutoring and Bridge program. At JARC we try to help people get the education, training, and supportive services they need to… More
AlexAlex
My job title is Employment Coach and I've been in this position since August 2011. My work involves engaging adults in quality education, leadership, career exploration, and employment opportunities that meet the demands of skills-based workforce in an effort for families to achieve economic… More
JessicaJessica
My job title is Program Coordinator. My work involves case management of all students enrolled in our welding class. What I like about my job is getting to see students get placed in employment and maintaining employment after working so hard. I love watching people pay off debts, save for houses,… More

Needs validated

Moved to find work to support my son. Need safety gear to work as a welder.

Member: Damarion (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Eric White, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

Once I have a job, I can send for my son. I finished the program in welding and I am ready to work. More

$280of $280

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/9/2012

I'm a single dad, trained + ready to work. Need the right gear to work in my field.

Member: JT (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Eric White, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I just finished a training in welding and the safety equipment is required before I work. More

$285of $280

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9 supporters
Funded on 11/15/2012

Learned a new skill; need welding supplies to start working

Member: Tom (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Eric White, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I went through welding training and need the right gear to start a new job. More

$280of $280

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6 supporters
Funded on 11/30/2012

Training for welding career - need equipment and transportation

Member: Tracy (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need welding equipment and gas cards to get to and from my training. This will give me a career job with good money--better than I make now. More

$437of $420

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15 supporters
Funded on 12/17/2012

Increase My Career Opportunities with Welding Gear

Member: Zoe (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I want to be able to start a job as a welder as soon as I graduate from this program but I don't have the funds to buy the equipment I need. More

$445of $445

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2 supporters
Funded on 12/5/2012

Starting my career in the welding field; need protective equipment

Member: Buddy (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need welding equipment for employment. For me to have these items would mean a better chance at the job, and better things for my family. More

$280of $280

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/6/2012

I am moving forward and need a computer to take classes online

Member: LeAnn (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

A computer will help me go back to school quicker and increase my income. I need more earning potential so I can have my son live back home with me. More

$335of $335

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16 supporters
Funded on 12/17/2012

Parenting + in job training; need winter clothing for my children

Member: Bart (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need uniforms and winter coats and boots for my kids. Until I complete my job training program and start working, my kids need some essentials. More

$240of $240

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4 supporters
Funded on 11/22/2012

Warm winter boots and supplies for my children and steel-toed work boots for me

Member: Shawnta (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need just a little help to make it through the next 2 months of job training before I'll have a better paying career as a machinist. More

$465of $465

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

It's getting cold out and my daughter needs winter clothing

Member: John (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I'm a student and the sole provider for my daughter. Meeting this need will keep my daughter warm and healthy until I go back to work. More

$225of $225

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6 supporters
Funded on 12/5/2012

Need welding gear and gas cards as I train to be a welder and provide for my kids.

Member: Anita (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

If I can continue to get to my classes, appointments, and purchase safety equipment I can get the job I trained for and take care of my daughters. More

$460of $460

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

Car repairs so my family can get to work and school safely

Member: Charles (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

Our family needs reliable transportation so my kids can get to school safely, my wife can get to work, and I can go to job interviews on-time. More

$563of $555

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13 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

Back on my feet! Just got a job and need help with security deposit to secure housing

Member: Jetaun (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I'm currently homeless and need assistance with half of a security deposit. A secure home will help keep my son and I moving forward. More

$555of $555

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/19/2012

Just got a welding job! Need gear, safety glasses, and bus fare to pass my 90-day trial period

Member: John (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need welding gear and bus fare because I just got my first welding job! I also need to get prescription safety welding glasses so I weld better. More

$680of $665

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14 supporters
Funded on 2/12/2013

After two years I finally found a job! Now I need my car fixed so I can get to work.

Member: Mike (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alex, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My car failed the emissions test and I need to get it fixed so I can get to my new job. I cannot risk losing this job after having been unemployed. More

$780of $780

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20 supporters
Funded on 5/15/2013

From homelessness to graphic design school. Need a laptop and graphics software to make it.

Member: Charlize (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alex, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

In the past year I went from living in a shelter to getting back onto my own two feet. I'm ready for school and a career that'll support my family. More

$785of $780

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31 supporters
Funded on 6/18/2013

The Bloom Firm will match every dollar in support of Tony's need!

Member: Tony (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

Getting the right safety gear will allow me to take a job as soon as I get an offer from an employer. More

$560of $560

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16 supporters
Funded on 7/23/2013

The Bloom Firm will match every dollar in support of Angie's need!

Member: Angie (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need safety gear to move up in my new job. Because its important to be precise when welding prescription safety glasses are vital to my success. More

$715of $715

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16 supporters
Funded on 7/23/2013

The Bloom Firm will match every dollar in support of Erick's need!

Member: Erick (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need welding gear to finish my certification, save for a home, and support my mom. The gear will make it easier for me to be self-sufficient. More

$785of $780

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32 supporters
Funded on 7/24/2013

Widow and mother of 3, I need welding gear to show employers I am prepared for the job

Member: Marie (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My goal is to get my welding certification, find a job, and support my 3 kids. It's hard to provide for them when I'm not working full time. More

$780of $780

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/25/2013

Working + in school. Need welding gear to start my new career + show my daughter hard work pays off

Member: Terry (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

With welding gear I can start my new career + provide for my 12yo daughter. I've never had anyone help me before, and this would mean the world to me. More

$495of $495

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10 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2013

I'm a dad ready to support my family. Need the safety gear + tools to work as a machinist.

Member: Israel (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

They require precision measuring instruments + safety gear before you can work as a CNC machinist. I'm trained and ready to work and support my family More

$461of $460

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/30/2013

Low-paying jobs most of my life. Ready to reach stability. Need welding gear to qualify for jobs.

Member: Phillip (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My goal is to complete my certifications at JARC and find a job that will bring me financial stability. I need to buy my own welding equipment. More

$515of $515

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/31/2013

Single mom working part time. With welding safety gear I can take a job that will really support us.

Member: Chaeyanne (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

Right now, I work part time, but once I'm certified, I'll get a full time job to provide for my family and be stable. First, I need welding gear. More

$395of $390

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/31/2013

I'm the primary earner & caregiver for my family. I need welding gear & tools to advance my career

Member: Federica (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My current job is unstable & I need to provide for my disabled husband and in-laws. With my new training and welding gear, I can get a good job. More

$780of $780

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9 supporters
Funded on 10/29/2013

I'm a mother of 3 starting work as a CNC machinist. I need gear + bus passes to get a job

Member: Sue (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need steel-toed boots, safety glasses, & measuring instruments so I'll have my own gear on the job. I also need bus passes for my 1st month at work. More

$505of $505

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27 supporters
Funded on 12/10/2013

I'm a single mother of 3, and I need gear and transportation to launch my career

Member: Catherine (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I'm in training to be a CNC machinist and need safety gear (like steel-toed boots), an eye exam, and train passes to qualify for jobs and get started. More

$686of $580

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16 supporters
Funded on 12/23/2013

I'm ready to start interviewing for welding jobs; I need safety equipment to work.

Member: Jose (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I've been studying to become a welder for months and the proper equipment will help to prepare me for interviews and to start my welding career! More

$525of $525

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/26/2013

I am a father training for a new career; I need welding equipment to find employment

Member: Jay (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I'm in the process of becoming a certified welder so I can provide for my daughter. Equipment and union fees will help me find and maintain a new job. More

$450of $450

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2013

I'm furthering my education and I need work gear to successfully seek employment in manufacturing

Member: Victor (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I'm excited to start my CNC career! Meeting this need will show an employer that I'm ready to work & have the tools I need to start right away. More

$505of $505

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15 supporters
Funded on 2/17/2014

I'm eager to move forward and I need bus passes to search for jobs and attend computer classes

Member: Howard (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alex, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I'm ready to be self-sufficient! I need bus fare to look for jobs and go to interviews, get to computer classes, and visit my brother who has cancer. More

$486of $482

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20 supporters
Funded on 2/25/2014

I'm enrolled in a manufacturing training program and I need gear to be ready for employment

Member: Jay (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I need tools and gear to help start my manufacturing career. I like to be ready to get the job done and this gear will help me be prepared for work. More

$530of $505

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15 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2013

Proud to be one of the few women welders! I need welding gear to start my career.

Member: Bee (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jessica, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My goal is to be fully prepared for job interviews so that I can show employers how determined I am to be a welder! I need a helmet, boots, and gloves More

$440of $390

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5 supporters
Funded on 3/3/2014

I'm well on my way to becoming a welder and I need work gear to succeed!

Member: Jamara (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jessica, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My goal is to be a full-time welder. I will be more employable, prepared for work, and able to support my family if I have my own welding equipment. More

$390of $390

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11 supporters
Funded on 3/14/2014

Training for a career in manufacturing - I need steel toed boots & a metrology kit to find a job

Member: Eddie (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Emily, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My goal is to be fully prepared for job interviews so I can show employers how determined I am to work in manufacturing! I need this gear to be ready. More

$480of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 4/2/2014

To reach my goal of working in security and supporting my family, I need my Ill. Perc Card

Member: Carlos (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Alex, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

Having my Perc Card would mean qualifying for a security job, a steady income, gainful employment, and better things for myself and my family. More

$210of $210

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2 supporters
Funded on 4/4/2014

My goal is to be a welder & build a career in manufacturing. Welding gear will get me there!

Member: Warren (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jessica, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

This gear will help employers take me seriously as a welder. I'll be able to pass welding tests and get the job that will start my new career. More

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Needed by 6/15/2014

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Welding gear is critical to the success of my job search and future employment

Member: Marco (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jessica, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

I'm training to be a welder to provide the safe home for my son that I lacked. I'm confident that with gear I'll find a job & thrive in this industry. More

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Needed by 6/30/2014

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I'm a dad ready to work as a welder. I need the right gear and an eye exam to work in my field!

Member: Dwayne (Chicago, IL)
Validator: Jessica, Jane Addams Resource Corporation

My goal is to become a welder and build a successful career to support my daughter. Having my own gear will show employers that I'm serious! More

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