Ranga Geetha


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4 supporters
Funded on 10/23/2015

Armando from Chicago, IL

Training to work in IT. I need an industry-recognized certification to get a job!

Obtaining this certification is important in my job search, will help me move toward financial stability & is the only barrier that can deter me. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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7 supporters
Funded on 3/12/2015

Karina from Tucson, AZ

I'm studying dental hygiene & need required equipment to continue in the program.

I have a work study job, but it's not enough for me to afford the dental loupes I need for class, clinics, and eventually a job as a dental hygienist. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$70of $61

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2 supporters
Funded on 3/20/2015

Beatriz from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to work but have no way to get there. I need bus fare.

I interviewed for a job but I can't take it without a way to get there. I need bus fare to get to work until I get my first paycheck. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/28/2014

Kela from Detroit, MI

Determined to be on the Dean's List in college. A computer will help me succeed!

I'm keeping my goals high, knowing I have the capacity to achieve them. A computer will help me carry out research, complete papers & study online. More

Validated by Kevin from Black Family Development

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5 supporters
Funded on 11/24/2014

Moanya from Detroit, MI

Enrolled in a women's entrepreneurship program; A laptop will help my business thrive

I'm a single mother enrolled in the Java Hope Program. I need a laptop to ensure my business is mobile & easily accessible, once I finish the program. More

Validated by Cynthia from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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18 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2014

Nikia from Detroit, MI

Working & in school. A laptop will help me manage my assignments when not on campus.

Accessing computers on campus and at the library is difficult because the hours of availability are not always convenient with my work schedule. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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11 supporters
Funded on 6/4/2014

Jessica from Chicago, IL

I'm a mother of 4 trying to get back on my feet! I need a metrology kit to get a job.

I'm proud of how far I've come to be part of JARC's CNC Fast Track Program. I need a metrology kit to get a job and thrive in manufacturing. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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11 supporters
Funded on 7/15/2014

Mary from Chicago, IL

I'm stabilizing my life. I need a bed and kitchenware to continue moving forward.

I've taken big steps to build self-sufficiency. A bed and basic kitchenware will help me continue to pursue my goals! More

Validated by Julie from The Cara Program

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12 supporters
Funded on 5/13/2014

Danielle from Detroit, MI

I want to be a CNA. Nursing classes will help me get a job & rebuild after separation

Textbooks and scrubs are the resources I need for my Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes. As a CNA I will be able to support my family. More

Validated by Charnita from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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16 supporters
Funded on 5/19/2014

Darla from Detroit, MI

Taking online classes to advance career. Need a computer to complete classwork

A desktop computer, printer and office supplies will allow me to finish my online courses and assignments More

Validated by Celia from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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18 supporters
Funded on 2/24/2014

Anthony from Berkeley, CA

Trained to be a Solar Installer, I just need the tools to accept a job

I have finished my internship and training and I am ready to work. Obtaining proper tools will make me employment ready to achieve my goals. More

Validated by Melvin from Rising Sun Energy Center

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20 supporters
Funded on 2/25/2014

Howard from Chicago, IL

Eager to move forward! I need bus passes to search for jobs & attend computer classes

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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8 supporters
Funded on 2/14/2014

Nikki from Detroit, MI

I'm a student determined to graduate this year. A laptop will help me keep up with course work.

A laptop will help me complete work for school when I am not on campus. Limited access to a computer restricts my ability to complete assignments. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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8 supporters
Funded on 11/14/2013

Cameron from Concord, NC

I am a great-grandmother in need of a hot water heater!

I need a new hot water heater so I don't have to continue heating hot water on the stove just to have warm water for showers. More

Validated by Ray from Zion Hill AME Zion Church

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6 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2013

Lordy from Menlo Park, CA

I'm unemployed but training for a new career. I need tuition + school supplies to succeed.

I need help with purchasing school supplies and tuition costs so I can continue my education and become employed in machining. More

Validated by Natalie from JobTrain (a partner of Single Stop USA)

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13 supporters
Funded on 1/4/2014

Diego from East SF Bay, CA

I'm a single father, and I need to replace clothing and household items destroyed in a flood

Our apartment flooded and destroyed our furniture, clothes, and appliances. My earnings go to food and rent, and we need help. More

Validated by Nati from Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

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19 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2013

Aaron from Chicago, IL

I'm a new grad & I need a certification to work as a Certified Professional Coder

I'm trained in medical billing and coding, but without a certificate, employers won't hire me. I need to take the certification exam so I can work. More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

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3 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2013

Pat from Chicago, IL

I'm a mother ready to take the GED and all I need is the registration fee!

My kids promised me that they would give me their high school diplomas, and they did. Now it's time for me to give that promise back! More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

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16 supporters
Funded on 11/24/2013

Roya from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee and a mother and my daughter needs a real bed to sleep in

I need a twin-sized bed for my growing 9-year old daughter who currently sleeps in a bed made for a much smaller child. The small bed hurts her back. More

Validated by Jahannaz from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

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16 supporters
Funded on 11/26/2013

Steve from San Jose, CA

I’m a refugee from Iraq and a laptop will help my family seek work and take classes

To start our new lives in the U.S., a laptop will help us move forward here and stay connected with family More

Validated by Mladenka from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/7/2013

Tiffany from Inkster, MI

Looking to advance my career in nursing to care for family. Need to take add'l classes to get there

I have a one-time fee I need to pay to get my financial aid reinstated so I can continue taking RN classes. More

Validated by Valerie from Starfish Family Services

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24 supporters
Funded on 9/26/2013

Angie from Detroit, MI

About to complete an entrepreneurial program. Need lawn equipment to start my career.

Recent layoff turned into an opportunity to get training and start a property preservation company. I need landscaping equipment to get started. More

Validated by Jeffery from Young Detroit Builders

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13 supporters
Funded on 9/14/2013

Rebecca from Chicago, IL

I am a mother of two wonderful children and I need a toddler bed and school supplies

A bed and bedding for my toddler and school supplies for my kindergartener will help my children get good rest and be a prepared student. More

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

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18 supporters
Funded on 7/31/2013

Michael from Chicago, IL

I'm a new high school grad and I need a laptop to study accounting in college this fall

I'm going to Baldwin Wallace University. If I have a laptop, I'll be able to succeed because I'll be able to do research and have the programs I need. More

Validated by Ty from Metrosquash

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1 supporter
Funded on 6/26/2013

Jackie from Chicago, IL

I'm working on job readiness and I need a driver's license to increase my opportunities

I have years of work experience and being able to drive will open up additional career opportunities for me. My expired license is holding me back. More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

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19 supporters
Funded on 7/17/2013

Louis from San Diego, CA

I'm off to UC Berkeley on a full scholarship but I need supplies & a train ticket to get there

I'm an asylee. I studied hard in community college & got into the school of my dreams! Now I need to get there and buy my dorm and school supplies. More

Validated by Tammy from Survivors of Torture, International

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30 supporters
Funded on 7/24/2013

Erick from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/25/2013

Marie from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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15 supporters
Funded on 7/16/2013

Mary from Chicago, IL

1st in my family to go to college. Stretching to pay for school, but need a laptop to succeed.

Going to college will let me support my mom who supported us on her own for many years. A laptop will let me write papers and keep up in my classes. More

Validated by Ed from Metrosquash

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9 supporters
Funded on 6/27/2013

Jenny from Chicago, IL

Fixing my computer will get me back to work, working from home because of my disability

I need repairs for my computer so I can earn an income by working at home since I have a disability that prevents me from working elsewhere. More

Validated by Anna from Inspiration Corporation

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10 supporters
Funded on 6/19/2013

Kena from Chicago, IL

Furniture to make my first apartment since recovery feel like a home

I need a new bed set to help transition from a recovery home to my new apartment. This will help me save money as I make up for lost time. More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

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20 supporters
Funded on 5/15/2013

Mike from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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31 supporters
Funded on 6/18/2013

Charlize from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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8 supporters
Funded on 6/11/2013

Lorena from Chicago, IL

Working part time but want to advance my career; need laptop to take online classes

I've taken classes but public access computers don't give me enough time to work. A laptop will solve this. My goal is to become computer literate. More

Validated by Anna from Inspiration Corporation

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13 supporters
Funded on 4/21/2013

Marnee from Chicago, IL

First in my family to go to college, I need a computer to be successful

I need a laptop computer to help me study, do research and take notes so I can be successful in college. More

Validated by Ed from Metrosquash

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17 supporters
Funded on 4/5/2013

Macaba from San Diego, CA

A blind survivor of torture, I need a computer to get a degree and help others.

I need a laptop designed for the blind that can help me complete my education to become a counselor and help others who are blind. More

Validated by Patricia from Survivors of Torture, International

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19 supporters
Funded on 3/7/2013

Grace from Chicago, IL

Starting college, need a computer

I am starting college in the Fall, studying to be a lawyer, and I need a laptop to be successful. More

Validated by Ed from Metrosquash

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20 supporters
Funded on 4/26/2013

Aurora from Chicago, IL

I'm a CNA and want to get certified in phlebotomy so I can get a better job and support my family

I took an intro course to phlebotomy but need another to get certified. Then I can increase my earnings and pay our family's mortgage and bills. More

Validated by Annie from Erie Elementary Charter School

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14 supporters
Funded on 2/12/2013

John from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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23 supporters
Funded on 2/13/2013

Claudia from Chicago, IL

I need certification to start a career as an addictions specialist

I want to do something with my life that is meaningful to me and helpful to others by getting this certificate to become an addictions specialist. More

Validated by Alexis from CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)

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18 supporters
Funded on 1/18/2013

Darrel from Los Angeles, CA

Getting back on my feet and I want to provide clothing for my three children

By providing for my children I will take another step down the path of responsibility and strengthen our relationship despite our family's hard times. More

Validated by Jo from PATH


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$325of $325

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9 supporters
Funded on 6/27/2013

Jenny from Chicago, IL

Fixing my computer will get me back to work, working from home because of my disability

I need repairs for my computer so I can earn an income by working at home since I have a disability that prevents me from working elsewhere. More

Validated by Anna from Inspiration Corporation

$535of $535

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15 supporters
Funded on 7/16/2013

Mary from Chicago, IL

1st in my family to go to college. Stretching to pay for school, but need a laptop to succeed.

Going to college will let me support my mom who supported us on her own for many years. A laptop will let me write papers and keep up in my classes. More

Validated by Ed from Metrosquash

$35of $35

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1 supporter
Funded on 6/26/2013

Jackie from Chicago, IL

I'm working on job readiness and I need a driver's license to increase my opportunities

I have years of work experience and being able to drive will open up additional career opportunities for me. My expired license is holding me back. More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program



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