Chris Graff


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$377of $450

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10 supporters
Funded on 7/7/2016

Thomas from Nampa, ID

On the path out of homelessness. A vehicle will help me move forward and find work.

I can't rely on public transportation to reach opportunities. Being able to drive will help me regain my self-worth! More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

$700of $700

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8 supporters
Funded on 5/19/2016

Manny from Gardner, MA

First generation college student. A small deposit will allow me to start classes!

I'm excited to become the first in my family to attend college. I just need to pay one deposit to hold my place at my university. More

Validated by Sharmese from Gateway to College (Massachusetts)

$505of $500

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6 supporters
Funded on 6/21/2016

Emily from Eldoret, Kenya

Independent mother of 4. I need inventory to make a go of my business.

My husband abandoned me and our 4 children when I was diagnosed with fistula. I need help starting my clothing business to make an independent living. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$650of $650

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9 supporters
Funded on 7/8/2016

Ann from Nampa, ID

On the path to better health. I need to pay just one bill to receive the care I need.

I depend on regular healthcare visits and diabetes medication to survive, but I can't receive the treatment I need until I can pay a past bill. More

Validated by Teresa from Community Builder, Inc

$505of $500

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6 supporters
Funded on 1/9/2016

Craig from Chicago, IL

Newly housed & searching for work. A bed will help me start each day rested & ready!

Having a bed will allow me to function better during the day and be more successful on my job search because I'll be well rested and healthy. More

Validated by Cassandra from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

$700of $700

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10 supporters
Funded on 2/14/2016

Nicole from New York, NY

Survived domestic violence & eager to be independent! I need life basics to thrive.

I need several items to begin rebuilding my life & reenter the workforce: a winter coat, boots, business attire and a computer to complete my homework More

Validated by Shawnique from NYC Department of Probation

$400of $400

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5 supporters
Funded on 1/16/2016

Linda from Chicago, IL

I need bus fare & winter clothes to finish school & continue moving my family forward

I'm a single mom in school for IT. I need a bus pass & winter clothes to get to class & finish my training. Once I finish, I can't wait to get to work More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$700of $700

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2015

Margarita from Rockford, IL

My kids & I survived abuse. We need help moving to Arizona to be closer to family!

I need help moving my family to Arizona. Meeting this need will help us by moving us away from verbal & physical abuse & closer to our support system. More

Validated by Jordyn from La Voz Latina

$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

$475of $475

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6 supporters
Funded on 12/21/2015

Wendell from Chicago, IL

I'm newly housed & need basic furniture to create a space where I can thrive!

I'm currently working two part-time jobs in the foodservice industry. Having basic furniture like a bed will improve my quality of life significantly! More

Validated by Shayna from Inspiration Corporation

$600of $600

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9 supporters
Funded on 1/14/2016

Lore from Chicago, IL

My son was diagnosed with Leukemia in Sept. He needs a chemical-free mattress to heal

Making our home clean, chemical-free and organic is critical to my son's ability to heal. I need to buy an chemical-free mattress and air purifier! More

Validated by Annie from Erie Elementary Charter School

$595of $595

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6 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2014

Unique from Tucson, AZ

Working & parenting 2 girls, I need a security deposit so we can have our own home.

I'm preparing to go back to school for my GED. First, though, my kids and I need to move out of transitional housing and into our own apartment. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$360of $350

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/8/2015

Desiree from Chicago, IL

I'm newly employed! I need a bed to be well-rested & ready for work.

A bed is critical to my ability to thrive at my new job! I need to be well-rested and ready to work. More

Validated by Da'Sean from The Cara Program

$425of $420

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12 supporters
Funded on 4/4/2014

Darrel from Chicago, IL

I have a social work degree & I'm ready to work. I need a dental restoration to go on interviews

I need a partial to replace missing teeth that affect my smile. This will allow me to ace interviews and get a job in my field, which is counseling. More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

$560of $560

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12 supporters
Funded on 10/15/2013

Meeka from Inkster, MI

I am a veteran looking to remove barriers for disabled granddaughter. She needs new school clothes

I need school clothes and supplies for my granddaughter who will be a freshman this year. This will help her focus on school rather than fitting in. More

Validated by Jeanette from Starfish Family Services

$312of $300

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8 supporters
Funded on 4/4/2013

Pierre from Chicago, IL

Getting my degree in counseling; need bed set to get a good night's sleep

I need a bedroom set for my new apartment so I can sleep and do well in school. Right now I sleep on the floor and have nowhere to keep my clothes. More

Validated by Eleanor from Inspiration Corporation

$505of $505

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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

$780of $780

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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

$350of $350

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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

$780of $775

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10 supporters
Funded on 3/20/2013

Layla from Evanston, IL

Trying to rebuild after our baby's stroke

My husband needs a bed and some clothes so he can go back to work full-time. We need school clothes for our kids. More

Validated by Patrina from Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

$634of $625

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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

$775of $775

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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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