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$350of $350

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6 supporters
Funded on 9/9/2018

Steven from Chicago, IL

I'm on my path out of homelessness. Need transportation funds to land a job!

I need funds for transportation to-and-from job interviews, and some new clothes and shoes to present myself professionally. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$400of $400

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4 supporters
Funded on 11/21/2017

Sammy from Tucson, AZ

Formerly homeless vet training for a new career. I need a laptop to make it happen!

A laptop will enable me to complete my Medical Technician program and obtain steady employment in the healthcare field. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$300of $300

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/22/2017

Tina from Detroit, MI

My kids mean the world to me. They need clothes that fit for the year.

Three of my four children have conditions that require daily care. It's hard to put away enough extra money to get them clean clothes that fit. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$333of $450

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12 supporters
Funded on 12/19/2018

Shani from Bronx, NY

I'm 2 tests away from becoming a real estate agent! Just need a laptop to get there.

I need a laptop computer and a printer. I have very limited income and it is hard for me to obtain equipment to further my goals. More

Validated by David from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

$258of $300

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5 supporters
Funded on 10/10/2017

Tim from Detroit, Mi

I'm training for a new career. In the meantime, I need a stove to cook for my kids.

Without a stove, I'm often forced to rely on microwave meals and fast food to feed my children, which aren't healthy or affordable. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$258of $450

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7 supporters
Funded on 5/5/2017

Lisa from Detroit, Mi

I'm working my way out of homelessness. My kids need clothes while I earn my diploma!

My goals are to earn my high school diploma to get my family on the path towards a stable home. I need clothes my children can wear year-round. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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11 supporters
Funded on 2/12/2017

Donna from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming mental illness. A safe, comfortable bed will help me move forward.

A new bed will help me begin to live life as it should be lived: by spending time with friends and family. More

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

$450of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 2/17/2017

Oke from staten Island, New York

I'm ready to go to college! All I need is a laptop to thrive in school.

A laptop will let me complete assignments, and will also help me find part-time work as I earn my degree. More

Validated by Verona from NYC Department of Probation

$525of $700

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13 supporters
Funded on 2/16/2017

Noel from Detroit, Mi

I'm a disabled mom in recovery. Car repairs will get my daughter to physical therapy.

Without car repairs, I'm unable to get my daughter to the physical therapy treatment she needs to maintain her health and stability. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

$375of $375

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9 supporters
Funded on 1/2/2017

Fleetwood from Oakland, CA

I've been sleeping on my couch. A bed will give me the sleep I need to move forward.

I need an adequate mattress and box spring to be comfortable and take care of my physical health. More

Validated by Maria from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

$275of $600

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7 supporters
Funded on 1/16/2017

Jolly from Detroit, Michigan

At 59 years old I'm finally housed! A bed and basic furniture will help me thrive.

I need assistance with furniture for my apartment. I just recently moved and I am currently sleeping on the floor. More

Validated by Starleise from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$400of $400

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13 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2016

Lee from Chicago, IL

I became unemployed after a stroke. Bus passes will help me get back to work.

Bus passes will help me get back to work, keep my apartment, and take care of myself. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$365of $430

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9 supporters
Funded on 9/30/2016

Angel from Tucson, AZ

Dad going to college. A laptop will give me the flexibility I need to graduate.

Studying to become a behavioral health tech. A laptop will allow me to complete my studies while caring for my 2 kids at home. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$470of $470

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13 supporters
Funded on 11/11/2016

Julian from Chicago, IL

On my path towards a stable job. Renewing my driver's license will let me get there.

I'm in a class pursuing my CDL. I just need some help paying fees in order to get my license and reach work opportunities. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$180of $180

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6 supporters
Funded on 11/15/2016

Jackie from Chicago, IL

I work in massage therapy. I just need to pay testing fees to get my license.

I need to take the MBLEX Exam in order to receive my massage therapist's license. I have been studying for the test for the past six months! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$220of $560

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4 supporters
Funded on 2/24/2017

Elisabeth from Chicago, Illinois

Transitioning out of homelessness! A bed & air conditioner will bring me stability.

I'm housed & ready to transition from homelessness into the next stage of my life. I am in need of a bed, air conditioner, table & vacuum cleaner. More

Validated by Sophie from Inspiration Corporation

$268of $595

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8 supporters
Funded on 1/9/2017

Mason from Modesto, CA

First generation Cambodian American. A laptop will help me make it through college!

Almost all the money I earn at my night shift job goes towards student loans. With a basic laptop, I know I can complete my program! More

Validated by Jennifer from Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants

$700of $700

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12 supporters
Funded on 6/14/2016

Tara from Detroit, MI

Single mom in cancer treatment; Finishing my dental work will bring me needed relief!

Completing my dental work would give me a much-needed break from the stress of my treatment, and help me smile and feel at peace around my children. More

Validated by Norma from Matrix Human Services

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3 supporters
Funded on 6/5/2016

Kevin from New York, NY

On the road to recovery. An addiction class will help me move forward.

An educational panel will give me skills to rebuild after dealing with the consequences of addiction. More

Validated by Lisa from NYC Department of Probation

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3 supporters
Funded on 5/7/2016

Aisha from Berkeley, CA

Mom entering a career in green energy. I need help with bus passes to my training.

I need some assistance paying for transportation to get to my career training program. More

Validated by Maria from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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5 supporters
Funded on 6/6/2016

Carla from New York, NY

Ready to earn my Medical Assisting certificate. Just need help with testing fees.

At 54, I just put myself through college and graduated. I need help paying for my certification from the American Association of Medical Assisting. More

Validated by LaLisa from NYC Department of Probation

$351of $350

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9 supporters
Funded on 6/7/2016

Heather from Berkeley, CA

Recently housed. A futon will enable me to improve my rest and health!

I haven't had a bed since I moved to my new unit and it is starting to take a toll on my health. A futon will help me sleep well & have guests visit. More

Validated by Laura from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

$700of $700

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9 supporters
Funded on 5/21/2016

Carlos from Tucson, AZ

I lost my son. Paying for his cremation will allow me to move forward.

I need to pay for my son's cremation so that he can be at peace and I can move ahead. I have been unemployed and am unable to cover the costs myself. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2015

Jewels from Chicago, IL

I'm supporting my daughter & grandchild! One month's rent will keep us stably housed.

My goals are provide the type of life for my daughter & grandson that I didn't have. One month's rent will help us stay housed & keep moving forward! More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

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15 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2015

Wally from Fremont, CA

Starting my own carpet cleaning business. I need a vacuum cleaner to get started.

I need a Kirby vacuum cleaner to start my business. This quality vacuum can be used on cars & carpets, which will allow me to offer more services! More

Validated by Allie from Afghan Coalition

$225of $700

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6 supporters
Funded on 9/15/2015

Raven from Chicago, IL

Studying for a new career! I need tuition, supplies and a uniform.

I'll be starting classes soon to become an aesthetician. I need to make a deposit for tuition and basic supplies to enroll in classes and get started on my career. More

Validated by Amelia from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

$500of $500

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8 supporters
Funded on 3/15/2015

Kelly from Chicago, IL

Working to make ends meet for me & my child. I need protective welding gear.

I've overcome a lot in my life & I'm looking forward to my welding career. I can't afford the required gear, but once I get it, I'll be able to work. More

Validated by Dan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$120of $500

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3 supporters
Funded on 3/17/2015

Erica from Chicago, IL

Inspired by a family member to become a welder! I need welding gear to work.

To get a welding job, I need gear and bus passes. I also need to pay fees to get my driver's license back so that I can get to work. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$140of $285

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4 supporters
Funded on 2/2/2015

Carmella from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming disability and moving into housing! I need household items

I'm moving into my own apartment after being homeless for 4 years. I need kitchen items so I can cook and bedroom items to get a good night's sleep. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

$400of $400

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2014

William from Chicago, IL

On a new path working towards a new career. I need glasses & work gear to succeed as a CNC operator.

I'm excited to be pursuing a career with advancement opportunities. I just need a few items to be able to start a stable job and support my family. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$570of $573

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14 supporters
Funded on 1/5/2015

Monea from Inkster, MI

Working & in college, ready to graduate in Dec. Need radiator fixed to get to class.

I'm working full-time with just 3 classes short of my degree. Car repairs will ensure I make it to class & work as I strive for my goals. More

Validated by Valerie from Starfish Family Services

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18 supporters
Funded on 1/5/2015

Sareeta from Chicago, IL

Newly housed & working towards college to be a parole officer. I need a bed to rest.

My goals are to go back to college to major in criminal justice. Due to financial constraints, I can't afford a bed right now. More

Validated by Da'Sean from The Cara Program

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/10/2014

Daryl from Inkster, MI

Forced to move bc landlord in foreclosure; Deposit will secure a home for me & my son

I'm a full-time student trying to finish my degree to support my son. A deposit is the last step to ensure a safe home for my family. More

Validated by Trisha from Starfish Family Services

$85of $500

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/5/2015

Jany from Inkster, MI

Reuniting with my son after 4 yrs! Household items will help build a stable home.

I'm getting my home ready for my son after being separated for years. I want my child to feel safe & secure as we start our new life together. More

Validated by Angie from Starfish Family Services

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12 supporters
Funded on 1/5/2015

Bret from Los Angeles, CA

I won't let blindness stop me from finishing my novel! A few tools are all I need.

I'm proud to have restarted my life after homelessness. Meeting this need will help me read & write again! More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

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12 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2014

Arlean from Tucson, AZ

Caring for grandchild & mother on limited income. Furniture will help us get settled.

I'm only able to work PT due to my lupus & rheumatoid arthritis, and am going to school to obtain my GED. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$45of $45

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2 supporters
Funded on 8/17/2014

Shawn from Chicago, IL

I need my birth certificate & criminal history report to be ready for a job.

I've been actively working with a Case Manager while also looking for employment & housing. These documents are vital to the application process. More

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

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7 supporters
Funded on 10/15/2014

Sarah from San Jose, CA

Mother of 6 working towards self-sufficiency; a sewing machine will help me succeed!

I'm currently attending sewing class, and hope to achieve my goal of opening an alteration store so I can provide for my family. More

Validated by Dora from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

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11 supporters
Funded on 8/20/2014

Jason from Chicago, IL

I'm a veteran getting back on track for my kids. Work gear will help me get there!

As a father of 3, I'm ready to start my new career as I support my family. I need welding gear to show employers I am ready for the job. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$505of $505

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9 supporters
Funded on 5/11/2014

Faith from Inkster, MI

I'm a grandma with limited income. I need new beds for grandkids who outgrew theirs

I have custody of my three grandchildren. Beds would allow them to rest better at night since they have outgrown their current beds. More

Validated by Melissa from Starfish Family Services

$860of $780

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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

$766of $450

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8 supporters
Funded on 5/12/2014

Ms. Dann from Detroit, MI

I'm spending my extra money on laundry. A washer & dryer will help me save for a car.

An energy efficient washer and dryer will help me save money for a car and allow me to wash clothes efficiently. More

Validated by Charnita from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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9 supporters
Funded on 5/15/2016

Jackie from Freetown, Sierra Leone

New mom returning to school. I need essential supplies and bus passes to graduate.

Going back to school as a new mom is very expensive. I need help covering books, school supplies, a uniform & most importantly transportation. More

Validated by Sylvester from Develop Africa

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17 supporters
Funded on 3/30/2014

Lady D from Detroit, MI

Doing my best to mend our sense of home after bedbugs. Furniture will help us move forward

A full size bed, twin bed and couch will help me rebuild and bring comfort back to my house after bedbugs. More

Validated by Lisa from Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit (WOW)

$505of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 3/28/2014

Ann from Detroit, MI

I was an active mom until car was vandalized. Repairs will get my family moving again.

I need car repairs after the catalytic converter and exhaust system were stolen. This will allow me to better respond to the demands of my family. More

Validated by Lisa from Warriors on Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit (WOW)

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15 supporters
Funded on 3/17/2014

Nichole from Oakland, CA

I’m a former foster youth & I need car repairs to get to work & school

I’m a student in San Francisco and in transitional housing in the East Bay. I need new brakes and alignment to make the commute safely. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$780of $780

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3 supporters
Funded on 1/13/2014

Mahra Simone from Charlotte, NC

I'm a domestic violence survivor & single mother in need of money to pay for job certification.

I need assistance to become certified as a MakeUp Artist. This certification will help me make money doing what I love and create stability for me. More

Validated by Takisha from Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc.

$450of $450

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18 supporters
Funded on 3/1/2014

Mahammad from Oakland, CA

I am an Afhan immigrant. I need a laptop for school & to keep in touch with family.

I am in school and just started working. A laptop will allow me to study at home, and let my family Skype with family in Afghanistan. More

Validated by Doug from International Rescue Committee (Nor-Cal, Oakland)

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14 supporters
Funded on 3/2/2014

Rosie from East SF Bay, CA

I am a mother of five boys and I need a laptop to keep up with their teachers and school work

Our old computer is not working, and email is the best way to communicate with my sons’ teachers. They also need it for their schoolwork. More

Validated by Lorita from Davis Street Family Resource Center

$600of $505

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2013

Ashley from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Kenneth from Heartland Alliance

$560of $560

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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

$600of $505

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2013

Kindra from Charlotte, NC

I'm a single mom and I've been offered a job! I just need a laptop & internet access to take it

I need a laptop & internet access to take a position I was offered. A steady paycheck will allow me to secure housing for my family and move forward. More

Validated by Leah from Grace-Mar Services Inc.

$390of $390

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13 supporters
Funded on 10/30/2013

Terry from Detroit, MI

I'm ready to take a job opportunity back home in LA, but I need bus fare to get there

I came to Detroit to care for my aunt. Now that she's in a nursing home, I'm ready to go home to LA, where I've got a job opportunity waiting for me. More

Validated by Mark from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$295of $225

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7 supporters
Funded on 8/12/2013

Shavon from Charlotte, NC

I am a motivated single mother seeking to take the CNA state exam to improve life for my family.

I'm a single mother with a job waiting for me but need help in paying for the state exam, uniforms and gas until my first check. More

Validated by Leah from Grace-Mar Services Inc.

$670of $670

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14 supporters
Funded on 9/30/2013

Faith from Inkster, MI

I'm a proud grandma and I need school supplies and clothes for my 3 grandchildren

I'm my grandkids' legal guardian. My growing grandkids need clothes and supplies for school but money is tight because I'm recovering from surgery. More

Validated by Melissa from Starfish Family Services

$751of $780

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12 supporters
Funded on 9/15/2013

Norma from Evanston, IL

I'm a domestic abuse survivor and need a few items to make my kids and my house a home

Bunk beds with mattresses, dresser drawers, and an air conditioner will help my kids and me get a good night's rest More

Validated by Tracy from Childcare Network of Evanston

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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

$785of $780

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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

$785of $780

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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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