michael orourke


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$493of $475

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12 supporters
Funded on 1/6/2015

Milton from Chicago, IL

I'm excited to have a space to call home! I need furniture for my new apartment.

I was homeless for 4 years and I've finally gotten my own apartment! It's empty, so I need some kitchen and bedroom furniture to make it a home. More

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

$375of $375

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2014

Charles from Chicago, IL

I finally have a home! I can pay the rent but need help getting furniture.

Lost my job & home in the economic downturn & kept afloat w/ temp and part-time work. Now I'm housed again and ready to furnish my apartment. More

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

$400of $400

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/3/2015

Sylus from Chicago, IL

Learning to be a CNC machinist. All I need are a few tools and I'll be ready to work!

With a metrology kit and a cell phone, I can get a job. I'll be able to prepare for interviews and get in contact with prospective employers. More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$500of $500

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/3/2015

Veronica from Chicago, IL

I'm a single mom starting a new career. Work gear will get me started.

I moved to IL from FL for my kids' education. Now I'm studying, too, to become a welder. I need protective gear to land a welding job. More

Validated by Dan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$280of $280

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1 supporter
Funded on 10/31/2014

Willie from Chicago, IL

Job & place to call home after 8 yrs of homelessness! Just need kitchenware.

Kitchenware would allow me to become more self-sufficient and to live comfortably in my new place. More

Validated by Da'Sean from The Cara Program

$670of $670

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13 supporters
Funded on 5/5/2014

Jazmin from Chicago, IL

Left domestic violence shelter! I need furniture to rebuild my kids' sense of home.

My kids & I have been in a lot of shelters over the years. Furniture would help my kids feel like they have a real home where we can have family time! More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

$758of $750

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28 supporters
Funded on 4/23/2014

Alice from Chicago, IL

After 32yrs of homelessness, I've finally got an apartment of my own; now I need furniture.

I need furniture so I have somewhere to sleep & somewhere to put my belongings. This will help me sleep better & have more energy to find a job. More

Validated by Allison from LIFT-Chicago

$390of $390

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11 supporters
Funded on 3/14/2014

Jamara from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$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)

$505of $505

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/18/2013

Steven from Chicago, IL

I just moved into my own apartment after being homeless & I need furniture to thrive in my home

I need a couch and tables for my new apartment to create and maintain a space of my own, connect with my family and friends, and put down roots. More

Validated by Aimee from Inspiration Corporation

$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

$525of $525

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/26/2013

Jose from Chicago, IL

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

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

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$505of $505

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12 supporters
Funded on 10/18/2013

Bryan from San Jose, CA

I was homeless, now ready to take aircraft mechanic’s license tests + need help with fees

I have passed all the courses to become an aircraft mechanic, now I need to take the three written FAA examinations to become licensed. More

Validated by Jim from Good Karma Bikes

$110of $100

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3 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2012

Karen from Chicago, IL

Working my way through recovery and ready to take the next step and start my new job.

I need a Preparer's Tax Identification Number to start my new job as an accountant and a web cam so I can Skype with my children. More

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

$610of $610

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12 supporters
Funded on 4/4/2012

Jenny from Chicago, IL

Car repairs to get my family to work, school, and the doctor

I need to go to work, get my kids to school and activities, and take my sister to work, dialysis, and chemo appointments. My car runs but it's unsafe. More

Validated by Annie from Erie Elementary Charter School


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