Marja S Laaksonen


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10 supporters
Funded on 12/28/2018

G.G. from Staten Island, New York

Disaster forced our family to move. Clothing storage will help us rebuild.

I need two dressers for my children's bedroom, so that we can move their clothes out of storage bins. More

Validated by Zingaropoli from NYC Department of Probation

$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

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9 supporters
Funded on 11/13/2017

Charles from Chicago, IL

I'm SO CLOSE to moving into my own place. I need basic work gear to make it happen.

With the winter season approaching, warm and dependable clothes and boots are essential for my job. More

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

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/15/2017

Sonja from Chicago, IL

I'm disabled & working toward my degree. Household essentials will allow me to thrive

I need a futon bed as well as other household furnishing including: cookware, lamps and other items to begin my new in my new apartment. More

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

$165of $450

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5 supporters
Funded on 8/25/2017

Mari from Tucson, AZ

I'm a recent immigrant ready for a job in the US. I need my residency card to start.

After losing my purse, I've been unable to save enough to purchase a new residency card. I will then be able to enter my career field. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/30/2016

Bri from Bay Area, CA

On the path out of homelessness! Furniture & cookware will make my apartment a home.

I need basic essentials like kitchen items, bedding, towels, lighting, and rugs to help make my new apartment feel like home. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

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17 supporters
Funded on 2/17/2017

Jorge from San Francisco, CA

Low-income college student studying for a tech career. A coding bootcamp will help me get there!

My mother brought me to the US at the age of six from El Salvador, and I'm ready to start a career in tech to bring us both a better future. More

Validated by Leonardo from Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)

$225of $225

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6 supporters
Funded on 8/16/2016

Ray from Berkeley, CA

I'm striving toward permanent housing. I need a laptop to move forward.

A laptop will allow me to go back to school to train in the helping field. It would also aid in my search for permanent housing. More

Validated by Laura from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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10 supporters
Funded on 4/14/2016

Helpman from Chicago, IL

Eager to graduate college & become a teacher. I need help with 1 semester of tuition to continue in my program.

In 2011, I became the first person in my family to go to college. After overcoming 5 years of homelessness, I'm ready to go back! More

Validated by Shayna from Inspiration Corporation

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8 supporters
Funded on 5/7/2016

Jazz from Oakland, CA

Studying business while working part-time. A laptop will enable me to graduate!

Balancing school and work is next to impossible without a laptop at home to complete my assignments. More

Validated by Tempest from Beyond Emancipation

$190of $277

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6 supporters
Funded on 1/5/2015

Ebonie from Detroit, MI

Want to make sure my son thrives in school; Need help paying for his school supplies.

I have a son starting school & a newborn to care for. With this help, I can continue supporting my family & stay focused on my goals. More

Validated by Erika from The Empowerment Plan

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2014

Bruce from Charlotte, NC

I'm in need of a vehicle to help in my job search & to get my kids to school.

I've sold my old car to help raise money for a more reliable vehicle. My kids' education & my employment are dependent on reliable transportation. More

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

$400of $350

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13 supporters
Funded on 12/22/2014

Deborah from Detroit, MI

Living with MS & finally housed after homelessness; A bed will help reduce pain

Recently transitioned to a home after years of homelessness. A new bed will give me the rest I need to focus on my goals of work & school. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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4 supporters
Funded on 4/19/2014

Alexander from Oakland, CA

Lack of education has held me back. I need to study & get my GED for a better future.

My goal is to get a good job that can sustain my bills and housing. First, I need to raise the fees for the GED course and exams. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

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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

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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

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24 supporters
Funded on 3/14/2014

Ms. Mac from Berkeley, CA

I’m homeless + returning to school. I need a computer and backpack to be a student.

I am studying psychology and hope to be a school counselor. First, I need to continue my studies, get work, and get out of the shelter. More

Validated by LaDiamond from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

$560of $560

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14 supporters
Funded on 8/28/2013

Kenneth from Charlotte, NC

I'm a homeless Air Force veteran seeking help with security deposit

I just celebrated 1 year on my job and can get an apartment so I can stop living in my car. I have money saved, but need help. More

Validated by Phyllis from Aminah Ministries

$505of $505

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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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