Alison Heiser


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12 supporters
Funded on 6/15/2016

Cassandra from Chicago, IL

Single parent with a disability. Uniforms will help me get my son into high school.

I'm determined to get my son the best high school education possible. I need help purchasing his school uniforms and covering student fees. More

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

$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)

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11 supporters
Funded on 3/17/2016

Lawrence from Chicago, IL

Proud to have overcome 13 yrs of homelessness! Help me make my new space a home.

I recently moved into my new place. I need household items such as furniture, sheets, cooking items and bathroom necessities. More

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

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5 supporters
Funded on 2/15/2016

Angela from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming cancer & homelessness. I need bus passes to look for work!

I am working hard to improve my situation, but I need a bus pass in order to find and travel to a job each day. More

Validated by Katherine from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

$400of $400

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5 supporters
Funded on 4/14/2016

Anthony from Chicago, IL

I am eager to start work as a machinist. I need help purchasing essential equipment.

I can't wait to work in CNC manufacturing, but I won't be able to without essential equipment such as steel-toed boots and a metrology kit. More

Validated by Mallory from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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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

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4 supporters
Funded on 11/9/2015

Madeline from Chicago, IL

I need steel-toed boots & glasses to jump-start my career in manufacturing.

I want to transition into manufacturing because it's reliably full-time & offers opportunities to grow. I need this gear to work & be safe on the job. More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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5 supporters
Funded on 9/27/2015

Levert from Chicago, IL

Back to work in IT customer service! I need my CompTIA A+ cert. to apply to jobs.

Once I pass the CompTIA A+ exam, I will be so much closer to reaching my goals. I need help with the exam fee & some transportation to make it happen! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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3 supporters
Funded on 9/15/2015

Myrna from Chicago, IL

I'm starting my life anew after 5 yrs of homelessness! I need basic supplies to make a stable home.

I've just moved into an apartment after 5 years of homelessness. Now it's empty. Items like pots and bedding will give me the home I need to thrive. More

Validated by Shayna from Inspiration Corporation

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3 supporters
Funded on 8/30/2015

Kimberly from Chicago, IL

Restarting my life in Chicago! I need household items like pots and pans and bedding.

I'm transferring my LPN license to IL so I can work. In the future I plan to become an RN. Household goods will get me started in my new life. More

Validated by Shayna from Inspiration Corporation

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3 supporters
Funded on 5/11/2014

Michele from Detroit, MI

A washer & dryer will allow me to better balance my duties as a student and a mom

A new washer and dryer will help my family save money, time and restore balance in our household while I attend school. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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6 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2014

Joe from Detroit, MI

Professional clothes & car repairs will ensure I'm ready for job interviews!

I'm a single father looking forward to better support my daughter. Repairs & professional clothes will show employers I'm prepared to work! More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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11 supporters
Funded on 11/14/2015

Melissa from Chicago, IL

I'm a working mom of two. I need manufacturing gear & a bus pass to get a better job!

I'm working in retail & training at JARC to be a CNC Operator to get a better job to take care of my kids. I need gear + transport to be ready to work More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$560of $560

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15 supporters
Funded on 5/17/2014

Nicole from Chicago, IL

I'm a mom with BIG dreams for my family - A computer will remove countless barriers!

I need a computer to excel at work, return to school, give my kids the tools they need to take advantage of their schooling and connect with the world More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

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9 supporters
Funded on 6/10/2014

Princess Taujuri from Oakland, CA

My baby and I need clothing to stay healthy and thrive as we develop independence

I live in transitional housing with my 5-month old. I need clothing for her as she grows and work attire for myself to get a good job to support us. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$560of $560

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9 supporters
Funded on 5/1/2014

Toni from Chicago, IL

I'm aiming for college & for a promotion at work. A computer will get me there!

Getting back on my feet after homelessness! I just moved into my own place & made 90 days on the job. A computer will help me improve my tech skills. More

Validated by Julie from The Cara Program

$225of $225

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3 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2013

Peter from Chicago, IL

I'm a veteran & I was just accepted into a rehousing program; I need furniture!

Recently, I found both a job & housing! To be productive at work, I need to sleep & eat well. Thus, I need help with small furniture & kitchen items. More

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

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2013

Marshall from Oakland, CA

I just arrived from Afghanistan and I need a laptop for my studies and to find employment

I was a Doctor back in Afghanistan. Now I need to find work here and enroll in certification courses to work in the medical field here. More

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

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2 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2013

Smithers from Berkeley, CA

I’m a homeless veteran & I need a transit pass to make my VA appointments + look for work

Since leaving active duty work has dried up. A transit pass will help me make my appointments at the VA, job interviews, and get me back on my goals. More

Validated by Anthony from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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23 supporters
Funded on 2/5/2014

Sandy from Detroit, MI

With two active kids, a washer & dryer would make my home complete after homelessness

I need a washer & dryer to provide clean school clothes to my kids. I can't afford to go to the laundromat & have been washing their clothes by hand. More

Validated by Monica from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

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14 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2014

Marcus from Detroit, MI

I'm a Marine veteran & father of 5. Beds will make sure my kids rest comfortably.

I pride myself on taking care of my children & making sure they have a stable home. I need help with beds to get my children and I off the floor. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

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14 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2013

Marie from Chicago, IL

I'm a working mother and I need living room furniture so our home feels complete

I just got promoted and got a new apartment. But after I pay rent, utilities, food, & other expenses, I don't have money left for furniture. More

Validated by Julie from The Cara Program

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1 supporter
Funded on 11/8/2013

Amber from Chicago, IL

I'm about to graduate college! I need the commencement fees so I can participate in the ceremony

I want my children to see me graduate! But I can't pay the required fees, because I need to support my family and pay the bills with my paycheck. More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center


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