Alicia Mullen

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$285of $250

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9 supporters
Funded on 11/15/2012

JT from Chicago, IL

I'm a single dad, trained + ready to work. Need the right gear to work in my field.

I just finished a training in welding and the safety equipment is required before I work. More

Validated by Eric White from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$505of $505

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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

$131of $130

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6 supporters
Funded on 7/28/2014

Sue from Chicago, IL

My son & I are starting fresh! We need basics for our home to launch forward.

My goal is to get my GED. Knowing that my son has a bed and other basics - a place to call home - will help me focus on my education! More

Validated by Jackie from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service 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

$780of $780

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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)

$506of $505

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15 supporters
Funded on 2/26/2014

Fattma from Oakland, CA

I am a widow & new immigrant with four children. We need a laptop & cellphone to communicate & study

We now all share one phone, but there are times we are apart and need to communicate. The computer is for my children’s studies. More

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

$560of $560

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2 supporters
Funded on 11/1/2013

Kris from Chicago, IL

I'm newly employed, out of the shelter, & in my own apartment! I need a bed for my son.

My teenage son and I just moved into a one-bedroom apartment and he needs a bed. He is on the honor roll and needs a comfortable place to sleep. More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

$530of $530

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14 supporters
Funded on 12/7/2013

Amanda from Chicago, IL

I'm free from a violent relationship. Now my son and I need furniture as we rebuild our lives

My son's outgrown his crib, & I need a small couch. I left everything behind when I left domestic violence, so these items will help as I rebuild. More

Validated by Lauren from The Cara Program

$560of $560

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4 supporters
Funded on 10/31/2013

Andrea from Chicago, IL

I'm helping my daughter recover from abuse and I need a bed for her and a crib for my son

I didn't work for 8 months because I was helping my 8-year-old heal from sexual abuse. Now I'm working again but can't afford beds for my children. More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

$780of $780

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9 supporters
Funded on 10/29/2013

Federica from Chicago, IL

I'm the primary earner & caregiver for my family. I need welding gear & tools to advance my career

My current job is unstable & I need to provide for my disabled husband and in-laws. With my new training and welding gear, I can get a good job. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$780of $780

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13 supporters
Funded on 9/30/2013

Nia from Detroit, MI

I need to replace two beds to help my family recover from a bedbug infestation

A wonderful program helped me buy a home but bedbugs made us throw out our furniture. Two new beds will help my family sleep and move forward. More

Validated by Mr. Blackmon from Black Family Development

$550of $550

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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

$455of $445

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14 supporters
Funded on 3/3/2013

Leo from Chicago, IL

Need a driver's license to be considered for jobs

I'm looking for work and need to pay fees to get my license back. I've interviewed with employers who say if I get my license they can consider me. More

Validated by Latosha from Heartland Alliance

$390of $380

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11 supporters
Funded on 4/9/2013

Elaine from Chicago, IL

On my way to a new career as a chef! Need supplies to start for school

Its never too late to go back to school and start a career. These supplies will help me be prepared for culinary school and a new career as a chef. More

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

$775of $775

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17 supporters
Funded on 5/10/2013

Amy from Evanston, IL

My 2-year-old and I finally moved into our new apartment! Now we need furniture.

I need furniture and things for my apartment so I can focus on saving to be able to go back to school this summer. More

Validated by Chantay from Childcare Network of Evanston

$550of $550

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19 supporters
Funded on 3/7/2013

Grace from Chicago, IL

Starting college, need a computer

I am starting college in the Fall, studying to be a lawyer, and I need a laptop to be successful. More

Validated by Ed from Metrosquash

$280of $280

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/6/2012

Buddy from Chicago, IL

Starting my career in the welding field; need protective equipment

I need welding equipment for employment. For me to have these items would mean a better chance at the job, and better things for my family. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$220of $206

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/16/2012

MEK from Chicago, IL

Need bus passes so I can get to my computer course

I need 2 30-day bus passes to attend a computer course, where I will earn a laptop and open the door to employment and future education opportunities. More

Validated by Anna from Inspiration Corporation

$695of $680

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2012

Eva from San Diego, CA

Seeking asylum in the US; need laptop to further my university education

I had to flee to the US due to persecution. I hope to continue my schooling this upcoming year. Having a laptop will help make my studies much easier. More

Validated by Patricia from Survivors of Torture, International

$476of $475

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12 supporters
Funded on 9/26/2012

Toya from Chicago, IL

Brought my brother + sister from Bhutan; need computer to thrive here

I need computer for my job search and to help my brother and sister in school. This includes a laptop, antivirus software, and Microsoft Office. More

Validated by Ryan from Heartland Alliance

$830of $830

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25 supporters
Funded on 7/17/2012

Amayah from Evanston, IL

Security deposit for college housing

I am in need of my security deposit for university housing for me and my daughter so I can attend college. More

Validated by Chantay from Childcare Network of Evanston


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