Betty Stilt


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$700of $700

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8 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2016

Joseph from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming homelessness. Furnishing my new apartment will help me rebuild.

After being hospitalized for 3 years, I'm moving into my own place! Basic furniture will help me create a home and start anew. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$377of $450

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10 supporters
Funded on 7/7/2016

Thomas from Nampa, ID

On the path out of homelessness. A vehicle will help me move forward and find work.

I can't rely on public transportation to reach opportunities. Being able to drive will help me regain my self-worth! More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

$680of $680

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7 supporters
Funded on 4/29/2016

Peter from Freetown, Sierra Leone

Working hard to further my career. Paying for an accounting course will help me!

I want to empower myself by gaining accounting skills. I know I can succeed with the right education, but I need your assistance paying tuition. More

Validated by Sylvester from Develop Africa

$450of $450

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9 supporters
Funded on 4/7/2016

Frank from Chicago, IL

I'm training to become a machinist. With the right equipment, I know I can do the job

I'm ready to work as a CNC operator. To get hired, I need the right gear like protective equipment and work clothing. More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$700of $700

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/23/2015

Kayla from Los Angeles, CA

Newly housed & employed! I need one month's rent & transportation to stay on track.

I've survived so much! I'm working hard to keep my life on track & need help with one month's rent & transportation before I get my first paycheck. More

Validated by Melissa from PATH Ventures

$275of $275

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8 supporters
Funded on 4/29/2015

Mike from Chicago, IL

Learning to be a CNC Machinist. I need boots, safety glasses, and work clothes.

When I get the gear I need, I'll be able to start working as soon as possible to start providing for my family. I'm eager to go back to work! More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$450of $400

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21 supporters
Funded on 2/27/2014

Vincianna from Oakland, CA

I’m a former foster youth and a mother. I need a laptop to succeed in school.

Taking care of my two small children inspires me to push harder. I want to be able to study at home with my children. More

Validated by DeShauna from Beyond Emancipation

$225of $225

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3 supporters
Funded on 12/31/2014

Sheree from Detroit, MI

A computer will ensure I can finish my online classes while caring for newborn twins!

I'm a single mother of 6 studying to become a social worker. Meeting this need will allow me to care for my children while continuing my studies. More

Validated by Cynthia from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$340of $300

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2014

Aisha from Detroit, MI

Mother of 2 studying social work. A laptop is vital for my success in the field!

My goals are to finish my education & enter graduate school next fall. I need a reliable laptop to complete required case studies and intake sessions. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

$283of $280

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/4/2014

Rilo from Chicago, IL

Found a job, but need help paying driver's license fees to get started.

I need to pay a reinstatement fee to the DMV and then apply for a new driver's license. These fees are the last step to a steady, reliable job! More

Validated by Jason from Inspiration Corporation

$510of $500

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/28/2014

Kela from Detroit, MI

Determined to be on the Dean's List in college. A computer will help me succeed!

I'm keeping my goals high, knowing I have the capacity to achieve them. A computer will help me carry out research, complete papers & study online. More

Validated by Kevin from Black Family Development

$400of $400

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9 supporters
Funded on 12/10/2014

Legacy from Inkster, MI

I'm ready to get my CNA certification and start working & supporting my family.

I had to quit my job as a CNA when my child was diagnosed with autism. Now that she's getting the care she needs, I'm ready to work & support my family. More

Validated by Jessica from Starfish Family Services

$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

$400of $400

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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

$501of $500

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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

$505of $500

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10 supporters
Funded on 3/13/2016

John from New York, NY

I'm eager to enter a career in software! A laptop will help me complete my training.

I work part-time and go to school for software. I need help purchasing a laptop to complete my Microsoft SQL Training and get a job in my field. More

Validated by Francine from NYC Department of Probation

$560of $560

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4 supporters
Funded on 11/12/2014

Luke from Detroit, MI

A working fridge & stove will help me stay positive & healthy as an amputee.

I'm limited to what I can make without a working fridge & stove. These items will help me continue to work towards a healthy & productive life. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

$500of $505

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/16/2014

Jermaine from Chicago, IL

Ready to support my family & inspire those around me! Work gear will get me started.

I want people to see that change is possible & that a person shouldn't be limited by their zip code. These items will help me succeed. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$430of $425

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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

$741of $780

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10 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2014

Wayne from Detroit, MI

Determined to graduate by Spring 2015. I need textbooks and software to get me there

After taking some time off from school to work at a non-profit, I'm finally returning to school to finish my credits and receive my bachelors. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

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7 supporters
Funded on 8/29/2014

Denise from Chicago, IL

Working & in recovery. Now I'm finally housed! Need help with basics for my apartment.

I'm working towards self-sufficiency as I continue my road to recovery. Furniture will help me take the next step towards my goals. More

Validated by Jason from Inspiration Corporation

$560of $560

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7 supporters
Funded on 8/15/2014

James from Detroit, MI

Rebuilding my life after prison. I need car repairs as I work towards my goals!

Repairs will help me access resources & volunteer opportunities that may lead to work positions. I am determined to rebuild my life and to find stable work! More

Validated by Lola from Returning Citizen Resource Center

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18 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2014

Nikia from Detroit, MI

Working & in school. A laptop will help me manage my assignments when not on campus.

Accessing computers on campus and at the library is difficult because the hours of availability are not always convenient with my work schedule. More

Validated by Wytrice from Total Life Christian Ministries, Inc.

$672of $670

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17 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2014

Carl from Detroit, MI

I need to renew my CNA certification so I can find a job and rebuild my life

I worked as a CNA for 4 years until I lost my job. I need to renew my certification so I can find a new job and get back on my feet. More

Validated by Mark from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$783of $780

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17 supporters
Funded on 7/31/2014

Mandy from Inkster, MI

Enrolled back into school after losing my job. Car repairs will help me get to class!

I enrolled back into school after losing my job. I need my car fixed to get me to school and provide for my family. More

Validated by Chanel from Starfish Family Services

$786of $780

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16 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2014

Nikki from Detroit, MI

Working to rebuild after losing my job. Clothing and beds for my family will help us move forward.

I lost my job and shortly after my husband left me. I'm doing my best to provide for my family while I look for employment. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$286of $285

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/15/2014

Akosua from Chicago, IL

I'm a widow striving to live independently - I need household items!

My goals are to maintain stable housing, go back to school and return to teaching! Household items will help me create the space I need to succeed. More

Validated by George from Inspiration Corporation

$615of $615

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5 supporters
Funded on 7/15/2014

Miranda from Detroit, MI

Physical therapy is hard on my body. A couch will allow me to rest when I come home.

I need living room furniture so that my family has a place to gather and I have a place to rest after my physical therapy. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$336of $335

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11 supporters
Funded on 7/15/2014

Mary from Chicago, IL

I'm stabilizing my life. I need a bed and kitchenware to continue moving forward.

I've taken big steps to build self-sufficiency. A bed and basic kitchenware will help me continue to pursue my goals! More

Validated by Julie from The Cara Program

$565of $560

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11 supporters
Funded on 7/1/2014

Anna from East SF Bay, CA

I need supplies to make a go of my small business and support my family

My family depends on my small party favor business. By buying in bulk I can take advantage of discounts and earn more. More

Validated by Roberto from Fremont Family Resource Center Corporation

$560of $560

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17 supporters
Funded on 7/1/2014

Al from Inkster, MI

Bedroom basics and shoes will help me rebuild my home and life after house fire.

My belongings were destroyed by fire. A bed, dresser, and shoes will help me rebuild and prepare for job interviews. More

Validated by Chanel from Starfish Family Services

$615of $615

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15 supporters
Funded on 6/11/2014

Kenny from Detroit, MI

I'm a paraplegic, double amputee. Hand controls will give me the freedom to drive.

I'm a motivational speaker. Hand controls for my vehicle will allow me to drive my own car so I can get to speaking engagements and share my story. More

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

$555of $505

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5 supporters
Funded on 5/28/2014

Tee from Detroit, MI

I'm a grandpa and in college! A bed will help me rest, reduce pain & thrive in class

I'm currently sleeping on an air mattress. A bed will provide me with the proper rest so I can function to the best of my ability. More

Validated by Monica from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$780of $780

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11 supporters
Funded on 4/29/2014

KJ from Detroit, MI

I am a father with limited mobility. A bed and couch will relieve pain and stress.

I need a queen size bed and couch. Meeting this need will help me because I will be able to get rest at night and take care of my family better. More

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

$465of $465

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6 supporters
Funded on 3/10/2014

Marilyn from Pontiac, MI

I'm looking for work + need help removing transportation barriers for our family.

My husband needs his license reinstated to get to work. Bus passes will allow me to look for a job. Gas cards will help us save for family needs. More

Validated by Julia from Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit

$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)

$640of $670

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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

$640of $615

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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

$780of $780

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11 supporters
Funded on 3/5/2014

Teresa from San Jose, CA

I worked hard to raise 5 children. I need a taco cart for a self-supporting business.

Because of my health I cannot work regular hours. My own taco cart would allow me flexibility and to serve my food. More

Validated by Janet from Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence

$775of $725

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20 supporters
Funded on 3/13/2014

Cynthia from Detroit, MI

I'm an artist with a disability. Art supplies will let me sell more artwork + support myself.

The income from my sells supports my life. I can't afford to buy canvas, card stock and paint all the time. I need these things to continue my work. More

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

$604of $505

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10 supporters
Funded on 2/28/2014

Darlene from Berkeley, CA

I'm homeless but licensed in tax preparing. I need a laptop to work & be independent

I want to continue improving my skills, and helping clients, while I search for permanent housing and work to re-unite with my daughter More

Validated by Cathy from Berkeley Food and Housing Project

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20 supporters
Funded on 3/1/2014

Monica from East SF Bay, CA

We are refugees and need furniture to make our new apartment feel like a home for our children

We had to flee Honduras leaving loved ones behind to save our family. Beds for our children and a dining room table will help us make this our home. More

Validated by Andrea from Michael Chavez Center & Monument Community Partnership

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14 supporters
Funded on 3/2/2014

Gregory from Chicago, IL

I'm a poet and I need funds for a computer so I can publish my work & support myself

I'm proud to be 3 years clean and ready to sustain myself through my art, tell my story, & touch lives. A computer will help me publish my work! More

Validated by Kimberly from Mercy Housing Lakefront

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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)

$671of $670

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10 supporters
Funded on 3/1/2014

Sherielle from East SF Bay, CA

I'm a single mom who was laid off. I'm going back to school & need a laptop to succeed.

I’ve been laid off twice in three years. Now I’m going back to school to secure a more stable financial future for my family. More

Validated by Kristal from Davis Street Family Resource Center

$507of $505

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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

$615of $615

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15 supporters
Funded on 2/28/2014

Alicia from Inkster, MI

In school to make a better life for my kids. I refuse to let a laptop stand in my way

I'm a single mom of three, striving to get back on my feet, further my education, and eventually purchase a home. A laptop will help me move forward. More

Validated by Jeanette from Starfish Family Services

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13 supporters
Funded on 2/28/2014

Parastu from Oakland, CA

I am a refugee taking care of my brothers & sisters. We need a laptop & phone for studies & work

We have just arrived from Afghanistan and need a phone to find work and a computer to continue our studies and communicate with family. More

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

$686of $690

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14 supporters
Funded on 2/27/2014

Candice from East SF Bay, CA

I’m a mother sharing one room with my kids. We need a deposit for our own apartment.

For nine years I have lived with my children in one room in my mother’s house. We now have an opportunity for our own place. More

Validated by Sandy from Davis Street Family Resource Center

$486of $485

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20 supporters
Funded on 2/25/2014

Howard from Chicago, IL

Eager to move forward! I need bus passes to search for jobs & attend computer classes

I'm ready to be self-sufficient! I need bus fare to look for jobs and go to interviews, get to computer classes, and visit my brother who has cancer. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$729of $700

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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

$600of $600

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2014

Dewayne from Detroit, MI

Found job & apt after homelessness; Furniture will help me build a home for my kids!

I have found a place to stay not too far from my children. Meeting this need will help me because having furniture will make my house a home. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network


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$600of $600

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2014

Dewayne from Detroit, MI

Found job & apt after homelessness; Furniture will help me build a home for my kids!

I have found a place to stay not too far from my children. Meeting this need will help me because having furniture will make my house a home. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

$640of $615

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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

$600of $600

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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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