Emily Britain


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$271of $271

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4 supporters
Funded on 5/27/2015

Noe from Los Angeles, CA

I'm a cancer survivor & just had surgery. I need a bed so I can recover at home.

The hospital won't release me until my home's equipped for rehabilitation. I need a bed, shoes for physical therapy, and grab bars for the bathroom. More

Validated by Christina from LIFT-Los Angeles

$48of $48

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2 supporters
Funded on 5/19/2015

Krzysztof from Chicago, IL

I'm a security guard in between jobs. I need to renew my license to find work.

If my license expires, I'll be ineligible to work, but if I renew it, I'll be able to find a new job and start soon. More

Validated by Erica from Lincoln Park Community Shelter

$501of $500

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13 supporters
Funded on 2/12/2015

Greg from Chicago, IL

I'm a single father learning the welding trade. I need equiment for my job search

Providing for my kids' needs is the #1 priority in my life. So I need a skilled job to provide for them. Welding gear will get me that job. More

Validated by Dan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$472of $472

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/6/2014

Arnetta from Detroit, MI

I need car repairs so I can still take my son to treatments for sickle-cell anemia.

I need brake and other repairs so I can get my son to his doctor's appointments, my children to school & make it to my new job on time. More

Validated by Erika from The Empowerment Plan

$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

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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

$480of $480

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12 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2014

Arlean from Tucson, AZ

Caring for grandchild & mother on limited income. Furniture will help us get settled.

I'm only able to work PT due to my lupus & rheumatoid arthritis, and am going to school to obtain my GED. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$670of $670

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19 supporters
Funded on 11/2/2014

Daryl from Los Angeles, CA

I found a home after 30yrs of homelessness! Just need the deposit & furniture.

I have part of the security deposit saved, but need help covering the rest & getting some furniture. Your help will ensure I set up a stable home. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

$95of $90

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5 supporters
Funded on 11/13/2014

George from Chicago, IL

Left homelessness! I need basic household items to prepare for self-sufficiency.

I'm proud to have overcome 22 years of homelessness! I need help with basic household items to get me started and help me prioritize my job search. More

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

$135of $120

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2 supporters
Funded on 10/12/2014

Christine from Chicago, IL

Excited to have been offered a job! Just need a uniform to get started.

I need help purchasing scrubs so I can work as a home health aide & complete my CNA training to work in a field I'm passionate about. More

Validated by Annie from CFL Workers Assistance Committee

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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

$560of $560

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13 supporters
Funded on 11/17/2014

Loredana from Chicago, IL

Defying stereotypes & pushing forward as a female welder! Work gear is all I need.

I'm a mother of 3 enrolled in a welding program. With work gear, employers will see my dedication and commitment to the trade. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$161of $150

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4 supporters
Funded on 11/3/2014

Misty from Chicago, IL

Single mother on limited income. Need help paying GED exam to be able to apply for a job!

As a single mother on limited income, the GED cost is a huge barrier. Having my GED will enable me to apply for internships or jobs in my dream field. More

Validated by Ian from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

$785of $780

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12 supporters
Funded on 11/14/2014

ZiZi from Chicago, IL

About to accept a new job! Need help with a security deposit in a safer neighborhood.

Where I live, there’s a lot of transphobia and men targeting women at night. With my new job and help with a deposit, I can move to safety. More

Validated by Ian from Youth Empowerment Performance Project

$560of $560

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11 supporters
Funded on 8/27/2014

Linda from San Francisco, CA

A lighter vacuum will help me clean houses faster and support my family better.

It is difficult to work quickly with the vacuum I use now. With my own vacuum I will I finish faster & be able to support my kids' education. More

Validated by Paola from Family Independence Initiative (San Francisco)

$510of $505

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9 supporters
Funded on 10/15/2014

James from Berkeley, CA

Trained in Solar Installation; Tools will show employers I'm serious about work

My goal is to obtain a full-time job in this rewarding career path. Proper tools will show my dedication to the field. More

Validated by Melvin from Rising Sun Energy Center

$371of $390

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3 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2014

Lany from Detroit, MI

My paralysis slows my computer use down. A dictate system will help me get work done

I need a Dragon Dictate system for my computer. My paralysis only allows me to type with one finger but this system allows me to use my voice. More

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

$741of $780

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8 supporters
Funded on 10/1/2014

Monica from Charlotte, NC

I'm doing the best to support my family, but need help with a car to maintain my job

I need assistance getting a down payment for a vehicle so I can maintain my current employment. More

Validated by Leah from Grace-Mar Services Inc.

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7 supporters
Funded on 9/30/2014

Latifah from Charlotte, NC

I found a job! Need help paying for car repairs to get to & from work.

My goal is to be self-sufficient as I support my daughter and me. Reliable transportation is what I need to succeed. More

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

$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.

$670of $670

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9 supporters
Funded on 9/30/2014

Erika from Detroit, MI

Mother of 3 excited for a new career path! Just need help paying for training.

My goal is to be a CNA, securing my family's future and setting an example for my children as I continue to strive for success. More

Validated by Charnita from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$532of $560

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7 supporters
Funded on 1/1/0001

Steve from Detroit, MI

Beds will provide comfort to my son and me after losing his mother and relocating

My budget is tight after recently relocating due to my rental property being sold and gaining custody of my son after his mother passed unexpectedly. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$741of $780

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5 supporters
Funded on 1/1/0001

Lisa from Detroit, MI

I need to replace my stove & refrigerator after my home was burglarized while away

Before I can focus on getting my nail technician license to increase my income, I need a refrigerator and stove to provide for my children. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

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9 supporters
Funded on 1/1/0001

Jordi from Detroit, MI

My husband's support is crucial to our family. He needs citizenship application fees

Covering the costs of the US citizenship application & filing fees will ensure my husband remains with his family and finds a steadier job. More

Validated by Mr. Blackmon from Black Family Development

$585of $615

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5 supporters
Funded on 1/1/0001

Tonya from Detroit, MI

A bed and table will help reduce my chronic back and neck pain.

I'm currently sleeping on the floor and standing up to eat. These postures aggravate my back and neck pain to the point where I can barely function. More

Validated by Tanya from Coalition On Temporary Shelter

$880of $780

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11 supporters
Funded on 8/28/2014

Marie from Evanston, IL

I'm a retired mom in need of a wheelchair ramp to transport my son w/ special needs.

I fell and injured myself when maneuvering my son down the stairs of our house. A wheelchair ramp will eliminate the risk of this happening again. More

Validated by Kyle from Benevolent

$580of $560

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9 supporters
Funded on 8/29/2014

Cathy from Chicago, IL

Homeless after fleeing abuse. Finally housed; basics will start my family off right!

My daughter and I have survived so much. We're starting over in permanent, subsidized housing and meeting this need will relieve much stress for us. More

Validated by Olivia from Inspiration Corporation

$685of $670

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7 supporters
Funded on 8/29/2014

Singpai from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee; learning to drive will help me care for my family and be independent

I need drivers training lessons so I will be able to take our children to school and medical appointments, and eventually return to work. More

Validated by Maha from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$680of $680

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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

$805of $780

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11 supporters
Funded on 8/29/2014

CJerome from Charlotte, NC

Trained & ready as a technician, but the job requires a van to work in the field.

Having a work vehicle will enable me to be in a better position to meet the job requirements as a field Technician, so that I can be gainfully employed and utilize my new found skills to better myself financially. More

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

$450of $450

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17 supporters
Funded on 8/28/2014

Michael from Chicago, IL

I'm a veteran on my way to becoming a welder. I need work gear to secure a job.

My goal is to be a full-time welder. Owning my own welding gear will demonstrate to potential employers that I am dedicated to my career. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$450of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 8/15/2014

Rose from San Jose, CA

I am a Bosnian refugee, taking ESL classes. A laptop will help me gain job skills.

I would like to improve my skills and be able to find job. I need a laptop for ESL and Office Assistant classes. More

Validated by Mladenka from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$456of $445

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12 supporters
Funded on 7/1/2014

China from Chicago, IL

My daughter and I need a fresh start! Bus tickets to FL will move us forward.

We're ready to move - I've secured housing with family and prepared for my job search. We need the bus tickets to get us there! More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

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4 supporters
Funded on 2/24/2015

Marie from Chicago, IL

I'm working full time to provide for my son. I need to fix the heat in my car.

I don't make enough to be able to fix my car's heat. It doesn't work at all and I need to keep my son from getting sick in Chicago's cold winter. More

Validated by Paloma from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

$410of $410

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10 supporters
Funded on 2/12/2015

Beverly from Chicago, IL

My daughter and I are in a new apartment. We need furnishings to make it a home.

We were homeless & living with family, but now we're in a home of our own. We have nothing, so we need items like kitchenware, lamps, and bedding. More

Validated by Laurel from Inspiration Corporation

$360of $300

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8 supporters
Funded on 11/28/2014

Solo from San Diego, CA

I'm a new asylum seeker in the US waiting for my work permit. I need a bed to sleep.

I'm waiting for my work permit so I can get a job. Meanwhile, I'm sleeping on the floor & I need a bed to sleep better at night & be ready to work. More

Validated by Tammy from Survivors of Torture, International

$451of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/30/2013

Andrea from Charlotte, NC

I'm working hard to stabilize my income & need to accept credit cards to increase sales

I'm a magazine vendor. Many customers don't carry cash, so I need a tablet, credit card reader, and internet hot spot to accept credit card payments. More

Validated by Noah from Speak Up Magazine


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