Mackenzie

I am the Supportive Services Coordinator at the Elam Davies Social Service Center, a program of Chicago Lights. I work to manage all supportive services. I also coordinate the Consumer Choice Food Pantry and act as a Case Manager with a number of guests.

Organization

Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center
The Chicago Lights Elam Davies Social Service Center (EDSSC) meets basic human needs while working with partner agencies to support persons on their journey toward greater stability and self-sufficiency. Chicago Lights Mission Statement: To provide hope and opportunity to our city's children,… More

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$700of $700

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3 supporters
Funded on 11/24/2015

Cassandra from Chicago, IL

Finishing my degree & raising my kids! We need furniture to make a home.

I recently secured a job and am finishing my Bachelor's in Business. I'm ready to make a home for my kids. We need furniture! More

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$305of $300

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/28/2015

Craig from Chicago, IL

Bus passes are critical to my job search & will further my self-sufficiency.

I need bus passes for job interviews, searches and all related networking events. Once I'm able to obtain a job, I'll be able to find housing! More

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$285of $200

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5 supporters
Funded on 11/26/2015

Charles from Chicago, IL

I sell StreetWise magazines. I need warm clothing to keep working this winter!

My goal is to save enough money to find stable housing! This warm clothing will enable me to sell my magazines even in the coldest of weather. More

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$120of $120

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3 supporters
Funded on 2/12/2016

Jesse from Chicago, IL

I'm overcoming homelessness. I need supplies to succeed in my job training program!

Training for a job is tough without a home base. Supplies, such as a sturdy pair of boots, a USB drive, and books, will help me complete my program! More

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1 supporter
Funded on 4/13/2016

Brian from Chicago, IL

Homeless and living with cancer. Help me purchase a bus pass to get to my treatment.

I need a 30-day fare card in order to get to my medical appointments. This will help me take care of myself and eventually get back on my feet. More

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$400of $300

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5 supporters
Funded on 5/15/2016

Valerie from Chicago, IL

Working grandmother. Bus passes will help me make my part-time job a full-time one.

Without transportation, I have trouble getting to & from work. A few months of bus passes will help me build a stable foundation & savings. More

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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

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/19/2016

Janice from Chicago, Illinois

I'm on my path out of homelessness! A sofa & table will make my new space functional.

I have been confined to a wheelchair after suffering from burns. Basic furniture will allow me to heal. More

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Giselle from Chicago, IL

I'm a mom ready to go into real estate. Just need help with the cost of my licensure.

I work to show my children that education is the key to success and I am excited for the opportunity to lead by example. More

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