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Rebecca from Nashville, TN

Homeless with twins-- I need help to pay off my balance and get public housing.

I was evicted after falling behind on rent due to a cancer diagnosis. I was recently blessed with twin boys, but I am facing homelessness again. More

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James from Queens, New York

My daughter is in school; I need a laptop so she has what she needs to succeed.

I'm working part-time at a restaurant and having a rough time meeting my financial needs. Her education is of the utmost importance to me. More

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Blue from Queens, New York

I'm starting a business-- I have clients lined up. I need help to buy supplies!

I want to start a braiding business. I've got potential clients who want me to braid their hair; I just need help with startup costs to get going! More

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Ronnie from Staten Island, New York

If I get OSHA certified I can start working in construction and support my family!

I want to find a good job and build a life for myself. With funding to pay for my 30-hour OSHA safety course, I'll be on that path! More

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Dequindre from Detroit, MI

In low-income housing + sitting on milk crates. Need simple furnishings.

I'm a disabled mom of a high school daughter. Furnishings will help us manage through. More

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Lyndsey from Queens, NY

Turning my life around; a laptop will let me apply & go to school for Real Estate

I work as an intern. Between that and probation I can't consistently use the library. A laptop will let me use the rest of my day to start a career! More

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Raul from Chicago, IL

I'm starting a new life by training as a welder. I need safety equipment to work!

Employers will expect me to bring equipment like steel-toed boots and a welding helmet to the job. With these items I'll be ready to start my career. More

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Banneker from Detroit, MI

Took in my grandson who's in 2nd grade. We need basic furniture.

My grandson means the world to me and I'm raising him now that his parents cannot. I need help making my home suitable for his needs and development. More

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Jackie from Chicago, IL

Mom of teenage boys, survivor of abuse, studying welding. I need safety year to work.

To work as a welder, I'll need steel-toed boots, a welding jacket, helmet, etc. I've come this far. Just need help over the finish line. More

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Heather from Boilingbrook, IL

Steel-toed boots and special gear will open the door to solid work and stability.

I'm in training to be a machinist, getting a fresh start on work and life. Employers require us to have our own gear before taking a job. More

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Saidu from Staten Island, New York

I'm in school for Business Administration; I can't afford textbooks on my own.

I want to work in real estate and give back to my community. I need help to buy textbooks; I had to take out a student loan just to go to school. More

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Harmel from Queens, NY

I'm an aspiring photographer. W/ a laptop, I'll be able to build a career!

I eventually want to own my own studio, but for now I don't have space on my phone to store photos. A basic laptop will make a huge difference. More

Validated by PO Rivera from NYC Department of Probation

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DeAnn from Tucson, Arizona

Studying therapy in college-- I need funds for pens/paper & Wi-Fi while in school!

I'm a cancer survivor engaged in my community. I want a degree in Behavioral Therapy. Funds for internet & supplies will keep me in budget for school! More

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Abigail from Bronx, NY

I'm a single mother enrolled in school; I need a laptop for assignments!

I hope one day to study Criminal Justice. For now, I've paid for online classes in medical billing but have had trouble keeping up without a laptop. More

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Elton from Staten Island, New York

I need to train as a Medical Assistant so that I can support my kids.

My work doesn't pay enough. I've been a nursing assistant in the past; I can complete a training course without problem and find a better job! More

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Joe from Queens, New York

I'm homeless & work as a foot messenger. With an electric bike I could make more!

I've been a messenger for over 15 years. With an electric bike I could make more deliveries and get a second job on weekends. More

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Marialys from Queens, NY

Single mother of two; need a sofa bed so I can sleep well & provide for my children

We live with my mother & sleep on an air mattress. A sofa bed would provide me with quality sleep to get up each morning and work hard! More

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Angel from Chicago, IL

I need to fix my car so I can go to welding instruction and then find work.

I want to work a trade and make a living for myself. I'm studying welding, but I had a car accident recently and need help to get back on track. More

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Erick from Brooklyn, NY

I sleep on the floor of my apartment. I need a bed to prepare me for each day.

I'm enrolled in an employment program and working hard. The couch I was sleeping on broke; I need to sleep well so I can stay healthy and productive. More

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Dennis from Chicago, IL

I'm a trainee in CNC machining. I need a measurement kit and boots to find work!

I've worked hard to learn a trade that will build a career. Now I just need a few more things to enter the job market and start working! More

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Doug from Chicago, IL

I work in a machine shop but tight funds at home make it hard to buy work equipment.

I'm a recovering addict; I barely make enough to pay rent and child support. I borrow gear from my co-workers but I will need my own to succeed. More

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Cynthia from New York City, New York

A new certification and gear will let me work directing traffic on TV/Film shoots.

I recently graduated from a Production Assistant program. If I can get certified as a traffic "flagger" I will be able to find more jobs! More

Validated by POT Kaur from NYC Department of Probation