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Trice from Chicago, IL

Working towards a stable job. Getting my CDL license will help me get there.

Having my Class B Driver's License (CDL) will help me advance my career and work as a bus servicer. I need $355 to pay the road test fee! More

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Bobbie from Chicago, IL

Mother of three, building a life. Furniture will help my children feel safe at home.

I want to use my recovery story to help others as a drug/alcohol coach. I moved into an apartment; I need to furnish it & give my kids a safe home. More

Validated by Bryanna from Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

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Randolph from Chicago, IL

Ready to change careers; A laptop will open doors and help me get a stable office job

I'm in an Office Careers Training program! Access to a computer will help me increase my computer literacy skills & get a job in the financial field. More

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Lisa from Chicago, IL

I'm a mother building business skills. A computer and bed will keep me moving up!

I'm working towards a new career to support myself and my son. A computer will help me study and hone my new skills, and a bed will keep me healthy! More

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Vitaliy from Chicago, IL

Training to work in manufacturing. Boots and a uniform will help me find work!

I'm sharing expenses, but I'll need to pay rent myself soon. JARC has helped me learn machining skills, but jobs require safety equipment before you start. More

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Carol from Chicago, IL

With a laptop, I can build computer skills and search for a job from home!

Health troubles have kept me from working, but now I'm building computer skills through a course at CCL. I'm ready to get back in the job market! More

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Tim from Bronx, New York

Recently disabled. With a laptop I'll be able work + create a mural for a children's shelter

I'm a trained graphic artist ready to return to working and stability after illness and homelessness. With a laptop I'll be able to work and contribute. More

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Diana from Chicago, Illinois

Single mother; I need to pay for a few weeks of daycare while I find a job!

I've been working with CFCL to find work, but I need someone to care for my youngest child. Once I get my first paycheck, I can start paying myself. More

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Octavia from Louisville, KY

I'm on fixed income but a new set of dentures will help me focus on my writing.

I had surgery and have trouble swallowing food. With dentures, I can focus on my own activism & writing, and make public appearances for my new story! More

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Amanda from Bronx, New York

Ready to move so my kids can live somewhere they can thrive and grow

Help with furniture and moving costs will help me as I work towards working in the field of workplace safety. More

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Migdalia from Chicago, IL

A new bed and nightstand will help me focus on getting my degree and finding work.

My bedroom furniture was damaged by fire; with fixed income it is hard to replace. With a new set I will sleep better and work toward a degree & a job! More

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Dante from Chicago, IL

I'm in training to be a welder, but I need equipment to find a job!

I'm eager to find a job with my new skills, but in order to start work, I need a helmet, jacket, gloves, and glasses. More

Validated by Gustavo from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Tae from Detroit, Mi

Finally going to college, but I need clothes and bedsheets to move into the dorms.

I've been taking care of my mom since high school; now I'm moving out to start college. With this basic need met, I'll start school on the right foot! More

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Leola from Chicago, IL

Getting my high school diploma; I need a laptop to keep up with school work.

I volunteer and mentor, and I'd like to be a motivational speaker for youth. With a laptop, I can take notes, complete assignments, and get my degree! More

Validated by Bryanna from Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

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Mary from Eldoret, Kenya

Healthy after 31 years, now I want to provide by farming. I need land to do it on!

I have farming and business skills; I want enough land that I can sell the excess crops for income. I'm ready to start a new chapter in my life! More

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Robert from Chicago, IL

I moved to pursue a trade career. I need equipment to find work as a welder!

I'm learning welding skills at JARC; before I can start work, I need safety equipment. Working as a welder will let me be financially independent. More

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Cynthia from Detroit, Michigan

My daughters' bed broke; a new bed will help them recover.

My daughters are sleeping on the floor; I can't afford a new bed. One of them is ill, and I hope a new bed can help her recover. More

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Matthew from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to work in manufacturing. Reinstating my license will be the first step!

I need safety gear to find work, and my license to commute there. This will set me up for financial stability going forward. More

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Maryjane from Detroit, Michigan

I'm a disabled mom to three; I need beds to help my children sleep well.

My disability has kept me from working. Beds will help get my children off the floor, warm, and free from back pain. More

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Meeka from Detroit, mi

With repairs to my van, I'll be able to finish my high school degree!

I'm ready to get my GED, but my disability is making it hard to commute. My van is equipped to handle my needs, but I need repairs to get it working. More

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Salome from Eldoret, Kenya

A cow will help me feed my family, and even earn money to send my kids to school.

I've been working part time but could use more income for my children. I have skills to care for a cow & sell her milk but I need $200 to buy one. More

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Serenity from Chicago, IL

I've found a place to live; furniture will help it feel like a home.

The Center for Changing Lives has helped me secure housing. I want to furnish it so that I can have my friends, children, and grandchildren visit. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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Thomas from Chicago, IL

Ready to work & support my kids; I need to reinstate my license & buy safety gear.

I'm in training at JARC to be a welder. To find work, I first need safety gear and to reinstate my license so I can commute. More

Validated by Gustavo from Jane Addams Resource Corporation