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Hokulani from Chicago, IL

Bus fare for a 24-month program will help me land work + move past homelessness

My son and I recently became homeless. I found a course to help me get an office job, but need help with transportation. 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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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

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Jennifer from Chicago, IL

I want to set an example for my daughter and start my own business.

I've been in the employment program at CFCL for 6 months; now I'm ready to start a photography business. I need a camera and laptop to get started! More

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Louis from Chicago, Illinois

I've taken the first steps, now I need help w/ safety equipment so I can be a welder.

Having the right welding equipment will enable me to find my first jobs, and move ahead in my career. More

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Carlos from Chicago, IL

Now I deliver packages, but with an eye exam + glasses, I can work as a welder!

I'm training to work as a welder and need prescription safety glasses to start a new job. More

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Michael from Chicago, IL

I am a 50 year old male who is close to finding a machining job , but I need some help.

I don't see clearly, and need new glasses. My insurance does not cover the exam or the lenses. More

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Zeven from Chicago, Illinois

I'm getting ready to be a welder. I need equipment to find a job!

I have been studying welding at JARC; I need steel-toe boots, a welding helmet, jacket and gloves so that I can begin applying to jobs. More

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Jason from Chicago, IL

With the right work gear, I can work to provide for my kids' futures

I plan to work in manufacturing, but need steel-toed boots and the funds to register my car. More

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Marcus from Chicago, Illinois

I hope to be a master welder and eventually own a business. Need gear to get started

In order to start my career as a welder, I need welding gear and safety equipment. More

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Micah from Chicago, IL

To find work as machinist, I need help to buy safety equipment and car repairs.

I've learned CNC Machining, but employers expect me to have equipment before they'll hire me. Also, I need to fix up my car so I can go to jobs. More

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