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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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Rachel from Chicago, IL

Training in Microsoft Office can lead me to a job, but I need a computer to practice.

While I am able to practice at the Center for Changing Lives, I need the chance to practice at home if I'm going to pass the Office Specialist exam. More

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Chyenne from Chicago, IL

I came to Chicago to get treatment, but I need assistance with my apartment back home

I'm a disabled trans female in recovery. I've come a long way with treatment, but I need help with rent and utilities for my place back in Champaign. More

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Dante from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to be a welder; a car down payment will let me get to jobs!

I have equipment and a welding certification. Now I just need help w/ a car down payment so that I can travel to job sites and pay off the car myself. 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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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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Goldie from Chicago, IL

Starting a music career is twice as hard w/o support. Help me hire a vocal coach!

I want to be a voice empowering women of color through my rock-metal band. I'm working part time; vocal lessons could help me reach the next level! 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

Validated by Alan from Jane Addams Resource Corporation