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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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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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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

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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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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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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

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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

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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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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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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

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Jorge from Chicago, IL

I need new glasses to complete my welding certification and support my family.

My glasses broke in an accident and my backup pair have cracked! I can't weld as well without corrected vision; new glasses would help me greatly. More

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