Geremias from North Chicago, IL

Working hard to get my high school diploma! A laptop will help me succeed.

My focus with YBLC has been to graduate high school & build a career in construction! A laptop will help me complete assignments & finish my degree.


I am a 19 -year-old, full-time student at YouthBuild. I spend most of my time working when I am not at school. I am working with YouthBuild on getting my high school diploma through Penn Foster, an online diploma program. It's important for me to be able to work from my home also, but I currently do not have access to a computer or the Internet.

My goals are to get through the YouthBuild program and be successful at a full-time career in construction. I would like to be completely independent and - some day - own my own home and be productive in society.

I need a laptop to finish my classes online and help with a few months of internet access.

Meeting this need will help me because I need to complete my high school diploma. Having access to a computer at home will help me do this so much quicker! Completing my diploma will allow me to graduate and work in construction as a carpenter's apprentice.

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This need has been validated by Jeanne from YouthBuild Lake County

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Validated by Jeanne from YouthBuild Lake County (What does this mean?)

I have been working with Geremias at Youthbuild. He is very diligent and anxious to get his diploma and move on to a job in construction. Providing him with a Chromebook would enable him to work outside the classroom.

About Jeanne

I am the Education Coordinator at YouthBuild Lake County. My work involves helping young people obtain their high school diploma online so that they can become gainfully employed and provide a sustainable future for themselves and their families. By Benevolent providing my students with a Google… Read more