Gustavo

My job title is Income Support Specialist. My work involves providing assistance and screen, counsel, and serve individuals and/or families for public benefits also I appeal, facilitate, and secure benefits for eligible participants. I have been at JARC since September 2013 and enjoyed every second of it. I truly enjoy the work that I do and I feel honored to help our students.

Organization

Jane Addams Resource Corporation Jane Addams Resource Corporation
The Jane Addams Resource Corporation builds healthy communities through workforce, economic, and human development. It is rooted in the North Center, Lakeview, Lincoln Square, and Uptown neighborhoods of Chicago and serves the Chicagoland area through a strategic mix of industrial retention,… More

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/22/2018

Malcolm from Chicago, IL

Ready to work in manufacturing. Just need help covering one fee to do it!

I've finished training for a new career, but I won't be able to start until I can cover my driver's license fee at the Secretary of State. More

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10 supporters
Funded on 11/10/2018

Ellis from Chicago, IL

One car repair will enable me to start a new career.

The driveshaft on my car must be replaced for me to continue on my new career path in IT. More

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2018

Kiwan from Chicago, IL

Training for a new career in manufacturing! 1 car repair will let me make it to work.

The alternator and tire rod must be replaced in my car. Once I can do this, I'll be able to make it to work as a CNC manufacturer! More

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12 supporters
Funded on 2/14/2019

Christopher from Chicago, IL

Ready for a new career in manufacturing. Just need help with fees to get my license.

I need to cover a fee to reinstate my driving privileges in order to commute to and from work. More

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4 supporters
Funded on 2/13/2019

Brendan from Chicago, Illinois

Need steel-toed boots to begin my new career!

Since OSHA work rules require manufacturing workers to wear steel – toed boots, it is essential that I acquire a pair in order to ensure my safety. More

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6 supporters
Funded on 4/5/2019

Marcus from Chicago, IL

I've overcome so much. Car repairs will help me get to my job training program safely

I'm training to work in manufacturing. I don't feel safe taking public transit to class. Car repairs will help me get to my training program safely. More

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Funded on 3/6/2019

Russell from Chicago, IL

Father of three; steel-toed boots and uniforms will help me find a manufacturing job!

I'm in a training program in advanced manufacturing. I'm ready to work, but the jobs require me to have my own steel-toed boots and protective gear. More

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Funded on 4/11/2019

Phil from Chicago, IL

Training to work in advanced manufacturing; safety equipment will help me find a job.

After training at JARC, I'm ready to work in manufacturing, but the jobs require uniforms and steel-toed boots. I've been underemployed for 2 years, and a new job will let me support my family. More

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9 supporters
Funded on 7/19/2019

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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Funded on 5/22/2019

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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7 supporters
Funded on 9/10/2019

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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12 supporters
Funded on 8/17/2019

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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10 supporters
Funded on 9/13/2019

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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