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$350of $350

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1 supporter
Funded on 1/23/2021

Jose from Chicago, Illinois

The bike I used every day broke, and I can't afford a replacement on my own.

I don't have a source of income & my bike has been essential. W/ a new one I can get food, get to my appointments, and to meet with my case manager. More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

$700of $700

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7 supporters
Funded on 12/28/2020

Sanusie from Chicago, IL

I'm working on a new career. While I train, I need help with expenses for my 18-mo.

I'm getting certified in Computer Numerical Control machining. For now, I have no income. I need supplies and winter clothes for my daughter. More

Validated by Katherine from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$300of $300

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1 supporter
Funded on 2/20/2020

Banneker from Detroit, MI

Took in my grandson who's in 2nd grade. We need basic furniture.

My grandson means the world to me and I'm raising him now that his parents cannot. I need help making my home suitable for his needs and development. More

Validated by Sharon from Black Family Development

$300of $300

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1 supporter
Funded on 10/22/2019

Anthony from Far Rockaway, NY

Medical issues keep me from working; I'd like to get my daughters school uniforms

I suffer from seizures which keep me from working regularly. My daughters are my #1 priority in life; I'd like to help them stay confident in school. More

Validated by PO Sims from NYC Department of Probation

$700of $700

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2 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2019

Carla from Brooklyn, NY

Working on my college degree. I need help with books, a uniform, and transportation!

I'm full time at the Mandl College of Allied Health. I need help w/ books & transportation, & a second uniform. Your help will let me focus on school! More

Validated by Yahaira from NYC Department of Probation

$190of $190

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1 supporter
Funded on 10/11/2019

Rafael from Queens, NY

I'm looking for work & my phone screen is too broken to use; I can't take calls!

I'm looking for work to support my daughter. My phone screen is broken; with a fix I'll be able to take calls about jobs. More

Validated by PO Philip from NYC Department of Probation

$75of $75

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1 supporter
Funded on 8/24/2019

Anth from Brooklyn, New York

Staying w/ family as I save up for an apartment. I need an air mattress to sleep on!

I lost my apartment and I'm staying on my sister's couch. I work late hours; an air mattress will give me a place to sleep w/o disturbing her family. More

Validated by PO Dixon from NYC Department of Probation

$450of $450

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3 supporters
Funded on 8/30/2019

Karla from queens, ny

I'm pregnant and can't work; help me get back to school clothes for my family!

These funds will cover 4-5 outfits for my two older children and baby, which will help my family for the upcoming school year. More

Validated by PO Coleman from NYC Department of Probation

$300of $300

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1 supporter
Funded on 9/19/2019

Asia from Brooklyn, NY

Completing my GED & caring for my baby; need supplies & clothes for the winter!

I love my daughter and want to provide for her. I'm finishing my GED soon but I need help preparing for the winter with clothes and supplies! More

Validated by PO Buongiovanni from NYC Department of Probation

$450of $450

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8 supporters
Funded on 8/21/2019

Salley from Chicago, IL

I'm living clean and found work; I could use help moving out of my shelter!

I'm proud to say I've recovered from addiction and found work. I want to move out of my shelter but I could use help on a security deposit. More

Validated by Amiel from Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

$150of $150

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2 supporters
Funded on 5/21/2019

Feliciano from New York City, New York

I'd love the chance to cook more, but I can't afford nice supplies.

Cooking supplies will be a great way for me to engage more in an activity I love to do but can't afford to spend a lot on. More

Validated by Haley from NYC Department of Probation

$515of $350

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8 supporters
Funded on 2/16/2019

Daniel from Chicago, IL

I've turned my life around. I need bus passes to get a job & keep moving forward!

I want to work. I want to be proud of myself. I want to pull my weight. I need bus passes to put myself in front of every Chicago employer & get a job More

Validated by Daniel from Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center

$110of $110

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2 supporters
Funded on 1/15/2019

Jose from Chicago, IL

Need a monthly bus pass to get me through the winter months

IIt would help me immensely to have a monthly bus pass for the winter months. This would help me to go to food pantries for meals. More

Validated by Anna from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

$600of $600

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2018

Tammy from Detroit, Michigan

Finally found affordable housing - just need help with my security deposit

I need a security deposit for our first home . I was able to locate affordable housing and now I need my down payment for the security deposit. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$450of $450

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4 supporters
Funded on 5/29/2018

Octavia from Chicago, IL

Need to give my 2 grandsons a stable home base. They need beds & linens to sleep on.

Meeting this need will mean my grandsons have a healthy place to sleep each night in their new home. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$50of $50

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2 supporters
Funded on 5/17/2017

Malik from Harlem, New York

Determined to overcome homelessness. I'm just ONE fee away from getting off the street.

I need $50 so I can get a Domestic Partnership License in order to move into a family shelter. More

Validated by Shahona from NYC Department of Probation

$400of $400

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2 supporters
Funded on 4/25/2017

Tiffany from Detroit, Mi

Going to school to support my kids. I need a stove & fridge to feed them healthy meals.

Meeting this need will mean my children will finally be able to have a nutritional meal for the first time in years. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$300of $300

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1 supporter
Funded on 3/28/2017

Mary from Detroit, MI

I'm training for a new career. My 2 girls need beds to get a good night's rest.

My goal is to continue with my training as a medical assistance. I want to make sure my family is safe and well while I earn my certification. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$700of $700

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3 supporters
Funded on 5/30/2017

Bernie from Nampa, ID

Living with MS & on my way out of homelessness. Help w/ utilities will get me housed!

A place of my own will give me inner peace and hope that I can live a normal life without the worry of where to sleep from day to day. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

$700of $700

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4 supporters
Funded on 5/30/2017

Randy-Jo from Nampa, ID

I was diagnosed with PTSD after surviving a tornado. With 1 security I can overcome homelessness!

I need with help with a security deposit to get off the street and get in to a place of my own. I can afford the monthly rent, just not the deposit. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

$300of $300

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1 supporter
Funded on 2/9/2017

Thaddeus from Bronx, NY

I'm overcoming homelessness after a hurricane. A television will help me recover.

I have been dealing with depression, pain and PTSD symptoms. A TV will help me relax at home and find some peace each day. More

Validated by David from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

$725of $700

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7 supporters
Funded on 1/21/2017

Aisha from Chicago, IL

Recently housed and employed! A bed will get me off the floor & ready for work.

I just moved into an apartment after several difficult years. To feel rested, healthy, and ready for work, I need a bed! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$100of $100

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2 supporters
Funded on 12/8/2016

Glennis from Chicago, IL

After being hit by a car, bus passes will help me get around and get back to work.

I need help acquiring bus cards so I can search for employment. After my accident, I haven't been able to get around and find a job. More

Validated by Leslie from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

$500of $500

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/19/2016

Janice from Chicago, Illinois

I'm on my path out of homelessness! A sofa & table will make my new space functional.

I have been confined to a wheelchair after suffering from burns. Basic furniture will allow me to heal. More

Validated by Jackie from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

$500of $500

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10 supporters
Funded on 11/27/2016

Jesus from Chicago, IL

I'm now proudly working! With some help for my security deposit, I can become housed.

I began work as a machine operator this week thanks to Benevolent donors! To make my move a reality, I need one security deposit. More

Validated by Mallory from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$350of $350

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2 supporters
Funded on 9/8/2016

Marie from Detroit, Michigan

School uniforms, boots and coats will ensure my grandsons start the year off right.

I am the sole guardian of my two grandsons. All of my money right now goes towards rent and food. Basic clothing will help them thrive in school. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$300of $300

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/30/2016

Bri from Bay Area, CA

On the path out of homelessness! Furniture & cookware will make my apartment a home.

I need basic essentials like kitchen items, bedding, towels, lighting, and rugs to help make my new apartment feel like home. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

$156of $156

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3 supporters
Funded on 7/28/2016

Woiciech from Chicago, IL

Recuperating from surgery. One month's utilities will allow me to heal stress-free.

I need support paying my gas bill to keep my cooking gas on. Being able to cook and feed myself is vital to my healing! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$450of $450

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4 supporters
Funded on 6/28/2016

William from Chicago, IL

Overcoming homelessness! One security deposit will get me housed.

I have enough income to pay rent each month, but haven't been able to cover my security deposit. With your help, I can move into my new home! More

Validated by Cassandra from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

$300of $300

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4 supporters
Funded on 6/21/2016

Kristina from Nampa, ID

My dad was diagnosed with terminal cancer. A bed will bring him the rest he needs.

I need help with getting a hospital bed for my dad because his medical insurance denied coverage for it. He is currently sleeping on the couch. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

$200of $200

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5 supporters
Funded on 6/21/2016

Jesus from Chicago, IL

Overcoming homelessness & training for a new career. Need work gear to get a job.

I'm on the path to finding stable housing. Steel-toed boots and bus cards for transportation will enable me to start work! More

Validated by Mallory from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$300of $300

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6 supporters
Funded on 7/7/2016

Lee from Chicago, IL

I became unemployed after a stroke. Bus passes will help me get back to work.

Three 30 day bus passes will enable me to get back to work in a job that keeps me happy and healthy! More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$300of $300

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2 supporters
Funded on 5/31/2016

Johnny from Chicago, IL

Veteran overcoming homelessness. I need household basics for my new apartment.

I need basic furniture & toiletries. If my apartment feels like home, it will have a great impact on my mental health and general well being. More

Validated by Julie from Lincoln Park Community Services

$650of $650

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5 supporters
Funded on 6/7/2016

Charles from Nampa, ID

Working and ready to find stable housing. A security deposit will get me there!

I recently faced homelessness and been living out of my car. I can now afford rent, but with my current wages I can't save up for my security deposit. More

Validated by Dawn from Community Builder, Inc

$200of $175

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2 supporters
Funded on 4/28/2016

Enrique from Chicago, IL

I'm ready to get my GED to move forward, but first need to pay the testing fee.

I want to enter a career as a caregiver for animals. I need to study materials and test fees to take the GED test. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$100of $100

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1 supporter
Funded on 3/17/2016

Quincy from Chicago, IL

Newly housed veteran. Help me purchase a bus pas to travel to interviews!

I am determined to enter a job training program, but walking to opportunities is extremely difficult. I need a bus card to travel to these interviews. More

Validated by Emma from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

$700of $700

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9 supporters
Funded on 5/21/2016

Carlos from Tucson, AZ

I lost my son. Paying for his cremation will allow me to move forward.

I need to pay for my son's cremation so that he can be at peace and I can move ahead. I have been unemployed and am unable to cover the costs myself. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$700of $700

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7 supporters
Funded on 2/8/2016

Sandy from Chicago, IL

I'm rebuilding after identity theft & need help moving my furniture from Florida.

I'm committed to building a stable life for my family. I need help covering a portion of my moving costs from Florida to Chicago to help do this. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$400of $400

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5 supporters
Funded on 1/16/2016

Linda from Chicago, IL

I need bus fare & winter clothes to finish school & continue moving my family forward

I'm a single mom in school for IT. I need a bus pass & winter clothes to get to class & finish my training. Once I finish, I can't wait to get to work More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

$250of $250

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3 supporters
Funded on 12/2/2015

Andre from Chicago, IL

My goal is to live independently! I need household basics to make it happen.

I just moved into an apartment! Having basic supplies like cooking gear & linens will allow me to focus on other expenses like transportation to work More

Validated by Cassandra from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

$140of $140

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1 supporter
Funded on 9/16/2015

Darnell from Chicago, IL

Recently housed! I need basic household items to get started in this new life phase.

It's been a long road. I'm now housed, in school & working to further my self-sufficiency. Household items like towels & blankets will help me thrive! More

Validated by Nichole from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

$340of $340

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1 supporter
Funded on 7/20/2015

Melody from Chicago, IL

Having my kids in summer camp will enable me to go back to school!

With my 2 youngest daughters in summer camp for a full day, I will be able to attend school for medical billing and work towards having a stable job. More

Validated by Ian from Chicago House and Social Service Agency

$380of $380

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6 supporters
Funded on 9/9/2015

Ileana from Chicago, IL

Overcame homelessness! I need an employment authorization card to keep working.

I'm eager to move higher in life! The majority of my paycheck goes to making ends meet. I need an employment authorization card to keep working & move up in life. More

Validated by Shayna from Inspiration Corporation

$170of $170

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2 supporters
Funded on 7/10/2015

Sasha from Tucson, AZ

I'm looking for work and I need glasses so I can see for my job search.

I need prescription eyeglasses because it's hard for me to read. It'll be easier for me to look for work when I can see properly. More

Validated by Byron from Pima County One Stop Career Center

$600of $600

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1 supporter
Funded on 5/18/2015

Simply from Detroit, MI

I'm a new resident of Michigan looking for work. I need items for my new home.

My 2 children and I need pots and pans and a sofa to furnish our new home. I also need school uniforms for my kids' new schools. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$140of $200

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3 supporters
Funded on 7/23/2015

Spotty from Chicago, IL

I'm a 57 year old retired dock worker. A couch & table will make my new apt a home.

I'm very excited to be living in my own place. I used to live in an SRO where I couldn't have much furniture but now I have more room. More

Validated by Abby from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

$500of $500

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10 supporters
Funded on 4/20/2015

Leo from South Bend, IN

Working on getting a job & moving out of poverty! I need a security deposit.

I need a security deposit to move to a place to live where I can be healthy and safe. My current home has sewage leaks and infestations. More

Validated by Nicole from SJC Bridges Out of Poverty

$250of $250

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3 supporters
Funded on 2/23/2015

Umar from Chicago, IL

Homeless for 20 years, but now I'm finally getting housing. I need a bed to sleep on.

I couldn't be more exciting about my new housing! I have a new outlook on life & am ready to find a job. A bed will get me proper rest. More

Validated by Abby from Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

$450of $450

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3 supporters
Funded on 3/18/2015

Cheryl from Chicago, IL

My daughter & I escaped a bad situation. We need furniture as we start over again.

We got away from violence & now have our own home. Eating at a table together & having a place to store clothes will help us feel like a family again. More

Validated by Olivia from Inspiration Corporation

$650of $650

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6 supporters
Funded on 1/14/2015

Toni from Detroit, MI

Relocating after bedbug infestation. Need help getting new beds so my kids can rest.

I'm unable to purchase new furniture due to my limited income, but new beds will allow my 3 children to rest to ensure they are wide awake for school. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$650of $650

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4 supporters
Funded on 1/15/2015

Peaches from Detroit, MI

I'm a single mom in need of beds for my children to excel!

I'm committed to rebuilding my career and these beds will get my kids off the floor and give me peace of mind! We're ready to move forward. More

Validated by Constance from Homes for Black Children

$600of $600

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6 supporters
Funded on 12/3/2014

Joe from Detroit, MI

Professional clothes & car repairs will ensure I'm ready for job interviews!

I'm a single father looking forward to better support my daughter. Repairs & professional clothes will show employers I'm prepared to work! More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$520of $505

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8 supporters
Funded on 11/11/2014

Larry from Chicago, IL

I'm a newly housed Navy veteran. A bed will get me off the floor & ease my pain.

Recently moved into unfurnished senior housing; a bed & household items will help me sleep so I can go to work on time & reduce the pain in my hips. More

Validated by Margaret from North Side Housing and Supportive Services

$560of $560

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2 supporters
Funded on 11/3/2014

Mr. Quick from Detroit, MI

Father of 3 ready to move forward from homelessness; A deposit will get us there!

I've secured housing & 3 months rent through a housing program. Help with the security deposit will give me & my 3 sons the stability we need! More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

$380of $380

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5 supporters
Funded on 8/25/2014

Ms. Jones from Chicago, IL

Help with school fees and uniforms will ensure my daughter starts school off right!

My daughter & I need help with her school fees, uniforms & a bus card. This will reduce her anxiety of starting H.S. & keep her mind on her goals. More

Validated by Carla from Primo Center for Women and Children

$450of $450

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1 supporter
Funded on 9/1/2014

Eric from Detroit, MI

A bed will let me rest after a long day of work & give me energy to pursue my passion

A simple thing like a bed to sleep on will have make a huge impact in my life. My body can finally get the rest it needs. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network

$115of $115

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1 supporter
Funded on 9/29/2014

Rakeem from Charlotte, NC

I've been a barber for 20 years. I moved, so I need to get certified in NC to work.

I've always been a barber, but I moved. I need the application fee for barber school in my new city, so I can get certified and work in my new state. More

Validated by Robert from Urban League of Central Carolinas, Inc.

$671of $670

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5 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2014

Erica from Detroit, MI

Was homeless but now working. My nephew and sons need clothes & beds.

I'm working but am still building after homelessness. I had to throw out clothes and beds due to flood then bedbugs. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$391of $390

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8 supporters
Funded on 7/8/2014

Tonya from Chicago, IL

Moving into stable housing & towards permanent work! I need basic necessities.

My goal is to secure a permanent position with Chicago's transportation company! To build momentum and continue forward, I need to stabilize my home. More

Validated by Julie from The Cara Program

$786of $780

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16 supporters
Funded on 7/29/2014

Nikki from Detroit, MI

Working to rebuild after losing my job. Clothing and beds for my family will help us move forward.

I lost my job and shortly after my husband left me. I'm doing my best to provide for my family while I look for employment. More

Validated by Paula from Black Family Development

$800of $780

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2 supporters
Funded on 5/13/2014

Naomi from Detroit, MI

Rebuilding after losing my job & home. Beds for my girls would lift a great burden.

Two twin size beds/bunk beds, covers and sheets will allow my girls to rest at night so they can continue to function and excel in school. More

Validated by Eugene from Homes for Black Children

$450of $450

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4 supporters
Funded on 5/6/2014

Warren from Chicago, IL

My goal is to be a welder & build a career. Welding gear will get me there!

This gear will help employers take me seriously as a welder. I'll be able to pass welding tests and get the job that will start my new career. More

Validated by Jessica from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

$600of $600

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2014

Dewayne from Detroit, MI

Found job & apt after homelessness; Furniture will help me build a home for my kids!

I have found a place to stay not too far from my children. Meeting this need will help me because having furniture will make my house a home. More

Validated by Chaunise from Wayne County-Detroit Disability Network


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