Deirdre Hess


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Blue from Queens, New York

I'm starting a business-- I have clients lined up. I need help to buy supplies!

I want to start a braiding business. I've got potential clients who want me to braid their hair; I just need help with startup costs to get going! More

Validated by PO Rodriguez from NYC Department of Probation

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2019

Cheyanne from Queens, New York

I'm a young mother with a 2yo daughter. I need a security door for my apartment.

My daughter's father recently kicked in our door. The landlord will replace it but I want a security door for our apartment to help me feel safe. More

Validated by PO Jean from NYC Department of Probation

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Funded on 3/4/2020

Isaiah from brooklyn, ny

I want to work in real estate; I need help to pay for classes & get a laptop

I've worked as a security guard and more to support my mother, who injured her back at work. I want to find better work in real estate. More

Validated by PO Payoute from NYC Department of Probation

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7 supporters
Funded on 1/28/2020

Wesley from Bronx, New York

I'm a writer and editor; a laptop will let me find work and earn an income again.

Medical expenses have depleted my savings. I'm finishing up a Community Service program; I need to buy & set up a laptop so I can work again. More

Validated by Seon from Easterseals New York

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Funded on 12/30/2019

Peter from Des Plaines, IL

I've trained to be a welder, but before I can find work I need equipment.

I'm excited to start a career and a stable life. I need help to buy safety equipment-- employers will expect me to have it before they hire! More

Validated by Katherine from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Funded on 12/25/2019

Takiesha from Bronx, NY

I'm through treatment, and I have housing! I need help furnishing my new place.

I've been through a lot, and reaching this goal-- housing-- is amazing. I could use help to buy furniture and home basics as I settle in. More

Validated by Laura from The Women's Project

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2019

Ajay from Queens, New York

With some help to buy safety equipment, I'll be ready to work as an electrician!

I'm currently enrolled in a 900 hour course at Apex Technical School; I graduate in January. I won't be able to work until I have equipment! More

Validated by PO St. Pierre from NYC Department of Probation

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2019

Miguel from Chicago, IL

I want to provide for my kids as a welder. I need safety equipment to get jobs.

I'm studying to be a welder right now; I need steel toed boots, a welding helmet, and gloves. Employers will expect me to have them if they hire me. More

Validated by Katherine from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Funded on 12/25/2019

Lucy from Eldoret, Kenya

I've regained my health; I need to funds to build a dam to irrigate my farm!

I'm blessed to be finally healthy. I recently inherited some land; I need to construct a dam to redirect water so I can farm & support my family. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2019

Tim from Bronx, New York

Recently disabled. With a laptop I'll be able work again as a graphics artist

I'm a trained graphic artist ready to return to stability after illness and homelessness. With a laptop I'll be able to work and contribute. More

Validated by Irma from Barrier Free Living, Inc.

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Funded on 12/25/2019

Jasmine from Queens, New York

Single mom in a GED program; a laptop will let me focus on my kids!

Without a laptop I have to spend hours going to the library and waiting for a computer. A laptop will make a big difference! More

Validated by PO from NYC Department of Probation

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Funded on 1/20/2020

JJ from NEW YORK, BROOKLYN

I'm going to be a young father. I need help to buy first-time supplies!

I'm worried about the challenges of being a father. With help to buy a stroller, and some first-time supplies, I'll be more at-ease with this task. More

Validated by PO Baptiste from NYC Department of Probation

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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

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Funded on 12/25/2019

Kevin from Brooklyn, NY

I'm working hard to provide for my son. I need a new bed, I have trouble sleeping!

My 2yo son is the light of my life; I want to provide for him. A new bed will help me stay focused, and let me sleep next to him at night. More

Validated by Christina from NYC Department of Probation

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4 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2019

Aquiallah from Brooklyn, New York

I'm trying start a new life, but my apnea keeps me awake. I need a CPAP machine!

I am attending reentry from incarceration meetings at Fortune Society, but I'm having trouble; my apnea is ruining my sleep. A CPAP machine will help! More

Validated by PO Holmes from NYC Department of Probation

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/25/2019

Micah from Chicago, IL

To find work as machinist, I need help to buy safety equipment and car repairs.

I've learned CNC Machining, but employers expect me to have equipment before they'll hire me. Also, I need to fix up my car so I can go to jobs. More

Validated by Katherine from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Funded on 12/25/2019

Angelo from Queens, NY

I need help to buy a bed & dresser so I can stay prepared as I start my career!

I love cars & want to work as a driver (recently got a class E license). I have back pain & nowhere to put my clothes; I need bedroom furniture. More

Validated by PO Tavarez from NYC Department of Probation

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/15/2016

Mike from Chicago, IL

On my path out of homelessness. Court fees are holding me back from getting there.

Once this is paid, I can begin putting aside money to save for an apartment. More

Validated by Kayla from Center for Changing Lives

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4 supporters
Funded on 11/9/2015

Madeline from Chicago, IL

I need steel-toed boots & glasses to jump-start my career in manufacturing.

I want to transition into manufacturing because it's reliably full-time & offers opportunities to grow. I need this gear to work & be safe on the job. More

Validated by Mark from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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Funded on 8/26/2015

Debra from Chicago, IL

A computer will enable me to work!

With a computer, I will be able to successfully look for work and housing, work from home, and improve my overall mental health. More

Validated by Olivia from Inspiration Corporation

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6 supporters
Funded on 10/16/2014

Jermaine from Chicago, IL

Ready to support my family & inspire those around me! Work gear will get me started.

I want people to see that change is possible & that a person shouldn't be limited by their zip code. These items will help me succeed. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation

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10 supporters
Funded on 12/2/2014

Thomas from Chicago, IL

Finally on the right path! Just need work gear for a job in the field I'm studying.

It's been a long journey getting here, but I'm changing my life for the better. Work gear will help me as I build a home for my family. More

Validated by Emily from Jane Addams Resource Corporation


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