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Tykira needs assistance today.

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Housing. Tykira is an Outreach Counselor who serves the most vulnerable communities in the city of Richmond. However, due to unfortunate circumstances, she also is in transition and spends evenings looking for housing after leaving work during the day. Tykira needs help paying for a room for one week until she can find a home to lease with her next paycheck.

needed in: 1 days

  • Richmond
  • Homeless
  • Unique & urgent

Shaunda

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with a Laptop. Shaunda has struggled with finding a career that will sustain her household for her and her two young children. She wants to succeed in life and make her children proud of all her accomplishments. Shaunda has gone back and forth with what career path will be best for her, and she has decided to pursue the Pharmacy Tech profession. She has a love for people, and with the pandemic, we are facing, she wants to be an asset to the community. Shaunda is requesting help with purchasing a laptop to take her class online.

needed in: 2 days

  • Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Unique & urgent

Eric

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Laptop. Eric will begin CDL school at the Community College; however, he did not realize the 1st session is online due to COVID 19.before class on October 3, 2020. Eric must have a working computer that is WIFI accessible. At this time, he has reached out to everyone he knows for support. Eric is asking if a Giving Wall supporter would help him with obtaining a lab-top as he has been approved to begin his CDL Training classes very soon.

needed in: 3 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Emilia

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Electricity Bill. Emilia works in an emergency room in the city of Richmond. Her hours were cut due to the COVID-19. She also was admitted into the hospital with an illness a few weeks ago. This has caused Emilia to miss time from work. She does not have paid-time-off and has experienced a loss of income recently; Emilia finds it challenging to pay all her bills. She has no immediate family that can support her. Emilia is requesting assistance with her electricity bill

needed in: 3 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Tianda

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Laptop. Tianda is a participant in the Office of Community Wealth Building's workforce program. She started her online virtual classes at J. Sargeant Reynolds and needs a laptop. Her computer crashed, and she cannot purchase another one because she has not been working due to COVID-19. This would be a great help to Tianda as she is completing her studies.

needed in: 3 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Wanda

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with a Laptop. Wanda is a senior citizen enrolled in our workforce program. She is struggling with learning how to navigate technology. Wanda is waiting for a class to improve her computer skills that begin at the end of October at Dream Academy. She is asking for support with a lab top to practice and be prepared for class at the end of the month.

needed in: 4 days

  • Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Work clothing & equipment

Mary

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Laptop. Mary is a senior enrolled in our workforce program with no computer or technology experience. She understands the importance of working on these skills - especially in the virtual environment we are navigating. Mary has signed up to attend an introductory computer class that will begin at the end of September. If she could get support with purchasing a lap-top, Mary believes that she could practice on her own while waiting for the class to begin.

needed in: 5 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Uvonya

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Electricity Bill. Uvonya is a single mother of two. She was out of work for a few months as a result of social distancing. Uvonya found it challenging to pay her bills, especially childcare during the summer, as she has to leave her children to look for work and go on interviews. Uvonya finally secured employment as a Forklift Operator but needs help reconciling a few of her accounts. She is requesting assistance with a portion of her electricity bill.

needed in: 7 days

  • Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Small debt & fees

Maria

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Laptop. Maria was a participant in the Mayor's Youth Academy. She also is a freshman in college and plans to declare a major in psychology. Maria needs help getting a laptop so that she can complete her work on time. She is looking forward to her first year in college and could use a computer to help her succeed during her first year.

needed in: 7 days

  • Richmond
  • Youth
  • Work clothing & equipment

Michael

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Rent. Michael had a small successful tailoring business. However, due to COVID-19, he has experienced a decrease in customers. Although Michael receives some monthly income, it is not enough to pay all of his bills. He is requesting assistance with a portion of his rent for October.

needed in: 7 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Robert needs support.

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Phone Bill. Robert's employer sent him home when he began having coughing spells. After he recovered and was well enough to return to work, his company temporarily closed due to the pandemic. COVID-19. Due to a loss in wages, Robert has had difficulty paying his bills. Robert is requesting assistance with paying a portion of his bill since he has started a new job at FedEx.

needed in: 9 days

  • Richmond
  • Single Father
  • Small debt & fees

Kenyonnah

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with a Printer. Kenyonnah is a high school student who was a participant in the Office of Community Wealth Building Mayor's Youth Academy. She is an artist and an innovator who creates pictures and explores new recipes every week as a apart of her enrichment. Kenyonnah is requesting a printer so she is able to pursue her interests.

needed in: 10 days

  • Richmond
  • Teenager
  • Work clothing & equipment

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