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Jolinda needs assistance paying her rent

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Jolinda is a single mother of two. She is legally blind and relies heavily on disability benefits to make ends meet. She was working full time before her place of employment shut down due to Covid. She was recently forced to move out of her home when her landlord sold the house she was renting. She has secured new housing but the cost of the move and security deposit has made it difficult to pay her rent this month. Assistance covering her January rent will get her back on track while she waits for her job to call her back to work.

needed in: 2 days

  • Northside
  • Single Mother
  • Auto - Gas
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Bernard needs help with paying bills.

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Bills. Bernard is enrolled in OCWB's workforce program. He also is a contractor who provides maintenance support for one the City of Richmond buildings. The building was closed during the holidays, and Bernard missed five days of work which has impacted his earnings at the end of 2021. As a contractor, when he doesn't work during the holiday, he doesn't get paid. Bernard needs help catching up on some his bills: electricity and rent.

needed in: 6 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Bill - Other
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Amber needs assistance paying her car note

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Amber is a single working mother and is doing her best to make ends meet. She makes an hourly wage and was recently forced to be out of work for three weeks due to Covid exposure. This setback has caused her to fall severely behind on her on her car note. Support with paying her car note this month will ensure she continues to have reliable transportation to get back and forth to work and keep her budget on track.

needed in: 7 days

  • Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Auto
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Chimere needs assistance with an auto repair.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Carolyn Champion

Chimere is a hardworking mother of two boys who serves her neighborhood personally and professionally. In addition to her many roles, she also serves as “chauffer” for her sons to get to school and work and herself to work daily. She has experienced car issues recently that require repairs and is looking for assistance to pay for them.

needed in: 9 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Auto - Repair/Service
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Iesha needs assistance paying her car note

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Iesha is a single mother who stays busy caring for her two high school aged sons. She has opened her home for many of their friends who have struggled with housing instability and rocky family dynamics. She also works full time in serving the community. She recently had some unexpected car repairs that caused her to fall behind on her car note. She is requesting to help catch up on this

needed in: 9 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Auto - Gas
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Henry needs to renew his driver's license

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Henry recently lost his job and his home and is staying in a shelter while working with staff to achieve his goals of finding long-term housing and a new job. His driver's license has expired and he cannot afford to pay the renewal fee. Being able to drive will make a big difference in his ability to achieve his long-term goals.

needed in: 9 days

  • Richmond
  • Homeless
  • Bill - Auto
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