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Survivor needs support paying her car bill (part 2)

Partner: Safe Harbor

Advisor: Lily Miller

The survivor is currently in a transitional program. She is working full-time and is a full-time student in a graduate program. With her busy schedule, it has been difficult for the survivor to keep up with her bills. The survivor was sick and had to miss time from work putting her behind on her car payment. The support would mean ensuring the survivor has safe and reliable transportation as she works to pay her other bills and towards her degree. The current bill is $400, this request is for part 2 equaling $200.

needed: 03/15/2023

  • Richmond
  • Survivor
  • Bill - Auto
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Survivor needs Assistance with Light Bill

Partner: Safe Harbor

Advisor: Victoria Barahona

The survivor is a single mother that is currently caring for 8 children on her own and works as much as possible. She has been struggling with some health issues and she has not been able to work as much. As a result she has not been able to pay the light bill and is behind. This support would assist the client to get caught up on her light bill, and enter a payment plan with Dominion.

needed: 03/24/2023

  • Richmond
  • Survivor
  • Bill - Electricity
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Rudolph needs security clearance payment!

Partner: Caritas

Advisor: Megan Corbitt

Rudolph came to our emergency shelter with the goal to return the employment he has always loved to do which is working in security work! He has been working on and off but in order to fully return to the security world he will need to complete a security clearance in order to fully accept a position with a new company. With this he is one step closer to financial stability!

needed in: 2 days

  • Richmond
  • Experiencing Homelessness
  • Work - Other Items
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Ismael needs Storage Unit Payment!

Partner: Caritas

Advisor: Megan Corbitt

Ismael has come to our emergency shelter after being evicted from his home. During this eviction he placed several of the belongings from his home into a storage unit that he was able to maintain for a short time. He now is in need of a storage unit payment to ensure that all of the home & personal belongings he has placed in storage remain secure until he can move into housing!

needed in: 2 days

  • Richmond
  • Experiencing Homelessness
  • Household - Other Items
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Jessica needs a new phone

Partner: Caritas

Advisor: Tori Purcell

Jessica has been staying at CARITAS Women's Emergency Shelter since the beginning of March. She has shared that her family was previously paying for her phone and phone bill, but are unable to continue doing so and are asking that she return the phone to them. Jessica is seeking assistance with getting a new phone and paying for the activation fee. With your support, she will be able to get her new phone turned on and will have the ability to use her phone for job and housing search.

needed in: 3 days

  • Richmond
  • Experiencing Homelessness
  • Bill - Cell Phone
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Rebecca needs help with her storage unit

Partner: Caritas

Advisor: Tori Purcell

Rebecca has been living at CARITAS Emergency Shelter for the past month. Since coming here, she has been working to catch up on her storage unit bill. If she is unable to pay this bill, she may lose her unit and her belongings would be put up for auction. In order to avoid this happening, Rebecca is looking for $140 in assistance to get her caught up and regain her access to her storage unit. Maintaining her storage unit will make her transition back to permanent housing easier as she will still have access to her furniture and belongings.

needed in: 3 days

  • Richmond
  • Experiencing Homelessness
  • Bill - Other
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Leah needs assistance paying her utility bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Leah is a Peter Paul neighbor and program participant who is working diligently to reach financial security. She has made alot of strides over the past few years and is currently transitioning between jobs. She is moving on to a position that is more suitable for her long term goals but the transition will cause a gap in her pay and make it difficult to keep her utilities bills current. She needs assistance to pay her past due utility bill from February so that she does not continue to fall behind during the transition.

needed in: 4 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Electricity
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Leah needs assistance paying her utility bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Leah is a Peter Paul neighbor and program participant who is working diligently to reach financial security. She has made alot of strides over the past few years and is currently transitioning between jobs. She is moving on to a position that is more suitable for her long term goals but the transition will cause a gap in her pay and make it difficult to keep her utilities bills current. She needs assistance to pay her past due utility bill from February so that she does not continue to fall behind during the transition.

needed in: 4 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Electricity
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Antonio needs with car repairs.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Antonio is a resident of Richmond is currently seeking financial support to help with securing a new battery for his car. He receives monthly disability payments which allows him to pay his monthly bills such as rent and utilities. At this time, there’s a need for financial assistance to have his vehicle restored to proper working order. Having access to reliable transportation helps with keeping up with medical appointments and other responsibilities.

needed in: 4 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Auto - Gas
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Amari needs assistance with childcare

Partner: St. Joseph's Villa

Advisor: Drew Melson

Amari is a single father of a 1-year old and shares custody with his son’s mother. However, the mother has not communicated with Amari or picked up their son in over 3 months, which led to him losing his two jobs in order to care for their child. The lease on Amari’s residence also expired, and with no source of income at the time he was unable to renew it. Amari and his son have been living in a hotel for the last 2 weeks. He recently found employment, but would be grateful assistance with childcare as he works with St. Joseph’s Villa to find a safe and stable place for them to call home.

needed in: 6 days

  • Richmond
  • Single Father
  • Childcare
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