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Khatiti needs assistance paying her electricity bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Khatiti has been out of work for the past several months due to a severe injury. She is recovering and waiting for the go ahead from her doctor to return. She is a single mother and is making due the best she can in the meantime. She is connecting with community organizations for financial and emotional support and is optimistic about with the near future looks like. Assistance paying this bill is just one of the pieces of the puzzle to help close the circle as Khatiti progresses.

needed in: 1 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Electricity
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Tonya needs help with groceries

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Water Bill. Tony received a job offer recently. However, she has been out of work for a few months and fell behind on some of her bills. Tony has been able to pay most of her accounts from her savings. She also has arranged with most of her accounts. Tony still needs support to relieve some stress before starting her new job. She never asks for an assistant, but things are getting unbearable; she is reaching out to get help to pay this bill.

needed in: 2 days

  • Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Auto - Gas
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Mary needs a new tire for her car

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Mary has been working with CCC's street outreach team. She has old injuries that make walking difficult. She has a car but she cannot safely drive it until she gets a new tire.

needed in: 4 days

  • Southside
  • Homeless
  • Auto - Repair/Service
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Malaysia needs help paying her electricity bill

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Malaysia is a single mom and works makes an hourly wage at her part time job. She recently fell ill and was unable to work for several weeks. Because of this several of her bills have fallen behind. Now that she is back on her feet and back to work she is in need of some assistance catching up on a few things. Her electricity bill is the most pressing need. Receiving help to keep this bill current will make a huge difference as she works diligently to recover from this and get everything back on track.

needed in: 5 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Electricity
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Jamaica needs assistance paying her car note.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Jamaica is a single mom of a toddler and 3 elementary schoolers. She has been working part time for several months due to lack of consistent childcare. Now that the three older ones are back in school she has been able to focus on returning to full time work. She is currently in the onboarding process of her new job and just needs a little assistance covering the her car note through the transition. She is a hardworking determined mom and plans to ultimately become a certified substance counselor. She is very passionate about helping to break the cycle of poverty for those directly impacted by this crisis.

needed in: 6 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Auto
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Shakita needs assistance paying her rent

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Shakita is a single mother. She works part time and cares full time for her autistic son. Her income is fixed and paying her bills depends heavily on the income received from SSI benefits for her son. She has experience some unforeseen set backs this month that has thrown her finances off. She is working with Peter Paul and Social Services to get back on track and could some assistance paying her rent this month.

needed in: 6 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Rent
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Leah needs assistance catching up on her utility bills

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Leah is a dedicated community member and faithful part of the network at Peter Paul. She has experienced a sudden loss of income after having to take a few weeks from work to tend to her ailing father in law. Thankfully his health is now more stable and she has been able to return home and back to work but is now behind on several things and needs assistance covering her utility bill. Help with this will bill will make it easier for her to focus on getting back to normal as she goes back to work.

needed in: 6 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Utility
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Cora needs assistance with groceries

Partner: St. Joseph's Villa

Advisor: Drew Melson

Cora lost her job of 24 years at age 61. With no relatives able to support her and no other income, she is now experiencing homelessness. Cora is currently receiving counseling from St. Joseph’s Villa for depression and anxiety that have led to heart conditions. She hopes to resolve her housing situation soon, and for now she is asking for assistance with daily needs including groceries and personal hygiene items.

needed in: 8 days

  • Richmond
  • Homeless
  • Groceries
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Ray needs assistance with groceries

Partner: St. Joseph's Villa

Advisor: Drew Melson

Ray is a 60-year-old transgender male who is currently homeless and living in a motel, with no family to rely on for support. He is receiving mental health counseling from St. Joseph’s Villa and working to get back on his feet. Out of work at the moment, Ray does not have the resources to obtain groceries and personal hygiene items. Assistance with these essentials would mean a lot to him.

needed in: 8 days

  • Richmond
  • Homeless
  • Groceries
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Latoria needs assistance paying her electricity bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Latoria is a single mom of three young adults. One junior in high school and two very new college students. She fell behind on her utility bills after her hours at work were impacted by covid. She is back full time right now but feels like her pay is being impacted by erroneous tax deductions. She is working with her HR department to correct this issue and just needs assistance covering this expense as she tries to catch up.

needed in: 8 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Electricity
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