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Eric needs assistance to cover his bed fees.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Eric is a returning citizen. He lives on a fixed social security income. He resides in a recovery house and has been clean for nearly a year. His rent is paid weekly and can be difficult to balance with unexpected expenses. He recently fell behind due to falling ill and could use some assistance getting back on track. Fortunately he is doing much better. He has started a new job and is excited about the prospect of getting his own place in the near future.

needed in: 1 days

  • Richmond
  • Returning Citizen
  • Bill - Rent
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Dana needs assistance paying her water bill

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Dana is caring mom and wife. She works for a non profit organization in the community helping the homeless population start the journey to stable housing. She is a very vibrant and giving woman and absolutely loves what she does. Several personal situations have landed her in the place where she could use some of the same support that she so willing offers other community members.

needed in: 1 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Auto - Repair/Service
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Jalen needs assistance with a laptop

Partner: St. Joseph's Villa

Advisor: Drew Melson

Fourteen years old, Jalen lives with his mother and recently relocated to a new county. His mother is a single parent and works long hours to provide for her son, meaning he is often home alone before and after school. Jalen is having a difficult time adjusting to his new community, and currently receives Intensive In-Home Services from St. Joseph’s Villa to work on improving mental health, social skills, and relationship building with his family and peers. The library is far away from his home and there is no public transportation in his neighborhood. Assistance with a laptop would help Jalen with school work and in identifying opportunities to engage with his community.

needed in: 4 days

  • East End
  • Youth
  • School - Technology
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Tonya needs help paying her rent.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Tonya has not been able to work over the past few weeks because she has been experiencing some heart problems that doctors are still trying to get to the bottom of. She needs assistance to pay her rent as she awaits doctors orders and navigates the process to secure disability benefits.

needed in: 5 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Rent
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Eric needs assistance to pay his water bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Eric just moved into the neighborhood after being displaced for the past few months. He is recovery and has been clean for nearly a year. He was fortunate enough to find an affordable rooming house near his new job and he is working with non profit organizations to help him get and stay on his feet. He could use some assistance covering his first water bill since it requires a deposit and connection fees. This will ensure he starts off at his new place on the right track and will allow him to continue to focus on his goals.

needed in: 7 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Utility
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Taryn needs assistance paying her electricity bill

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Taryn is single young adult just starting out on her own. She has recently started a new job working from home and noticed an increase in her electricity bill The gap in pay between this job and her last coupled with moving expenses into her new apartment have caused her to need support to cover her current amount due. Assistance with this will help her get back on track as she gets settled in with her new job.

needed in: 12 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Electricity
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