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Ivy needs assistance paying the deposit for her new apartment,

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Ivy is a very active participant of Peter Paul's Promise Family network. She is a single mother of four and is very active serving the community. She recently found out that her lease will not be renewed due to a situation beyond her control. She has less than two months to find a new place and has to be very aggressive in her approach. She is raising money to make sure that she is able to move quickly when the right apartment opens up

needed: 06/15/2021

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Auto - Gas
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Theresa needs help repairing her car

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Theresa is grandmother of 3 and offers significant support to her daughter to help raise and care for them despite her fixed disability income. She has recently experience an unexpected financial set back and is having a difficult time taking care of a very much needed car repair. This vehicle is the sole mode of transportation for the family and is super important to maintaining their current quality of life as it is essential to how her daughter gets to work each and how Theresa is able to get to and from doctor's appointments.

needed in: 4 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Auto - Repair/Service
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Jamesha needs help with groceries

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Groceries. Jamesha is requesting support with groceries. Jamesha has been out of work and due to an illness. At this time she is not receiving any disability nor is she eligible for SNAP. Jamesha is requesting assistant with groceries.

needed in: 5 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Groceries
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May needs help with certification

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Certification. May needs help for an additional class she needs to complete her certification. This is a makeup class her program does not cover. May just started a new job and paying for the course would be a hardship. Earning her C.N.A certification would provide a credential to obtain a higher wage.

needed in: 5 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • School - Other Items
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Kimberly needs help with membership fees.

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Membership Fees. Training Course Membership for Medical Billing & Coding (AAPC) -Become a member of AAPC and join the world's most extensive training and credentialing organization for healthcare business. They represent over 190,000 members working in medical coding, auditing, regulatory compliance, revenue cycle management, and practice management. This would be a tremendous professional encouragement for Kimberly.

needed in: 5 days

  • Central
  • Believer
  • Work - Other Items
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Evan needs a prepaid phone

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Evan is currently sleeping in his car while working with an outreach worker to secure a longer-term housing solution. Evan does not have a phone, making it difficult for his outreach worker to connect with him. The lack of a phone has also made finding a job more difficult since Evan cannot list a phone number on job applications. A prepaid phone will help him secure housing and employment.

needed in: 5 days

  • Richmond
  • Homeless
  • Work - Technology
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Rahouf needs assistance with bills after surgery

Partner: IRC

Advisor: Sharon Singer

Rahouf is a refugee from the Ivory Coast who arrived in Richmond a year and a half ago. He is young and motivated, finding success at work, learning English, and getting his driver's license. Rahouf will soon have surgery that will require bed rest recovery for two months. His warehouse job does not provide any paid time off, and he is ineligible for social service programs like disability. Rahouf will need assistance paying his rent and bills until he is physically able to return to work.

needed in: 7 days

  • East End
  • Refugee
  • Bill - Rent
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Gabriella needs a car seat

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Gabriella is a survivor of violence in her home country and a teen mom with a daughter. Both Gabriella and her daughter are living with a kind and loving foster family. Gabriella is working hard to finish school and earn her high school diploma while also assisting in the care of her daughter. Gabriella's daughter has outgrown her car seat and is ready to move into a bigger one.

needed in: 8 days

  • South Central
  • Single Mother
  • Child Essentials (e.g. bottles, diapers, clothing, etc.)
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Caroline needs seasonally-appropriate clothing

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Caroline is sleeping in her car while working with CCC's outreach program and looking for permanent housing. As the weather heats up and temperatures continue to rise, the winter clothes Caroline has been wearing are no longer suitable. Being able to wear new clothes will restore Caroline's self-confidence and sense of dignity.

needed in: 9 days

  • Richmond
  • Homeless
  • Clothing (e.g. coats, gloves, shoes)
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Kevin needs a prepaid cell phone

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Kevin is looking for permanent housing and a stable job. Kevin needs a cell phone with refillable minutes so that he can complete job applications and communicate with his outreach worker. Having a phone will help Kevin achieve independence and stability.

needed in: 9 days

  • Richmond
  • Homeless
  • Work - Technology
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