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Christina needs help with a gas bill.

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Gas Bill. Christina is out of work due to a medical condition and has applied for long-term disability. As she is waiting on assistance, Christina has fallen behind on her gas bill. After making a payment arrangement, Christina needs help with reconciling her account. This type of help will help to keep the utilities on in the house.

needed: 12/03/2021

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Bill - Utility
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Rebecca needs shelter

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Rebecca is working with CCC's outreach team and is in the process of getting connected with a shelter and a long term housing solution. In the meantime, she is staying outside on the streets. She is vulnerable to COVID and is fighting cancer and COPD. It would be helpful for her to stay in a hotel for two nights while she waits for shelter.

needed: 12/03/2021

  • Central
  • Homeless
  • Bill - Other
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Kevonte needs help with clothes and personal hygiene items

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Clothing, Personal Essentials, and a State-Issued ID. Brey is a young participant enrolled in the Office of Community Wealth Building's workforce program. He has just completed the solar power in construction training. Brey is looking for a job and is determined to secure employment. however, there are some challenges that keep holding him back, like self-care, personal hygiene, warm clothing, and shoes. This type of support will give Brey the confidence he needs during his job search.

needed: 12/03/2021

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Clothing (e.g. coats, gloves, shoes)
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Charlie needs a cell phone

Partner: Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Advisor: Katie Dillon

Charlie has been sleeping outside for several nights and has serious medical issues that must be treated daily. He is working with CCC's youth outreach team and is in need of a prepaid cell phone and minutes so that he can communicate with the outreach workers as he works towards stable housing.

needed: 12/06/2021

  • Southside
  • Homeless
  • Bill - Cell Phone
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Ashay needs assistance getting her vehicle repaired.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Ashay is a single mother and is trying to maintain to employment. She has been having several issues with her vehicle and needs to have it repaired in order to pass inspection. This car is crucial to her ability to continue working and taking care of the needs of your two young children. Community support around this need would make all the difference for her family in this holiday season.

needed in: 1 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Auto - Repair/Service
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Will needs assistance paying his rent

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Will has been working odd jobs and doing day labor for temp agencies to keep his bills paid the past few months. He recently suffered an injury to his leg that has caused him to have to turn some of those opportunities. He needs assistance covering the rent at the rooming house where he resides while he is in the process of recovery and working with the agency to find more suitable employment.

needed in: 2 days

  • Southside
  • Senior Citizen
  • Bill - Rent
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Shanequa needs paying for her rent

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Shaniqua is a single mother and has not been able to stay in her apartment since her pipes burst last month. She is working with legal aid to assistance as she battles with her landlord to cover the damages. She needs support covering the extended day hotel that she and her kids have been staying in since the incident.

needed in: 2 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Rent
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Jack needs support with rent.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Carolyn Champion

Jack is a dedicated dedicated husband and father who is seeking assistance with his rent this month due to unexpected shifts in his work schedule. This assistance will allow him to focus on his family and his work teaching youth in a therapeutic day program.

needed in: 3 days

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Bill - Rent
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Justice needs paying her car note

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Justice is a young single mother of two. She recently lost her mother to a stroke and does not have a huge family support system. Her work ethic and determination despite her circumstances is commendable. She is well on her way to reaching her goals and providing a sustainable economic situation for her children. She has recently fallen behind on her car note because of limited hours at her job and could use some assistance to catch up.

needed in: 5 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Auto
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Sheena needs help with groceries

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Groceries. Sheena is an enrolled participant in OCWB’s workforce program. She has had her hours reduced at work recently and is finding it challenging to meet some of her financial obligations. Sheena is requesting help with groceries. This type of assistance will help Sheena as she is planning her next steps.

needed in: 10 days

  • Richmond
  • Believer
  • Groceries
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Nancy needs assistance paying her rent

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Nancy is a returning citizen and recovering addict who has been clean for a little over two years. She is working to regain steady employment. She recently lost her job and has fallen behind on the rent at the rooming house where she stays. It is very important that she is able to maintain secure housing as she looks for a new job because this has the potential to throw off her progress and slow down her ability to regain custody of her children. She has several pending offers and reliable transportation and just needs a little support as she navigates the interim.

needed in: 16 days

  • East End
  • Returning Citizen
  • Bill - Rent
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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: 23 days

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Bill - Electricity
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