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Barbara

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Electricity Bill. Barbara's roommate left without notice and didn't pay her part of the electricity bill. Now, Barbara has a cutoff notice for 12/21. She and her Career Advisor called Dominion Energy. Barbara will be able to enroll in a payment plan, but will need to pay $380 by 12/25 and break the remaining bill down in 6 monthly payments. Barbara is requesting $245.00 and her son will help her pay the remaining balance of $138.00 to pay this debt. Fulfilling this request will impact her life because it will keep her from being in her home without any electricity as the winter is approaching.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 12/22/2018

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Craig

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots Needed. Craig is in training to get his CDL certification. He needs assistance with purchasing work boots to be dress code compliant for employment.

Need was fulfilled for $200!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Jermaine

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots Needed. Jermaine is in training to get his CDL (commercial driver's) certification in CDL school. He needs assistance with purchasing work boots to be dress code compliant for employment, the moment he's done with school..

Need was fulfilled for $200!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Tayvon

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Tayvon has secured employment, but needs support getting to and from work before his first check arrives. He is hopeful for gas money between now and then, to help him get back and forth to his new job.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Transportation

JuWon

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Technology for School. Juwon is an active participant in the Mayor's Youth Academy's Youth Council, Junior Founder's Club, and Summer Work Experience program. JuWon currently serves as Youth Mayor for the City of Richmond and engages in community service to give back. JuWon will attend college next year and is in need of a laptop to help him complete college and scholarship applications. The laptop will serve this immediate need, but also be an asset to him once he begins college.

Need was fulfilled for $220!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Courses

Jordan

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots. Jordan obtained employment at the Food Lion distribution center. He needs assistance with purchasing work boots so he will be dress code compliant

Need was fulfilled for $200!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Keyavonte

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Keyavonte has been unemployed since 2015. Through assistance Keyavonte was able to secure an interview and was offered employment as a production worker. Keyavonte needs assistance paying for gas to get to and from work until receiving his first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $50!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Alexander

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots Needed. Alexander obtained employment but needs steel toe boots to be compliant for his dress code, and to begin working..

Need was fulfilled for $200!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Iyana

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots + Assistance with Gas. Iyana is beginning her new career as a Correctional Officer. She needs assistance with the cost of transportation. Ms. Turner will also need steel toe boots. Obtaining boots will allow her to be compliant with her work uniform. Ms. Turner will also need a gas card to help her get back and forth to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $150!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Kaleem

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

School Tuition. Kaleem will begin the second semester of his barbering class through the Richmond Technical Center and would like help with paying for tuition. His total tuition cost is $400 for the semester. Since he is employed he will be able to provide $150.00 towards tuition. Kaleem is requesting $245.00 for the remaining tuition amount..

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Ricmond
  • Believer
  • Courses

Rhiannon

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Rhiannon has been unemployed since April 2016, but through programing and coaching provided by the Office of Community Wealth Building, she was able to secure an interview and then employment in customer service administration. Rhiannon has a vehicle but will need assistance paying for gas to get back and forth to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Tanya

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots Needed. Tanya is excited to begin a CDL (commercial driver) training program, but will need assistance purchasing required work boots before she's able to begin, as she will be working outdoors and around heavy freight.

Need was fulfilled for $200!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Northside
  • Believer
  • Work clothing & equipment

Travarius

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Gas Contribution. Travarius has been unemployed since November 2017. As a result of attending the Office of Community Wealth Building's programming that teaches interviewing skills and resume building assistance, Tavarius was able to secure employment. Travarius will work in schools, helping youth – which is his passion. Travarius has a vehicle but will need assistance with the cost of gas until he receives his first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • West End
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Rochelle

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Electric Bill. Rochelle needs help paying an electric bill to avoid having her power disconnected.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Tanya C

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assitance with Gas. Tanya is in need of gas card to contribute to the cost of transportation while she attends medical coding and billing training, and while she transports her son to workshops and appointments to meet with his career advisor, as he looks for employment..

Need was fulfilled for $105!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Richmond District 9: South Central
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Kiocia

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Kiocia needs a gas card to help her get back and forth for two weeks to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Tyree

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Gas Card. Tyree does not have a car, but his mother transports him back and forth to job search activities. Having a gas card would help him contribute to the cost of transportation while he is interviewing, until he becomes gainfully employed.

Need was fulfilled for $50!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Christopher

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

CDL Exam for Employment. Christopher has dreamt of becoming CDL driver has been an aspiration for many years. In order to keep this dream alive, this participant need assistance with covering the cost of the DOT Physical Renewal.

Need was fulfilled for $55!

fulfilled on: 12/27/2018

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Mark

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots and a Coat. Mark is a returning citizen who is a provisional hire with the City of Richmond Dept. of Public Works. He is working outside and needs the required work uniform. Mark will able to perform his duties better if he is dressed properly for the environment for which he has to work.

Need was fulfilled for $225!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Returning Citizen
  • Work clothing & equipment

Danielle

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Danielle has been unemployed since April 2016, but through an Office of Community Wealth Building program, Danielle was able to secure an interview and then employment in customer service administration. Danielle has a vehicle but will need assistance paying for gas to get back and forth to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Northside
  • Believer
  • Transportation