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You’ve supported 250 local needs in the past year.

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Claudia

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Claudia needs assistance paying her property tax. $245 will help Claudia pay 50% of her debt, making her eligible to enroll in a payment plan.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Montaziya

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Cold Weather Work Clothing. Montaziya has secured employment with the City of Richmond in the Parks & Recreation Department. He will be working outdoors and will need assistance purchasing work clothing, to prepare him for the outside temperatures.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Paula

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Shoes for Interviews. Paula is willing to do what it takes to obtain employment, she has perfected her soft skills, she has a nice interview suit, but she does not own a "good pair of shoes." A new pair of shoes would help Paula dress appropriately for a job interview to obtain employment.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Ruth

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Clothing Required for Work. Ms. Ruth is very proud elderly woman who was just hired at a local grocery store where it is a requirement that state employees wear non-slip shoes and a warm coat. She needs assistance purchasing both.

Need was fulfilled for $155!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • East End
  • Senior Citizen
  • Work clothing and equipment

Tanika

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Nursing School Equipment. Tanika is in a CNA program and needs navy scrubs (2X top & 3X bottom) white nurse clogs (size 9), stethoscope, a watch, and a blood pressure cuff. She is requesting assistance with the purchase of this equipment, which is required for her to succesfful complete her training and achieve her dream of becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant.

Need was fulfilled for $240!

fulfilled on: 12/22/2018

  • West End
  • Believer
  • Career training

Cynthia

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Nursing Uniform & Tools Needed. Cynthia is in a Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) program that requires a certain uniform – and she can't afford it. She needs navy scrubs (small top & small bottom), white nurse clogs (size 8), stethoscope and a blood pressure cuff. She is requesting assistance with the purchase of this equipment as it is required for successful matriculation through the program. Cynthia will also need this equipment to perform her duties as a Certified Nurse Assistant.

Need was fulfilled for $171!

fulfilled on: 12/22/2018

  • West End
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Terrell

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Senior Dues for High School Student. Terrell is an RPS senior, from Gilpin Court, planning to attend college post-graduation. Terrell is an active participant in the Mayor's Youth Academy and other youth serving organizations throughout the city. He is bright, resilient, and hopeful about the opportunities that lie ahead. As a senior, Terrell has to pay senior dues of $250 in order to participate in school sponsored senior activities. Supporting this need will ensure that Terrell has a wonderful senior year.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • City of Richmond
  • Youth
  • Small debt & fees

Ben

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Job Interview Outfit. Ben is a returning citizen who is working part-time but needs a suit for interviews as he is seeking full-time employment.

Need was fulfilled for $150!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

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

Ian

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Bicycle Needed for Commute. Mr. Young does not hold a Driver's License. Having a bike will assist him with getting to and from a job that is approximately 2 miles off the bus line.

Need was fulfilled for $155!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Claude

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Support with Electric Bill. Claude has a family size of 5. His income is extremely low. Claude has a job but the income does not cover all his bills. Support with paying down his electric bill would keeps his electricity on another month.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Dominique

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Exam Fees. Dominique qualifies to sit for the Medical Certification Exam. She needs assistance with paying for the exam fees. Once she gets her certification as a medical coder, she can begin to apply for jobs in that market. An increase in her wages will help her to be able to better sustain a livable wage.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 12/23/2018

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Courses

Denise

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Car Repair. Denise began working at Burger King but now has an interview with a cleaning company. Her car is operable, but she needs assistance with paying to get the oil pump repaired as it is going bad and will preclude her from getting to current and future employment..

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Auto Repair

Gwendolyn

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Medication Cost. Mrs.Gwendolyn needs assistance with paying for her medication at this time. She does not have medical benefits and her medication is not affordable.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Teresa

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Equipment for New Career. Teresa needs support with transitioning from the Pharma Tech industry into the beauty industry by combing transferable skills with cosmetology and health, and obtaining her aesthetician license to obtain work in a dermatologists' office. Equipment needed to actualize that dream is a deluxe massage room and massage table starter package.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Career training

Aaron

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Mandatory Work Uniform. After being unemployed for over a year, Aaron was able to secure a job, finally. He is in need of assistance with purchasing the appropriate uniform for his new position.

Need was fulfilled for $105!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Natalie

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Electirc Bill Support. Ms. Haywood is currently homeless but staying with a friend. Before she can be considered for an apartment she must pay her past due electric bill of $303.00. If she can come up with most of this amount her friend is willing to assist her the rest. This kind of help will contribute to Ms. Heywood's housing stability.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Vonda

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Obtain a Driver's License. Vonda does not know how to drive. And because of this, she was employed and then lost her job because she did not have access to regular and reliable transportation. Wanda doesn't want that to happen again – and is seeking money to get her drivers license.

Need was fulfilled for $155!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Transportation