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You’ve supported 143 local needs in the past year.

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Felicia

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bill. Felicia is a senior who lost her job and has since enrolled in school. She recently secured a part-time job but needs help catching up on her utility bill balance, that accrued while she was unemployed.

Need was fulfilled for $182!

fulfilled on: 04/15/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Small debt & fees

Harvey

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Phone Bill. Harvey is a senior citizen who has been very ill over the last couple of months. This illness had rendered him unable to work and earn an income. But as he recovers more and more each day he's eager to search for new employment. Effective job searches are nearly impossible without access to a phone – which is why Harvey needs assistance paying his phone bill, so he can continue to look for a job as he is recovering.

Need was fulfilled for $170!

fulfilled on: 04/16/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Small debt & fees

Jorden

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Household Supplies. Jorden is a single mother of two, who lost her income due to the COVID-19 crisis. She needs help with buying household items like cleaning supplies, masks, and gloves to keep her family safe during this time.

Need was fulfilled for $105!

fulfilled on: 04/10/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Unique & urgent

Stacy

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bill. Stacy is a single mom who is out of work and is staying with her child at home during this COVID-19 crisis. She needs help with paying her account so she doesn't fall behind without that ability to ever catch back up.

Need was fulfilled for $160!

fulfilled on: 04/11/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Small debt & fees

Sheena

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bill. Sheena is a single mom of two. Her hours at work were reduced as a result of COVID-19 – and now she's falling behind on some of her critical household bills. It won't fix the full problem, but it would help Sheena keep her head above water and her household afloat to receive assistance paying her utility bill.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/15/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Drew

Partner: St. Joseph's Villa

Advisor: Drew Melson

This is a test.

Need was fulfilled for $5!

fulfilled on: 04/03/2020

  • Richmond
  • Single Father
  • Transportation

Silena

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Groceries. Silena is enrolled in the City of Richmond's workforce program and was actively looking for employment right before COVID-19 hit. She and her family of four have been impacted and needs assistance with groceries during this time.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 04/15/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Margaret

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Groceries. COVID-19 has caused many childcare centers to close, and has forced others to reduce hours and lay off employees. Margaret was one of the many unlucky childcare workers laid off due to this crisis, and the dramatic changes in early childhood care it's caused. Without money coming in Margaret finds herself in need of support to buy the basics: food for the weeks ahead.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 04/07/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Margo

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with a Laptop. Margo was in school at Richmond Tech and now school is closed due to COVID-19. School is being conducted virtually. However, Margo needs a device to complete her assignments in a timely manner. She is requesting a laptop to complete work. This type of assistance will help Margo with her studies.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/04/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Shirley

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bill. Shirley is a senior citizen who works part-time. She deals with a serious medical condition and has experienced a significant loss of income. Shirley is home during this item of COVID-19 and needs assistance with paying for a utility bill, so she does not fall behind.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/15/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Small debt & fees

Gwen

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Groceries. Gwen is a senior citizen experiencing a difficult month as a result of social distancing. She has food to last for the next seven days but needs support over the next few weeks. This type of assistance will be a great help to Gwen during this time.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 04/15/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Unique & urgent

Darlene

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bill. Darlene is a senior citizen trying to make ends meet. Due to COVID-19 she has been unable to work, and her finances are limited. Darlene was working part-time but now like most of her peers, is at home and unemployed. She is requesting support to pay her utility bill.

Need was fulfilled for $184!

fulfilled on: 03/02/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Small debt & fees

Rebecca

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bills. As of today, Rebecca is out of a vehicle with no way to commute to and from work. She has two bills due and two school-age children home – and school has closed as a result of COVID-19. Rebecca is asking for support so she can continue to work and take care of her children & her household.

Need was fulfilled for $130!

fulfilled on: 04/10/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Anthony

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bill. Anthony is a participant in a Workforce Development program where he is diligently working with his career advisor to secure employment. He needs assistance paying his most recent utility bill while he earns workplace credentials to become more competitive in his industry. (OCWB)

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 03/31/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Frank

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utility Bill. Frank fell behind because his hours were reduced at work and he missed a few days due to illness. Now Frank's water bill has a shut-off notice. He is asking for support that would allow him to put a down payment for a plan.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/15/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Kene

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Groceries and Household Items. Since the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of the emergency, Kene finds it very difficult to feed himself, its difficult to earn money as a Lyft driver. With this crisis, he is barely earning any money. He is requesting support with food, toiletries, and cleaning supplies.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 03/27/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Karen

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Mortgage Payment. Karen is a senior who just secured a position and, after three weeks was laid off due to the COVID19 crisis. She will receive unemployment benefits but will need assistance paying a portion of her mortgage for April. Karen is studying for her project management certification and is expected to be working next month, once again.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 03/26/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Unique & urgent

Sheila

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Relief. Sheila is facing hard times. She had to take a leave of absence from her job to care for her family, then the Corona Virus hit. Sheila has no food, money to purchase medicine, or cleaning to stay safe. At this time, she is asking for support with these items.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 03/26/2020

  • Richnond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Cheryl

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Used Tires. Cheryl is working hard to sustain a suitable wage. She is enrolled at J. Sargeant Reynolds and finished coding class. Cheryl has accepted a position at UPS night shift. Things are starting to look up and fall into place with life until she was denied state inspection for tires to pass a vehicle inspection. Cheryl is reaching out for support with used tires.

Need was fulfilled for $226!

fulfilled on: 03/30/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Senior Citizen
  • Small debt & fees

Jarshea

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Clothing. Barnum has obtained employment as a CDL Driver, He needs: full-length pant/ jeans, Sleeping bag/, steel toe boots, cargo jacket. Mr. Barnum realizes needs these items for his new job.. At this time he's asking for support with these items so he can change his life and begin a career where he can sustain a suitable wage.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 03/23/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment