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You’ve supported 170 local needs in the past year.

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Tomorrow

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Driver's License. Tomorrow is a single mom who has just secured a job as an assistant manager for a local restaurant in the City of Richmond. She also has obtained a vehicle as her new job is not on the bus line. Now, Tomorrow needs help to initiate a payment plan, so she can get her driver's license reinstated, so she can continue working.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Sandra

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Utilities. Sandra lost her job at the end of 2019. While she has been actively seeking full-time employment, the process has been going slow and unfortunately, Sandra has fallen behind in her payments. Sandra just received a new offer of a part-time job this week, which would allow her to catch up on a few bills. The Utilities are essentials: heat, water, and gas. The balance for December and January is $689.22, but $239.00 will allow for a monthly payment plan. Sandra will be able to pay the remainder of the balance.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 02/21/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Joseph

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Exam Fees. Joseph is a returning citizen who had recently secured full-time employment, but does not make enough to make ends meet. His dream job is to become a personal trainer for a gym where he will help others meet their fitness goals. The only thing Joseph needs is to pass his training certification exam on March 31 to onboard as a trainer. This type of help will be life-changing for Joseph.

Need was fulfilled for $207!

fulfilled on: 02/08/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Career training

Shannithia

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Breastfeeding Pump. Shannithia is struggling with feeding her child because she broke her breastfeeding pump during the process of moving to a new residence. Therefore, she cannot leave her child for long periods--even for work. It is becoming a barrier to employment. At this time, she needs support to purchase a new feeding pump for her child.

Need was fulfilled for $220!

fulfilled on: 02/07/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Paula

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

"Help with Driver’s Education. Paula is a single mom who is in the process of searching for employment. She has been enrolled in a workforce training program and desires better wages but is not able to interview for this higher-paying jobs because transportation is a barrier. Paula wants to obtain a driver's license to obtain better employment.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 02/14/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Kim

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with a Gas Card. Kim is enrolled in Medical Terminology Course at CCWA currently and needs gas support so she can get back and forth to school until she secures employment. The class is for 6 weeks. At this time she is requesting $125 gas card to help with the cost of transportation.

Need was fulfilled for $130!

fulfilled on: 02/04/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Shannon

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with a Laptop. Shannon is excited about attending the medical coding class. She is employed, but not earning enough to sustain or afford even a used laptop or computer study. The course is intense and studying is required. Shannon has to computer her work at home because her work hours are the same as library hours. At this time she is asking for help with a laptop to ensure success in her medical coding class.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 02/05/2020

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Mackenzie

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Dental Training Course. Mackenzie was offered a job in a dental office but can not accept it until she completes her Dental Radiation Course. She is very excited to be starting a career in a new field. This type of assistance will help her secure employment.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 12/31/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Career training

Fred

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Rent Assistance. Fred January lost his job a few months ago and fell behind in his rent. Since then, he has secured employment, but needs help reconciling the past due balance of $200.00 on his account. This type of assistance will allow Fred to keep is apartment.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 12/25/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Robert

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Electric Bill. Robert is enrolled in a Workforce Training Program. He completed his CDL training recently, but was injured badly and is going through rehabilitation. Robert received a disconnect notice for his electricity bill. He needs help paying his past due balance until he is out of rehabilitation and can secure employment with his CDL license.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 12/21/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Shaun

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Shaun Barnes. Shaun lost her job recently and is now in transition. She recently secured employment and has secured a place to stay. She is in need of a mattress. This type of assistance will help her Shaun tremendously.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 12/25/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Margaret

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Groceries. Margaret is working on her computer skills, and her soft skills so she can become more competitive during the job search process. She works part-time and is waiting to receive more hours in a few months. When she lost her job in July, she incurred debt that she has been paying down. Margaret needs help with groceries until she receives her full-time assignment.

Need was fulfilled for $205!

fulfilled on: 12/25/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Tashanda

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Car Loan. Tashanda needs immediate assistance with paying for a car loan. She lost her job and fell a little behind. During her period of unemployment, second-hand jobs helped her to provide for her family. Although she now found employment as a driver for Richmond Public Schools, she is still in need of bringing her bills current.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 12/25/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Auto Repair

James

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help to Recover from House Fire. On December 5 a fire damaged James’ apartment. The American Red Cross has provided shelter for a few days put me up for several days while his home is being repaired. The smoke damage destroyed all of his food, cleaning supplies, and left his clothing filled with smoke. He is asking for support for $210 to replace these items.

Need was fulfilled for $210!

fulfilled on: 12/16/2019

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Ellerine

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with House Repair. Ellarine is enrolled in a workforce training program. She left her job to take care of her mother full time. Although she receives some income, she does not bring in enough to cover unexpected expenses. Right now, she has a small hole in the ceiling of her home that needs repair. The total cost is $280, but she is requesting help in the amount of $250.00 for this house repair. A family friend has committed to help with the remaining balance.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 12/15/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Auto Repair

Darlene

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Water Bill. Darlene is employed part-time and fell onto hard times after suffering from some health issues. This has caused Darlen’s hours at her part-time job to which caused the hours on her part-time job to be reduced. Darlene’s is struggling to pay some of her bills. She is requesting help with paying her water bill by 12/17/2019 to keep the water on in her house. Darlene needs this type of support while she is recovering.

Need was fulfilled for $191!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Auto Repair

Nejshaun

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with a Security Deposit. Nejshaun is a participant in a workforce training program that has recently secured employment. She has an urgent need for support with the first month's security deposit of $250.00 for a new home. Nejshaun’s total responsibility, including rent, will be $950.00. She has saved $250 and will receive help with the remaining balance from her family.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 11/07/0019

  • City of Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Unique & urgent

Nanisha

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Paying Rent. Nanisha is a single mom of two children. She was laid off from her job and is the process of trying to secure employment through a workforce program. Nanisha needs assistance paying her rent for November to prevent from evicted.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 11/05/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Unique & urgent

Darlene

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Gas. Darlene has pursued her long-term goal of securing employment with the government. Now that she has reached this goal, she is asking for support to pay gas until she receives her first paycheck. This type of support will help Darlene get back and forth to work.

Need was fulfilled for $160!

fulfilled on: 11/03/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Transportation

Margaret

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Rent. Margaret has experienced unemployment for a few months. Since then, has enrolled in a workforce training program and has come to the career station faithfully to improve her computer skills. Recently, Margaret has interviewed and secured employment at a daycare center. She needs assistance with paying rent for the upcoming month until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 11/05/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent