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

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Jiiochi

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

"Help with Moving Expenses. Jiiochi been working hard and saving money to move her and her son into a house. The house rents for $850 and an $850 deposit is required. Jiiochi has saved $1450 and requires an additional $250. Fulfilling this need will improve the quality of life for this participant and her son."

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 09/01/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Lorry

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Health Insurance Payment. Lori is in dire need of support with her Medicare supplemental healthcare insurance payment. She has recently experienced extensive health care trauma and is currently living in a shelter. At this time she is requesting support for $226.58 to bring her policy current. This type of assistance will help Lorry continue to receive the medical attention she needs.

Need was fulfilled for $237!

fulfilled on: 08/17/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Avalon

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Gas. Ava has secured employment after searching for over 6 months. She is nervous because she does not have enough funds to get herself to and from work. At this time Ava is requesting support for gas until she gets her 1st paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $155!

fulfilled on: 08/26/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Sharquita

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

"Help with a Laptop. Sharquita needs a computer. During the summer, she shares a work computer with her husband. However, he went back to work on Monday, August 5th as a teacher and has to take his computer back to work. Sharquita is with small children as she searches for a job. It is not feasible for her to visit the library with small children who require supervision. Sharquita needs a computer so that she can search for employment from home."

Need was fulfilled for $240!

fulfilled on: 09/01/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Simone

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with a Laptop. Simone is enrolled in the Mayor's Youth Academy. She is a recent high school graduate who will be attending college as a freshman in the fall. Simone needs help with purchasing a laptop before she leaves to begin her semester.

Need was fulfilled for $240!

fulfilled on: 09/01/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Nathaniel

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Gas. Nathaniel has faced many hurdles and he is working hard to overcome them. He recently started CDL training through the Office of Community Wealth Building with CDS Tractor Training at John Tyler Community College so he can establish a thriving income to provide for himself. Nathaniel has little to no income and is commuting to Chester five days a week for the past three weeks.  This type of assistance will help Nathaniel complete his training.                                                                                                                                                                                            

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 11/08/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Chantal

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with College and Dorm Supplies. Chantal is enrolled in the Mayor's Youth Academy. She is recent high school graduate who will be attending college in the fall. She will be majoring in Global Studies on a pre-law track. Chantal needs help with purchasing a comforter, book bag, toiletries and school supplies before she starts her first semester of college.

Need was fulfilled for $155!

fulfilled on: 07/22/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Teenager
  • Unique & urgent

Delmarco

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with a Laptop. Delmarco is a a rising high school senior who is enrolled in the Mayor's Youth Academy and has an internship with the City of Richmond. Delmarco needs a laptop so that he can spend more time completing assignments at home as his workload in the upcoming academic year.

Need was fulfilled for $235!

fulfilled on: 07/31/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Teenager
  • Unique & urgent

Tyler

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Car Payment. Tyler needs assistance with her car payment. She has $125 towards her car note of $369. Tyler needs her car to get back and forth to school. She has just re-enrolled after taking leave for medical reasons. Tyler is working part-time. Her goal is to become a nurse. For now, she is working on her credentials by taking smaller steps towards that bigger goal by going through EMT and Med Tech training. This type of help will help Tyler complete her training program.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 07/31/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Brianna

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Laptop. Brianna is a high school student who will be taking several rigorous courses during the upcoming academic year. Having a laptop will allow Brianna the flexibility to complete coursework from home. Brianna is working diligently on college applications this fall.

Need was fulfilled for $235!

fulfilled on: 07/31/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Teenager
  • Unique & urgent

Sheila

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Gas Card. Shelia has obtained employment after six months of searching for a job. She needs help with paying for gas to get back and forth to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $105!

fulfilled on: 07/31/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Johntaza

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with College and Dorm Supplies. Johntaza is enrolled in the Mayor's Youth Academy. She is recent high school graduate who will be attending college in the fall. Johntaza will need help with purchasing items for her dorm room and school supplies.

Need was fulfilled for $155!

fulfilled on: 07/31/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Teenager
  • Unique & urgent

Kyrie

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with School Supplies. Kyrie is enrolled in the Mayor's Youth Academy and and has a summer internship with City of Richmond. She is a rising senior in Richmond Public Schools. Kyrie needs help with purchasing school supplies for the fall.

Need was fulfilled for $55!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • City of Richmond
  • Teenager
  • Unique & urgent

Jaelynne

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with College and Dorm Supplies. Jaelynne is enrolled in the Mayor's Youth Academy. She will be majoring in Dental studies. Jaelynne needs help with purchasing bed linens, toiletries, and school supplies before she starts her first semester of college.

Need was fulfilled for $155!

fulfilled on: 07/31/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Teenager
  • Unique & urgent

Karen

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Tires. Karen is enrolled in our the Workforce program with the Office of Community Wealth Building (OCWB). She is also an Ambassador for the OCWB for her community. Karen needs help getting new tires for her vehicle as she has several community engagement events and also needs her transportation to get back and forth to work.

Need was fulfilled for $246!

fulfilled on: 08/15/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Kim

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Gas Cards. Kim needs help with gas cards for transportation to get back and forth to her CDL training. Receiving this training will impact and change Kim's life by giving her the opportunity to gain a trade that is in high demand. This type of training ease the frustration and burden of wondering if she will be able to complete her training that starts toward then end of July.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 09/01/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Karen

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Mortgage. Karen is a senior who has been employed through AARP, previously. Her assignment with AARP has ended, and she is in the process of going on interviews. During this transition, Karen has fallen behind on her monthly payments. This type of help will help alleviate the stress of Karen trying to meet this need without steady income, while she is still searching for employment.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 07/14/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Shawn

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Electric Bill. Shawn Baker is a single dad who is raising a child with special needs. The hours on his job was reduced and he had to get another job to provide for him and his family. During this transition period, Shawn fell behind on his utiliy bill.

Need was fulfilled for $250!

fulfilled on: 07/14/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Keisha

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Electric Bill. Keisha fell on hard times this month with her bills. Her hours were reduced due to family illness, and as a result, Keisha fell behind on her electric bill. Keisha is requesting help with payment of her utility bill in the amount of $224.00

Need was fulfilled for $224!

fulfilled on: 07/22/2019

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Ramon

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Help with Driving Fines. Ramon is a senior, enrolled in a Lead Abatement class that will help him secure a job as a supervisor in the construction field. He needs help reconciling his driving fines so that he can get his license reinstated to secure a job with a livable wage.

Need was fulfilled for $117!

fulfilled on: 07/31/2019

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