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You’ve supported 258 local needs in the past year.

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Taniqua

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Janette McGrady

Taniqua's hours at work have been cut tremendously during COVID, due to social distancing in beauty salons. Taniqua and her daughter have been struggling both try to obtain hours with their part time jobs. Taniqua has a portion of the rent; however, she fell short and is requesting assistance with the remaining funds.

Need was fulfilled for $277.94!

fulfilled on: 12/01/2020

  • South Central
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

April

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Janette McGrady

April has struggled to find a career that provides enough for herself and her children. After a good deal of reflection and research, April has made a decision to pursue a profession as a CDL Driver. She has a passion for driving, and with the pandemic we are facing, she wants to be an asset to the community by delivery goods. April is currently enrolled in training and has limited hours at her current job, she is requesting help to pay towards her utility bill so she can get caught up.

Need was fulfilled for $277.94!

fulfilled on: 12/02/2020

  • South Central
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Andrea

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Janette McGrady

Andrea has experienced a financial strain after a cut in her hours at work. She is currently seeking other employment that will meet all her needs; however, in the meantime, she is requesting assistance with her car insurance so she will be covered going to and from work.

Need was fulfilled for $140.40!

fulfilled on: 12/02/2020

  • South Central
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Chelsea

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Janette McGrady

Chelsea has struggled to make ends meet financially during COVID-19. After a good deal of reflection and job searching, Chelsea has made a commitment to pursue finding a part-time job that works around her childrens schedule to help her stay ahead and not fall behind financially.

Need was fulfilled for $78!

fulfilled on: 12/02/2020

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Rotunda received assistance furnishing her apartment

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Rotunda recently relocated into her own apartment after finding the strength to transition from a very toxic situation. She has been successfully managing her own apartment and financial responsibilities despite her inability to work a traditional job and her fixed disability income. Though she currently resides alone she has the over the past 7 months been proudly making her apartment home the best way she can. She was recently given the opportunity to obtain household furnishings from the Caritas program and needs some support paying the referral and delivery fees. With this assistance she will be able to completely furnish her apartment and finally settle into her new home.

Need was fulfilled for $254.80!

fulfilled on: 12/03/2020

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Household - Essentials (e.g. toilet paper, cleaning supplies, etc.)

David

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Janette McGrady

Mr. Howard is a single father of a 14 year old female. Since March 2020, Mr. Howard has full custody of his daughter and being disabled has put a strain on him financially. He has fallen behind in his city utility bill and is requesting assistance to help him get caught up.

Need was fulfilled for $172.64!

fulfilled on: 12/01/2020

  • Northside
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Jasmine received assistance paying her electricity bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Jasmine is a single mother of 4 and has been diligently working to keep all her household expenses afloat but has fallen behind since being laid off as a result of the pandemic. She has recently returned to work but is finding difficulty juggling her current responsibilities and just needs some assistance to get back on track.

Need was fulfilled for $254.80!

fulfilled on: 12/01/2020

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Unique & urgent

Yolanda received paying childcare this month.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Yolanda is a single mother. Her income has been severely impacted recently by fluctuation in child support payments as a result of covid implications. She has reliable childcare for her 4 year old son and needs assistance covering tuition for the next two weeks while she makes adjustments to the temporary change in income.

Need was fulfilled for $254.80!

fulfilled on: 12/03/2020

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Unique & urgent

Justice received support covering her rent and utilities this month

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Justice is a single mother of two littles. She recently was let go from her job due to complications from her pregnancy. She is hoping to return to work in January and is working to secure reliable childcare. This small gift will make all the difference in helping her family continue to stay afloat during this holiday season.

Need was fulfilled for $260!

fulfilled on: 12/01/2020

  • East End
  • Single Mother
  • Small debt & fees

Cassandra received assistance with housing.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Kimberly Young

Cassandra is seeking support with rent as she has fallen behind due to circumstances beyond her control. Cassandra has received notification from her leasing company that she has until December 4, 2020 to make a payment towards her balance or she will face eviction. Cassandra is diligently committed to caring for her children and is working to provide all that she can with what she has. Consider pouring into a woman that continues to unselfishly pour into others.

Need was fulfilled for $276.12!

fulfilled on: 11/25/2020

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Tanya received support with her car note

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Kimberly Young

Tanya is mother, caregiver, and beloved community member in transition and needs some support to help her in the next stage of her career. Tanya excitingly begins a new job in the coming weeks which has applied pressure to her finances, as her car note is due during her period of adjustment. An investment in Tanya is an investment in her future and her family, both of which are incredibly deserving!

Need was fulfilled for $226.42!

fulfilled on: 11/25/2020

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Ashley received support with her utility bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Kimberly Young

Like many household's Ashley has experienced significant disruption in her home which has resulted in a significant decreased in her work hours. Ashley is the mother of a beautiful 7-year-old daughter whom she has recently sent to live with her father until she is able to get back on her feet. Ashley needs support to pay the balance of her utility bill as she continues to work hard and strive towards her goals in the midst of this pandemic.

Need was fulfilled for $276.12!

fulfilled on: 11/25/2020

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Oleda

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Janette McGrady

Oleda is requesting support from The Giving Wall. She is a single mother of 3 young growing children, with an income level under the federal guidelines for poverty. She is unemployed with a limited income. She consistently tries to accommodate the additional cost to care for her children due to COVID, It truly is a daily challenge. At this time, Oleda's urgent need is to have enough groceries for the month.

Need was fulfilled for $277.94!

fulfilled on: 11/25/2020

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Groceries

David

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with a Utility Bill. David is a single father of a 14-year-old. Since March 2020, David has had full custody of his daughter; being disabled also has put a strain on him financially. David has fallen behind in his city utility bill and is requesting assistance to help him get caught up

Need was fulfilled for $97.76!

fulfilled on: 11/19/2020

  • Richmond
  • Single Father
  • Small debt & fees

Shamika

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Exam Fees. Shamika has struggled to find a career that provides enough for herself. After a good deal of reflection and research, Shamika has made a commitment to pursue a profession as a Dialysis Technician. She has a passion to help people, and with the pandemic we are facing, she wants to be an asset to the community. Shamika is requesting help to pay for her NWCA National Certification Exam.

Need was fulfilled for $114.40!

fulfilled on: 11/20/2020

  • Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Career training

Latanya

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Advisor: Chaya Braxton

Help with Household Essentials. Latanya recently lost her job and has struggled to find a new position that provides enough for herself and her two children. Latanya has fallen behind on her gas bill and she isn’t able to heat her home. She is requesting help to pay for essential items for her home (tissue, paper towels, soap, toothpaste, etc.) including a space heater, winter coats for her boys.

Need was fulfilled for $277.94!

fulfilled on: 11/20/2020

  • Richmond
  • Single Mother
  • Household - Essentials (e.g. toilet paper, cleaning supplies, etc.)

Chimere received assistance with an auto repair.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Carolyn Champion

Chimere is a wife and mom of two boys. She works at a non-profit in the East End serving her own neighborhood and is always ensuring others needs are met. Chimere has had an unexpected car problem that needs repair for her and her husband to continue to get to and from work. With this support, Chimere will be able to continue to serve her neighbors every day.

Need was fulfilled for $226.72!

fulfilled on: 11/18/2020

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Auto Repair

Charles received assistance with a bill.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Carolyn Champion

Charles is a husband and father of two boys. He loves his job as a materials handler and is working toward the goal of advancing his career in logistics. With his wife and boys at home most of the time due to COVID, his water bill has become increasingly difficult to manage. With this support, Charles will be able to focus on his work and the upcoming holiday season with his family.

Need was fulfilled for $192.40!

fulfilled on: 11/18/2020

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Diovion received support getting work boots and a winter coat

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Diovion is 21 years and stays with family. He has been out of work for a few months but has just recently secured a new job. He is set to start on November 14th for his first day. He needs support getting some suitable clothes and shoes as well as a new coat so that he can be presentable for work. He is really excited for the opportunity to be more independent and contributed more to his family's income.

Need was fulfilled for $249.60!

fulfilled on: 11/12/2020

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Gladys received support paying covering her utilities this month.

Partner: Peter Paul Development Center

Advisor: Sherika Chew

Gladys has just recently moved into a new location and is getting settled in. She lives alone currently with the exception of the overnight nurse who stays with her because she is prone to seizures. She is a senior citizen and can use all the support she can get. The costs of her recent move has been a bit a strain on her disability income and caused her to fall slightly behind. She could use support getting back on track to pay her light and water bill this month and set her up to maintain her budget well through this holiday season.

Need was fulfilled for $172.91!

fulfilled on: 11/12/2020

  • East End
  • Senior Citizen
  • Household - Essentials (e.g. toilet paper, cleaning supplies, etc.)