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

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Tanya

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots Needed. Tanya is excited to begin a CDL (commercial driver) training program, but will need assistance purchasing required work boots before she's able to begin, as she will be working outdoors and around heavy freight.

Need was fulfilled for $200!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Northside
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Travarius

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Gas Contribution. Travarius has been unemployed since November 2017. As a result of attending the Office of Community Wealth Building's programming that teaches interviewing skills and resume building assistance, Tavarius was able to secure employment. Travarius will work in schools, helping youth – which is his passion. Travarius has a vehicle but will need assistance with the cost of gas until he receives his first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • West End
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Rochelle

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Electric Bill. Rochelle needs help paying an electric bill to avoid having her power disconnected.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Tanya C

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assitance with Gas. Tanya is in need of gas card to contribute to the cost of transportation while she attends medical coding and billing training, and while she transports her son to workshops and appointments to meet with his career advisor, as he looks for employment..

Need was fulfilled for $105!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Richmond District 9: South Central
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Kiocia

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Kiocia needs a gas card to help her get back and forth for two weeks to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Tyree

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Gas Card. Tyree does not have a car, but his mother transports him back and forth to job search activities. Having a gas card would help him contribute to the cost of transportation while he is interviewing, until he becomes gainfully employed.

Need was fulfilled for $50!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Christopher

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

CDL Exam for Employment. Christopher has dreamt of becoming CDL driver has been an aspiration for many years. In order to keep this dream alive, this participant need assistance with covering the cost of the DOT Physical Renewal.

Need was fulfilled for $55!

fulfilled on: 12/27/2018

  • South Central Richmond
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Mark

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Work Boots and a Coat. Mark is a returning citizen who is a provisional hire with the City of Richmond Dept. of Public Works. He is working outside and needs the required work uniform. Mark will able to perform his duties better if he is dressed properly for the environment for which he has to work.

Need was fulfilled for $225!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

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

Danielle

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Danielle has been unemployed since April 2016, but through an Office of Community Wealth Building program, Danielle was able to secure an interview and then employment in customer service administration. Danielle has a vehicle but will need assistance paying for gas to get back and forth to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Northside
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Darenee

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Darenee will be beginning her employment with Capital One. She has a vehicle, but will need assistance getting back and forth to work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Shanice

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assitance with Gas. Shanice recently began a new job with the City of Richmond. Shanice has a vehicle but will need assistance with gas in the beginning of her employment journey, to get to and from work until she gets her paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Tomorrow

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Tomorrow needs assistance paying off her fines with Chesterfield Court. This will allow her to have her Driver's License reinstated. This will impact her capacity to look for employment in surrounding areas that is not on the bus line. Having a car will also allow her to save travel time, allowing her time to spend more time with her 3 children.

Need was fulfilled for $229!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Denise

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Denise lost her job as a result of having to navigate family issues. She is a single mother of 3 kids. Denise needs assistance with her rent. This will help her become more stable and help her avoid having to pay late fees that endlessly compound..

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 12/23/2018

  • East End
  • Believer
  • Auto Repair

Margo

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Dental Work. A better life starts with a Beautiful SMILE. Margo would like to get some repairs to her teeth as she seeks employment. This type of dental work will help Margo gain the confidence she needs to land her next opportunity.

Need was fulfilled for $245!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Alexandra

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Support with Utiliy Bill. Alexandra is in need of financial assistance with utilities. Her electricity and water bills have been hard to manage with her limited income; she fallen behind on both and could use some help. if Alexandra could get assistance with one bill she would be able to manage the other with her part-time job.

Need was fulfilled for $150!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Dennis

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Physical Exam for Work. Dennis has a Class A driver's license and will be able to get employment as a driver once he has passed a Department of Transportation physical and drug screening. He needs both to obtain employment as a truck operator. Dennis reported that he has been driving over 20 years but has not able to get any other jobs in driving since his certification has expired. Dennis reported that life events caused him to miss the opportunity of getting the physical renewed prior to it expiring.

Need was fulfilled for $163!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Unique & urgent

Laura

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Car Insurance Support. Laura fell at work and experienced a torn ACL and concussion. She is in the process of advocating with the worker's compensation department at her place of employment to get obtain supplemental income. Right now, all of her bills is due and she has exhausted all of her income. Nevertheless, Mrs. Laura continues to persevere. She is requesting support for her car insurance bill in the amount of $210.00. This would at least decrease a little stress and reduce the anxiety she is experiencing associated with worrying about how she will cover her responsibilities.

Need was fulfilled for $210!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Small debt & fees

Wanda

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Nursing Uniform Needed. Wanda is thrilled to have obtained employment as a Certified Nursing Assitant (CNA), but in order to begin she needs the required uniform. Help Wanda begin this exciting new journey.

Need was fulfilled for $150!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • Southside
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment

Michelle

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Assistance with Gas. Michelle secured an interview and then employment in the customer service industry. Michelle will need assistance with paying for gas to get to and from work until she receives her first paycheck.

Need was fulfilled for $100!

fulfilled on: 04/09/2020 21:24

  • West End
  • Believer
  • Transportation

Hurieya

Partner: Richmond Office of Community Wealth Building

Mandatory Work Shoes. Ms. Morton is a recent hire for a local grocery store. She is in need of the proper work shoes, as she is required to be on her feet the majority of the day. These shoes will provide the support that she needs to physically do the job and meet safety requirements.

Need was fulfilled for $45!

fulfilled on: 12/28/2018

  • City of Richmond
  • Believer
  • Work clothing and equipment