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Washing Machine

Washing Machine

A family I am working with is in need of a washing machine for their home. The current washing machine in the home is not in working condition. They had it looked at and were told from a repair person that the washing machine was not fixable. This is a large family...

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Winter Coat

Winter Coat

A lady is financially unable to purchase a winter coat at this time. She is looking for a women's coat size 2XL. She is new to the area, short of cash and currently looking for a job.

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February 2018 Meeting Recap

February 2018 Meeting Recap

Your Path to Home Ownership Location: Hosanna! Church Shakopee Date: February 8, 2018 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Tom Christie, FISH Board Vice Chair, welcomed everyone to the meeting. There were 28 people present. FISH stories filled in the past month were shared. Sandy...

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3-4 Bedroom Home for Rent

3-4 Bedroom Home for Rent

This family is being evicted from their current home and is in need of a new 3-4 bedroom rental home/townhouse in Scott County with a monthly rent of $1300 or less. Once child support begins, the Mom will be able to afford up to $1300/mo for rent.

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Dental Work in Jordan

Dental Work in Jordan

A Jordan resident is on a fixed income and in need of a crown. In the past, she has had teeth pulled because the cost to repair her teeth was beyond her means. In an effort to preserve her current teeth, the resident's mother charged her credit card for a root canal....

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Driving Lessons and Laptop

Driving Lessons and Laptop

Single mom of two children who have disabilities needs another driving lesson in order to get her driver’s license and find work while her children are in school.  She is currently studying to be a nurse and a laptop would help with her studies.

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March 2018 Recap

March 2018 Recap

Volunteer Opportunities – How You Can Help Location: Hosanna! Church Shakopee Date: March 8, 2018 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Jon Ulrich, FISH Board Chair, 61 people to the presentation. He gave an overview of FISH and let people know that a new website is coming soon. FISH...

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FISH Story – Household needs

FISH Story – Household needs

A disabled man was homeless and living in his truck— His caseworker, who was also a FISH partner, helped him find an affordable apartment, however he needed a full or queen mattress and box spring bed. Although he has a physical disability, he had been sleeping on the...

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FISH Story – School Support

FISH Story – School Support

A father of school-aged kids has been out of work for 6 months due to health issues. Still working to pay off bills from previous health care, he went to the school counselor and explained that he is struggling to catch up on utility and other bills. As a result, his...

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