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"This assistance will change my family’s life, as well as mine because it lets me start my job with the things I need and some confidence to do well, so I’m so thankful. Thank you very much." - Parnell J.

Client Spotlight: Davarr

Posted Thursday June 12, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Davarr, a recent client who has...

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Davarr, a recent client who has returned to work as a security guard. In this photo, Davarr is writing a thank-you letter to Small...

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Client Spotlight: Davarr

Client Spotlight: Ricky

Posted Tuesday June 10, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Meet today’s Client Spotlight member, Ricky! Ricky, a big-and-tall client, came to...

Meet today’s Client Spotlight member, Ricky! Ricky, a big-and-tall client, came to us through a local nonprofit job-placement program in need of size 15 work boots and some clothes. Oftentimes,...

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Client Spotlight: Ricky

Client Spotlight: James

Posted Thursday June 05, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today’s Client Spotlight is on James. “I am grateful to Small Sums...

Today’s Client Spotlight is on James. “I am grateful to Small Sums because they helped me get back employed in the construction field when I was unable to supply myself...

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Client Spotlight: James

Client Spotlight: Sarah

Posted Tuesday May 27, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Sarah. We recently met Sarah through...

Today’s Client Spotlight is shining on Sarah. We recently met Sarah through our wonderful friends at The Dignity Center in downtown Minneapolis. Sarah has just started a new job in food service,...

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Client Spotlight: Sarah

Client Spotlight: Danny

Posted Monday May 26, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! We’re shining today’s Client Spotlight on Danny, a...

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! We’re shining today’s Client Spotlight on Danny, a United States Army veteran who was referred to us by his case manager at the Department of Veteran’s...

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Client Spotlight: Danny

Client Spotlight: Andrew

Posted Sunday May 25, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Today we’re highlighting one of our recent clients Andrew. Andrew came to...

Today we’re highlighting one of our recent clients Andrew. Andrew came to us from Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota‘s construction program a few months back. He recently came to visit us at the...

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Client Spotlight: Andrew

Client Spotlight: Claudette

Posted Tuesday May 20, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

We’re shining this week’s Client Spotlight on Claudette. We help clients like...

We’re shining this week’s Client Spotlight on Claudette. We help clients like Claudette EVERY DAY, here in our St. Paul office. Claudette is reentering the workforce as a data entry clerk,...

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Client Spotlight: Claudette

Client Spotlight: Jesse

Posted Thursday May 08, 2014 by Jenny Jolly

Meet our Client of the Week Jesse. Jesse recently relocated to Minnesota...

Meet our Client of the Week Jesse. Jesse recently relocated to Minnesota from Florida, and ended up in a homeless situation shortly after his move. He decided to use his...

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Client Spotlight: Jesse

Client Spotlight – Charlene

Posted Friday May 02, 2014 by Small Sums

Meet our Client of the Week Charlene! Charlene is starting her new...

Meet our Client of the Week Charlene! Charlene is starting her new job as a receptionist for a local after-school youth program. Her smile and bubbly personality will surely be...

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Client Spotlight – Roland

Posted Thursday April 24, 2014 by Small Sums

Meet our Client of the Week Roland. This week, we helped Roland...

Meet our Client of the Week Roland. This week, we helped Roland purchase tools for his new job as a construction worker. Roland says, “Thank God for Small Sums!”...

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