A gift at this level would cover the cost of a meal for a person in need.
Replacing a lost Ventra card can present a hardship for a person in financial distress. This gift will help them get back on track.
For parents experiencing temporary financial instability, the costs of caring for an infant can add up quickly. This gift would cover the cost of diapers, formula, blankets, and some clothing for an infant.
For some, the hardship has a legal aspect, such as when a renter is facing an illegal eviction. This gift would help cover legal fees for problems that need to be resolved to help the recipient move forward.