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Together, we can turn poverty
into possibility.

Throughout the month of December, people all over Tarrant County joined forces to help break the cycle of generational poverty. With monetary- and supply-based contributions to the Make It Real campaign, the Center For Transforming Lies has been able to get women and children off the streets and into safe homes.
 
These families are now on their way to receiving financial coaching and job training, while their young children are cared for. These steps help the families become self sufficient, increasing the likelihood that they avoid falling back into homelessness. In fact, 97% of families that go through CTL’s programs stay stably housed.
 
The Make It Real campaign may be coming to a close, but there is still time to make a difference. If you are interested in changing the harsh reality a homeless family faces and creating a home for them, we would love you to fill out the donation form or organize a drive. Please take a quick look at the donation table below to see what each family needs.
The table below shows the items and quantities (in parenthesis) each family needs. Select category A, B or C and the number of families you can support. Then email Christopher Nguyen at chnguyen@transforminglives.org to register your group. 
  • Dish soap​ (1)

  • Sponges​ (2)

  • Dish Towels (2)

  • Skillet (1)

  • Pot (1)

  • Spatula (1)

  • Can Opener (1)

  • Plastic Cups (5)

  • Servingware (forks, spoons) (5)

  • Dishes (5)

  • Paper Towel Rolls (4)

  • Tupperware (1)

  • Foil (1)

  • Baggies (1)

  • Trash Bags (1)

A. KITCHEN

  • Toilet Paper Roll (8)

  • Hand Soap (pump) (2)

  • Shampoo (1)

  • Conditioner (1)

  • Body Soap (2)

  • Bath Mat (1)

  • Toothpaste (1) 

  • Toothbrushes (2)

  • Bath Towels (2)

  • Hand Towels (2)

  • Wash Cloths (2)

  • New Twin Sheet Sets (2)

B. BATHROOM

  • Windex (1)

  • 409 (1)

  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner (1)

  • Clorox Wipes (1)

  • Broom (1)

  • Dust Pan (1)

  • Hampers (1)

  • Laundry Soap (box) (1)

C. CLEANING

No time to organize a drive? No problem!
Our team can do the shopping for you. Simply pick one of these giving levels then complete the donation form below.
Start Up Pack – $250
  • Cleaning, hygiene and toiletry supplies
  • Basic kitchen and cookware
  • Basic bedding
  • Bathroom basics
Home Pack – $475
Everything included in Start Up Pack PLUS:
  • Beds with mattresses
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Couch