The month of March saw Colonial continue to support local organizations by awarding grants and donations to help support the efforts of these fine organizations.
The Center for Transforming Lives
On March 21, the Colonial Savings Foundation gave a donation to The Center for Transforming Lives (CTL). For more than 110 years, the organization has provided anti-poverty programs for women and children in Tarrant County.
Today, the Center for Transforming Lives helps homeless and impoverished women, children, and families move from poverty to independence through:
- Homeless services – an emergency shelter for women and housing assistance for families.
- Early Childhood Development – providing free or subsidized early childhood education to impoverished and homeless families.
- Financial Empowerment Services – individual financial coaching and other programs to promote financial self-sufficiency.
To read more about CTL, visit www.transforminglives.org.
The Salvation Army
The Colonial Savings Foundation presented a donation to The Salvation Army on March 26 at the JE & LE Mabee Social Service Center located in Fort Worth.
The Salvation Army assists approximately 25 million Americans every year and consists of more than 1.5 million members. To learn more, visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org.
The Ladder Alliance
Also in March, Colleyville Banking Center Manager Cindy Griffith presented Sharon Cox, Executive Director of the Ladder Alliance with two donations to support the organization.
Colonial also showed their support for The Ladder Alliance by serving as a sponsor for the 6th annual "It's in the Bag Lunch and Auction."
The Ladder Alliance, which is based in Fort Worth, serves between 300 and 400 women each year and its mission is to provide women victims of domestic violence and low-income women with the tools to lead self-reliant, independent and successful lives. For more information about the organization, visit www.ladderalliance.org.