Make A Difference
The bruises and broken bones of abuse heal, but the emotional and mental pain these children endure is carried with them for a lifetime. This pain goes deeper than the outward appearance. They need us to walk with them in their pain. They need to know they are loved and accepted for who they are. They deserve better. We must do better.
You may not be able to help them all but you can help one. See our Supportive Services.
In emergency foster placements, families incur several hundred dollars of expenses before any state reimbursement. These children come with nothing except the clothes on their back, if not less. #ProjectWelcomeHome provides emergency essentials to these families so they can focus on caring for and comforting the child.What Are "Essentials"
Musicians, photographers, tutors, carpenters, mechanics . . . those who can engage children and foster an atmosphere of "I can" instead of "I can't". Parenting children from hard places is a difficult task but with the right support and resources it is not impossible.Volunteer Your Talents
SHOW YOUR TRULIGHT SUPPORT
Purchase a "BE THE VILLAGE" t-shirt
Our goal is to sell at least 100 t-shirts. Fundraisers like this really are a two-fold WIN-WIN for causes like ours:
#1 - All the proceeds raised go directly to TruLight Village and
#2 - Help raise awareness about what we're doing at the Village every time you wear your shirt out-and-about!
You can help us build our village by wearing this shirt!
Become a Volunteer
Do you share our belief that #everychildisworthit, but don't know where to start? Click the link below to sign up and we will help find a place for your heart!
TEXAS: NUMBERS AT A GLANCE
Source: Texas DFPS
40,318Confirmed Cases Child Abuse/Neglect
6,888Children Waiting for Adoption
1200Children Aged Out
Our Supporters Say . . .
"I'd like to tell you that I have something spectacular to say -- but the truth is -- I chose TruLight because of you [Sondra] and your truly Christlike heart and the direction you are going. I can trust my family with you. I know you will be honest and upright. That you will not leave us hanging and that you truly care about these kids. You're it."Charly(Foster/Adoptive Parent)
"Trulight has helped bring other foster families together by providing event get-togethers. It's a great feeling to know there are many other foster families all around you taking on the same journey. For all this I am very greatful for what their Agency has offered. Thank You, Trulight and Staff."Diana(Foster Parent)
"There's no way I could have gotten through the process of adopting our two beautiful children without Sondra. She was my rock, my voice of reason, and most importantly, my friend. Fostering and adopting children is a huge life decision and there are no other hands that are more capable or that I recommend more highly than Sondra's."Shannon(Foster/Adoptive Parent)