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Young Women's Christian Assn. of El Paso Texas YWCA
November 24, 2010

After having lived in Juarez, one of the most violent cities in Mexico, I was fortunate enough to come to El Paso and be accepted into the Transitional Living Center. My children and I lived without the basic necessities. Here, the children are able to go to school, and experience such enriching things as going to the zoo. The children learned about how beautiful a celebration like Christmas can be. I am very grateful to the TLC because without them I would've had to work and forget about going to school. With daycare and basic living taken care of I can dream big and think about such things as a degree in business administration.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

By becoming sure of myself and not being afraid of the challenges life brings to you.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would try to bring about more paid/volunteer help to lessen the load for the staff.

MY ROLE:
Client Served & I was able to provide a safe, secure place for my children while I attend school.