United Way of Northern New Mexico was among several United Ways of New Mexico Association (UWNMA) members who met with Governor Susana Martinez on December 2, 2013, in Santa Fe. The UWNMA gave a presentation outlining the work of the association throughout the state, such as the 2-1-1 Help Line and Tax Help New Mexico, … Continue reading
When it comes to tackling tough issues in our community, it really does take a village. United Way of Northern New Mexico has actively worked with the health councils in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba. There are pressing needs we are all capable of overcoming. We can do it together. The United Way of Northern New Mexico has officially opened the 2014 Grant Season with the release of the Request For Proposals on March 17th. Does your organization serve in the following areas?
- Youth Development – Mentorship programs.
- Partnering schools and parents to improve graduation.
- Early childhood education.
- Pre-K Preparation.
- Helping hardworking people obtain job training and family-sustaining wages.
- Supporting basic needs.
- Reducing drug and alcohol abuse.
- Reducing domestic violence.
- Alzheimer assistance.
- Mental health treatment.
- Increasing health education and preventative care.
These are the key areas of need in Northern New Mexico.
The United Way of Northern New Mexico will be accepting proposals until close of business day, April 25th. If your organization is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit organizations serving Los Alamos and/or Rio Arriba County with administrative cost 25% or less of total organizational budget you are eligible to apply. All eligibility requirements can be found here.
For more information please contact our office at 505-662-0800.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, here is a link to United Way’s 2013 captured through photographs.
Thanks to community-minded individuals and the generosity of businesses, United Way raised over $500,000 to strengthen our community. Together with your local non-profits, we will work to address the needs of our community and provide the change that our neighbors, friends, and community is looking for.
An estimated $2,000 was donated to United Way’s Community Action Fund from sales on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30. Los Alamos businesses that donated 5 percent of their sales include: Art Center at Fuller Lodge Blue Window Bistro Bennett’s Fine Jewelry CB FOX High Desert Carpet Care Historical Museum Gift Shop Home Run Pizza Fusion … Continue reading
Thanks to all of the generous gifts from community minded individuals, investments from local organizations, and work of countless volunteers – United Way of New Mexico was able to raise the mercury on the Community Action Fund thermometer. Well it is actually a plastic sticker, but you get the idea. Investments in local non-profits through … Continue reading
“We care about the people in our community and surrounding areas.” Is why the Bennett Family gives back to our community. Self Help, Kiwanis, United Way of Northern New Mexico, American Cancer Society, and the VFW is just a small list of organizations Upex and Bennett’s Fine Jewelry contribute to. As with all local businesses, they … Continue reading
Local celebrity servers, Halloween costumes, juicy burgers, supporting local youth and investing in community. Monday, October 28th had a wonderful show of support. Over 120 burgers were sold! The United Way Youth team would like to thank all of you who came and shared a part of their evening with us. Brian Appell, Bandelier Grill … Continue reading