Local Nonprofits Join United Way for Final Thermometer Raise

Thank you all who invested time and resources to United Way of Northern New Mexico in 2015.  We are grateful for your support and commitment to making the community a great place to live.   We really cannot do the work we do in the community without you.  Workplace campaigns are still being calculated and … Continue reading

Thankful For Local Business Generosity

We are continually reminded to shop small because it helps the community as a whole, right?  Well the local business community proved that again this year.  Rather than raking in all of the profits they would make during the surge of Shop Small publicity they put some aside for important work in the community.  Many … Continue reading

LANL CPO Joins Troy Hughes to Raise Thermometer

The LANL Employee Giving Campaign and Los Alamos County Employee Campaign fundraising campaigns are winding down.  Both giving campaigns are up this year thanks to the work of Kathy Keith, LANL , Debbi Wersonick and United Way Campaign Chair, Troy Hughes.  They joined United Way to raise the Community Action Fund Thermometer to over $424k. … Continue reading

United Way Youth Team Raises Thermometer

Thank you, United Way Youth team.  Your creativity, energy, and commitment to doing great things for the community is inspiring. United Way of Northern New Mexico was able to raise the Community Action Fund thermometer partly because of the work the Youth Team did raising money with their four annual fundraisers.  If you have not been … Continue reading

United Way of NNM Cooks it up at Ronald McDonald House

In September, the United Way of Northern New Mexico Board and staff attended their annual site visit at Ronald McDonald House in Albuquerque.  At the conclusion of the visit United Way of NNM cooked up a taco bar buffet for those who are staying at the house.  Ronald McDonald House helps so many families from … Continue reading

Secret Problems in Los Alamos

BHyoutubeScreenshot100+ Women Who Care is a powerful group wanting to have a positive impact on those in need here in the Los Alamos area.  Their mission is to reach out and help our community by collecting contributions for local non profits. Funds raised during this first set of events are going towards the Behavior Health Awareness Campaign creating awareness while working towards “normalizing” behavioral health issues and the stigma associated with treating them. A survey of the 100+ Women Who  Care – Los Alamos was asked, “What topics would you most like to learn about or discuss in this group?”  Over half of the members who voted selected behavioral health.  PAC-8 has assisted in the creation of this commercial and we are currently working to grant out funds to non-profits in Los Alamos with programs providing mental and behavioral health services.

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If you or someone you know is going through a crisis call 1(855) NMCRISIS (662-7474) for assistance 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

A Tale of Three Sisters

Twenty-five years ago, three sisters, Theodora, Erlinda, and Suzie embarked on a pilgrimage to Medjugorie. Their journey completely changed the direction of their lives were headed. They knew that they had a new calling that shaped the life goals they once hoped to achieve. Being already involved in the local pilgrimage the sisters and their … Continue reading

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