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. Brain Appell, Bandelier Grill … Continue reading
Tea time was a festive good time at the second annual High Tea on the Hill. Hot Rock Java Cafe served up some scrumptious sandwiches and scones. An assortment of desserts created by Ruby K’s, CB Fox, and sugar cookies from Creative Inspirations by Peggy. All the proceeds from High Tea on the Hill are given … Continue reading
Have you seen the United Way thermometer in front of the post office in Los Alamos? No, have you really seen the thermometer board? There are some new features on this year’s board. The “talk bubble” will convey positive messages and updates throughout the campaign. The “chalk board” on the reverse side lets passers-by answer comments/questions of the week. Next time you’re in Downtown Los Alamos stop by and check out the new thermometer board.
The overpass over Diamond Drive at Sullivan Field was a great vantage point to look over the town and take in the view while enjoying dinner and dessert. Home Run Pizza cooked up specialty pizzas and salad just for the occasion. Dinner was topped off with scrumptious dessert from the Los Alamos Co+op Market. All proceeds … Continue reading
WOW! What a huge turnout we had! Members of Los Alamos and Rio Arriba county came in at full force to help us celebrate this year’s Investing In Community Campaign! I was truly humbled to see over 70 people in one room all their because they care about their friends, neighbors and their community. Investors and non-profits from throughout Northern New Mexico were able to network throughout the event and identify how an investment in UWNNM Community Action fund can touch the lives of so many right here in our own backyards. A special treat was LANL’s Terry Wallace, who will lead the I Give Because campaign set to kick off on October 15. A huge thanks to our sponsors and those who made the event possible including Los Alamos National Bank, Tasty Creations by Jarda and Pajarito Brew Pub. And one more special thanks to the UWNNM Staff, Jeremy Varela, marketing assistant and Marie Marroquin, Finance Manager for being the backbone of our organization.