It would not be possible to touch so many lives in our community with out the support of many individuals and organizations. Thank you all who have been involved with United Way in 2014; you are a reason our community is a fantastic place to live. On Thursday, March 5th, United Way of Northern New … Continue reading
The 2015 Community Action Fund Grant process began March 16th with the release of the Request for Proposals. The Community Action Fund aims at tackling the most pressing challenges in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba Counties. United Way of Northern New Mexico utilizes research done for community health profiles to measure where the most resources are needed. Here are some reports that identify the need in our community.
“The equipment and appliances purchased with Grants received from UNWNNM has made the SMDP Soup Kitchen’s outreach to the poor and needy of our area more effective and efficient. We are ever so grateful!”Suzan Roybal, San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen–“At Self Help,Inc. our programs thrive because of funding and support from United Way of Northern New Mexico. The 2-1-1 Information and Referral Project, sponsored by United Way, has been a great asset our region.”Ellen Morris-Bond, Self Help, Inc. and 2-1-1–“Funding from United Way of Northern New Mexico has made it possible for NDI New Mexico to reach almost 460 children in grades K and 3through 8 teaching them to work hard, do their best, never give up and be healthy! Children are participating in joyful, vigorous exercise and developing skills that will help them succeed throughout their lives, in school and in life.”As one graduate of the program recently wrote and told us: “I could never have asked for a better experience than when I was dancing with NDI. Every instructor helped, pushed and motivated me to become a strong, healthy, courageous and happy individual. And I would like to thank all of you for always being there for me.”
Barbara J. Kastner, NDI New Mexico at The Dance Barns
We touched many lives in 2014 and we are forever grateful for all of the support from the community. Click Here for Photo Display
If you work for Los Alamos National Labratory (LANL) you are probably aware that LANL and United Way of Northern New Mexico work together to raise money for nonprofits through LANL’s Employee Giving Campaign. What you may not know is that there is more to this partnership than just working together on a fundraising campaign. … Continue reading
Despite his outgoing and curious nature Raymond was frustrated and prone to acting out. He’s a super bright child with street smarts. Vicki is a bright, engaging volunteer, retired from work in the public sector. She has a bold, “take charge” enthusiasm that makes it fun to connect with her. Vicki met Raymond when he was just 6 … Continue reading
The United Way Youth Team wrapped up their events with helping us raise the thermometer. With their events; Dinner Over Diamond, Taste the Sky, High Tea on the Hill, and Hamburger Night the Youth Team raised $10,291.09! Thank you all who supported the Youth Team this year, we could not have done it without you! There … Continue reading