Raymond has his first role model of healthy adult behavior

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

United Way Youth Team helps raise the Thermometer

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

Movement, Dance, and Arts. A Life-Changing Experience For Alandra

 Alandra was severely debilitated by a premature birth and CMV, and her parents thought she would never walk. Medical treatment and physical therapy alone could not help. Alandra’s parents were told to give Moving Arts a try to give her more opportunity to move her limbs. A dedicated staff from Moving Arts Espanola took a stand to help 3 year old Alandra … Continue reading

Carmen’s Second Chance

  At 65, Carmen left the only life she had known for 47 years.   She walked away one blustery day in February and took with her a light load of only the necessities.  The necessities included pictures of her grandchildren that she knew she would not be seeing for a while.  Her whole life and … Continue reading

Taste the Sky Takes Palates on Journey Around the World

Taste the Sky emerged out of cloudy skies and the threat of rain at the Los Alamos Airport. Hi everyone! My name is Akane Dunn, and this year I have had the pleasure of producing Taste the Sky for the United Way Youth Team. This event provided a unique dining experience in that guests ate out on the … Continue reading

A United Way Kickoff Unlike Any You have Seen Before

Coming off a productive first half of the year, United Way of Northern New Mexico is kicked off this year’s Community Campaign with a bang!  An off season that saw the start up of a peer to peer mentoring program at Los Alamos High School, a STEM to Read program, and a learning trail shows how … Continue reading

Dinner Over Diamond Kicks Off Youth Team Events!

Hello! My name is Jenna Erickson and I am the 2014 chair of the United Way Youth Team. It is such an honor for me to be in this position to work on the events that the team has to present to the community this year. I am so excited for everyone to see what … Continue reading

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