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In 2017 United Way of Northern New Mexico funded 29 non-profit organizations serving Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties through the Community Action Fund.

Agencies and Programs funded in 2017

Cancer Foundation Access to Medical Services  $       2,500
CASA  Foster Care program  $     12,000
Crisis Center of NNM Domestic violence shelter and counseling program  $     30,000
El Rito Library Library Services  $       9,800
Embudo Valley Library Early Literacy and After school programs  $     10,000
Embudo Valley Tutoring Assoc. Tutoring & Mentoring program  $     12,000
Explora Science Center Early Childhood Experiential Science in Rio Arriba  $       5,000
Family Strengths Network Family programs  $     25,000
Family YMCA Espanola Teen Center, Los Alamos After-school and summer enrichment scholarships  $     52,000
First Born Los Alamos Mental Health Support Program  $       3,000
Food Depot Emergency Food Supplies for Northern NM  $     20,000
Habitat for Humanity Home Build in Rio Arriba  $     10,000
Inside Out Rehabilitation Services  $     50,000
Juvenile Justic Advisory Board Case Management & Resource Referral program  $     40,000
JudyGail’s Place Domestic Violence Support Group  $      5,000
Las Cumbres Community Services Behavioral Health Across All Programs HEART program  $     40,000
Los Alamos Family Council Counseling Center & Therapy Support and Youth Activity Center  $     70,000
McCurdy Ministries Counseling & Youth Mentorship.         GED Program  $     40,000
Moving Arts Espanola Operational Funding  $     30,000
NM Community Foundation – Northern Youth Project Mentoring  & Leadership Program  $     10,000
NM Wildlife Center STEM Education Program  $     10,000
Ojo Sarco Community Center Raices y Roots Community programs  $       9,800
Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Adult tutoring program  $       9,000
Ronald McDonald House Lodging Assistance for Northern NM Residents  $     18,750
San Martin de Porres Soup Kitchen Food Supply  $     10,000
Self Help, Inc. Los Alamos Emergency Fund & 211 Program & Mental Health Access  $     53,570
Somos Amigos Home Repair Program  $     20,000
Taos Community Foundation Suicide Prevention Program  $     10,000
Truchas Service Center Preschool operation  $     10,000

What areas did the funding go to?

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