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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