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Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group


Nov 10, 2014

Congratulations to the recipients of 2014 Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group grants!

(click the link in the grantee’s name to see their website!)

Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter ($10,000) to support a Northern Caregiver Conference designed to educate and empower caregivers and family members caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s

Amigos del Valle ($15,000) to provide in-home services, including transportation, information and referrals, to seniors who earn low incomes, wish to remain independent in their homes and live in the Española valley

Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Fe/del Norte ($12,000) to continue Triple Play and Health Habits, which shows youth in Abiquiú, Chimayo, Española how eating smart, keeping fit and forming positive relationships adds up to a healthy lifestyle

Cancer Foundation for New Mexico ($12,000) to eliminate barriers to accessing cancer treatment and improve health outcomes for minority residents who earn low incomes in Rio Arriba and northern Santa Fe counties

Cancer Services of New Mexico ($10,000) to serve more people from Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Rio Arriba counties, ensuring they know about cancer services available to them, and supporting a family cancer retreat

Coming Home Connection ($10,000) to partner with the Los Alamos Medical Center to train and place veteran volunteers to provide in-home care services to veterans and their families

Compassionate Touch Network ($10,000) to support a school presentation aimed at raising awareness of mental illnesses, reducing stigma, expanding mental health education and increasing access to mental health professionals

ECHO ($10,000) for the Food for Kids Backpack Program in the Chama elementary school to provide kid friendly, nutritious food to support good health and improve educational success

Family YMCA ($15,000) to support education, intervention, prevention and health outreach programs for youth in the Española Valley through positive relationships and staff-driven mentoring

Inside Out ($12,000) to help peer counselors provide free relapse prevention tools and behavioral-health care services to uninsured youth and adults recovering from substance abuse in Rio Arriba, Los Alamos and northern Santa Fe counties

Los Alamos Family Council ($10,000) to provide services to residents of Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and northern Santa Fe counties who need support with the critical issues of suicide, substance abuse or domestic violence

Los Alamos Lion’s Club ($2,000) to provide eye screenings to 25 schools in Los Alamos County, Rio Arriba County and pueblo communities

McCurdy School ($10,000) to provide free mental health counseling to McCurdy Ministries and McCurdy Charter School students to help improve mental health, social, spiritual, familial and educational outcomes

Self Help ($12,000) to support a project in which people can call 2-1-1 to get answers and referrals for their wellbeing, including medical and health care, financial, legal, disaster response, and other social supports

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