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Keyword: Mesilla Valley Community of Hope
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COVID-19 couldn’t stop Mesilla Valley Community of Hope (MVCH) and a dedicated group of volunteers from raising almost $53,000 in this year’s Tents to Rents campaign, which moves residents of MVCH’s Camp Hope tent city into their own apartments. more
Socially distanced graduation parades and livestreamed weddings are becoming normal, as humans find new ways to connect during COVID-19. more
My favorite statement so far about the Coronavirus was made by Casa de Peregrinos Executive Director Lorenzo Alba at the Las Cruces City Council’s special work session on Monday evening, March 16. Lorenzo, who is fast becoming one of my personal heroes, referred to the Las Cruces response to the virus as “Crisis 2.0” when he said, “We got through the migrant crisis together, and we can get through this together.” more
It started with a class project at J. Paul Taylor Academy (JPTA) and wound up with a $30,000 donation to help people challenged by homelessness. more
Students at the New America School-Las Cruces completed their eighth annual hygiene drive recently, collecting 400 pounds of hygiene products. more
Officials from Santa Fe visited Las Cruces in late November to talk about issues related to poverty and homelessness. “The governor cares very passionately about developing an economy that works for everybody, and that includes our neighbors here who may be down on their luck,” New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions Sec. Bill McCamley said Friday, Nov. 22, as he and officials from two other departments of state government visited Mesilla Valley Community of Hope. more
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