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Now in its 58th year, the Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico (CAASNM) assisted thousands of families and individuals in southern New Mexico during 2022, the nonprofit said in its 2022 annual report.
“CAA provides are youth entrepreneurship and development, nutrition programs for children, family
financial programs, housing stability and empowerment and,” the report said, as the agency works with about 10,000 families each year. More than 14,000 individuals “engaged with CAASNM reported improved financial wellbeing,” the report said.
CAASNM served Doña Ana and four other southern New Mexico counties.
Here are highlights from the report:
CAASNM helped 411 families start their own business and assisted 817 individuals entering a job training program.
CAASNM had total revenue of more than $5.4 million in 2022. Program services account for 89 percent of its total expenses.
To donate to CAASNM and for more information, call Development Officer Mark Hohnstreiter at 575-202-7500. CAASNM’s main number is 575-527-8799. You can donate online at www.caasnm.org.
CAASNM is located at 3880 Foothills Road.