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HELP-NM TO OPEN TEMPORARY DOG HEAD EMERGENCY SERVICES OFFICE
Estancia, New Mexico- Leaders in the communities impacted by the Dog Head Fire meet with HELP-NM Executives to partner and open a temporary one-stop office with extended services hours to support the coordination and facilitation of emergency services directly at those impacted by the Dog Head Fire.
The Office will assist with providing resources, emergency support and assistance for utilities, food, clothing, medications, housewares, gasoline, transportation, animal/pet food, applications for free phones and temporary housing.
Working closely with the Congressional Offices of Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham, the locations will also accept monetary donations from the community. Your donations are tax deductible and will go directly to support those impacted by the fire.
Monetary donation locations: (To donate through this site click the "Donate Now" button at the top of thia page)
East Torrance Soil and Water Conservation District, 700 10th street, Estancia, NM 87106 and 5101 Copper Avenue, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
“Many people throughout the community were profoundly affected by the Dog Head Fire, and we recognize that they will continue to need assistance for some time,” Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham said. “My office will set up mobile office hours in conjunction with HELP New Mexico to ensure people have access to federal resources and assistance.”
“It’s important that we collaborate with community leaders and other vital partners to coordinate and provide adequate services to those impacted by the disaster,” said Roger A. Gonzales, Chairman of the HELP-NM Corporate Board. He added, “I would like to thank our CEO, Mike Gutierrez, and our local board representative, Cheri Lujan, for their swift response in identifying resources and partners to support the community.”
HELP-New Mexico, Inc., established in 1965, has been providing services and empowering over 816,000 individuals and families throughout New Mexico for over 50 years. Our services have included adult education, job training, early childhood development and education, youth development and care, self-help housing construction, rural health clinics, land development, job placement, literacy training, affordable housing, nutritious meals, and family counseling.
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