Family loses everything in fire

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One of the families housed through SHC’s housing voucher program recently lost all their possessions in a fire. Candace, Gabriel, and their two children escaped the fire unscathed and are awaiting placement in a new home. Unfortunately they lost their two pets. They have already received donations of clothing, diapers, toys, and pet food (for […]

CORT: “Why We Give”

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“We are extremely honored to partner and donate furniture at the recent fundraiser luncheon for the Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico. The hard work that SHC does each and every day to help the community and provide people a better place to live is extraordinary. At CORT, we also believe that everyone deserves a […]

Tommy’s life just got a little brighter

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“My path looks so much brighter!” – Tommy Tommy became homeless nearly ten years ago because of alcoholism, domestic violence, and financial strain. Between rent, student loan debt, and attempting to flee a violent home life, his bills, addiction, and stress levels became insurmountable. When he was not at a shelter, he camped out on […]

Welcoming Home Youth In Transition

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At our Welcome Home Fundraiser, three of the silent auction items were room ensembles donated by CORT furniture and bid on by luncheon attendees. A big thank you to Joell Ackerman of Heading Home who made the winning bid and promptly donated the dining room and kitchen accessories back to SHC for a newly housed […]

Downtown @700-2nd Hosts 3rd Annual Poetry For A Cause

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Samantha Romero, Property Manager at Downtown @700-2nd, has been involved in the poetry community for 15 years either writing it or performing her work at Poetry Slams. Poetry Slams are a type of competition where people read their poems without props, costumes, or music. After performing, they receive scores (0-10) from 5 randomly selected judges. Albuquerque has […]

Holiday Bowl Month of Giving to Benefit SHC!

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Skidmore’s Holiday Bowl has gone through some major renovations recently and they are celebrating with a “Month of Giving.” According to the Albuquerque Journal, Holiday Bowl has finished the first phase of an overhaul intended to turn the 60-year-old business into what the owners are calling a 30,000-square-foot “entertainment destination.” Located at 7515 Lomas Boulevard in […]

SHC Launches 2018 Year End Campaign

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On December 1, SHC launched its 2018 Year End Campaign for our Housing Support Fund. Your gift allows us to provide assistance to hundreds of individuals and families, create a welcoming, well maintained, and supportive environment for our formerly homeless tenants, and expand their access to health services, life skills, education, and the larger community. […]

Creating a New Home, New Life

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Jesse grew up in an abusive home with a father imprisoned for drug dealing and lived with grandparents who couldn’t cope with a troubled young boy. He suffers from depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance abuse. A father himself, Jesse finally sought help for his mental health issues. But after treatment, Jesse was still without a […]