Congratulations to the recipients of 2012 Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group grants!
(click the link in the grantee’s name to see their website!)
Boys and Girls Club del Norte, $15,000 to educate children and families in Chimayo on making healthy choices through the Healthy Habits for Life and Triple Play programs
Cancer Services of New Mexico, $10,000 to educate cancer patients/survivors and their caregivers about cancer treatment and survival through family cancer retreats
Coming Home Connection, $11,500 to train and place community volunteers to provide free and low-cost homecare to families in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties
Family Strengths Network, $6,500 for We Help Ourselves, which teaches children and youth how to be safe at home and school, in Los Alamos County public schools
The Family YMCA, $20,000 to support the Española YMCA Teen Center through activities that promote healthy lifestyles for teenagers
Interfaith LEAP, $15,000 to provide substance prevention and access to behavioral health care services for youth and families in Rio Arriba County
Las Cumbres Community Services, $15,000 to support and expand services for grandparents raising grandchildren in Rio Arriba County
Los Alamos Lions Club, $12,000 to support a regional eye screening program for children ages 3-8 and support for adults and children that cannot afford eye exams
New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project, $10,000 to increase awareness of youth suicide risk factors and interventions available in Los Alamos County
Self Help, $10,000 to support its Immigrant Health Initiative providing advocacy and case management for immigrant clients serving Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties.