Las Cumbres Neighborhood Companies Receives $2,500 State Farm® Grant  – Los Alamos Reporter

Espanola State Farm brokers Donna Casados, far left, and Manuel Valdez, far proper, current a examine for $2,500 to Las Cumbres Neighborhood Companies. Courtesy picture


Española State Farm brokers Donna Casados and Manuel Valdez introduced Las Cumbres Neighborhood Companies (LCCS) with a $2,500 State Farm grant in help of the non-profit’s Grandparents Elevating Grandchildren (GRG) program. 

The additional funding will help with established direct companies for GRGs by allocating the {dollars} towards a portion of concrete sources and different bills for households in service. Launched in 2012 within the company’s Rio Arriba places of work, the demonstrated and rising want for GRG programming resulted within the subsequent institution of LCCS GRG packages in Santa Fe and Taos counties. This system at the moment supplies companies to greater than 40 grandparents and over 120 grandchildren yearly. LCCS’ aim is to take care of present service capability and develop to serve a possible 10 extra households this yr. 

“Manuel and I are honored to current Las Cumbres Neighborhood Companies with this massive examine representing our help for such an vital neighborhood program. At State Farm, we’re dedicated to serving to construct stronger communities,” stated Casados.

“For us, it’s not sufficient to easily say we’re a Good Neighbor,” added Valdez. “Donna and I embrace the accountability to make our neighborhood higher by being part of an answer.” 

LCCS GRG Program Supervisor Naomi Diamonds stated the award will assist deserving grandparent households to shut a lot of the gaps which might be a part of difficult financial instances that households reside by way of.

“A current grandmother of seven shared with me, in tears, that it’s  usually not possible to even put sufficient meals on the desk as the worth of all the pieces goes up,” Diamonds stated.

About Las Cumbres Neighborhood Companies: Las Cumbres Neighborhood Companies right now is without doubt one of the largest social service employers within the  northern a part of rural New Mexico offering for upwards of 6,000 people yearly throughout  Youngster and Household and Grownup Service packages. Having simply handed their 50th Anniversary  milestone, Las Cumbres is working to construct a world the place everybody connects and thrives of their  neighborhood. Companies can be found in 4 counties, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, Taos and Los Alamos.

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