Fall 2016 Health Grantees

Total of $153,750 granted:


Acupuncturists Without Borders ‐ $3,250:

To support operation of free community‐style acupuncture clinics in partnership with veterans’ organizations.

  • $1,500 from ABCD Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Bag ‘n Hand Food Pantry ‐ $6,000:

To support purchase of food from Food Depot and local grocery stores for more than 200 families each week. Includes:

  • $500 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Breath of My Heart Birthplace ‐ $20,500:

To support improved access to quality prenatal care, and maternal and infant health outcomes in rural and frontier communities of northern New Mexico through a culturally appropriate midwifery model of care. Includes:

  • $12,500 from Santa Fe Baby Fund
  • $2,000 from Liberty Ranch Infinite Possibilities Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Cancer Foundation for New Mexico ‐ $7,000:

To support Meals That Heal program to provide grocery cards to low‐income cancer patients to ensure good nutrition during treatment.

  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Lauren Eaton Prescott Charitable Fund

Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety ‐ $1,000:

To support the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium’s continued outreach and distribution of Health Impact Assessment to elected officials, medical facilities and communities to inform passage of proposed amendments to the federal Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to include Trinity Test downwinders and their progeny. 

  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Friendship Club ‐ $10,500:

To support provision of a safe, inviting community center where people in recovery can attend 12‐step meetings and sober activities. Includes: 

  • $250 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

Kitchen Angels ‐ $16,250:

To support improvement of health and quality of life for low‐income, homebound residents in Santa Fe area who face life challenging or terminal medical conditions and cannot meet their nutrition needs through provision of free nutritious freshly prepared meals to their homes. Includes: 

  • $500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $250 from Quarrier B. Cook Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund
  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

La Familia Medical Center ‐ $7,750:

To support the healthy children’s initiative – a comprehensive program providing healthcare to children from conception through formative years, including prenatal care, dental care for expectant mothers, teen pregnancy and parenting classes, well child visits, childhood obesity prevention, etc.

  • $5,000 from Las Campanas Community Endowment Fund
  • $1,000 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund
  • $1,000 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund
  • $500 from Helen R. Homans Donor Advised Fund
  • $250 from TW Family Fund

New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association ‐ $250:

To support creation of New Mexico Nutrition Center which will provide SNAP education to promote healthy eating among SNAP population and enhance community partnerships.

  • $250 from Wallen‐Eloisa Family Fund

New Mexico Immigrant Law Center ‐ $17,500:

To support safety for immigrant victims of domestic violence and neglected, abandoned, and abused children through immigration legal advocacy. Includes: 

  • $1,000 from Cabin Fund
  • $1,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund
  • $500 from Castagnola Family Fund

New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project ‐ $12,000:

To support services which provide youth (up to 21 years of age) with the skills and personal resources necessary to increase resilience and reduce suicide risk. Includes: 

  • $2,000 from Jack & Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund

Pecos Valley Medical Center ‐ $16,000:

To support goal in 2016‐17 of establishing family medicine, pediatrics, and OB‐GYN services to residents of San Miguel and Santa Fe counties. Includes: 

  • $1,000 from Ellie Hinds Memorial Fund

Tewa Women United ‐ $15,250:

To support increased use of trauma informed practices to reduce re‐traumatization, burnout, and compassion fatigue among community providers through trainings and dialogue. Includes: 

  • $250 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund

Villa Therese Catholic Clinic ‐ $10,500:

To support provision of medical and dental services to economically challenged, uninsured, or undocumented immigrant families. Includes: 

  • $500 from Susan & Conrad DeJong Fund

Your Contacts for Nonprofits

Christa Coggins
Vice President for Community Philanthropy

(505) 988-9715 x 7002

 

Diane Hamamoto
Program Officer

(505) 988-9715 x 7008


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