about us

Our Story

We are an all volunteer, 501c3 organization based in Albuquerque, New Mexico and founded in 2009.  

For our first project in we partnered with our friends at America’s Children and collected enough school supplies to fill 40 backpacks for New Mexico kids.

Over the next 10 years, we have we made over 4,000 Christmas cards sent for military members serving overseas, sewed bags and filled them with small gifts for a local battered women’s shelter at Mother’s Day,  given out hundreds of Thanksgiving food boxes, provided bags fabric to a group that makes blankets for an emergency shelter, and through it all… had a great time together! 

 what we do

we are involved in a wide variety of projects during the year, but the two biggest are a School Supply Drive and Thanksgiving Day Food Drive.  We accept donations of school supplies and gift cards to grocery, office supply and retail stores such as Target and Wal-Mart, all year round.

Back to School Supply Drive –

We provide backpacks full of school supplies to students throughout New Mexico who have been identified through our network of partner agencies, schools and individuals.

Backpacks contain basic items such as:

Pencils,  Pens, ruler, eraser, colored pencils, pencil sharpener, glue or glue sticks, 2 spiral notebooks, binder, pack of loose leaf paper, markers, crayons, coloring book, markers, scissors, small solar calculator, toy, and personal hygiene item such as toothbrush or comb

Thanksgiving Food Boxes –

Our goal is to enable families to have enough food to cover the long Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend when children are out of school and without the cafeteria for meals.

Each box contains enough food to feed a family of four and costs about $35.  It contains items such as the following:

Turkey, dressing, potatoes, vegetables, coffee or tea, yams, olives, green beans,rice, red chile, beans, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce and pie.