Peer-to-Peer Holiday Cheer

Peer-to-Peer Holiday Cheer

Housed neighbors, staff and volunteers gathered this week for our monthly Peer-to-Peer Luncheon with a special holiday twist. Our housed clients, who we call neighbors, shared stories of gratitude and encouragement with the group while volunteers prepared a holiday...
Caring Canines Offer Support at AOC

Caring Canines Offer Support at AOC

The Southwest Canine Corps of Volunteers (SCCV) visited the AOC campus with sack lunches and brought joy to residents and staff alike with their wonderful pups! The SCCV is an Albuquerque-based pet therapy organization who has been serving the community for 30 years....
A Successful Journey Home!

A Successful Journey Home!

Heading Home recently hosted the philanthropic supporters of our mission at ‘A Journey Home,’ our annual celebration dinner. The night was an astounding success! The event raised over $77,000 to support our emergency and permanent supportive housing programs for those...
Westside Emergency Housing Center Now Open

Westside Emergency Housing Center Now Open

Individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Albuquerque now have another much-needed option for getting out of the cold overnight. The City of Albuquerque and Heading Home agreed to open the Westside Emergency Housing Center (formerly the Winter Shelter)...
Lowe’s Heroes Provide Upgrades at AOC

Lowe’s Heroes Provide Upgrades at AOC

The Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC) campus recently received some much needed upgrades by Lowe’s Home Improvement. Over 50 Lowe’s employees donated over 200 volunteer hours in four days to improve and beautify our campus! These dedicated workers replaced the...