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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) three days early this season due to cold weather…

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!

A Home Teams Farewell

A Home Teams Farewell

Kristy Anderson, one of Heading Home’s most dedicated employees, retired in October. Kristy worked directly with clients and volunteers as Home Teams Program Manager…

Walgreens Campaign a Success!

Walgreens Campaign a Success!

We’re happy to report that the campaign raised over $12,000! These funds help Heading Home fulfill our mission of making homelessness rare, short-lived and nonrecurring in our community…

Heading Home and Walgreens Partner on ‘Giving Back’ Campaign!

Heading Home and Walgreens Partner on ‘Giving Back’ Campaign!

Heading Home is honored to be featured in Walgreens’ Charitable Donation Program at over 50 locations in Albuquerque and North Central New Mexico! Customers will have the opportunity to add a donation to Heading Home after each purchase to help those most in need in our community. The campaign runs from September 17th – 30th…

Welcome to Our New YAV

Welcome to Our New YAV

Heading Home welcomes Kim North as our new Young Adult Volunteer (YAV). YAVs spend a year with local organizations “working to address root causes of poverty and reconciliation… in intentional community with peers and mentors.” …

Labor Day BBQ at AOC

Labor Day BBQ at AOC

Heading Home celebrated Labor Day with our clients and staff at the Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC) men’s emergency shelter. Labor Day is a fitting celebration for our residents, staff and volunteers at AOC. The facility operates like a well-oiled machine…

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