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The Pies to Fly Early this Year at 6th Annual LifeROOTS Pi(E) Day Event Fundraiser

LifeROOTS, the central New Mexico not-for-profit organization providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, is about to make National Pi Day, and their annual Pi(e) Day Event, sweeter than ever.  For the past five years, the not-for-profit organization has been bringing the community together for a fun and festive celebration of National […]

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Why it’s Important to Give Local

Donating means making some tough choices about where to spend your time and money. We all want to make a positive difference in the world, but also want to ensure that our efforts are not in vain. By giving to a local nonprofit like LifeROOTS, you can see the difference your donation makes in the […]

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Sherri L. Wells Joins LifeROOTS as Major Donor Officer

LifeROOTS, the Central New Mexico-based not-for-profit serving the needs of children and adults with physical, developmental and/or behavioral challenges, has announced that Sherri Wells has joined the organization as Major Donor Officer.  Wells is responsible for developing relationships with long term donors and securing sponsor donations for all LifeROOTS fundraisers, recurring donations and legacy donations. […]

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4 Ways You Can Give to LifeROOTS for FREE

Here at LifeROOTS, we are dedicated to empowering, serving, and shaping the lives of our community members. By donating to our organization, you are supporting early learning programs, career coaching sessions, and adult enrichment, and so much more, which provide our clients with the skills they need to succeed. Now there are plenty of ways […]

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After Early Intervention: Tips for a Successful Transition and What to Do If You Think Your Child Needs Additional Services

Kids grow up fast, don’t they? At age three, your child will have completed their early intervention program at LifeROOTS and is ready to take the next steps in their early education. If your child needs continued support as they move into preschool, it is important that you plan ahead so the transition is smooth. […]

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Early Intervention: How the Right Services, at the Right Time, Can Change a Child’s Life

From getting around on their own to saying their first words, babies and young children have a lot to learn. Countless studies have emphasized the importance of a child’s first few years, and parents may become concerned when their development seems slower than expected. An article from Health Research Funding showed that one in six […]

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LifeROOTS president and CEO Kathleen Holmes Cates received a major honor this month, as she was named one of New Mexico’s “Top CEOs” by the Albuquerque Journal.  The first annual Albuquerque Journal “Top CEOs” recognition was published in a special “Business Outlook” insert in the August 26th edition of the Journal, recognizing and celebrating New […]

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Early Intervention Program for Your Child

Early intervention programs allow children with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. At LifeROOTS, we work with children from birth to age three on meeting their physical, cognitive, communication, emotional, and adaptive milestones, helping them overcome barriers and reach their fullest potential. Seeing why Early Intervention is the best choice for your child is […]

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LifeROOTS president and CEO Kathleen Holmes Cates, a long-time advocate for individuals with disabilities in the community, has been appointed to the New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (NMDDPC.)  As a member of the New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, Kathleen will help work with parents, state agencies and the Governor’s office to achieve its […]

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