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Support LifeROOTS on #GivingTuesdayNM

On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, LifeROOTS is participating in #GivingTuesdayNM part of the global day of giving known as #GivingTuesday.  Last year was the first statewide initiative in New Mexico, with more than 100 nonprofits in 11 communities coming together – raising close to $300,000 for their work! We are excited to be part of […]

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As Seen on KRQE: Local non-profit touts importance of hiring those with disabilities

  October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and there’s one local organization helping to spread the word on how important it is to help those with disabilities. LifeROOTS, an Albuquerque based non-profit, wants to share with employers how important it is for businesses to hire individuals with disabilities. Brandon Altman with LifeRoots and Colt Sanders with […]

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Looking for the Most Comprehensive Guide to Local Sports, Recreational and Art Programs Serving the Needs of People With Disabilities in New Mexico?

LifeROOTS is pleased to announce that we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of a valuable new booklet for those with disabilities and their families, which was created by Dr. Christina Davidson. The booklet, New Mexico Adaptive Programs, provides a listing of adaptive programs throughout New Mexico – including sports programs, camps, dance programs, art programs […]

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Please Consider Donating Your Used Clothing, Shoes & Small Household Items

Your used clothing, shoes and small household item donations will help both the LifeROOTS Career Discovery Program and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Your support will make a difference! The more donations we collect, the more we earn to enhance our services to help adults with disabilities. Drive Up. Drop Off. Done! Donations are tax-deductible. Bring […]

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Discover the PossABILITIES

Are you interested in employment but aren’t sure if you’re ready? Are you looking to expand your skills and stamina to help find that “right” job? For more than 25 years, LifeROOTS has helped people with disabilities secure meaningful jobs in the community. We’ve matched hundreds of people with disabilities with jobs that were just […]

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Committed to Going “Above Compliance” LifeROOTS Launches New Vision Statement to Highlight LifeROOTS’ Role in the Community  LifeROOTS continues to be on a Journey to Quality … as we continue on our mission to provide individuals with disabilities and their families with the resources and support they need to empower their lives and shape their […]

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Focus on Fundraising

Changing Times Calls for Changing Model of Fundraising for LifeROOTS  Since our founding, LifeROOTS has prided itself on supporting ourselves – relying very little on asking for personal and/or corporate donations to help keep our programs and services running. In fact, while most other not-for-profits have continuously sought donations from the public, donations and fundraising […]

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LifeROOTS Launches New Community Garden

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on August 26th Provides Opportunity to Celebrate New Garden Cultivated by Individuals with Disabilities and Community Partners   LifeROOTS, the central New Mexico-based not-for-profit organization serving the needs of children and adults with physical, developmental and/or behavioral challenges, is launching a new community garden at the organization’s headquarters in Albuquerque.  The LifeROOTS Community […]

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