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Important News Surrounding the DD Waiver!

There was recently some important news and developments surrounding the DD Waiver!  As many of you know, the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) has resulted in many individuals with disabilities being denied services that they need simply through this one assessment.  However, an important development recently occurred, with the federal district court issuing an opinion granting a […]

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LifeROOTS Offers Cost-Effective Program To Help Companies And Organizations With Assembly And Repackaging Jobs

LifeROOTS is excited to launch a program that makes good business sense for area companies and organizations … and makes it possible for workers with disabilities to work in meaningful jobs within the community. Through our Assembly and Repackaging services, we offer a cost-effective way for today’s companies to handle many jobs by having our […]

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“Somewhere Over the Rainbow”

LifeROOTS client Susana Silva attended our Thanksgiving Potluck event recently, gracing us with her talents as she sang a beautiful rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” for all attendees at this festive event.  Susana, a member of our LifeWORKS program, works as a custodian as part of our City of Albuquerque contract, and was thrilled […]

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Holiday Cards Created By People With Disabilities a Great Way to Celebrate the True Meaning of the Upcoming Holidays

LifeROOTS has launched a beautiful new line of holiday cards for the 2013/2014 season. The cards were designed, created and produced by members of the LifeROOTS program – and showcase the tremendous dedication, commitment and talent of LifeROOTS members. LifeROOTS Holiday Cards are available in a package of 12 cards priced at $30 or sold […]

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Mobile Food Cart Continues to Bring New Opportunities to People with Disabilities

The “Feed Me Now” program continues to not only provide jobs and personal growth for those with disabilities, but is being embraced by a number of local companies. At the Whitener Law Firm in Albuquerque, in fact, employees eagerly await the arrival of the “Feed Me Now” cart each week – not as much for […]

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Two Organizations, One Common Goal: Partnering To Help People With Disabilities Thrive In The Workplace

For so many people living with a disability, working in a meaningful job within the community can make a tremendous difference.  When people with disabilities work, everyone benefits:  employers gain skilled, motivated and enthusiastic workers who are committed to a job well done; and workers with disabilities gain a true sense of independence, pride and […]

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Mark Taylor Receives the Many Acts of Random Kindness (MARK) Award Awarded by Civitan International

Recently, Mark Taylor was granted the Rio Rancho Civitan International Award for his contributions to the community. Mark is an adult learner in the literacy program at LifeROOTS, Inc.  Although Mark is retired, he maintains a full schedule of volunteer work and other community involvement activities. In Marks words: I retired from work in 2006 […]

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LifeROOTS Partners with Diaper Bank of New Mexico

One in three families in America struggles to afford diapers for their children – and with assistance programs not covering diapers, low-income families often have great difficulty finding a way to secure diapers for their families.  In addition to children’s diaper needs, diapers and incontinence products are desperately needed by the elderly and those with […]

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