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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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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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LifeROOTS Announces Three New Board Members

    Lewis Reade, Jill Tatz and Susan Iliff Join Board of Not-for-Profit Serving Individuals with Disabilities LifeROOTS (, the central New Mexico-based not-for-profit organization serving the needs of children and adults with physical, developmental and/or behavioral challenges, has appointed three new members to the organization’s Board of Directors. The organization has announced that Lewis […]

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