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Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The statistics come from various Census Bureau censuses and surveys, covering different periods of time. The following facts […]

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A Donation to LifeROOTS is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

By supporting our early intervention programs, career coaching sessions, and adult enrichment services, you’re providing the skills and services needed to improve someone’s life for years to come. Now imagine the impact from doubling that donation, but without any extra cost to you. Many Albuquerque and Rio Rancho employers offer Gift Matching Programs to their […]

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Dr. Dawnita Blackmon-Mosely Joins LifeROOTS as Director Of Children’s Therapy and Services

We are pleased to announce that Dawnita Blackmon-Mosely, Ph.D., MBA has joined LifeROOTS as Director of Children’s Therapy and Services.  Dr. Blackmon-Mosely brings more than 20 years of experience providing leadership to programs that serve children and families in under-served communities to LifeROOTS — where she will play an instrumental role in coordinating and overseeing […]

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LifeROOTS to Host Inaugural Golf Tournament at Paradise Hills September 27th

LifeROOTS, the Central New Mexico not-for-profit organization providing a broad range of programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, will be holding its inaugural LifeROOTS Golf Tournament on Friday, September 27th. The LifeROOTS Golf Tournament will take place at Paradise Hills Golf Course at 10035 Country Club Lane, the only privately-owned public golf […]

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2nd Annual Hunter Chase Realty Kentucky Derby Fundraiser at Banque Lofts Rooftop to Benefit Liferoots

What better way to celebrate the Kentucky Derby than a day of thundering excitement, refreshing Mint Juleps, larger-than-life hats and fundraising? The 2nd Annual Hunter Chase Realty Kentucky Derby Fundraiser will be offering the community a festive way to watch the Derby while enjoying a day of great food, delicious beverages, exciting contests – and […]

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A FAMILY’S STORY: Naomi Gillean Shares how LifeROOTS Helped Son Liam … and the Entire Family

As first-time parents, Naomi and Diego Gillean knew they needed help in navigating how to get the services needed for their son Liam – diagnosed at birth with a chromosomal disorder and in need of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy to start as soon as possible. When she was referred to LifeROOTS when […]

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More Than 300 People Enjoyed “Pies For A Purpose” At LifeROOTS 5th Annual Pi(E) Day Event

LifeROOTS once again gave the community the opportunity to celebrate national “Pi Day” in a unique and philanthropic way.  On March 14th — the day set aside to honor the mathematical constant of Pi (3.14) — LifeROOTS joined with Builders Source Appliance Gallery to host a unique “Pi(e) Day Event” fundraiser to raise money to continue to help children and adults with disabilities – celebrating the milestone […]

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Simon Kofford Joins LifeROOTS Board Of Directors

LifeROOTS has announced that Simon Kofford has been named to the Board of Directors – bringing a wide range of both professional and personal experience to the LifeROOTS Board. Members of the LifeROOTS Board of Directors provide guidance and oversight of the organization’s strategic initiatives, work to ensure that the organization meets its mission and […]

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Client Success Story: Rebekah

LifeROOTS is much more than “a day program.” For my daughter Rebekah and I, LifeROOTS is the place where we feel at home. From day one, LifeROOTS friendly, dedicated staff made us feel welcome.  Their knowledge, professionalism and patience has helped Rebkah transition through significant changes. The consistency and compassion of the LifeROOTS staff has […]

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LifeROOTS Chief Financial Officer Trudy Eberhardt Honored at Albuquerque Business First C-Suite Awards

We are excited to announce that Trudy Eberhardt, Chief Financial Officer at LifeROOTS, was honored as one of Albuquerque’s top executives throughout the C-Suite who are demonstrating outstanding leadership at New Mexico companies. Trudy was selected as one of 12 finalists for the 2018 C-Suite Awards presented by Albuquerque Business First. As a finalist for […]

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