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Valley Homes, a manufactured home retailer in Las Cruces, celebrated its second anniversary Nov. 2 by donating $10,000 to Mesilla Valley Community of Hope (MVCH), MVCH Executive Director Nicole Martinez said.
Valley Homes owners Craig Bullock and Elizabeth Driggers were on hand to present their donation, along with their two children, Jack and Maggie, to Martinez at MVCH.
“Just like the Community of Hope, we’re invested in upward mobility for our neighbors and we’re proud to celebrate our second anniversary by supporting the incredible work MVCH does in our community,” Bullock said. “My wife and I were born and raised in New Mexico, and we look forward to raising our two children here as well. We’re fortunate to be in the position to help out, especially as we head into the holidays and the season of giving."
“MVCH is beyond grateful and will help many people with shelter and housing efforts with the gift,” Martinez said.
How you can help Mesilla Valley Community of Hope
People experiencing homelessness need new or gently used coats, blankets, socks, gloves, tents, towels, shampoo, soap and toiletries, Martinez said.
You can deliver items to MVCH, 999 W. Amador Ave. Mail cash donations to Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, P.O. Box 16526, Las Cruces, N.M. 88004. Donate online at www.mvcommunityofhope.org.
Call 575-523-2219 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to ask about opportunities to volunteer with MVCH.
MVCH served 3,263 clients in FY 2020-21, compared to 2,744 in FY 2019-20, including 228 veterans (317 in FY 2019-20), and provided shelter to 254 people (234 in FY 2019-20) in Camp Hope tent city. It provided housing to 809 people (570 in FY 2019-20), including 258 (150 in FY 2019-20) children.