Twenty years later… We begin anew

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Utilizing momentum from the 20th anniversary to commemorate a new milestone Supportive Housing Coalition’s rebranding effort helped them explain how they help homeless people in Albuquerque Recently, the Supportive Housing Coalition realized they were struggling because people didn’t understand what they do. When they brought on a new executive director, Steve Ross, they started to […]

Housing Changes Lives!

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Housing Means Education Next month, Donald will graduate from college, on the dean’s list, with a 3.8 GPA. And he did much of that while living out of his car. Donald grew up in poverty in Memphis, Tennessee. Desperate to make ends meet, he dropped out of school. He knew that decision deeply disappointed his […]

A Home, A Neighbor, A Community

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When I went to interview Tony, he was baking a green chile apple crisp and urging me to bring it back to share with the office. It became clear as he told me his story, that giving back to the community is not just words, but how he lives his life. As an Air Force […]

Thank you to our 2016 Donors!

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Many of our 2016 donors and partners gathered at Downtown @700-2nd for our annual Donor Appreciation Reception. Everyone who attended received exclusive SHC-NM note cards featuring artwork by Tony and Julianna Pelletier. The original artwork for the cards was sold via a silent auction. Brian Colón won the auction. Tony and Julianna also sold their […]

Getting Housed Means Getting Well

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Hector has worked hard all his life and he took great pride in that. But it all changed two years ago when Hector was diagnosed with a disabling condition that left him unable to work. He had always been healthy but suddenly he started to feel sick all the time and lost a lot of […]

SHC-NM and the Albuquerque Heading Home Initiative

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SHC-NM and the Albuquerque Heading Home Initiative Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico is the provider of housing for Albuquerque Heading Home (AHH),  a unique collaborative initiated by the City of Albuquerque and Mayor Berry designed to address chronic homelessness. Our organization works with the collaboration to immediately house the most vulnerable citizens of our […]

Love, Healing, Hope

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Love, Healing, Hope One Couple’s Journey Like many of our clients, Richard and Margaret had it all, a home, jobs, and a plan for their future. Margaret, born and raised in Albuquerque, grew up in a loving home and raised two children on her own. Richard, a talented goldsmith, was devoted to his family, loved […]