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Sanctuary on the River Makes Room for New Growth While Giving Back to the Community

Debbie Haines-Nix, Owner of Sanctuary on the River

Debbie Haines-Nix, owner of Sanctuary on the River Inspired Living Center, has been a long-time supporter of HEAL and The Nest Domestic Violence Shelter. In fact, she was not only a charter board member, but was involved before The Nest was opened in 2007. “We were simply a small group who knew our community could…

All Lathered Up

All Lathered Up

Oprah Winfrey once said, “It’s not just being able to write a check.  It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.” Local charity, Help End Abuse for Life (HEAL), is the umbrella organization responsible for the creation, maintenance and operations of Lincoln County’s first safe haven for survivors of domestic violence.  The women and children who…

St. Eleanor Church Continues Deacon Bob Racicot’s Tradition for The Nest


St. Eleanor Catholic Church of Ruidoso has long been active in the Lincoln County community, providing jail ministry and supporting programs like the Lincoln County Food Bank and HEAL & The Nest Domestic Violence Shelter. The Nest has benefited from continued support from St. Eleanor due, at least in part, to the work of the…

Ruidoso’s Midtown Market Undergoes Changes and Supports The Nest

Bailey Huffmon Owner Old Barrel Tea Company at Midtown Market

The Midtown Market has been in business for over a year and a half now, located below Lucy’s Mexicali Restaurant at 2408B Sudderth Drive in Midtown Ruidoso.  This past February, the market phased out the convenience store items and transitioned to feature the new Old Barrel Tea Company at Midtown Market. During the transition, owners…

Foxworth-Galbraith Raises Funds for The Nest During Customer Appreciation Event


The Foxworth-Galbraith Home Improvement Center has been a fixture in the Lincoln County community for decades.  The Ruidoso store supplies lumber, building materials, tools, paint and fixtures to local contractors and do-it-yourselfers alike.  They are also grateful to their customers and supportive of community charities. As a way of thanking their loyal customers, Foxworth-Galbraith recently…

Trainer of Navajo Culture and Tradition to Give Presentation at HEAL Board & Staff Retreat


HEAL and The Nest Domestic Violence Shelter serve many different types of people who come from diverse environments and cultures.  Because of this, it is important for board members and advocates to be knowledgeable about different traditions in order to be respectful and provide the best assistance to all women and children who come to…

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