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Everybody Wins with this Court Decision

Katie Lund

While it may be popular not to trust the government, here’s a government policy most people can get behind. Katie Lund is the Judge for Lincoln County Division II Magistrate Court.  Each day, she has a full docket, many of which are misdemeanor traffic violations. If the defendants in the cases are willing to donate…

Team HEAL…Around the Roundhouse

HEAL in Santa Fe 2015

Team HEAL, consisting of the board of directors and staff at Help End Abuse for Life, is in full force again this year at the New Mexico Legislature.  While the ongoing battle against domestic violence continues on multiple levels, that battle is always ramped up come legislative time, when the state House and Senate convene…

Saving Money: Always a Good Cause


A penny saved is a penny earned. A cliché, maybe, but clichés always have a kernel of truth. That truth has been put into action at the Sweet Charity Resale Boutique in Ruidoso Downs, which is operated by Help End Abuse for Life (HEAL). The entire store was recently converted to energy-efficient lighting, thanks to…

A Big Heart has a Big Goal

Little boy sleeping on couch at the Nest

Help End Abuse for Life Board Member Sheri Rodgers has decided to take the vision of a safer Nest into her own online hands. With the launch of a crowdfunding project, http://www.gofundme.com/helpchildinshelter, she has set the bar high. Frustrated with some of the unfulfilled needs at the Nest, she has decided to cast the net wide.…

The Hope Project comes to HEAL and the Nest

Hope Project

From a word-of-mouth campaign to help support Heifer International and WorldVision has sprung The Hope Project of First Christian Church with donations raised to benefit HEAL & The Nest and the Backpack 4 Kids project. The Hope Project is the  brainchild of Kelly Bullion.  It has received great support and collaboration from Pastor Matt Every…

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