Category: Friends of the Nest

Capitan 4-H Club Helps The Nest

According to the organization’s website, 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, with six million young members throughout the United States and a presence reaching from urban neighborhoods to suburban schoolyards to rural farming communities. The four Hs of 4-H are Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.  These four Hs represent four primary values members…

Ruidoso Hospice Foundation Brings Symbol of Hope and New Life to The Nest with Butterfly Release

Last month, Ruidoso Hospice Foundation held its annual live monarch butterfly release, an event they have sponsored for the last 10 years.  Butterflies are a symbol of hope and new life, the very symbolic event helps individuals process the passing of a loved one.  For the last several years, the group has taken their extra…

Sheri Rodgers, Benevolent Friend of The Nest 

Lincoln County’s domestic violence shelter, The Nest, and their umbrella organization, Help End Abuse for Life (HEAL), are strongly supported by the generous members of this community through donations, participation in events and volunteering.  Many people and businesses provide regular support and some go beyond the call of duty to help others.  Sheri Rodgers is…

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

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

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…

HEAL & The Nest Domestic Violence Shelter | Toll-Free Hotline (866) 378-6378 | Free language services are available at HEAL & The Nest" in English, Spanish, Apache and Navajo. Los empleados de The Nest ofrecen asistencia en lenguaje gratuita. Taa'jike' nizaad The Nest nidáálnishigíí ye ninkaa' adolwoh be'haz'ah.