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The Kindness of Strangers

Friends of Help End Abuse for Life (HEAL) in Longview Washington are launching a fund raising effort in support of the Nest’s Children Art Therapy Program. Georgia Guse’ and her kids, Samantha and Adam Thompson, are organizing a social networking event committed to raising art supplies for the children of the Nest, a Domestic Violence…

A Story about Sauce & Charity

In the fall of 2009, Help End Abuse for Life (HEAL) launched the release of the HEAL a la Heart signature pasta sauce and cookbook. The sale of the sauce and the cookbook went to support the Nest Domestic Violence shelter in Ruidoso Downs. Two years later, many cases of the sauce remain but with…

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The Nest is a place that many women and children have called home since March 2007. The Lincoln County shelter operates on the generosity and kind hearts of so many people. Our annual charity golf tournament, the Deacon Bob Racicot Open, brought together many important people to raise money and awareness for the Nest. The…

Purple Light Is On

The Village of Ruidoso and Help End Abuse for Life (HEAL) are kicking off a campaign dedicated to spreading awareness about domestic violence. During the month of October, the large trees at the Big Y, the intersection of Sudderth Drive and Highway 70, will shine purple in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Rodney Griego…

Children’s Program Begins at the Nest

Two resident advocates at the Nest, the Lincoln County shelter for domestic violence victims, recently designed a program to help the children living here. Miriam Moreno and Marianne Baker collaboratively created a program to engage children in educational activities, help them cope with life’s circumstances, and to build confidence and self esteem. Statistics show that…

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