Empty stock fund, November 24, 2022

Nov 24 – The New Mexican

The Empty Stocking Fund is a 41 year old project by The New Mexican. Each year, hundreds of people receive help from the fund during the holiday season to cover rent payments, medical bills, utilities, car repairs, home renovations and other needs.

Who It Helps: Applicants who live within 50 miles of Santa Fe and are required to provide documentation proving their identity will be considered without regard to race, age, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Applications will be accepted until November 30th.

This is how it works: Funding applications are carefully examined. Members of the Empty Stocking Committee review applications, meet with each qualified applicant to review records of outstanding bills or other needs, and verify the applicant’s income. If an application is approved, the committee mails a check directly to the service provider. Requests can be as high as $2,500 per household, depending on need.

Goal for 2022: $375,000

This holiday charity project, which began in 1981, is managed jointly by the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Enterprise Bank and Trust, The Salvation Army, Presbyterian Medical Services, The Life Link, Habitat for Humanity, Esperanza Shelter, Youth Shelters and Family Services. Gerard’s House and a private individual.

Donations: Make your tax-deductible donation online at santafenewmexican.com/empty_stocking or send a check to The New Mexican’s Empty Stocking Fund c/o The Santa Fe Community Foundation, PO Box 1827, Santa Fe, NM 87504-1827. Monetary and coin donations are always welcome. These can be dropped off at the newspaper’s offices at 150 Washington Avenue. Donors can request to remain anonymous.

If you can provide a service such as roofing or home repairs, contact Habitat for Humanity at [email protected] If you can contribute food, clothing, toys, household items, furniture, firewood, or any other item or service, call The Salvation Army at 505-988-8054.

Application: Auxiliary applications are possible until November 30th. People can apply online at santafenewmexican.com/empty_stocking. Applicants who do not have access to a computer can fill out an online application free of charge at the following locations:

u Santa Fe Main Library,

145 Washington Ave.

u La Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano St.

u Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive.

u New Mexico Workforce Connection, 525 Camino de los Marquez.

Applicants can also call 505-577-4220.

Donate

Anonymous: $150

Anonymous: $1,000

Anonymous: $8,048.90

Anonymous: $51.43

Anonymous: $102.56

Anonymous: $102.56

Anonymous: $255.93

Anonymous: $200

Anonymous: $100

Anonymous, in memory of Senta Hoge: $100

Phyllis and Fred Altenhaus: $5.98

JoAnn Bethel: $2,000

Mary and Bruce Black: $500

Susan Bloch and Charles Aldrich: $100

Ted and Jami Borek: $1,000

Gino’s Gym, in memory of Angie Brazil: $200

Jane Kantor Brickner: $500

Alma Neas Nelson Kassel: $100

RM Coates and R Sandifer: $10

Roxanne and Andrew Connan: $10

Bryan Craig: $50

Rosalind Doherty: $200

Dona A Durham: $50

Dwight Finkel, in memory of Dorothy Finkel: $500

Rick Franz, in memory of Julie Meyer: $100

Tember Giger and Wm Wayne Martinez: $50

Gilbert and Maria Gonzales: $5

Henry and Silvia Gonzales: $700

Gerald and Diane Gulseth: $250

Happy Huskies Donation Fund: $50

Bernhard Holzapfel: $250

Pamela S Hyde: $500

Mary and Robert Johnston: $30

Norm Kaczmarek: $250

David King: $100

Susan M. Kreiner: $10

Kent and Susie Landrum: $5

Kenneth Legaux: $5

Nathalie Love: $30

Mary Malkmus: $20

Constance Mark: $50

Robin and Meade Martin, in memory of Resy Neumann: $250

Dorm: $1,000

Miriam McCaffrey: $10

John and Kathleen McCarthy: $200

Larry and Lois McFarland: $10

Richard A Montoya: $10

Nancy Ann Mellen Foundation: $2,500

Joan Lombardi and Lee J. Nash: $100

Maria Neparko: $30

Josina Ortiz: $20

Gerry Perrin: $200

Margaret A Powers: $360

Ann L. Price: $50

Mark and Doris Prokop: $100

Roberta and William Richards: $10

Christine E. and RG Russell: $420

From the staff of the Santa Fe New Mexican, in memory of Anne Icenhower: $250

Peter C Schanck: $2,000

Leslie Kendal Smith: $1,800

Dennis and Suzi Strauch: $500

Jane Tanner, in memory of Don Vannorsdall: $1,000

Joseph and Nancy Treat: $102.56

Richard Tyner: $50

Joe Vigil: $10

Alahna Weller: $10

Ellen Wittman: $100

Cumulative Total: $28,844.92

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