A Heart of Gold

  There is no job too small for volunteer Gloria Zubia to take part in. As a former client of Esperanza Shelter 26 years ago, she understands the importance of the services that we provide to our community. Gloria has been a dedicated volunteer throughout the COVID pandemic both virtually and in person. She served … Continued

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Planting Seeds of Hope

  Most locals are familiar with Enterprise Bank and Trust’s long-standing history in New Mexico and the varied financial products and services they offer, but many don’t know that the bank and its employees are also generous philanthropic supporters of our community. “We deeply care about the communities we serve and know how important it … Continued

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A Volunteer Who Inspires Us

Janie Alderman is a dream come true for Esperanza Shelter.  As a board member, she provides vital input to the oversite of the agency.  As generous donors, Janie, and her husband, former professor and dean at the University of Houston Law Center, Richard Alderman, have regularly demonstrated their strong commitment to Esperanza’s work.  In addition, … Continued

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A Volunteer Star

3 Julie Soucek has always believed it is important to volunteer in the community.  She worked with wildlife in Marin, CA, helping to rehabilitate and release animals including bobcats, raptors and owls.  “I once held a golden eagle for three hours,” says Soucek proudly.   “They were working on its feet.” That kind of commitment and … Continued

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