A Partner Saving Lives

  Esperanza Shelter recently partnered with WellBefore, a company based out of Dallas Texas, for PPE supplies. WellBefore was created during the pandemic due to the shortage of essential PPE, fake or counterfeit masks, and price gouging that was taking place across the country. As a family business, it was important for Sohail, Javier and … Continued

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A Mechanic with Heart

  As a child, Alden Markby remembers his single mother struggling to make ends meet. When it came to cars, she could only afford those auctioned off for a few hundred dollars. “These cars were not reliable and my mother would have to purchase another unreliable vehicle every couple of years to get us by,” … 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 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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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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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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