A community effort by Parse Seco to raise money for Taos' DreamTree Project brought in over $1,200 with a silent auction for Vans painted and created by artists from across the state. These sand-painted shoes are just one example of the 10 shoe show.
A group of Northern New Mexico agencies will get $3.37 million in federal funds to seek ways of dealing with homelessness among young people, a sum that local service providers said could help them make a significant in a persistent problem.
Today, there were 122 beds for homeless youth at 10 shelters across the state. In Northern New Mexico, at three shelters from Farmington to Taos to Santa Fe, there were just 52.
Most were taken.
It's hard to pin down just how many young homeless people there are in any community. The people who track that sort of thing say they're harder to find and harder to engage than adults who are homeless; more reluctant to talk with anyone about what they need.
A $3.37 million federal grant to coordinate a response across 14 Northern New Mexico counties will help.
10 prolific artists, 10 shoes used as blank canvases, 1 collaborative effort of Artists to raise funds for at risk youth in New Mexico. Enjoy an Americana, Soulful, Deep Canyon Rock Performance by musician, AJ Woods at 8pm opened by Nick Han.
Viewing : July 5 - 29th Opening Reception& Artist Introduction : July 5, 2018 @ 6pm
Chef Jaime Nieves-Flores will be creating elegant hors d’oeuvres highlighting DreamTree Farms produce. There will be a virtual tour of DreamTree Farms, including photos, tastings, and seedlings from the farm.
Event sponsors have offered up a variety of amazing raffle items for the event - including movie tickets for Storyteller Cinema, a $25 gift certificate to Gutiz, and a two-night stay for two at Casa Gallina, valued at $400! - to name a few.
Join us for some tasty treats, talk to the farmers and learn about DreamTree Farms. There will be a cash bar, and the entire Gorge menu will be available for ordering, in addition to the free tastings from DreamTree Farms.