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John Carey – 90 Faces of United Way

For John and his wife, Julie, meeting many United Way executives and donors from all over the world at the annual meeting of United Way Worldwide (UWW) in New York in 2019 was a highlight. John Carey Member of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society John Carey has a long list of community endeavors he has […]

Paul Mondragon – 90 Faces of United Way

“It would be very easy to get up, go to work, come home, spend time with family and friends, and pay little attention to what is happening outside of one’s bubble. Working with United Way is eye-opening in that you see up close so many not-for-profit organizations doing hard work to support people and causes […]

John & Kris Stichman – 90 Faces of United Way

John and Kris Stichman – 90 FACES OF UNITED WAY “Involvement with UWNCNM has helped us to support some very important community needs, some directly through UWNCNM programs and many by immersing us in a community of both donors and agencies.” John and Kris Stichman Alexis de Tocqueville Society Members John and Kris Stichman have […]

Gabe Castro – 90 Faces of United Way

Gabe Castro – 90 Faces of United Way Gabe is confident about UWNCNM’s next 90 years, “I hope we’re still doing the same work and including the voices of everyone. I want to be a part of making that difference.” Gabe Castro Director of Operations for Adult Medical Specialties at Presbyterian Healthcare Services When Gabe […]

Chris O’Conner – 90 Faces of United Way

Chris O’Conner – 90 Faces of United Way “Great ideas like mock interviews, internships, community and education connections that directly benefit students.” Chris O’Conner Educator and Donor in Valencia County Chris O’Conner, a long-time educator and donor in Valencia County, thinks the support UWCNM has given to the community has been very meaningful. She appreciates […]

Maria Jose Rodriguez Cadiz – 90 Faces of United Way

Maria Jose Rodriguez Cadiz-90 Faces of United Way “Receiving United Way funding has been fundamental for our services to survivors of sexual assault and for the community to know that United Way cared.” Maria Jose Rodriguez Cadiz Executive Director of Solace Sexual Assault Services Maria Jose Rodriguez Cadiz’s experience as the Executive Director of Solace […]

Del Esparza – 90 Faces of United Way

Del Esparza – 90 Faces of United Way “I am proud to say we surpassed our target, marking it as one of the most fulfilling years of volunteer work in my life,” Del said. “This experience allowed me to connect with fellow community leaders, united in our aim to elevate our community to its highest […]

Joy Barrett – 90 Faces of United Way

Joy Barrett – 90 Faces of United Way “When Joy served on a subcommittee of Women United, she said she was pleased to honor the individuals experiencing homelessness or interpersonal violence, as well as the volunteers. Women United helped her meet the “real heroes” in our community.” Joy Barrett WaFd Bank Community and volunteering are […]


BJ Jones

BJ Jones – 90 Faces of United Way “Seeing the collective impact of our contributions into our community, and meeting and working with employees and volunteers passionate about that impact.” BJ Jones Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union BJ Jones has been part of the United Way story here for the entire 40+ years she has […]

Ari Herring – 90 Faces of United Way

Ari Herring – 90 Faces of United Way “United Way has served as a convener, a funder of collaboration, and it’s served as a friend to many of us determined to make our community better.” Ari Herring Co-Executive Director of the Rio Grande Food Project As a child, Ari Macpherson Herring heard of her grandparents’ […]


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