What’s Happening At La Puente

What’s Happening At La Puente 2019-05-13T20:31:01+00:00

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La Puente’s Rural Outreach Initiative: The Last Frontier

This is a story featuring La Puente's Rural Outreach Initiative From the August 2019 issue The Last Frontier Homesteaders on the margins of America By Ted Conover The San Luis Valley in southern Colorado [...]

Mayor + Hunger + Challenge = Understanding

As part of Hunger Education Week Alamosa Mayor, Ty Coleman & several other AmeriCorps Members took part in the Food Stamp Challenge.  A food stamp or SNAP challenge is a experiential learning opportunity popularized by [...]

AHS Sophomores Volunteer for La Puente

Posted online on May 10th by ALAMOSA– Capping the school year with a unit on homelessness, sophomore students in an English 10 class at Alamosa High School decided to witness it first-hand by volunteering with [...]

Cesar Chavez National Day of Service

La Puente's AmeriCorps members collected Hygiene kit items for their Cesar Chavez National Day of Service Project. After a month's long drive, they were able to make 387 Hygiene kits that will go to Migrant workers [...]

2019 La Puente Hunger Education Week

La Puente would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who participated in our Hunger Education Week. Hunger is real and present in our community, if we want to solve it, we [...]

Mayor joins ‘Food Stamp Challenge’

Posted Apr 12, 2019 by The Valley Courier. ALAMOSA — The average person who receives food assistance in 2019 only has $4.46 to spend on food each day. Managing to get full and to make healthy [...]

Hunger Advocacy Happy Hour

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Hunger Advocacy Happy Hour. Everyone had a great time reaching out to Sen. Bennet, Sen. Gardner, and Rep. Tipton asking them to support hunger relief [...]