What’s Happening At La Puente

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

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Help La Puente Share the Joy of Thanksgiving

As the leaves begin to turn, La Puente is getting ready for the holidays and needs your help!  Each year, La Puente works to ensure that everyone in our community gets to enjoy the holiday [...]

In Memoriam: Glenda Jane Jones

We are ever so thankful for the donors whose generosity makes our work possible.  Glenda Jane Jones and her husband Brad have been long-time supporters of our mission and supported us throughout the years. As [...]

La Puente Hosts Week of HOPE

Each year, thousands of local community members find themselves homeless or on the brink of homelessness.  For nearly forty years, La Puente has existed to ensure that these vulnerable members of the community have [...]

Adelante Hosts: Chillin with a Cop

La Puente’s Adelante Family Resource Center hosted a recent event, “Chillin with a Cop.”  In a partnership to see how we can create safer communities, Adelante partnered with the Alamosa Police Department to create [...]

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 [...]