SLV community members we need your help. We have found a stray cat that needs medical attention and a forever home. This sweet cat has abscess and needs to be spayed which will cost about $300. She is currently at the vet for observation. If you would like to donate or adopt this cat call 719-588-4566.
Are you or someone you know looking for an opportunity to serve a community in rural Colorado. La Puente is currently recruiting for February AmeriCorps positions. to learn more contact 719-992-2050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org #servecolorado #americorps
This is a scary time for everyone. Remember, if you feel sick or have tested positive for Covid-19, please STAY HOME! By leaving your home you are putting people at risk of getting sick and potentially spreading the virus. For the safety of everyone, be wise and remain at home
Our unsheltered neighbors are working to move into homes this winter! But a home is not a home without a bed, furniture, kitchenware, toiletries, etc. If you have any spare home goods, please consider donating by calling 719-496-1230. Your community thanks you!
Are you or anyone you know looking to dedicate the next year to a year of meanigful service work? La Puente is recruiting for an AmeriCorps VISTA position. Come experience the beauty & the unique culture of the San Luis Valley while gaining an invaluable experience at La Puente.
Spare crib? Swing? Thermometer? Mobile? The shelter is in need of these baby supplies and more! If you have any lying around or stuffed in an attic, please consider donating. Donations can be taken to the shelter located at 913 State ave. Call 719-589-5909 for details.
Thank you to the Fairfield by Marriott hotel for the generous donation of shampoo, conditioner, and other toiletries! These will go to good use by providing our friends at the shelter as well as our unsheltered neighbors with supplies to stay clean. Thank you!
A huge shoutout to Jean and Jim from The Church at Woodmoor for their donation of winter clothing! This donation will help keep our neighbors in need safe and warm this winter. If you have spare winter clothing to donate, please call 719-587-3499 for more information.
The coldest part of the year is right around the corner! In an effort to keep all community members warm, we are collecting as much winter gear as possible. If you have any winter jackets or any other winter gear, please consider donating! Call 719.587.3499 to donate!
A short post can in no way do justice to what Israel Garcia-Humes has meant to La Puente and all of the San Luis Valley. The compassion, empathy, and care he brought every day has made our community a better place. From everyone at La Puente, good luck in your next journey.
In an effort to make sure everyone has what they need to stay warm this winter, we are compiling a list of what we need. A big thing that we need is warm, winter gloves. If you have any around the house that need a pair of hands to fill, please consider donating.