Health Care For The Homeless Day 2021

New Mexico Celebrates Health Care for the Homeless Day From its beginnings as a foundation-funded demonstration program, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH) has been distinguished from many other homeless programs by its balanced commitments to direct service, policy advocacy, consumer involvement, and ending homelessness. In December 1983, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and…

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New Program Coordinator Excited To Reimagine Social Justice as a Tool for Healing in the Arts

Your Investment in AHCH Creates Access to the Arts Strewn across the tables of ArtStreet were stacks of paper of various textures and weight, buckets of acrylic paint in tubes, paintbrushes with withered bristles, and piles of chromatic pencils and crayons for a workshop titled: “Mixed Media Tutorial.” Mixed Media art refers to a visual…

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Dedicated Group of Advocates Working to End Homelessness Through Effective and Personal Fundraising Model

Not Even A Global Pandemic Could Stop These Fearless Fundraisers A recent virtual grassroots giving event organized by friends of Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless raised $43,353.65 as part of the First Day of Winter Campaign you read about earlier. Since 2003, a group of friends and supporters of AHCH have been coming together each winter…

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  Updated 4/28/2021   First and foremost, Thank You. You have demonstrated that giving is about acting on what you believe. You believe in ending homelessness. You fight for basic human rights and guarantee social justice. You believe the health and safety of people who are experiencing homelessness are fundamental. Each year we receive support from…

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Democracy Will Advance Health Equity By Addressing Housing Insecurity and Homelessness

AHCH will Advocate for Legislation During 2021 New Mexico Legislative Session   People experiencing homelessness struggle to maintain a safe and healthy place to live and typically have poorer physical and mental health outcomes and are at greater risk for infection during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to other challenges.  In response, and thanks to AHCH Street Medicine Outreach…

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Your Year-End Tax Deduction Information

Due to the rise of people seeking services during the COVID-19 crisis, AHCH outreach services have increased from 8% to 38% during this public health crisis. With your generosity, we can continue to provide life-saving support. With just two 48 hours left in 2020, your year-end generosity will mobilize our care team and provide care to those in need wherever they are. By addressing the health-related causes of homelessness, AHCH…

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First Day of Winter 2020: Long, Dark Days of Winter, Nowhere to Call Home, and a Highly Infectious Virus

The First Day of Winter, or the winter solstice, is a national awareness day to remember and honor those who have died while experiencing homelessness and honor those who have lost their lives unnecessarily in the last year. AHCH builds our annual campaign around the First Day of Winter (FDW), Monday, December 21, to reinforce how important quality health…

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