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Nov 20 2021

A Community Circle

As Giving Tuesday alights upon us, our thoughts draw nearer to our family, our friends, our advocates and neighbors- our community. They give us connection and belonging, reminding us we are part of something bigger than ourselves. For this blog post, we asked one of our families to tell us what community means to them …

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Nov 11 2021

Generous Mattress Donation Shows Families They Are Welcome, Loved

A bed that they can call their own is one of the things that families tearfully rejoice to see on their first day at Saranam. It shows them how important they are and is a glimpse into the breadth of the change that is in front of them. This November, American Home Furniture and Mattress donated 35 …

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Sep 20 2021

A Village at Your Back: Parenting at Saranam

One of the sentiments that we hear over and over from our families is what a big impact our parenting classes have on them. To learn more, we caught up with our Director of Education, Ian Vetter, to learn what Saranam’s parenting classes cover and why they are so impactful.  What are the major focuses …

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Aug 17 2021

Becoming a Lighthouse for Others

by “M”, Saranam parent In a normal year, November would signal our chance to gather together at Los Poblanos, share a laugh with friends, and hear families’ courageous stories at our annual Sean Hopkins Memorial Dinner. While we must put this event on hold this year, the hope remains, the courage of our families has …

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Aug 9 2021

New Person, Fresh Life

By “C”, Saranam alumni We so dearly wish we could have met to hear from these amazing women in person at our Annual Sean Hopkins Memorial Event, but are honored to share their powerful stories with you here. “C” is one of the remarkable women you would have met and she was kind enough to …

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Oct 31 2019

Saving for a Secure Future

By Adriana Martinez One of our goals as a 2-generational program is for families to learn to budget and build their assets so they can achieve financial security. Through a partnership with Rio Grande Credit Union and Prosperity Works, members of our alumni program have the opportunity to create savings accounts for themselves and their …

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