New $12.8M site opens for families experiencing homelessness

By Damon Scott- CityDesk
April 12, 2024
An Albuquerque nonprofit using an uncommon model that provides two years of housing, education and support to families experiencing homelessness has expanded to the Westside. Saranam’s objective is to stabilize and make independent what are most often single mothers with children who have endured domestic violence and other trauma. Read more...




APRIL 8, 2024
The Life Center Foundation, a Public Charitable Foundation, composed of several business leaders and active local citizens has contributed over $500,000 in Grant Awards to NM non-profits on the frontline serving children and teens living in high-risk households, as a result of poverty. Read more...

Saranam family housing, assistance program applications to close soon

New Mexico Living
By Audrey Claire Davis- KRQE13
March 19, 2024

Empowering Families to End Homelessness and Poverty

HealthCare UnTold
Barbara Ann Garcia
March 5, 2024

Saranam Expands Efforts to Combat Homelessness in Albuquerque

By Alika Medina  –  KOB4
February 13, 2024
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As the homeless population continues to grow, a nonprofit in the metro is expanding to help families get a roof over their heads. “Saranam is a nonprofit that ends homelessness and poverty for families,” said Dianne Campbell, the director of development for Saranam. READ MORE

Watch a special year-end message from our Executive Director, Tracy Weaver, and the Chair of our Board of Directors, Bill Keleher.

Transitional Living Program Taking Shape in Northwest Albuquerque

By Alexa Skonieski  –  KRQE
June 26, 2023

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Things are taking shape at the corner of Montaño and Taylor Ranch, where the nonprofit organization Saranam is building 25 units of transitional housing. The project is more than $10 million, being used to expand their efforts from northeast Albuquerque to the other side of the river. READ MORE

Local organization helps homeless families get back on their feet

By Diana Castillo  –  KOB4
June 23, 2023

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Homelessness is increasing in New Mexico in New Mexico and an organization is taking a different approach to help affected families.

Saranam works with families to not only get them out of homelessness and poverty but to create stability for generations to come. READ MORE

These people and organizations are raising the bar on how to do business

By Craig Landes  –  Albuquerque Business First
The awards are presented by Central New Mexico Community College. The nomination and judging process is comprised of three groups: a nominating committee, a screening committee and a selection committee. Albuquerque Business First is the media partner for the New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards. READ MORE

Rep. Stansbury Announces Millions in Funding Submissions for New Mexico

WASHINGTON— As communities across New Mexico face interconnected challenges with public safety, affordable housing, education and economic development, U.S. Representative Melanie Stansbury (N.M.-01) announced her selections for 15 Congressionally funded community projects, totaling $53.1 million, which she submitted for consideration in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2024 budget. READ MORE

Portable housing being set up for homeless families on west side of Albuquerque

A new West Side community is falling into place.

Crews on Thursday moved 13 portable buildings — once used as Albuquerque Public Schools classrooms — onto a Montaño Road lot that will eventually serve families experiencing homelessness. It marks an expansion of the Saranam transitional living program that already has a presence on Albuquerque’s east side. READ MORE

Saranam Moves Forward with Westside Campus

By Meagan Nichols  –  Editor-in-Chief, Albuquerque Business First

A local nonprofit dedicated to helping families end their homelessness just took a step forward on its new Westside campus. READ MORE

Support for families: Nonprofit that helps people who are homeless gets mattress donation

By Raul Flores  –  Journal Staff Writer

Saranam, a local nonprofit for homeless families, received close to 40 mattresses Tuesday as a donation from American Home Furniture and Mattress.

Dozens of high school students from Albuquerque Academy volunteered to help unload and deliver the $20,000 worth of new mattresses, according to a news release from Saranam. READ MORE

$20,000 in mattresses donated to local non-profit

By Audra Claire Davis  –  Reporter, KRQE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A local non-profit, Saranam, got a big donation from American Home Furniture and Mattress. American Home donated nearly 40 mattresses for the families exiting homelessness in Saranam’s program on Tuesday, Feb. 28. SEE MORE

Homeless Families Receive Thousands in Supplies from ABQ Elementary School Students

By Josiah Ward  –  Reporter, The Paper

The holidays have come and gone, but it’s never too late to highlight the generosity of others.

Thanks to holiday drives at Double Eagle Elementary School and the second-grade classrooms of Manzano Day School, the local nonprofit Saranam received over $2,400 worth of supplies. READ MORE

Sandia Labs, Albuquerque residents join forces to create murals for community

By Laila Freeman  –  Reporter, KRQE News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The community was joined by Sandia National Laboratories volunteers on Saturday. They came together to create murals. READ MORE

Saranam receives $1M donation for expansion to Albuquerque’s Westside

Jan 7, 2022

Saranam was featured on KRQE News 13, highlighting the impact this gift will make on the program’s expansion and the community.

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