To donate: Make tax-deductible donations online at santafenewmexican.com/empty_stocking or mail a check to The New Mexican’s Empty Stocking Fund.

Applications for funding are carefully vetted. Members of the Empty Stocking Committee review requests and meet with each qualifying applicant.

Applications for funding are carefully vetted. Members of the Empty Stocking Committee review requests and meet with each qualifying applicant to examine records of outstanding bills or other needs, and to verify the applicant’s income.

The Empty Stocking Fund bought furniture and clothing and paid for housing and utilities for a Santa Fe woman who recently moved into an apartment after being homeless for three years.

Applications for funding are carefully vetted. Members of the Empty Stocking Committee review requests and meet with each qualifying applicant to examine records of outstanding bills or other needs, and to verify the applicant’s income. 

Applications for funding are carefully vetted. Members of the Empty Stocking Committee review requests and meet with each qualifying applicant to examine records of outstanding bills or other needs, and to verify the applicant’s income. 

Members of the Empty Stocking Committee meet with each qualifying applicant to examine records of outstanding bills and to verify the applicant’s income.

The Empty Stocking Fund helped pay rent and utilities for a Santa Fe couple that fell behind on their bills. "We could really use the help with these bills," the couple wrote in their request for assistance. 

A Santa Cruz woman fell behind on her bills after getting laid off. "My family cannot help me because everybody is struggling at this time due to the pandemic," she wrote in her request for assistance. The Empty Stocking Fund helped pay her mortgage and utilities.

A single mother in Santa Fe was unemployed and struggling to make ends meet. "It is with a heavy heart that I am asking you for help," she wrote in her request for assistance, "as I usually do things on my own." The Empty Stocking Fund brought her up to date on her rent. 

This holiday charity project of The New Mexican began in 1981 and is jointly administered by the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Enterprise Bank and Trust, the Salvation Army, Presbyterian Medical Services, The Life Link, Habitat for Humanity, Esperanza Shelter, the Housing Trust and two private individuals.

This holiday charity project of The New Mexican began in 1981 and is jointly administered by the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Enterprise Bank and Trust, the Salvation Army, Presbyterian Medical Services, The Life Link, Habitat for Humanity, Esperanza Shelter, the Housing Trust and two private individuals.

To donate: Make tax-deductible donations at santafenewmexican.com/empty_stocking or mail a check to The New Mexican’s Empty Stocking Fund.

Who you've helped this year: A Santa Fe woman was concerned about how she would keep her family warm. "We are expecting winter any time. I have a 2-year-old little boy…

A San Miguel County woman didn't have enough money to heat her home during the winter. The Empty Stocking Fund helped her fill up her propane tank.

The holiday charity project has collected $190,677.46 towards its goal of $275,000 to benefit members of the community who are in need.

The holiday charity project has collected $183,697.67 so far in its goal to raise $275,000 for community members in need this year.

Who you've helped this year: An Española couple were having trouble making ends meet after the wife lost her job. The Empty Stocking Fund helped them pay their rent an…

The holiday charity project has collected $153,012.67 so far towards this year's goal of $275,000 to help members of the community.

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