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People with Disabilities are Empowered Through Community Employment

Have you seen Amy at Coronado Mall delivering food to hungry employees? We caught up with her this week and she shared her experiences about living with a developmental disability and some insights into how we can all champion our community members with disabilities....

DiverseIT Living and Working “Green” for St. Patrick’s Day

At Adelante DiverseIT, St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t only mean wearing green, but taking steps to live and work “green”, as well. Americans throw away approximately 142,000 computers every day (www.helpsadventure.com), and according to www.earth911.com, 9.4 million tons...

DiverseIT Receives First Ever Grow NM Grant

Adelante would like to thank NM Business First, Western Sky Community Care and Meow Wolf for the grant we received at February’s Grow New Mexico – Philanthropy event. The proposal Adelante submitted was for our for DiverseIT program which provides IT training and job opportunities for people with disabilities and other populations that are too often left out of technology careers.

GiveABQ Opens!

Adelante GiveABQ is Now Open! One of the biggest challenges facing nonprofits is how to handle in-kind donations – gifts of tangible items like office furniture or home furnishings. Even though they are useful, many nonprofits can’t accept those donations because of transportation and storage costs, as well as the logistical issues involved. Donors can get frustrated because they make calls and can’t find an organization that wants or needs their items. Desks, dressers, and more end up in a landfill unnecessarily. These challenges are now being addressed by GiveABQ, the newest community resource of Adelante that just opened in Albuquerque.

Thank You for Participating in Giving Tuesday!

Adelante wants to extend a huge thank you to all who participated in this year’s Giving Tuesday! In total, Adelante raised $10,055. We appreciate the outpouring of support from our donors, the generous matching gifts from our board of directors, and the Adelante team...

Be our Guest at Adelante’s Beauty and the Beast Holiday Show

Adelante's Beauty and the Beast Holiday Show   When: Monday, December 17, 2018, 10AM - 11AM Where: Adelante Compadres Senior Center 5411 Osuna Rd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109   Participants from Adelante’s day programs will be showcasing their Beauty and the Beast holiday...