UMW: Missions

Our Mission is “Missions”

Through the generous pledges of our members and the proceeds of our annual rummage sale, we were able to provide support for the following local and regional projects to date:

Our Community Partner School – Zuni Elementary (Albuquerque):

  • school supply drive for our neighboring elementary school
  • donation of new backpacks and winter jackets
  • Thanksgiving food boxes for families in need

St. John’s Preschool Plus:

  • donation of playground equipment

St. John’s Children’s Ministry and Youth Program:

  • monetary support for Vacation Bible School and Smart Camp
  • monetary support for Youth Music and Mission trip to Puerto Rico

Women’s Safe House for Abused Women (Albuquerque):

  • ongoing collection of hygiene products
  • ongoing donations of new bed linens / pillows

Candelaria Women’s Community Center (Albuquerque):

  • monthly donations of baby layette items and diapers

APS Title 1 Homeless Teens project (Albuquerque):

  • providing weekend food snack packs and hygiene kits for teens

APS Clothing Bank (Albuquerque):

  • monetary support

McCurdy Ministries (Espanola):

  • monetary donation to assist in providing childcare for parents enrolled in high school equivalency program
  • cleaning supplies for Youth summer work project
  • in-kind donations for Little Buddy/Big Buddy program and After-school Care program

Milagro Program (Albuquerque):

  • monetary support to assist pregnant women recovering from chemical dependency

Spoken For (Albuquerque):

  • monetary support to help provide safe lodging for teenage victims of human trafficking

Big Brothers/Big Sisters (Albuquerque):

  • monetary support
  • unsold items from our rummage sale are donated to BB/BS for the Savers Thrift Store, which helps fund the program

Silver Horizons (Albuquerque):

  • monetary donation to help purchase groceries for low-income seniors

UNM Wesley House (Albuquerque):

  • monetary support for maintenance of Wesley House on UNM campus

Navajo United Methodist New Beginnings (Farmington):

  • monetary support to help provide transitional housing to women and children who are victims of domestic violence

Sacramento Methodist Assembly (Sacramento):

  • monetary support for maintenance of the facilities

Cornerstone United Methodist Church – Vacation Bible School (Albuquerque):

  • assist in funding off-site VBS program in the South Valley

Other New Mexico Conference agencies and missions:

Over the years, we have also provided monetary support for the following New Mexico Conference agencies and missions:

  • Four Corners Native American Ministry, Shiprock, NM
  • Landsun Homes, Carlsbad, NM
  • Lydia Patterson Institute, El Paso, TX