Where and how to donate: See who needs help now, and what they need.

“Where are my financial donations going?”
Please scroll the table below to see what your donations are doing to help!
Here you will find donation organizations, beneficiary programs, and contact information — real names, real emails, real numbers — so you know where your kind donations are going and how they are helping.

Donate to the Hermit’s Peak Wildfire Relief Fund on the LVNM Community Foundation’s website at http://www.lvnmcf.com/donate-now/ or by phoning Linda Anderle at 505-652-0113, or by mail at LVNMCF, P.O. Box 1002, Las Vegas NM 87701.

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Organization Program Contact Email Address Phone
Visiones Collaborativas Housing & Meals for displaced seniors Anita LaRan all_laran@yahoo.com Box 708, Mora, NM 87732 (505)205-8581
Mora County Water Alliance Generators to protect water supply Arthur Romero artromero65@yahoo.com P O Box 12, Holman, NM 87723 (575) 643-6043
HELP New Mexico, Inc. Assisting  with emergency food & hotel stipends Roger Gonzales roger.gonzales@cplc.org 5101 Copper Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 (575)447-3846
Safe Space NM Fire Relief Fund Providing hotel shelter with safe space rates Vanessa Garcia vnssgar@msn.com 7432 El Morro Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 550-5046
The Food Depot Provide food, water,  and personal care items Kira Howard khoward@thefooddepot.org 1222 A Siler Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (505) 471-1633 x140
MainStreet de Las Vegas Distribute needed funds in San Miguel County via mini-grants Michael Peranteau michaelperanteau@aol.com 500 Railroad Ave., Las Vegas, NM 87701 (505) 257-8770
Animal Welfare Coalition of NE New Mexico Offsite ER evacuation and intake of AWC shelter animals Marshall Poole mpoole@usa.net P O Box 524, Las Vegas, NM 87701 (505) 670-9838
Mora Valley Community Health Services, Inc Onsite and offsite services for personal care and adult day care Julian Barela & Kedric Valdez jbarela@mvchs.org   &  kvaldez@mvch.org  P O Box 209, Mora,NM 87732 (575-387-3312
Luna Community College Foundation Assist students, faculty, and staff with fire recovery costs Phillip Martinez phillipmartinez@frankenconstruction.com 366  Luna Drive, Las Vegas, NM 87701 (505) 429-0027
Heart of David Worship Center Issue gas cards and Walmart gift cards for those with fire losses Patricia Smith patannmom@yahoo.com P O Box 1641, Las Vegas, NM 87701 (505) 670-5223

Donations and how to help

Thanks to your generosity, the locations below can no longer take physical donations. Please see the “Send money” and “Donate goods” lists below. 

The following organizations are no longer accepting donations. Please do not bring anything else:

Center for Teaching Excellence and NMHU main campus in Las Vegas are not accepting any further donations.

Calvary Chapel has moved operations to Glorieta Adventure Camps at 1 NM-50, Glorieta, NM 87535 and is no longer accepting donations at the Las Vegas location.

Genoveva Chavez Community Center/temporary shelter in Santa Fe: The public is advised that no donations of any kind will be accepted at the GCCC.


To send money:

American Red Cross:  https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/  

HELP New Mexico:  https://helpnm.com/donate/ HELP New Mexico is also providing resources and support in the form of housing vouchers, mental health resources, and more. Currently assisting those age 55 and over.

Las Vegas New Mexico Community Foundation:
How your donations are helping

In Santa Fe:

The Santa Fe Community Foundation

The All Together New Mexico Fund

The Food Depot Disaster Relief Fund and the State Employees Credit Union are accepting both dry goods and monetary donations.


In Taos:
(from Taos News)
Volunteer and donation resources:
Taos Connects: app.vomo.org/org/taos-connects
Volunteer sign-up contact: Tony Struck (575-613-0274)
Monetary donations: Fund for Taos taoscf.org
Mora resident donations: fundly.com/calf-canyon-hermits-preak-fire-relief-efforts
The Taos Youth & Family Center, 407 Paseo del Cañon East in Taos, will be used in case the other centers reach capacity, county officials said.


To donate goods:

Salvation Army: Contact Karen 360-281-4307 or Nicole 202-270-7520.

Small Carload Donations (food, clothing, hygiene products, pet supplies, etc.) are now located at Glorieta Adventure Camps at 1 NM-50, Glorieta, NM 87535.

List of immediate donation requests:

Socks and underwear (all sizes)
Diapers and Depends (all sizes)
Shampoo, conditioner, sunscreen, tooth paste, deodorant, and other toiletries.
Toilet paper
Baby formula, baby food, baby wipes, baby soap and lotion
Juice boxes
Snack – Individually wrapped
Disposable bowls, plastic cutlery, foil, paper towel rolls
Reusable tote bags
Phone Chargers
Outdoor games for kids – basket balls, kickball, footballs, baseballs

Peñasco High School gym, 13 School Road, Peñasco.
Contact Melissa Sandoval at 575-779-3057.

Peñasco is feeding and supplying evacuees and first responders. They need “everything but water.”

Please do not bring water. The items below are needed:

Sports drinks, other soft drinks
Easy-open snacks (like potted meats) that don’t require cooking
Groceries for basic meals (for those living in campers)
Grocery donations, family-suitable, for the shelter to feed evacuees

Clothing and toiletries:
Socks and underwear, all sizes, new
Basic toiletries, all kinds

Please be cautious about donating to unverified fundraisers; some campaigns are not legitimate fundraising efforts.

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El Centro Family Health – see locations below

From Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elcentrofamilyhealth/photos/a.1446313735585556/3260858600797718/

Needs for varying regions as follows. Please see list of donation locations below. Drops offs can be made during regular business hours. *Please do not donate used items.*

NORTH REGION (Penasco School Evacuation Site)
Diabetic snacks i.e. sugar free items, pillows, socks for fire fighters, foot powder, snacks, cotton t-shirts, hygiene stuff like baby wipes, deodorant, eye drops, non-perishable food, towels, peanut butter, jelly, potatoes, tissue, paper towels, canned goods, coffee cups, baby wipes, diapers, sunscreen, chapstick, mens underwear, mens socks, undershirts, pet food, canned pet food, women’s underwear, women’s crew socks, eye drops.

Drop-off locations:
Taos Clinic | 1331 Gusdorf Road, Taos, NM 87571
Peñasco Clinic | State Road 75 # 15136, Peñasco, NM 87553
Embudo Clinic | 2243 NM- Hwy 68, Embudo, NM 87531

WEST REGION (Glorieta Camp Evacuation Site)
Taking all items except used clothing and linens, per request. Current needs include baby formula, baby wipes, phone chargers, sunscreen, towels, feminine products, and laundry supplies (detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets, bleach).

Drop-off locations:
Administration Offices | 538 N. Paseo de Oñate, Española, NM 87532
Rio Arriba Health Commons | 2010 Industrial Park Rd., Española, NM 87532
Bond Street Clinic | 711 Bond St., Española, NM 87532
Española Dental Clinic | 608-B La Joya Street, Española, NM 87532

Current needs include nail clippers, ChapStick, personal items, new pajamas, new warm ups, new athletic shorts, new underwear, new socks in all sizes, Tylenol single use packs.

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Santa Fe, NM:

Fire Station 5
Donations of dry goods (kitchen and bath supplies) only are accepted at Fire Station 5 on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Donations of clothing, bedding, etc. are not needed at this time.

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The Food Depot Disaster Relief Fund and the State Employees Credit Union are accepting both dry goods and monetary donations.