Transformation stories warm the heart, celebrate success, and provide hope for the future. And thanks to the work we do here at Crossroads for Women, every day we get to participate and aid in the transformation of remarkable women working to break the cycle of homelessness and incarceration and build healthy lives for themselves and their children.
Towards the end of 2017 we found our over 150-year-old building at 805 Tijeras Ave NW was in need of some fixing up and repairs. 805 Tijeras, located in downtown Albuquerque, is home to our administrative team and permanent supportive housing program, The Crossroads. Thankfully, two different groups of volunteers stepped in to help revamp portions of the building’s interior and exterior. Both projects led to a wonderful building transformation, which benefited all of the clients and staff who use it on a daily basis.
Scout Troop #201
Eagle Scout Andrew Eames along with assistance from his father, Brandon Eames, organized Scout Troop #201 to renovate the front porch at 805 Tijeras. They provided all of the materials and volunteer power to completely renovate the front porch entrance, including repairing and painting the floor, walls, windows, and front door.
The photos below show the amazing transformation and the volunteers who made the project possible. Thank you Andrew, Brandon, and Scout Troop #201 for your fabulous work!
The interior of the 805 Tijeras Ave NW building also got a face lift in 2017 thanks to a large group of volunteers from Sage Brush Church led by Lucy Fields. Over 20 volunteers spent a weekend painting three rooms on the main floor of the building.
In addition to providing all of the labor, Sagebrush also donated all of the supplies. Thank you to Lucy and all of the Sagebrush volunteers for your service and support!
We are grateful to all of our countless volunteers who give their time and resources to support our mission. We couldn’t do it without you!
View more photos from these two projects on our Facebook page.