Tag Archives: support

Maya Angelou Book Drive: Nov. 17 – Dec. 1

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Maya Angelou Book Drive: November 17 – December 1 This year we are celebrating our 20th year of serving women who are emerging from incarceration and/or homelessness. Crossroads currently provides services to over 100 women and their children. Maya Angelou has been, for many years, a source of comfort to our clients. As… Read more »

Don’t miss our Bi-Annual Yard Sale on September 16!

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Please join us at the Crossroads for Women Bi-Annual Yard Sale! We will be selling furniture, clothing, shoes, household items, and innumerable other treasures for awesome prices. We can’t wait to see you on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 8am-1pm at 3904 Aspen NE. Click here to download the flyer.

CREW NM Supports Women at Crossroads in Overcoming Employment Challenges

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On June 19th, 2014 Crossroads for Women partnered with CREW NM, Women in Commercial Real Estate, to facilitate a half day, vocational workshop for Maya’s Place and Crossroads clients. Held on the second floor of the downtown Wellsfargo bank, the workshop allowed participants to engage in mock interviews with CREW… Read more »

Volunteer Brings Everyday Cheer to CRFW

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Meet Louisa, also known as Lou. After her retirement Lou became a volunteer at Crossroads for Women and has been here since December 2013. She contributes close to 16 hours a week on Mondays and Fridays. During these hours she greets clients, staff, volunteers and visitors with a smiling face… Read more »

Gratitude Abounds: Reflecting on the Holidays

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As we, the staff and clients of Crossroads for Women, reflect on the positive emotions and experiences of this holiday season, one word sums it up for us: GRATITUDE. Our community supporters showered CRFW with generosity this year in a way that was truly beautiful, and we are happy to take this opportunity to thank… Read more »

UNM Art Department and CRFW Create Unique 2014 Calendars – For Sale!

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We are excited to announce a new item for purchase to our donors and supporters: unique and beautiful 2014 calendars, made in-part by clients from Crossroads for Women. Twelve print-making students and Professor Yoshiko Shimano from the University of New Mexico’s Art Department teamed up with women from Crossroads and… Read more »

Your Support Has Never Been SO SWEET!

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Support Crossroads for Women! Satisfy your sweet tooth (without blowing up your waistline.) Come on down to Olo Yogurt Studio in Nob Hill–Anytime on August 27th. A portion of the entire day’s proceeds will benefit Crossroads for Women. Go ahead…do something delicious. See you there: Location: 3339 Central Ave NE,… Read more »

Crossroads For Women’s Annual Family BBQ: Raucous, Joyful, Family Reunion

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“It’s important to give everyone a new start,” Dan Snyder told me as he flipped burgers and grilled pork chops. Snyder was one of over twenty volunteers from New City Church who donated their time (and cooking skills!) during the Crossroads for Women Annual Family BBQ on June 29th. As… Read more »

“People at work notice my tattoos all of the time. I feel embarrassed when they ask me questions about them.”

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Take a few minutes to listen to this POWERFUL NPR Story Corp interview with Dawn Maestes and a client. Dawn works with the women at The Crossroads and Maya’s Place to remove gang related tattoos that limit employability and acceptance in the community. Lazarus Tattoo Removal makes it possible for the… Read more »