Christmas is just around the corner and our search is on for sponsors for the much needy families of Palomas and rural Chihuahua. Due to loss of revenue, families suffer more now than in past years.

Search in your heart, and consider sponsoring a child or senior for the holidays. Make the holidays an unforgettable one for those in need! If you are interested, pick up an information card from one of our trees at the following locations:

  • Deming, NM -- Peppers Supermarket, Deming Headlight, Diaz Farms, Deming Arts.
  • Columbus NM -- San Jose Grocery

Or contact us via email esperanza_lozoya@yahoo.com for information on the child or senior needing to be sponsored.

"The Tree Of Hope" "El Arbol de la Esperanza" will include the name, age, sex, clothing and shoe size, and what toy the child is wanting, or the special need of the senior. All families have been interviewed to determine each individual family's needs. We strongly encourage you to personally meet the child or senior beeing sponsored; but, if you are unable to do so, you may send a Wal-mart of K-mart gift card to our mailing address, or call for pick-up. Within two weeks of Christmas, you will receive a Thank You letter and a photo of the child or senior receiving the gifts. Distribution of gifts this year will be December 20, 2012 at 12 noon.

For more information, contact Esperanza Sanchez de Lozoya at esperanza_lozoya@yahoo.com or (575)936-0417.

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