Celebrating 15 years and looking forward to the future Thank you to everyone who came out to our quinceañera fundraiser on November 14, 2019. Over 250 people joined us in celebrating Ciudad Nueva’s 15th anniversary and in looking ahead to our future. We raised over $100,000 for our continued ministry in the Rio Grande District. The fundraiser event featured Mexican cuisine, dancing, and a special word from our founder, Cliff Warner, and his wife, Christine Warner. We also honored our two longest-serving volunteers, Margaret Meyer and Tom Beeman. Four ways to support us during our … [Read more...]
Mustard Seed Café Serves Up Love and Opportunity
...And a delicious meal! From a tiny seed a plant can grow to nourish and sustain many people. A tiny seed of an idea was born in the hearts of our friends Christi Brown, Patsy Burdick and Shelley Speicher to open up the Mustard Seed Café. For about a year before the café actually opened they prepared the meals for Ciudad Nueva youth programs and community dinners as well as volunteered in our after-school programs, building relationships with kids and families in our neighborhood. In addition, Christi and Patsy participated in the Border Fellows class. “God had worked in my heart for … [Read more...]
Let’s go shopping! Ciudad Nueva’s 2017 Family Christmas Store is December 19th!
The Christmas Store is back! This annual Ciudad Nueva event provides an opportunity for families to purchase gifts for 15-20% of retail costs. This allows parents the pride and joy of providing a bountiful Christmas for their families from their own resources rather than receiving a handout from a stranger. Click here to read more about the experiences of some of our participants from last year’s event. Kids and parents get to experience the joy of giving Not only do the parents get to go shopping, our Launch Pad students will be able to use the “bucks” they have been earning this fall in … [Read more...]