Ciudad Nueva’s summer camps and activities are right around the corner! Our summer programming is powered by generous giving and energized fundraisers. Throughout the spring, our community came together to fundraise and prepare for camp. Thanks to a delicious enchilada fundraiser and a clothing and household goods sale hosted by our community partner NovoTex Mayoreo, we have come closer to reaching our goal of raising $30,000. Summer programming is made possible by the generous donors and neighbors who believe in the important work we do. Our supporters know that our summer programs, camps and … [Read more...]
Staff Spotlight: Jen Kaufmann, Ciudad Nueva’s Communication and Event Coordinator
With so many wonderful ministries happening at Ciudad Nueva, it’s time to pause and honor an amazing staff member who plays many roles to keep us running! Meet Jen Kaufmann, our behind-the-scenes organizer and former coordinator of Launchpad, Ciudad Nueva’s program for elementary school students. Jen first came to us in 2007 and volunteered her time in our middle school program. Cliff and Sami had already been acquainted with Jen before she began volunteering. She shared her artistic talents with our elementary and middle school kids, got to know our middle school students through … [Read more...]
Celebrating Our Quinceañera!
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...]
5 Creative Ways to Give During the Holidays (And All Year Long)
1. Thinking Outside the (Gift) Box “I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” ―Maya Angelou “For it is in giving that we receive.” ―St. Francis of Assisi Looking towards the holidays, many businesses and individuals start to think about which nonprofits they want to support. Although our donors are generous all year long, we know this is a time of year when sharing with others is celebrated as part of the holiday tradition for many people. Increasingly we have seen our donors finding creative ways to give to Ciudad Nueva — sometimes to … [Read more...]