Community Commitment

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April 2, 2020

12:00 am: NM Christian Children's Home Needs

Location:  Christian Childrens Home, 1356 NM-236, Portales, NM 88130, USA
 
Details:  New Mexico Christian Children's Home is currently seeking donations. Their immediate needs include dish soap, toilet paper, laundry detergent, body wash, cereal, granola bars, and new socks & underwear of all sizes. Please call 356-5372 if you can help with any of these items.

12:00 am: Fabric Donations Needed

Location:  As They Grow, 224 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Clovis and Portales area medical offices are in need of over 2,000 protective masks. There is a local group making these masks but they need fabric to do so! If you have any extra 100% cotton fabric that you are willing to donate, As They Grow in Clovis is accepting these donations. Contactless drop off will take place from 1-5pm daily. If you can help or have any questions, call 791-8477.

12:00 am: Stay At Home Spirit Week

 
Details:  Join the Rooney Moon Broadcasting team for Stay At Home Spirit Week! Each day we will have a different theme and today is HERO DAY! Dress up as your favorite local hero (nurse, doctor, police officer, fire fighter, chef, truck driver, farmer) and share your pictures with us by using the hashtag #StayAtHomeSpiritWeek on social media.

April 3, 2020

12:00 am: Lighthouse Mission Needs

Location:  Lighthouse Mission, 407 L Casillas St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Lighthouse Mission needs your help! They are currently in need of kitchen items such as milk, sandwich meats, sandwich bread, and cooking oil. They also need other items like shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, and clothing of all sizes. Please drop donations off at the Lighthouse Mission located at 407 L Casillas Blvd.

12:00 am: Pregnancy Resource Center Needs

Location:  Pregnancy Resource Center, 621 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The Pregnancy Resource Center is searching for items for their families in need. Due to the contagious nature of COVID-19, they can only accept unopened packages of diapers, wipes, and formula. They also need prepackaged items and easily wiped down toys. If you can help with any of these items please call 935-5433.

12:00 am: Stay At Home Spirit Week

 
Details:  Join the Rooney Moon Broadcasting team for Stay At Home Spirit Week! Each day we will have a different theme and today is CRAZY CHRISTMAS DAY! Dress up in your favorite Christmas attire and share your pictures with us by using the hashtag #StayAtHomeSpiritWeek on social media.

12:00 am: NMSP Drawing Contest

 
Details:  The New Mexico State Police Department is calling all kids to help them create a coloring book! They are asking kids to help by drawing a picture that represents the department and showcases the child's creativity. Submit artwork to [email protected] and be sure to include the child's name, grade, school, and contact phone number. Entries will be accepted until April 17th at 5pm.

April 7, 2020

12:00 am: NMSP Drawing Contest

 
Details:  The New Mexico State Police Department is calling all kids to help them create a coloring book! They are asking kids to help by drawing a picture that represents the department and showcases the child's creativity. Submit artwork to [email protected] and be sure to include the child's name, grade, school, and contact phone number. Entries will be accepted until April 17th at 5pm.

10:00 am: NM Workers Comp Workshop

Location:  Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  The State of New Mexico Workers Compensation Administration is hosting a New Mexico Workers Compensation Ombudsman Workshop at Clovis Community College. This workshop will take place from 10-11:30am in Room 101. Anyone involved in a workers injury should attend this free workshop including owners, managers, supervisors, human resources, and safety personnel. RSVP to this workshop by calling 397-3428.

April 8, 2020

10:00 am: Tiny Tots Story Time

Location:  Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N Main St, Clovis, NM 88101, USA
 
Details:  Tiny Tots will be meeting at the Clovis Carver Library at 10am for story time. This story time is open to ages zero to 3 years. For more details, call 769-7840.

ONGOING EVENTS ON THE HIGH PLAINS

Hope Children’s Home in Clovis is in need of help with their food pantry. Regular needs are fresh fruit and vegetables, sliced bread, & tortillas. Other items needed are toiletries and clothing for children of all ages.


Hartley House in Clovis is in need of donations of pajamas, dolls and trucks for the children staying in the safe house. For more details, call 762-0050.


Arise Sexual Assault Services is in need of donations of new clothing (prefer dark & loose) for both men, women and children in all sizes. They are also in need of new items for the children – stuffed animals, dolls, coloring books, crayons, ect. Other items needed are feminine hygiene products.  For more details, call 226-7263.


The GLU Factory is in need of donations of twin bedding, all household items including cleaning supplies and laundry soap, toiletries, towels and other necessities for their residents at the home. They are also in need of men’s large and extra-large clothing (new & gently used). For more details, call 935-4458.

 

Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails is seeking role models and volunteers to assist with the program. These roles include; Troop Family and Friends, Troop Leader/Co-Leader, Service Unit Volunteers, Cookie Volunteers and Event/Program Volunteers. For more details, contact Misha at 505-554-5665 or visit www.nmgirlscouts.org.


The Curry County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program are currently seeking volunteers to share their time, experience, talent and knowledge within the communities. Volunteers must be 55 years of age and older. Hours are flexible and there are a number of volunteer opportunities. For more details, call 763-6009 or email [email protected]


The Community Services Center in Portales is currently in need of donations for the CSC Food Pantry. Donations may be dropped off at the center located at 1100 Community Way. For more details, call 356-8576 ext. 10.


The Pregnancy Resource Center offers a program called “Earn While You Learn” for their clients. The program allows new and expectant parents to participate in prenatal, newborn care and parenting classes through the center. Through this, they earn “Baby Bucks” to spend in the Baby Boutique. The center is currently in need of the following items to help stock the Baby Boutique; diapers, wipes, baby clothes, formula, baby food, bottles, blankets, toys, crib (new and used – must meet current safety standards), crib sheets, Pack & Play (new and used), car seats (must be new), Baby carriers/slings and CATS Bus passes. For more details, contact the Pregnancy Resource staff at 935-5433.

 


Matt 25 offers Anger Management classes on Thursday at 6pm weekly. This 8 week course is $150 and can be entered at anytime. Matt 25 also offers a 9 week Parenting Class for $180. This course requires sign up so please contact Matt 25 to do so.

Life Skills Classes are 24 weeks long and go deep into different life skills and how to deal with issues. The cost is based on income and has a sliding scale. You must sign up in advance for this course. For more information, check out lifeskillsclovis.com or call 935-4411.