Giving Back Sunday – Jan. 17, 12 pm-9 pm

Giving Back Sunday – Jan. 17, 12 pm-9 pm

Friends, Join us Sunday, January 17th, at B2B for fun, food and celebration of PROSPERITY WORKS from noon to 9 pm!! With your support, we anticipate this new year will bring the opportunity to thrive for NM’s hard working families once more! B2B Bistronomy and their Giving Back Sunday program generously donates 20% of its revenue to our organization during these times! We’d love to...

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‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ ~ Prosperity Kids™ ~ Child Savings Accounts

‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ ~ Prosperity Kids™ ~ Child Savings Accounts

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to GIVE! It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you are giving. Join us...

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Urgent: NM Senate Bill 72

Urgent: NM Senate Bill 72

Please Act NOW! Senate Bill 72, a 36% cap on Predatory Lending goes before Committee this afternoon at 2 pm.  If you can make only two calls, Senators Phil Griego and Clemente Sanchez should be the ones you call! Thank you for your advocacy in this critical issue! The average for storefront loans in our state is 300%!!! Stop the bullies who are preying on our most desperate citizens. The...

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Thanks for Giving Grande!

Thanks for Giving Grande!

GiveGrande has been a success for Prosperity Works. Not including matching funds, Prosperity Works raised $10,400 -thanks to 117 generous donors- during GiveGrande! THANK YOU for all for your gifts, and we’re excited to serve New Mexico for years to come. Click here to view to results. The event itself totaled 7,799 gifts and raised $853,001.94 for nonprofits in the state. We’re...

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Corrales House Party with Mary Ellen & Sue raised over $5,000

Corrales House Party with Mary Ellen & Sue raised over $5,000

Long time supporters of high impact & out of poverty  initiatives, Sue Hallgarth and Mary Ellen Capek hosted a house party to raise needed dollars for one of their favorite New Mexico nonprofits: PROSPERITY WORKS.  The house party held Ocotober 27th in Corrales raised $5,825! In this time of startling and increasing gaps between those who have and those who need, Prosperity Works...

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Just Married

Just Married

For 25 years Ona Porter and Miriam Rand have been family in every way except a “legal” one.  However, on February 21, 2013 after Porter and Rand applied for and were denied a marriage license by the Bernalillo County Clerk’s office, they filed a law suit.  Their legal action claims that the ban on same-sex marriage violates the New Mexico Constitution and equal rights of all....

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How Much is Credit Card Debt Costing You?

How Much is Credit Card Debt Costing You?

Credit card debt – it’s something that hangs over many Americans. According to the Federal Reserve, in April 2013 the average credit cards debt equaled $3,364 per U.S. adult. This assumes that EVERY adult has a credit card and that those cards carry debt. But not all adults own a credit card. Young Americans are among those ditching their credit cards and not all households with credit cards...

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Fun Raising at B2B Bistonomy

Fun Raising at B2B Bistonomy

What you lose between the couch cushions could make a real difference to financially strapped New Mexicans! On July 21, 2013, Prosperity Works raised $1697 from Giving Back Sunday event hosted at B2B Bistonomy in Nob Hill. Local business owner, Sham Naik runs B2B Bistronomy, a burgers and beer restaurant in Nob Hill that uses all natural humanely handled New Mexico products. The first week of...

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From Recession Through Recovery

From Recession Through Recovery

The changing conditions of low- to moderate-income America – with Ona Porter  Federal Reserve webinar – aired Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Listen to the webinar – Click on Open Call Archive Session Description: This session will present findings from recent research on how the low- and moderate-income (LMI) population has beened affected by the Great Recession and subsequent...

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NM proclaims – 2013, The Year of Children Savings Accounts

NM proclaims – 2013, The Year of Children Savings Accounts

America Saves Week, February 25 – March 2, 2013 As part of America Saves Week, House Joint Memorial 42 introduced by Representative Gail Chasey and Senator Linda Lopez proclaims “2013 as the year of CHILDREN SAVINGS ACCOUNTS“.  The Proclamation recognizes the House and the Senate should work together to design and implement policies and resources that support families’ interest...

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