HERstory – Lydia

Lydia arrived in the office on a Thursday.  She had a young son, Tyler, a Siamese cat, and all her earthly belongings in her older model hatchback.  Faint hints of chlorine hung to their clothes and hair belying a $2.00 shower at the local swimming pool. She wanted to...

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First Mother’s Day Radiothon

H.E.A.R.T. of Taos and KNCE radio announce the first “Mother’s Day Radiothon” to benefit Taos County women (and their children and pets) facing homelessness. The fundraiser will be Saturday, May 12, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. KNCE DJ Susan Dilger will be...

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Imagine Being In “Her” Shoes

We invite you to take a moment to imagine a series of events that could occur in YOUR LIFE that might bring you to a day in the future where… YOU FACE HOMELESSNESS WITH NOWHERE or NO ONE TO TURN TO There are many painful losses and traumas on the journey towards...

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Jennifer Peterson to perform at LUNAFEST VIP Reception

Singer/songwriter Jennifer Peterson will be performing live at LUNAFEST® Taos 2018's VIP Pre-Screening Reception! Jennifer offers a captivating performance with powerful vocals and contagious melodies with influences of Americana, blues, pop and country....

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Where do you turn?

HERstory Taos women – our neighbors, sisters, co-workers, mothers, daughters and grandmothers – face homelessness every day. One trigger event often starts a daunting spiral into homelessness. HEART of Taos provides vital emergency assistance, support...

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Congratulations to Mark Asmus, Grand Prize winner of the HEART of Taos 2nd Annual "Hawaii Trip for 2" Raffle! Here is a video clip of the drawing: https://youtu.be/DBjf_fuDtbE Mark and his wife Lawrence Baker won a 6 night trip to Hawaii plus airfare to...

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Former girls home gets new life for homeless women

By Cody Hooks
Sometimes, during the winter months, the “haves” forget how lucky they are. The cold bites at them as they make their way to their cars after work, which quickly heat up. A house full of warmth, light, a good meal on the stove and cozy pajamas then await them at the end of their day. The forgetfulness is not intentional. It’s human nature to be complacent.

The “have-nots” can’t escape how unlucky they are. They face desperation every day. The homeless – women, children, families and pets – look into the windows of the “haves” and silently, sadly retreat to cars without heat or food …

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