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PNS Daily Newscast - August 11, 2020 


Small business owners say postal delays make it harder to survive the pandemic; federal stimulus funding falls short for mental health treatment.


2020Talks - August 11, 2020 


Connecticut updates its election rules, and two Trump allies face off in Georgia's state runoff. Plus, a preview of next week's Democratic National Convention.

Public News Service - NM: Philanthropy

Volunteers unload boxes of water on the Navajo Nation as part of a grassroots food-distribution effort to help the 180,000 tribal members during the coronavirus pandemic. (Deidra Peaches)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A relief fund to help Navajo and Hopi families in the Navajo Nation cope with the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $800,000 to date. The Navajo Nation has reported more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases, with the latest information showing 44 deaths. Cassandra Begay is the co

New Mexico's nonprofit groups hope residents will share their generosity on Giving Tuesday.  (nonprofitfinancefund.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Retailers appear to have fared well during the weekend shopping frenzy – and charitable groups are hopeful New Mexicans will be equally generous for Giving Tuesday, a day designated for end-of-year donations. Last year, a total of $300,000 was raised for 216 New Mex

Albuquerque Healthy Neighborhoods has engaged anchor institutions in a push to hire more local workers and support local farmers and businesses. (Pixabay) <br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque has been slow to recover from the 2008 recession but its anchor institutions are stepping up to improve the economy. Anchors are typically local institutions large enough to weather the community's economic ups and downs. The success of Healthy Neighborhood

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Today's "Give Grande New Mexico" fundraiser could raise millions of dollars to benefit several hundred nonprofits across New Mexico. Luan Wagner with the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico says the event is the first of its kind in this state, and is part of a national ef

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – What you lose between the couch cushions could make a real difference to financially strapped New Mexicans. That's one premise behind an upcoming campaign for sharing the wealth. A newly hatched venture by the community action agency Prosperity Works is inviting local b

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Hundreds of community organizers will converge in Albuquerque this weekend to help plan a gigantic get-together: The U.S. Social Forum, to be held in Detroit in June. It is expected to attract about 25,000 people from grassroots groups across the country, coming together to join

Albuquerque, N.M. - A handful of New Mexico teens will spend the summer at a new job - that could last a lifetime. Albuquerque's Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) is one of six groups nationwide taking part in a program that prepares local youth to take leadership reins in their communities. Luci

Santa Fe, NM – While the news over the past year has been bad, there's an even darker side to the current recession in New Mexico and nationwide. In the final few days of April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month, Elizabeth Davis-Pratt with the Children's Defense Fund is shining a light on

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