This article is one in a series of stories focusing on local agencies that receive support from the United Way of Chaves County, which is currently conducting its annual fundraising campaign.
The 2013 United Way campaign benefits five affiliate agencies providing legal aid, mentoring for youth, support with groceries and other services.
Affiliates differ from member agencies in that they have been involved with United Way for shorter periods of time. They receive only United Way funds specifically designated for them by donors.
This year, affiliate organizations include New Mexico Legal Aid, Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico, Big Brothers Big Sisters, The First Tee of the Pecos Valley and food bank Loaves and Fishes Login to read more