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Second Annual Stampede Cares ‘Stampede’ Challenge Benefits Southern New Mexico Project

Stampede Human Resources Manager, Paola Miranda presenting the donation to Southern New Mexico Project’s President, Rafael Ramos and the Vice President, Carmen Ramos.

At Stampede, our Stampede Cares mission is to contribute to the communities in which our team members live and work. During the month of June, over 65 Stampede team members dedicated their time and energy to the 2nd Annual Stampede Cares Challenge, to raise funds for a local non-profit organization near our Sunland Park facility – the Southern New Mexico Project, Inc. The goal was to commit to 30 miles in 30 days whether it was walking, running, or biking. To encourage motivation, Stampede offered to donate a $1 to every additional mile that surpassed the goal.  In addition, Stampede matched the participant’s donations!  The dedication and team effort led to a donation of over $4,500.

Southern New Mexico Project, Inc. is a multi-service non-profit organization whose mission is to make a difference to those who are under-served. They are committed to opening the doors of opportunity to the Sunland Park, NM community.  They provide numerous resources, such as: a food pantry, workforce readiness, education, health aid and more. Throughout the pandemic their focus has been geared towards keeping the food pantry supplied.  Therefore, the generous donation will be going towards remodeling and extending both their health and workforce development programs to fit the needs that came about due to the pandemic.

Stampede Human Resources Manager, Paola Miranda had the pleasure of presenting the donation to Southern New Mexico Project’s President, Rafael Ramos and the Vice President, Carmen Ramos. “We chose this non-profit organization because their project aligns with our Stampede Cares mission, and it caught our attention that they provide resources for adults looking to get back into the workforce.  The Stampede Cares ‘Stampede’ Challenge has led to a donation, but most importantly it created a partnership.  We are now an employment resource that they can provide for those looking for employment,” shared Paola Miranda.

Stampede is honored to donate to one of many non-profit organizations that continues to extend resources and aid, throughout the pandemic to Sunland Park’s local community.  The Stampede team hopes this motivates readers to create their own company challenges, in an effort to bring teams together and give back in their own way.   As Vice President of Southern New Mexico Project Carmen Ramos would say, “no time is wasted when giving.”

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