Fund Stories

National Dance Institute

The National Dance Institute of New Mexico (NDI-NM) was "founded with the knowledge that the arts have a unique power to engage and motivate children." Since its opening in 1994, NDI-NM now reaches almost 10,000 children annually through in-school, after-school, summer and advanced training classes in communities across the state. 
SLEW

SLEW - Cancer Wellness Center

SLEW Cancer Wellness Center provides free emotional and physical support to meet the needs of. low income, uninsured and under-insured women recovering from cancer treatments. With support from CHRISTUS Fund, SLEW was able to expand their services to serve over 600 women. 

Cancer Foundation for New Mexico


CHRISTUS Fund has supported two CFFNM programs: the ‘Grocery Support’ program and the ‘Travel to Treatment’ program. The ‘Grocery Support’ program is new for CFFNM and supports cancer patients with incomes below 150% of the Federal poverty level.
Runnin Ranch

Runnin' WJ Ranch - Therapeutic Riding Center

As partners, the CHRISTUS Fund expands it healing outreach to the children and families of special needs children and teens. the Ranch provides therapeutic riding on twenty-two horses in a covered riding arena and on scenic pastures and riding trails.