Community Involvement

We work hard, we support our community, and we love to have fun doing it. We love, are vested and are engaged in our community and work hard to make it a better place to live, work and raise a family.

The following are a selection of the organizations we support:

LifeQuest Logo with tagline mentoring a future and a hope

LifeQuest is a kid-first organization. Active in 9 juvenile facilities across New Mexico, their staff and volunteers provide mentoring, tutoring, recovery groups, topics speakers, special events, character development, bible studies, transitional services, reproductive health classes and church services to adjudicated youth.

AOC New Mexico is a volunteer-led program that helps young people to learn life skills, become resilient youth, and teaches them to deal with all of the obvious issues we all come face to face with. Our goal is to get our youth to realize that they can overcome all of the things they deal with, whether it’s stress, taking tests, planning for college, or dealing with life’s challenges.

Junior Achievement of New Mexico, Inc. is the state’s largest economic education organization. Junior Achievement uses hands-on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life. In partnership with businesses and educators, Junior Achievement brings the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential.

NM Air National Guard Group Photo

Chavez-Grieves proudly supports our men and women in uniform and are especially proud to directly support the 150th MXG of the New Mexico Air National Guard. Chavez-Grieves CEO, Chris Youngblood, serves as the Honorary Commander for this group of highly trained professionals. As Honorary Commander, Chris’ role is to serve as a liaison between the Group and the community while supporting these dedicated men and women who live and work in our community and serve the state of NM and the nation one weekend a month and two weekends per year.

Albuquerque community foundation logo

The Albuquerque Community Foundation is a public charity with a mission to serve people in the greater Albuquerque area. Their staff partners with donors, funders, national organizations, statewide community foundations, leadership groups and nonprofit organizations to build a vibrant future for our community. Like all community foundations, Albuquerque Community Foundation invites everyday people with a vision and a passion for community to create something together: For good. Forever.

The Children’s Grief Center (CGC) of New Mexico provides special support services for children, teens, young adults (ages 5-25) and their caregivers after the death of a loved one. During the school year, CGC offers peer support groups at their main location in Albuquerque and their satellite location in Rio Rancho. During the summer and holiday months, they offer a variety of short-term services in various locations, including their Camp Corazon.

Every 37 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. They believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides them in everything they do. It inspires them to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids they serve. The New Mexico chapter was established in 1986; in the past 30 years they have granted more than 2,200 Wishes to New Mexico children.

WESST is a statewide small business development and training organization committed to growing New Mexico’s economy by cultivating entrepreneurship. Founded in 1989 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit, WESST has nurtured the entrepreneurial dreams of thousands of New Mexicans by providing training, technical assistance and access to capital.