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April 28, 2021

For Immediate Release April 28, 2021 Amistad to Host Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Who: Amistad  What: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic  When: Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 10:30 AM  Where: Amistad – 3210 Dyer St., 79930  Why: In honor of Amistad staff who lost a loved one due to COVID-19, and in an effort to help inoculate…

April 26, 2021

For Immediate Release April 26, 2021 Amistad Hosts Job Fair for Immediate Vacancies  El Paso, TX—Amistad will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 9 AM to 1 PM at 3210 Dyer St. for immediate job vacancies.  Amistad staff will be meeting interested applicants and taking resumes for various full-time and…

April 20, 2021

For Immediate Release April 20, 2021 Amistad Celebrates 45 Years of Service with Donation Drive-thru Birthday Parade  El Paso, TX— Amistad is celebrating 45 years of serving the community and will be hosting a Donation Drive-thru Birthday Parade on Friday, April 23 from noon to 1:30 PM, to raise funds for the agency.  Amistad has…

March 9, 2021

For Immediate Release March 9, 2021 Amistad Hosts Adult Diaper Drive for Elderly Residents Who: Amistad and El Paso Community College’s (EPCC) Respiratory Care Technology Program  What: Hosting an Adult Diaper Drive  When: Wednesday, March 10 – Friday, March 12 from 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday, March 13 from 10 am to 2…

January 17, 2021

For Immediate Release January 17, 2021 Amistad to be Presented with Check Donation at MLK Day Drive-Thru Food Distribution  Who: Amistad and El Paso Behavioral Health System (EPBHS)  What: Check Presentation to Amistad by EPBHS CEO, Phoung Cardoza, at MLK Day Drive-Thru Food Distribution  When: Monday, January 18 at 1:30 PM  Where: Amistad – 3210…

January 15, 2021

For Immediate Release January 15, 2020 Amistad to Host MLK Drive-thru Food Distribution Event Aimed to Assist Families Affected By Pandemic  El Paso, TX – Amistad’s VISTA Program will be hosting a MLK Drive-thru Food Distribution, in partnership with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, on Monday, January 18 from 2 pm to 5 pm at 3210…

January 9, 2021

For Immediate Release January 9, 2020 Amistad to Host Food Drive to Provide COVID-19 Relief Event Part of AmeriCorps National MLK Day of Service   El Paso, TX – Beginning January 11 through January 15, Amistad will be hosting a food drive at 3210 Dyer St. as part of MLK Day of Service, in partnership…

December 28, 2020

For Immediate Release December 28, 2020 Amistad to Distribute Free Socks to El Paso Families   Who: Amistad  What: Socks Drive-by: Free Socks  When: Wednesday, December 30, 2020, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Where: Amistad – 3210 Dyer St., 79930  Why: With temperatures beginning to drop, Amistad wants to make sure El Paso families are…

December 1, 2020

For Immediate Release December 1, 2020 Amistad Expands COVID-19 Transportation Services for Veterans El Paso, Texas – Amistad and El Paso Veterans Healthcare System (VA) have partnered to expand Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) for service-connected Veterans. Amistad will provide support to the VA by transporting symptomatic, presumptive positive or confirmed positive COVID-19 Veterans to testing…

November 13, 2020

For Immediate Release November 13, 2020 Amistad Concludes Utility Assistance Program Other Assistance Programs Available El Paso, Texas – Today, Amistad has concluded the AmistadCARES Utility Assistance Program, funded by the City of El Paso through CARES federal funding. The AmistadCARES Utility Assistance Program, which began on August 3, 2020, provided financial assistance to families…

August 29, 2020

For Immediate Release August 29, 2020  Amistad and YWCA to Distribute Free Fresh Produce  Who: Amistad and YWCA  What: Fresh produce drive-through distribution  When: Monday, August 31, 2020, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Where: Amistad – 3210 Dyer St., 79930  Why: Amistad and YWCA are partnering to help El Paso families during the pandemic…

August 14, 2020

For Immediate Release August 14, 2020 Amistad to Hold Fundraiser on National Nonprofit Day through Kendra Scott Gives Back Programs Who: Amistad and Kendra Scott What: National Nonprofit Day Fundraiser to benefit Amistad When: Monday, August 17 and Tuesday, August 18 Where: Online at www.kendrascott.com or in-store at 6801 N. Mesa St. #A7, use promo…

July 31, 2020

For Immediate Release July 31, 2020 2 AmistadCARES Program to Provide Residents with Utility Assistance El Paso, Texas – Beginning August 1, Amistad will launch the AmistadCARES Program to provide utility assistance to City of El Paso residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The AmistadCARES Program will provide a one-time payment…

July 23, 2020

For Immediate Release July 23, 2020 Amistad to Expand Health Related Services During Pandemic Programs to Be Funded Through Texas Health and Human Services Commission Grant El Paso, Texas – Amistad is excited to announce it has been selected to receive a grant in the amount of $102,364 from the Texas Health and Human Services…

June 4, 2020

For Immediate Release June 4, 2020 Amistad is Awarded $550,000 in Grants by the Texas Veterans Commission to Assist Veterans El Paso, Texas – Today, Amistad announced it was awarded a total of $550,000 by the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Funds for Veterans’ Assistance to continue serving veterans and their families in our community through…

May 27, 2020

For Immediate Release May 27, 2020 Amistad Receives Grant from Communities Foundation of Texas to Support COVID-19 Patient Transportation Services Donation stems from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ COVID-19 Collaborative Grant Fund El Paso, Texas – Today, Amistad announced it was awarded a $3,000 grant by the Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) through…

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