Cornerstone Investors Help Boost United Way Of Northern New Mexico’s Thermometer

​​United Way Cornerstone Companies and Regional Partners give the Community Action Fund Thermometer a boost to more than 3,800 residents in Northern New Mexico that will have access to programs in 2017.​ From left, UWNNM’s Kristy Ortega, Paul Cook of Cray Inc., LANL CPO’s Debbi Wersonick, Plateau Property Management’s Jeanne Bridge, LANB’s Liddie Martinez, New Mexico Bank & Trust’s Pam Mayfield and Lesley Harelson, Plateau Property Management’s Bruce Norman mnd Mike Lippiatt. Courtesy photo

 UWNNM News:

There is a cost of doing business in all industries, even the nonprofit industry. United Way of Northern New Mexico has had the pleasure to partner with businesses ​so that these costs are covered. 

The Cornerstone program of UWNNM gives the opportunity for businesses to invest in United Way to allow for research, coordination and advocating for nonprofits, ​and ​programs for residents in Northern New Mexic​o​. Cornerstone Compan​y​ investments makes it possible for ​individual investments to go to programs with no associated fees.

“The investment from Cornerstone Companies does not just go to United Way of Northern New Mexico it extends to another 30 nonprofits working on the most critical needs for residents in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba,” Executive Director of UWNNM Kristy Ortega.

Cornerstone Companies:
  • Los Alamos National Bank;
  • Los Alamos Medical Center;
  • Centerra;
  • Plateau Property Management;
  • Re/Max of Los Alamos; and
  • New Mexico Bank & Trust. 

UWNNM Regional Partners – L​os Alamos National Laboratory and L​os Alamos National Security – make significant investment​s​ into United Way of Northern Mexico for its work in the region and also L​ANL and LANS facilitate companywide employee giving campaign​s where they tend to match the funds their employees ​invest​.

For more information about the Cornerstone Program or to ​help organize an employee giving campaign in the workplace, call 505​.​662.0800 or email

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