Did you know the economic impact of just one of our programs was demonstrated to be in the millions of dollars? Your financial contribution really is an investment in all of Southern New Mexico–helping individuals and families move from dependence on government and public charity to self-reliance. Please consider a gift today – CAASNM is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization!

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Give Online

Give the gift of self-reliance by supporting CAASNM with an unrestricted donation at any level. Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a loved one, and can be made by using your Visa, MasterCard or Paypal account.

Donate Items

In-kind support is gratefully received–see our Wish List below:

  1. New and gently used children’s coats
  2. Fire extinguishers (2A10BC)
  3. Grocery and other gift cards for clients
  4. First aid supplies (band-aids, gauze, medical tape, scissors, bar soap, thermometers, latex gloves)
  5. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for child care providers
  6. Refrigerator thermometers
  7. Baby safety items such as electrical outlet covers


Donate via Check

Make your check payable to “Community Action Agency” or “CAASNM.”  To make a gift by mail, send a check to:


3880 Foothills Rd. Ste. A

Las Cruces, NM 88011

Planned Gifts

Please consider remembering CAASNM in your will.  Bequests account for 8% of all charitable giving in the United States and are a wonderful opportunity to share your legacy through one or a number of charitable institutions.  Other ways to contribute include beneficiary designations (life insurance and retirement plans) and securities. Gifts of securities can provide a current income tax deduction as well as relief from long-term capital gains tax.

Donations made to Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.  Please check with your accountant to verify you are receiving the appropriate tax deduction allowed.