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New Mexico United to Embark on Holiday Tour - Visiting 12 Communities Around The State

By New Mexico United Staff, 12/11/19, 9:30AM MST

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Schools and Community Organizations Throughout New Mexico to Receive Donations, Meet New Mexico United Players

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NEW MEXICO UNITED TO EMBARK ON ‘HOLIDAY TOUR’ - VISITING 12+ COMMUNITIES AROUND THE STATE

Schools and Community Organizations Throughout New Mexico to Receive Donations, Meet New Mexico United Players

(December 10, 2019) NM, STATEWIDE - The state’s professional soccer team announced today a statewide ‘Holiday Tour’, with players and coaching staff visiting schools and delivering most-needed items to nonprofits and community organizations around New Mexico. The tour is scheduled to begin on Thursday, December 12 and Friday, December 13, and continue the following week. 

“We are the state’s team, and living up to that mission means visiting and truly becoming a part of communities throughout New Mexico,” said Peter Trevisani, majority owner and CEO of New Mexico United. “We are so excited to meet with our fellow New Mexicans and help fill some of their needs this holiday season.”

After identifying specific areas, NM United staff reached out directly to organizations in those areas to find out their most urgent needs. Fans of the soccer team were asked to drop off any donations at the team store, in addition to the items being provided by NM United.

The team is seeking the following items:

  • Non-perishable food items

  • Small bags of dry pet food

  • Firewood

  • Queen and Twin XL sheet sets

  • $10 unwrapped toys

  • $10 gift cards suitable for children 11+

  • Toiletry items

  • High-efficiency laundry detergent 

  • School supplies

  • Children’s clothing of all sizes, especially coats

The first leg of the United Holiday Tour, taking place December 12-13 will include the following communities & their respective nonprofit organizations:

  • Grants 

  • Gallup 

  • Farmington 

  • Espanola 

  • Albuquerque  

Non-profits receiving donations in this leg:

Subsequent legs to include:

  • Los Lunas 

  • Socorro 

  • Truth or Consequences 

  • Las Cruces 

  • Santa Rosa

  • Roswell

  • Portales

Non-profits receiving donations in these legs:

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New Mexico United, the state’s first professional soccer franchise, brings the most popular sport in the world home to the Land of Enchantment. Fueled by a passion for community, New Mexico United’s promise is to provide a platform that brings New Mexicans together for a unique sporting experience, celebrating the unity and excitement inherent in world-class soccer.

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