SLV Federal Bank’s Spirit of Giving results shared

San Luis Valley Federal Bank President Duane Bussey, back left, presents Spirit of Giving funds to representatives from local nonprofit organizations./Courtesy photo

VALLEY — San Luis Valley Federal Bank’s 2018 Spirit of Giving has ended another successful year.

The bank wants to thank all of its members who voted for local community non-profits.

“We especially want to give a big thank you to the non-profits for all the hard work they do. We appreciate everything you do for the community,” said Bank President Duane Bussey.

Here is a list of the top 10 charities out of the 154 that had votes this year:

1) St. Joseph’s Parish, 218 votes $2,413.26

2) Sacred Heart Church, 167 votes $1,848.69

3) Valley Humane League, 115 votes $1,273.05

4) Sangre De Cristo Parish, 87 votes $ 963.09

5) AHS Wrestling Team, 86 votes $ 952.02

6) SLV Life Center, 81 votes $ 896.67

7) Conour Animal Shelter, 64 votes $ 708.48

8) KRZA Community Radio, 59 votes $ 653.13

9) St. Joseph’s Church, 57 votes $ 630.99

10) Hospice De Valle, 54 votes $ 597.78

Each vote in 2018 was worth $11.07. A total of $30,010.77 was distributed.

These organizations also received more than $100 each:

AHS After Prom Committee, $553.50                 

Alamosa 2nd Ward, $143.91                  

Alamosa Education Foundation $121.77

Alamosa Family Drug Treatment Team, $110.70                

Alamosa Farmer’s Market, $166.05           

Alamosa FFA, $132.84     

Alamosa Live Music Association, $154.98                 

Alamosa Senior Citizens, $487.08            

Amarah’s Children’s Foundation “Kids Like Me”, $154.98                 

Antonito Senior Citizens Association, $110.70                  

ASU C.A.S.A Center, $287.82                

ASU Foundation, $177.12                  

ASU Theatre Department, $420.66                 

Beaver Creek Youth Camp, $166.05                  

Biggles’ Battle Mountain Animal Sanctuary (SLV Animal Welfare Society), $232.47                 

Blue Peaks Development Services, $143.91                

Boys & Girls Club of Alamosa, $321.03                  

Calvary Bible Chapel, $387.45                  

Capulin Fire Department, $166.05                 

CATs Alive, $132.84               

Centauri H.S. Wrestling, $110.70                  

Christian Community Service Projects, $110.70              

Conejos County Library, $376.38                  

Creede Repertory Theatre, $343.17                

Energy Resource Center, $254.61                  

Faith Hinkley Veterans Memorial Park, $177.12               

First Christian Church, $188.19                  

First Presbyterian Church, $387.45                  

First United Methodist Church, $110.70                  

Free Community Christmas Dinner, $121.77                  

Friends of the Library, $199.26                

Grace Community Baptist Church, $166.05                

Habitat for Humanity, $431.73                 

Kid’s Place, $265.68 $                

La Puente Alamosa Food Bank, $143.91                 

La Puente Home, $464.94                 

Little Shepherd in the Hills Church, $132.84                  

Living Water Bible Fellowship, $254.61                  

Manassa Celebration Committee, $132.84                 

Monte Vista Community Center, Inc., $166.05                 

Monte Vista Fire Department, $232.47                 

Monte Vista Food Bank, $188.19                  

Monte Vista Takedown Club, $243.54                 

Morgan Ministries, $143.91                 

Mosca United Methodist Church, $132.84                  

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, $387.45               

Penguin Track Club, $265.68                  

Philanthropic Education Organization, $199.26                 

Project Growing Hope, $298.89                  

Sangre De Cristo Acequia Association, $121.77                 

Sangre De Cristo FFA Alumni, $564.57                  

Sierra Grande High School Scholarship Foundation, Inc., $221.40                  

SLV Cancer Relief Fund, $464.94                  

SLV Church of Christ, $132.84                  

SLV Ecosystem Council, $232.47                  

SLV Housing Coalition, $132.84                

SLV Immigration Resource Center, $154.98

SLV Museum, $154.98                

SLV Trout Unlimited, $121.77  

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, $110.70                 

St. Peter’s Lutheran School, $199.26                  

Summerfest on the Rio, $287.82                  

Templo Sion Assembly of God, $409.59                  

Town & Country Club, $376.38                  

Trinity Lutheran Church, $121.77                 

Trinity Lutheran School, $154.98                  

Tu Casa, $287.82                  

United Methodist Church, $199.26                  

Valley Church of the Nazarene, $188.19

To see complete results visit www.slvfed.com/spirit-of-giving

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