Hope Harbor

June July 2022

4th of July!

We had a great time taking the ship out in the

67th annual Smokey Bear Independence Day Parade

Volunteer Spotlight

Thank you to the Lincoln County Board of Realtors for your

monthly partnership.

Thank you for helping work on the grounds and organize storage!

Thank You Nazarene Sacramento Area Pastors

Thank you for your service project of hauling off massive amounts of brush and helping clean the inside of the building. You made a huge difference!

Thank You Westland Church from Katy, TX

Thank you to all these hard working volunteers partnering with us once again by helping work on the grounds. You made a beautiful needed improvement!


for Suicide Prevention Awareness by Mescalero Apache Tribe


Congratulations John Cornelius, our General Contractor, for winning "Volunteer of the Year" at the Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce awards dinner on June 24. We are grateful and thankful for all you have done for us these many years.

We are now members of

New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Thank you NMCADV

Progress has been made towards inspections!

Just a few more before we can put up the walls!

Welcome New Operations Director 

Bonnie Torrez

Bonnie Torrez

Operations Director

Bonne Ross Torrez began as the Operations Director at Hope Harbor Transitional Home in June of 2022. Before moving to the mountains, she lived and worked in the Artesia area, teaching school for nineteen years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Eastern New Mexico University. She has two grown children and enjoys hiking, reading, and being a grandma. Bonnie is excited to build new relationships with the community and assist families in overcoming challenges and building improved lives.  

Executive Director, Lorna Fike, Receives Ordination

Lorna Fike is the Executive Director and CEO of Hope Harbor since 2017 and has been in leadership at Hope Harbor since 2014. She retired as a Major in the United States Army Reserves and is an Army Veteran. She retired as a Manager from AT&T. She served in many non-profits and service organizations. Her mission is serving the marginalized, disadvantaged, and vulnerable in the community and helping people belong and thrive. She was Ordained as Minister in the Church of God under the rules of the Church of the Nazarene on July 8, 2022.

In Honor Of

Gifts may be made in Honor of loved ones for special occasions. Giving a donation in the name of family and friends is a wonderful way to make a meaningful gift that impacts lives for Jesus.

A gift was made by Ann Rexroat to celebrate the Birthday of Shirley Hall.

A gift was made by Ann Rexroat to celebrate the Birthday of Sandy Duncan.

In Memory Of

When someone close to you goes home to be with the Lord you may want to make a meaningful gift to honor them. Through Memorial Gifts to Hope Harbor their memory can continue to impact lives for Jesus Christ. You will receive an acknowledgement of your gift and the family of the person remembered will receive a note that there was a gift in their loved one's memory or honor with no mention of the amount. Their memory will continue to bless and bring hope to others. Gifts may also be made in honor of loved ones special occasions.These living gifts will be listed in future newsletters.

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Hope Harbor
P.O.Box 1136
Capitan, NM 88316
*Note: Puerto Esperanza Inc is the 501c3 registered name and we are doing business as Hope Harbor.
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Look for our non-profit name: Puerto Esperanza Inc (EIN: 46-5453890)
The mission of Hope Harbor is to offer a Christ-centered program of hope, healing,
and supportive guidance for women and children escaping domestic violence.
This up to two-year program offers safe housing, life-skills training, counseling and the opportunity for further education to promote financial stability.
Who we are:
Puerto Esperanza dba Hope Harbor is a 501(c) (3) tax-deductible organization (registered as Puerto Esperanza Inc. dba Hope Harbor) for women and children who have been affected by domestic violence.

Hope Harbor is a safe Christ-centered two-year transitional home at no cost for women and their children who have experienced domestic violence/abuse. Education, job skills, life skills, professional counseling and case management are offered to equip these families to succeed on their own.
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Location in Capitan by appointment only.
Executive Director:
Lorna Fike

Board of Directors:

Rick Hutchison, President

Marci Butchofsky, Vice President

Shippen Salas, Secretary

Billie Wieland, Treasurer

Ryan Trosper

Jennifer Barnwell

Sue McCaw

Sandy Pape

Lyman Stanton

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