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break the silence around mental health

We are pleased to announce our 2nd annual Behind The Mask Gala!
We are hosting a Gala on 11/12/22 at the Albuquerque Convention Center with a silent auction, speakers, live music, a cocktail hour, and food for our guests, directly benefiting two NM Non Profits supporting Mental Health in our community.

break the silence around mental health

Support the following causes in NM this November 12th!

mental health education

Event benefits Breaking the Silence New Mexico (BTSNM) - dedicated to mental health literacy, advocacy, and well-being for teens, youth, and adults through

First Responders & Veterans

Event benefits the Capeless Heroes Foundation, supporting our first responders and veterans directly with assistance for mental health services


We hope that once you become involved in these amazing causes, this will inspire you to spread these groups missions and help them do even more good in our community

Mental health has such a stigma around it. 

We feel that it should be brought to light and normalized. People need to feel like they're not alone, especially during this "new normal". So many of us have stories where mental health has a role to play.

As we know, COVID has exacerbated the anxiety, depression, feelings of hopelessness and isolation that we've all felt at one time or another. We're looking for local businesses to band together and raise awareness in our community. This year, we are coming alongside 2 smaller nonprofits to raise the funds they need to make even more of an impact in our community.

Breaking the Silence New Mexico (BTSNM) wants to be the voice when people don't feel like they have one. They want to speak up and give youth the language to engage in dialogue, and remove the shame from mental illness. BTSNM promotes mental health literacy, advocacy, and well-being for teens, youth, and adults through education and their personal stories.

Their core programs share the goal of ending the stigma, shame, silence, and secrecy surrounding mental illness and suicide. Their programs are in
classrooms, grades 4-12 throughout New Mexico but they are headquartered in Albuquerque. To date, they have served over 25,000 New Mexican youth.
Learn more about BTSNM

Capeless Heroes is dedicated to serving police, first responders, our military, and healthcare workers and their families. Their mission is to serve those who serve our community and are always there to support them for the length of their career.

A new foundation, they have already supported 3 cadet academies for AFR with groceries, tires for a cadet’s vehicle, peer support, uniforms and clothing. They are currently creating a program where donors can “Adopt a Station” so the community can get recognize and support our first responders throughout New Mexico.
Learn More about the Capeless Heroes Foundation

bring this event to life - sponsor now

support & be seen

Be an outspoken supporter of Mental Health and be acknowledged by our community of sophisticated clients and philanthropists

First Responders & Veterans

Give back to those who sacrifice so much to keep us safe, even at the expense of their own health and welfare

support children

Without our children, our society is nothing. Our children need our help growing up healthy, happy and living their lives in joy, not quiet depression and despair

We are currently looking for sponsors for this event and know that your help could be pivotal in saving the lives of the future leaders and those who have served in our community.

If you've felt the weight of this time, you are not alone. Join us November 12th at the Albuquerque Convention Center to support local NM Non Profits who support fellow New Mexicans living with anxiety & depression and the people that help save their lives.

All proceeds from the evening will go to support our two featured non-profits. Support them as they continue to shape mental health in New Mexico.

For more information about the event or to become an event sponsor, please contact us at 505-910-4888