No More Deaths is looking for a Tucson-area volunteer to fill the following role, which has been played for several years by Jean Rooney. Contact the fundraising team if interested. Continue reading Role available: Outreach and fundraising resources coordinator
The deep desert is hard as hell on our trucks. So today we’re launching a crowdfunding campaign to keep our volunteers rolling through the punishing summer months and all year round. Our trucks are vital to getting water and aid to migrants and refugees in southern Arizona’s backcountry. We hope to raise $47,842 by May 1. Continue reading Please join our crowdfunding campaign and keep us rolling!
We are happy to announce that we are now taking applications for the April and May 2016 sessions of our desert-aid volunteer program! Participants will spend an entire month volunteering in southern Arizona doing desert-aid work with No More Deaths. Apply by February 21 for the April session or March 20 for the May session.
For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; I was a stranger and you made me welcome; naked and you clothed me, sick and you visited me, in prison and you came to see me.—Matthew 25:35–36
Continue reading Year-end appeal
A Border Patrol agent accused of shooting a teenager in Nogales, Sonora through the international border fence was arraigned on a charge of second-degree murder October 9, 2015 at the federal courthouse in Tucson. Agent Lonnie Swartz was indicted September 23 by a federal grand jury. Continue reading Border Patrol agent indicted for shooting Mexican teen
Over the last year, desert-aid volunteers have expanded the scope of No More Deaths’s humanitarian work. In the Arivaca area, we cover a wider radius than ever. Working from Byrd Camp, our home base since 2004, we stock water drops in an eight-hundred-square-mile zone that ranges from rugged mountains to flat, dry cholla thickets. Continue reading Volunteers triple desert area where they offer lifesaving aid
In September 2014, No More Deaths volunteers said farewell to longtime volunteer and supporter Cyril Barrett. Chances are if you volunteered with No More Deaths in 2006–2008 you met and worked alongside Cyril, who was instrumental in building No More Deaths’s desert work and Agua Prieta work. You may also know his voice from the Border Songs album, which features his heartfelt song “Coyotes of Sasabe.” Continue reading A great holiday gift for No More Deaths allies
Dear NMD supporters,
Today, December 1, is Giving Tuesday—a global day dedicated to giving.
By making a donation to No More Deaths today, you will help us raise funds for life-saving humanitarian aid on the US–Mexico border.
For the past 15 months, Rosa Robles Loreto lived in sanctuary at Southside Presbyterian Church as she fought to stop her imminent deportation and stay with her family in the United States. Continue reading You stopped Rosa’s deportation—thank you!