Marietta Valdez and her children were in Roswell visiting family when a neighbor called her with the tragic news that her home was on fire. The family drove back from Roswell that day to find their whole home a loss.

Marietta and her 3 children have lost everything from clothes, furniture, shoes, a priceless family belongings. Her oldest daughter is also expecting a baby and everything for the baby was lost as well. The community has come together to raise funds for the Valdez family in the wake of this tragedy and has set up several accounts. A GoFundMe account has been set up as well as a bank account and you can help in the effort to get this loving family back on their feet.


The GoFundMe account can be found by clicking this link, and the bank account has been set up First Light Federal Credit Union in Las Cruces. Donations can be made payable to the "The Valdez Family Foundation" at any branch. Hotel Encanto in Las Cruces has donated 2 weeks of housing to the family but when that is up they will need all the help they can get. Find it in your heart this holiday season to help a family in need. No suspects in the burglary and arson has been found.