Fundraising Events

THANK YOU to all of the sponsors, participants, and volunteers who helped make La Vida Felicidad’s 3rd Annual Dash on the Ditch 5k, 10k, and 1k fundraising event a huge success!

Click here for the 10K and 5K RUN RESULTS.  





Dash on the Ditch Poster




La Vida Felicidad’s 2nd Annual Dash on the Ditch 5k/10k Fun Run & Family Fundraising Event a Success!

A huge thank you to all of our partners, sponsors, volunteers, and runners!  The event took place on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Heritage Park in Los Lunas. 

All proceeds from this event benefit the children, adults, and seniors receiving services from La Vida Felicidad.

We had many people who walked or ran in the 5k course and on the 10k course – click here for the race results!  If you placed in the top three in your age group and did not get your medal, please contact Katie Otero at 505-565-1614 ext. 204



News from the 2012 Jog for Joy, Dash on the Ditch event:

Thank you to everyone who sponsored this event, volunteered, donated, and participated in our first annual event!

Click here for the RESULTS of the 2012 Dash on the Ditch 5k and 10k events

See pictures of the event! (PDF files – give it a minute to load)

Jog for Joy 2012 Pictures-Part 1      

Jog for Joy 2012 Pictures-Part 2

La Vida Felicidad’s Jog for Joy Dash on the Ditch fundraising event took place on a beautiful day on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Heritage Park in Los Lunas, New Mexico.  Thanks to the help of our partners, the Los Lunas Parks, Recreation and Street Department and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque, and our sponsors, donors, and volunteers, the event was a success!

There were 124 runners and walkers who participated in either the 10k run, 5k run/walk, or 1k Family Fun Walk.  There were performances throughout the day including:

  • Opening Ceremony by La Vida Felicidad’s Child Care children and friends
  • Music and Emcee Randy Gomez of Jam Session
  • School of Dreams Academy Dancers
  • Jeff Speakman’s 5.0 Kenpo Karate
  • Daniel Fernandez Center’s Zumba
  • New Mexico Special Orchestra
  • Extreme Fitness Zumba, and
  • Music by Noe Lara

The silent auction was also a success, we had over 100 items that were donated for the auction.

  Thank you to our event vendors:

  • Dion’s of Los Lunas (who provided free iced tea)
  • Knights of Columbus Council #9340
  • Roxy’s Mobile Bistro
  • ABQ Kettle Corn and More (who donated popcorn)
  • Organo Gold Coffee and Tea – Debbie Parsons
  • And Then There Was Light – Bernadette Bejarano


Event t-shirts are on sale for $5.00 – if you would like to purchase one, please contact Katie Otero.

A HUGE THANK YOU GOES OUT TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS from our first annual event in 2012:


NOE AND DIANA LARA (Gold Level Sponsor)

Benefit Plus, Inc.



Knights of Columbus Council 9340

My Bank

Priority 1 Bail Bonds Inc.

Rio Grande Financial Network

Rio Grande Heating & Cooling

Sandia Office Supply

Senator Michael S. Sanchez

US Bank

Valencia County Hispano Chamber of Commerce