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News & Blog’s eCommerce Platform Shows How Overhead Costs Shouldn’t Be the Death of Nonprofits

Shop Give Receive Shop Button 1February 7, 2019 Albuquerque, New Mexico – “This is a tough time for leaders of nonprofit organizations. The current economic challenges facing not only the U.S., but also the world, are translating into a reduction in donations—also known as charitable giving—and it’s a trend that's likely to continue,” said John P. Strelecky, author of The Why Café, Life Safari and The Big Five for Life.

So the question becomes: how do nonprofits not only survive but also thrive in this environment? The answer lies with, which offers simple solutions to the current challenges.

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Crossroads for Women of ABQ - December's Featured Cause at SugarShopper

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Every month SugarShopper features a supported nonprofit. This December we feature Crossroads for Women of ABQ

The mission of Crossroads for Women is to provide comprehensive, integrated services to support women working to break the cycle of homelessness and incarceration and achieve healthy, stable, and self-sufficient lives in the community for themselves and their children.

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Like Winds and Sunsets

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SugarShopper is Proud to Support Wild Earth Guardians

“Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them.” Aldo Leopold.

The American West hosts a dazzling array of native wildlife and plants, from the mighty black bear and grey wolves to minute caddis flies, spring snails, and irises.

Wild Earth Guardians protects and restores the health of the American West, working for the wildlife, wild places, and wild rivers,

such as:

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The Geography of Hope

Road Across Red Desert Into MountainsWallace Stegner said,

"We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in. For it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope."

Do you love the vast, open, wild beauty of the desert southwest?

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Responsibility, Respect, Belief in Oneself

Cowboy Filing Horses HoofMiracle Farm is a one-of-a-kind ranch that helps teenage boys and their families heal.  Here, young men learn responsibility, respect, and to believe in themselves.  Miracle Farm offers an innovative horse program and onsite academic and vocational training all designed to help struggling young men establish and achieve goals that will serve them well for a lifetime.   With a foundation in Christian faith and western heritage, the ranch offers boys in crisis a unique environment – safe and structured – where they have the chance to turn their lives around and grow into responsible men.

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Why Nonprofits Need Your Help

Liz Jacque 3 200 1 My daughter, Elizabeth, and I are passionate about three things in life: horses,business, and helping the community. When we first founded SugarShopper, we did so  because we wanted there to be a more efficient means of donating to worthy causes.  Fundraising might be the most popular form of raising money for nonprofit  organizations, but oftentimes, the money raised during the fundraiser barely covers  upfront costs. Our business, however, is designed with the express purpose of saving  nonprofit organizations from losing money in an effort to raise it.


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In Memory of Abby

AbbyIf you’ve ever adopted a shelter pet, you know the thrill of finding that special new friend! There is nothing like the joy of bringing an animal into your life and the incredible love and devotion that previously abandoned or abused cat or dog feels for you. Both of your lives are renewed by the adoption. SugarShopper has as affiliates 3 wonderful small animal shelters: Animal Humane, People’s Anti-Cruelty Association, and Watermelon Mountain Ranch. Select one of these organizations when you shop at, and we donate 10% of every purchase you make to the shelter of your choice

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Light Up Someone's Life This 4th of July

Sparkler Offering StocksnapYou really can light up someone’s life this 4th of July just by shopping at, where we donate 10% of your purchase total to the cause you select. That 10% will help children in need, protect abandoned or endangered animals, or support families in crisis. We’re committed to giving back and we know you are, too. Every dollar makes a difference. Together, we can have an impact in our communities and beyond


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"We have found Sugar to be just that...a solution! The online fundraising process is transparent and productive. Sugar understands our limitations and has filled the gap with expertise and skill."

- S. A. F. E. House, Albuquerque, NM