News Release
Posted by The Molina Cares Accord

The MolinaCares Accord Seeks Nominations For Extraordinary New Mexico Caregivers Through its Care GIVING Tree Initiative 


Press Release Media Contact: Caroline Zubieta, Caroline.Zubieta@MolinaHealthcare.com, 562-951-1588

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Nov. 30, 2022 – The MolinaCares Accord, in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of New Mexico (“Molina”), is partnering with the New Mexico Caregivers Coalition and the New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children to give back to caregivers who are going above and beyond through its MolinaCares Care GIVING Tree initiative. 

“We are thankful to all caregivers who work tirelessly to serve residents that often require extensive assistance and support,” said Carolyn Ingram, plan president of Molina Healthcare of New Mexico. “Through this initiative, MolinaCares is giving back to caregivers who generously give to others every day.” 

Nominees can be submitted to Molina’s director of community and member engagement, Buffie Saavedra, via email at Buffie.Saavedra@MolinaHealthCare.com

MolinaCares and its partners are rewarding 100 caregivers working with New Mexicans of all ages with a New Mexico Harvest Holiday Box. The boxes will be filled with non-perishable, locally-grown and locally-made food items from New Mexico farmers. 

Anyone can submit a Care GIVING Tree nomination between November 30 and December 15 by providing the following information: (1) Nominator name, phone number and/or email address; (2) Caregiver name; and (3) Why you are nominating this caregiver. Nominees can be submitted to Molina’s director of community and member engagement, Buffie Saavedra, via email at Buffie.Saavedra@MolinaHealthCare.com, or via mail at the following address: 

Buffie Saavedra 

Molina Healthcare of New Mexico 

400 Tijeras NW, Suite 200 

Albuquerque, NM 87102 

Nominees will be featured on a physical Care GIVING Tree located at Molina’s Help Center in Gallup and Molina’s New Mexico headquarters in Albuquerque. 

About Molina Healthcare of New Mexico:  

Molina Healthcare of New Mexico has been providing government-funded, quality health care since 1998. The Company serves members through Medicare and Health Insurance Marketplace programs throughout New Mexico. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 5.2 million members as of September 30, 2022. For more information about Molina Healthcare of New Mexico, visit MolinaHealthcare.com

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