2015 New Mexico True Heroes

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Jenna Allen of Grants, who donated a kidney to save the life of a 4-year-old girl whom she had never met, and also works to provide families in her community with much-needed clothing and baby supplies.

Chris Beck, a Rio Rancho Police Officer who brought the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program to his community, which he has taught to more than 450 students, and who also leads the Students Achieving for Excellence (SAFE) before- and after-school program with more than 500 students.

Julie Benner, the wife of Rio Rancho Police Officer Gregg “Nigel” Benner, has dedicated herself to keeping violent criminals off the street and behind bars where they belong.

Stephen Carter of Ruidoso, who provides environmentally focused service opportunities and career training to at-risk and underserved youth in Lincoln County.