Albuquerque woman honored for being a foster grandparent for 20 years

Rupertita Tafoya
Rupertita Tafoya

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque woman who has spent more than two decades as a foster grandparent was honored Friday.

Rupertita Tafoya began volunteering in 1994. That’s on top of having 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren of her own.

The mayor presented her with a plaque Friday naming her the city of Albuquerque’s volunteer of the month.

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