ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - United Way of Central New Mexico surpassed its fundraising goal for last year.
The agency says it received $28.2 million in pledges, nearly a 4 percent increase over previous years.
Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry says it was enough for him to brag about to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
"When I reminded him on a per capita basis New Mexico blows them away for United Way, he didn't have a lot to say about that," Berry says.
The fund drive covered Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance and Valencia counties.
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