Welcome to the Aspen Project

Working together to give our children a better future.

We provide mentor programs, parenting classes, adoption and foster care advisement. We hope to positively impact our community by strengthening the family unit through community connection and support.   

Aspen works with the State of New Mexico, Bernalillo Sheriff Dept, Community groups, and Faith-based organizations.



REcover NM

ASPEN and ZOË want to help. We would love for you to join us as we bring hope and healing to a hurting community. 

This is all you need to do:

1. When you are doing your shopping picking up a few items from our list. 

2. Drive thru/drop off (you do not even need to get out of your car).  9680 Eagle Ranch NW suite 4 (right across the street from Costco Westside)

3. Make a donation at: aspenproject.org or zoe.boutique Hit “donate” and we will do the shopping for what is needed. 

Simple as 1, 2, 3. 

Drive thru drop off:
Monday-Saturday 9:30a.m.-12:00p.m.

9680 Eagle Ranch NW Suite 4
Albuquerque, NM 87114

If those times do not work, give us a call.


Dried Beans
Water Bottles

Toilet Paper
Paper Towels

Disinfectant Spray
Disinfectant Wipes
Antibacterial Soal
Hand Sanitizer
Cold Medicine
Cough Drops

Diapers (all sizes)
Pull Ups (all sizes)
Baby Wipes

Recover NM is an outreach of Aspen Project

Recent Developments

Teaming with Bernalillo Sheriff’s Department’s Safe Child Unit, We visit homes Identified as families needing. Help, intervention and counseling.  It is our combined hope that with early intervention families can not only remain together but thrive. 

Joining with the City of Albuquerque we are offering free parenting classes though out Albuquerque’s Community centers in both Spanish and English. Albuquerque Parent University instructs parents in the 40 developmental assets necessary to raise a successful and happy children. Using curriculum from  Rezilient Kidz (Raising Highly Capable Kids) to help you give your child that fighting chance to combat the negative influences that inundate them on a daily basis. This 13-week, bilingual, evidence-based program helps parents raise healthy, caring and responsible children. 

Aspen Gives away a car!

See what else we're Doing


Empowering and equipping women between the ages of thirteen and twenty five. Customized appointments at our exclusive clothing boutique women are dressed and inspired. Following her boutique experience life skill workshops are provided.

Zoë is an outreach of Aspen Project

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Albuquerque Parent

Teaching our community how to raise Highly Capable Kids. 

We have a 13 week Evidence based classes teaching the necessary Developmental assets making our children successful and lead to a more joy filled And purpose driven life.  We have classes in Spanish as well as in English that are 21% more effective then the top 200 parenting classes in the nation. 

We have been ask by the mayors office to Utilize Albuquerque’s community centers for family outreach and specifically parenting classes, we are doing just that. . Our goal is to have classes up and running in 5-7 of our community center within 6 months. We also want to offer these classes to our church families. 

Being a parent is not for sissies, it can be one of the hardest things we do in life. And unlike other careers it does not come with trade school or college, and that where we come in.  Building better parents Builds better families and building better families creates a better community. But we need your help we are looking for facilitators willing to help instruct classes who are committed, to the care and love of Albuquerque families or if you are interested in taking the classes 

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Meet The Schroffs

Clay and Michelle Schroff are the founders and directors of Aspen Project and Project Zoë. Together, they have raised 10 children and have become model parents and advocate for children across Albuquerque and New Mexico as a whole. They founded Aspen Project and Zoë to change their city and influence the hearts of many to take a stand for at risk children and women.

Clay Schroff

Clay Schroff

Director of Aspen Project

A Veteran of the United States Air Force security forces and law-enforcement. Top producer for the Larry H.  Miller Automotive Corporation for over 23 years.  Life coach, mentor, and public speaker.

Michelle Schroff

Director of Zoë

Mother of the Year with American Mothers INC. Public speaker who empowers and uplifts women in their community. She's the author of the runmama.run blog. Mentor and parenting coach.


-2012 Aspen Project was honored at Albuquerque’s Kingdom Awards for our care of the orphaned,   mentoring of youth and our service to the community.

-2014 Channel 4, featured project zoe as Hometown Heroes.

-2014 we were the honored guests of Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry’s Child Abuse Awareness, for our public service and dedication to the children within the Foster Care system.

-2015 Duke City Magazine, Awareness Edition.  project zoe was the cover story. “Women Enlightened -2015 We were selected to
represent New Mexico in Washington DC by The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute for our work with children in need of permanent, safe and loving homes

-2016 Governor Susanna Martinez spotlighted project zoe in the Pull Together campaign as an example of positive community involvement in the lives of at-risk girls.  

-2016 Honored to accept True New Mexico Heroes from the Department of Tourism for our work with New Mexico foster care kids and at risk youth.  Being a positive influence on New Mexico kids.

-2017 Priceless Award, Given to those who exemplify sacrifice, love and passion for the causes that protect, support and engage women and girls in our state.  

-2017 July 17th Cover story for the Albuquerque Journal: Services for sex trafficking victims.                  

-2018 Recognized by the New Mexico House of Representatives as New Mexico “Angels Among Us” for contributions and commitment to foster children and at risk youth.

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