Celebrating 20 Years
Established in 1995 as one of the largest private foundation along the U.S.-Mexico border. We strive to promote health and prevent disease through leadership in health education, research and advocacy.
Focus is placed on communities living in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in far west Texas, Doña Ana, Luna, and Otero Counties in southern New Mexico, and in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Invested more than $141 million in the mission of the Foundation and granted to more than 300 organizations across the Borderplex.
A Smoke Free Paso del Norte
The goal of A Smoke Free Paso del Norte is to eliminate tobacco smoking in the region. The initiative’s coordinated and comprehensive approach includes preventing the initiation of smoking among youth, promoting quitting among adults and young people, eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, and eliminating tobacco-related disparities among population groups. Tobacco smoking is associated with range of diseases that affect every organ of the body and is the leading cause of preventable dea...
January 11, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation offices will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day.
The office will reopen for business on Tuesday, January 17.
Create healthy habits and have a safe and healthy day.
Posted on January 3, 2017 by Tracy J. Yellen
Philanthropy can play a substantial role in the development of a healthy community.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation was established 21 years ago from the sale of Providence Memorial Hospital to Tenet Healthcare Corporation for $130 million. This significant transaction established the Health Foundation as one of the largest private foundations on the U.S.-Mexico border with a central mission: to lead, leverage and invest in initiatives, programs and policies to promote health and prevent disease in the Paso del Norte region.
Since its inception, the Health Foundation has worked t...