February 24, 2017
Hillrise Elementary School is a short five- to eight-minute drive from the campus of New Mexico State University. Twice a week, female student athletes from the campus make the trek to Hillrise to work with 50 or so grade-school girls to improve their physical activity.
The program is called “Aggie Play,” and it’s creating buzz under the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) initiative.
“It’s not about being great, it’s about being active,” says Phillip Post, Ph.D., of New Mexico State’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance.
Post modeled …
February 3, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF) seeks a regional organization to manage the REALIZE Board Training program. Organizations interested in managing REALIZE Board Training, with a grant from PdNHF, are encouraged to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI). After LOI review, selected agencies will be invited to submit a full proposal.
Eligible applicants should be nonprofit tax-exempt organizations and units of government located in the Paso del Norte region. See www.pdnhf.org for grant guidelines including what PdNHF does not fund.
Deadlines & Schedule: - Letters of Intent due t…
February 2, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation, Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation and the Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar are a family of foundations that collaborate to improve health and quality of life in the Paso del Norte region through leadership, grantmaking, and leveraging philanthropy.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is a U.S. private foundation established in 1995 to lead, leverage and invest in initiatives, programs and policies to promote health and prevent disease for people in the Paso del Norte region.
The **Paso del Norte Charitable Fou…
January 26, 2017
We are happy to welcome Flor Morales to the Health Foundation staff.
Flor is the first person you see when you visit our office. She is responsible for providing administrative and general clerical support to staff. Also, she will assist in scheduling all meeting rooms and the Health Foundation communications database.
Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and supports her children in school and sport activities.
January 25, 2017
Joe Tomaka and his team at Crimson Research on the campus of New Mexico State University are learning from smokers as much as they are helping smokers kick the habit.
Tomaka is the principal investigator for a grant from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation that promotes a smoke-free southern New Mexico by reducing tobacco use among adults in Doña Ana, Otero and Luna counties.
The Crimson Research team has engaged more than 1,000 people in smoking cessation strategies since work on the grant began a year ago, far exceeding its targeted goal of 300 people.
Now it wants to…
January 24, 2017
The future of health in our community requires well-trained, supported, and capable leadership. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation designed REALIZE Executive to create a dynamic network of skilled leaders committed to improving health now and for the benefit of future generations.
REALIZE Executive is a world-class leadership development experience, custom designed by international leadership experts and Foundation staff, for top-level and emerging top-level management within the Paso del Norte region. The purpose of this leadership development experience is to inspire already cap…
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.
January 10, 2017
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation has a job opening for a Director of Accounting.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Must have a minimum of six (6) years accounting experience preferably with a not-for-profit organization; licensed Certified Public Accountant preferred. Must have knowledge in computer information systems.
This individual will report to the Vice-President of Finance and responsible for operation of financial and bookkeeping services, including preparation of financial analyses, income and expense reports budgets, governmental reports and direct…
December 20, 2016
Nora Hernandez, Program Coordinator / Manager for the Paso del Norte Health Foundation - A Smoke Free Paso del Norte Initiative at The University of Texas at El Paso was selected from a large and very competitive pool of exemplified leaders throughout the country that demonstrate strong interest in health policy, and understand how policies affect communities. She will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in a four-day AcademyHealth program in late January, 2017. The program will focus on individual communication skills and understanding of policy process, meet top health policymakers,…
December 16, 2016
It’s a time for Peace, Health and Joy.
Wishing you all the gifts of this glorious season
From the board and staff of the
Paso del Norte Health Foundation
Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation
Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar
June 21, 2017
A Healthy Paso del Norte 2016 was developed by the Coalition for a Healthy Paso del Norte to identify health priorities and establish objectives to improve health outcomes across the Paso del Norte region. It is an update to the 2012 Strategic Framework for Health, which was the first major effort in the region to d…