2017 Annual Report - Building Layers of Wellness
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation, Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienstar worked together throughout 2017 for a shared vision: to ensure that the residents of our region have the knowledge, resources, environment and support to live healthy, happy and productive lives. We invite you to view our 2017 Annual Report and share in our journey to inspire and leverage philanthropy and improve health and quality of life in our binational, tri-state region.
View the report at 2017annualreport.pdnhf.org.
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.
Playa Drain Trail Project
To keep El Pasoans safe and active, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation is partnering with the City of El Paso and El Paso Water to build a linear trail from Ascarate Park to Riverside High School. The planned Playa Drain Trail will run parallel to loop 375/border highway on the banks of a former irrigation ditch.
The 3.4 mile trail will offer opportunity for recreation and physical activity (walking/biking) for use by residents throughout the region and as an alternative to driving for n…
June 15, 2018
The Paso del Norte Foundation, Paso del Norte Health Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar are pleased to announce the appointment of new officers and members to the respective Boards of Directors.
Paso del Norte Foundation:
Hector Retta, Board Chair
Steve Lauterbach, Vice-Chair
L. Frederick Francis
For a complete list of board members, visit pasodelnortefoundation.org.
Paso del Norte Health Foundation:
Posted on June 13, 2018 by Jana Renner
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