Making a Healthy Difference.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s vision is to ensure that the people in our binational, tri-state region have the knowledge, resources, support and environment to live happy, healthy and productive lives. PdNHF is a supporting organization of the Paso del Norte Community Foundation.
A message from the CEO on COVID-19
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is deeply committed to the health and safety of the residents of our region. We created the El Paso COVID-19 Information Hub to help individuals and families navigate COVID-19, including important health, education and economic resources for parents, veterans, employers and employees. The website is updated daily. Please make sure to share with colleagues, family and friends.
We are also pleased to share a link to the El Paso COVID-19 Response Fund established by the Paso del Norte Community Foundation in partnership with the United Way of El Paso to support nonprofit organizations serving the most vulnerable in our community - including the homeless and elderly populations.
The El Paso Food and Beverage Workers Fund was also established by a group of local service industry volunteers to provide a grant to Workforce Solutions Borderplex to support food and beverage workers who have been laid off or working significantly reduced hours due to a temporary closure as a result of the pandemic.
Health Priorities, Initiatives & Programs
The Health Foundation seeks to improve health in five priority areas: Healthy Eating & Active Living; Tobacco & Alcohol Prevention; Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being; Healthy Kids; and Health Leadership. Learn more about our Health Priorities, Initiatives and Programs.
We serve 2.4 million people from three states across two countries - Luna, Doña Ana and Otero Counties of New Mexico, El Paso and Hudspeth Counties of Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Investing in Health
We have granted more than $187 million to 300+ organizations across the Borderplex and completed 2018 with $224.6 million in assets, up from $130 million in 1996, keeping administrative expenses below 1%.
PDN Health Data Center
PDN Health Data Center is a free, publicly available resource for population data and community health information for the Paso del Norte region.
Playa Drain Trail
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation partnered with the City of El Paso and El Paso Water in 2018 to design and build a 3.4-mile multi-use hike and bike trail from Ascarate Park to Riverside Park on the historic Playa Drain.
The new trail is designed to make active living the easy choice for residents in the region and as an alternative to driving for near-by residents. The trail has several amenities such as seating and shade structures, water fountains, sunscreen stations, bicycle repair…
April 6, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) approved a $40,000 grant to the El Paso County Medical Society for the purchase of 24,000 N95 masks for private practice physicians and nonprofit healthcare providers in El Paso County, and has authorized the purchase of protective equipment for providers in Ciudad Juárez as well. With a limited supply of government-funded personal protective equipment for a broad cross-section of physicians and healthcare providers, this grant would support local practitioners as they care for patients, including…
From Our Team
Posted on March 17, 2020 by Michael Kelly
The dean of the UTEP School of Nursing, the Executive Director of the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence and dozens of other leaders are transforming the Paso del Norte region.
And their professional transformations were spurred on with REALIZE Executive, the Paso del North Health Foundation’s world-class leadership experience created and tailored specifically to our region in order to inspire and train its top-level and emerging management professionals.
“We worked with coaches and the cohort on thinking – specifically strategic and visionary thinking with a global view,”…