Awarded Grants

Unidos Prosperamos

To serve 100 disconnected youth through a Scouting Specialist led program in El Paso County, TX and Doña Ana County, NM.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $131,429.98

Project Start Date: February 1, 2022

Project End Date: March 31, 2023


Boy Scouts of America Yucca Council

Contact: Mr. Kent Downing

Phone: (650) 863-5526

Program Lead

Sandra Day

Phone: 915-218-2617

PDNHF Initiative: Healthy Kids

The goal of the Healthy Kids Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the Paso del Norte region in high quality programs during out-of-school hours. The Health Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as people between the ages of 5-17 who are not involved in out-of-school activities or not working. Evidence indicates that youth who are involved in out-of-school programs are less likely to use drugs, alcohol, or be involved in criminal activity. Well-designed youth activities increase protective factors needed for youth to lead healthy and productive lives.

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Foundation Staff: Sandra Day

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