Media Center

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Media Center provides a variety of current and past public service announcements and television commercials developed in English and Spanish to promote health lifestyles in the region.

To view additional videos on our YouTube Channel, click here.

Paso del Norte Health Foundation

Playa Drain Trail: a benefit for residents to stay active

Charles Ortiz, a neighborhood resident to the trail, shares how the trail has provided him a safe environment to walk and improved his health. The trail has also been a great welcome to the community.

Improve the health and quality of life for people in Ciudad Juárez

The Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar is a Mexican Asociación Civil (A.C.) established in 2015 by the Health Foundation to lead and promote partnerships and initiatives to improve health and quality of life for people in the Ciudad Juárez, MX region.

Improve mental illness in the region

NAMI El Paso provides education and support for those struggling with mental health conditions and their families. Through the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Think.Change Initiative, NAMI El Paso continues to make great progress in reducing the negative bias associated with mental health.

Building an Exercise Toolbox for Patients or Clients with Obesity

A four-part series that presents current evidence-based approaches pertaining to the benefits and application strategies of physical activity and exercise for the management of obesity and its comorbidities.

Playa Drain Trail Opening 2018

The Playa Drain Trail is 3.4 miles from Ascarate Park to Riverside Park in the Lower Valley. The trail features several amenities and was made possible with support from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, City of El Paso and El Paso Water.

Our Promise

The Health Foundation is investing in health today with a promise of a healthy tomorrow.

The Science of Change

The region’s health needs are complex. The Health Foundation works with multiple stakeholders and grantees to support evidence-based solutions.

United For The Region

The Health Foundation has established a family of foundations that collaborate to improve health and quality of life through leadership, grant making and leveraging philanthropy.

Collaboration is in our DNA

Collaborating with our partners to improve the health of the region. Grantee Testimonials from La Semilla Food Center, Las Cruces, NM with the HEAL Initiative and University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX with A Smoke Free Paso del Norte Initiative.

IGNITE Initiative

To view videos of all IGNITE grantees, click here.

Health Foundation Iniciativa IGNITE

The IGNITE 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.

Providing a safe & positive environment for teens in Las Cruces, NM

Boys & Girls Club (B&GC) of Las Cruces provides teens with a safe place and positive activity every week through their Teen Night. With funding from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s IGNITE Initiative, the B&GC are engaging disconnected youth in out-of-school programs to help avoid them from using drugs, alcohol, or being involved in criminal activity.


PDN Community Foundation Update: $3 Million Gift to advance the future of health education at TTUHSC El Paso

June 12, 2019

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso), along with the Paso del Norte Community Foundation and Rick and Ginger Francis, announced earlier this month a $3 million gift that will help drive the university toward a bright, impactful future.

Encouraged by TTUHSC El Paso’s success and…

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Paso del Norte Tobacco Control Network

Monday, June 10, 2019

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