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New grants awarded to improve health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the region

February 17, 2021

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation awarded four grants totaling more than $347,000.00 under the Healthy Kids Initiative to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the region for 2021.

Funded organizations are:

Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces, Inc. - $85,053.60
More Teens, More Often
To strategically increase participation and membership of 11-17-year-old disconnected youth in the More Teens, More Often Initiative through afterschool and summer programs in Las Cruces, NM.

City of Socorro - $54,962.43
Socorro Youth In Culture Program
To implement an after-school and summer art program for 100 disconnected youth ages 5-17 living in Socorro, TX.

Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico - $126,404.30
Kids Can Youth Entrepreneur Program
To continue the Kids Can program for at least 100 disconnected youth ages 5-17 in Anthony, Hatch, and Las Cruces, NM.

Salud y Desarrollo Comunitario de Cd. Juárez, A.C. - $80,810.40
Femap en Conexión
To continue the afterschool and summer programs for 350 disconnected youth in the rural URBI Villa del Campo community in far east Ciudad Juárez.

For more information on these grants, call Bianca De León, Program Officer at 915-218-2623 or bdeleon@pdnfoundation.org.

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