March 12, 2018
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded two grants totaling more than $2.3 million under the Healthy Eating and Active Living Priority Area – HEAL Initiative. The purpose of the HEAL initiative is to make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for youth and their families.
Funded organizations are:
Creative Kids, Inc. - $79,882.00
Playa Drain Mosaic Project
To design and produce art in collaboration with regional youth for the Playa Drain Trail in El Paso, TX.
Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation - $2,250,000.00
Construction and construction management of the Playa Drain
To construct the Playa Drain Trail in El Paso, TX.
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September 21, 2018
A few years ago, through the Smokefree Initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation), the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) took all subsidized public multi-unit housings (MUH) smoke-free. Public health students were trained to survey public housing residents and built a case…