A Tasty Recipe from the Sabrosa Vida Cooking Program

October 2, 2023

This month’s taste recipe is Cilantro and Vegetables Rice. Stay tuned for upcoming recipes each month.

Sabrosa Vida is a free chef-led cooking and nutritional educational program funded by the Health Foundation in partnership with the El Paso Diabetes Center of El Paso. For more information, contact El Paso Center for Diabetes at 915-532-6280.


½ bell pepper
1 carrot
½ onion (optional)
3 cloves garlic
2 cups water
1 cup brown rice or quinoa
Canola oil spray
½ bunch cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste



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Subscribe to our RFP Mailing List

September 25, 2023

Would you like to receive Request for Proposal (RFP) announcements from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation? Be among the first to receive an email announcement when the Health Foundation has funding opportunities available. Click here to subscribe today.

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REALIZE graduates participate in the Texas Tech Dental Simulation Lab

September 25, 2023

Graduates from the Health Foundation’s REALIZE Executive program gathered at the Texas Tech Dental Simulation Lab to get a first-hand look at the dental simulation equipment and learn more about the education dental students are receiving to become tomorrow’s leading healthcare providers.

REALIZE Executive works to inspire already effective leaders to become transformational leaders for the benefit of the region’s health.

To learn more about the REALIZE Executive program, click here.

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Staffer Appointed to City Mobility Advisory Committee

September 25, 2023

Jana Renner, Senior Program Officer for the Health Foundation, was appointed to the City of El Paso’s Mobility Advisory Committee. The committee helps to implement Complete Streets policies that make streets safe and comfortable for all users. To learn more about Jana, visit

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Believe it or not….

September 25, 2023

Nicotine vapes can contain as much nicotine as 600 cigarettes. High amounts of nicotine can cause addiction. Parents need to understand how prevalent vaping is and the serious health risks it can inflict upon our youth. Learn how you can protect your kids from this growing threat. Talk to your kids today. For conversation starters, visit

A Smoke-Free Paso del Norte is an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation dedicated to supporting efforts to promote smoking cessation and smoke-free spaces throughout the region.

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Foundations recognized with Border Heroes Award

September 25, 2023

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation and Paso del Norte Community Foundation were honored to be a part of the El Paso Migrant Coordination Team, a group of 18 community partners, recognized by Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center during their Border Heroes Award Dinner for support to migrants over the last year.

Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center provides high-quality legal services, free or at a low cost, to immigrants and refugees and advocates for human rights in west Texas and southern New Mexico. Since 1987, the Center has served more than 40,000 from over 77…

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Funding to support Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

September 25, 2023

Congratulations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso (BBBS) on receiving funding from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) to expand their Mental Health First Aid training to BBBS participants and the El Paso community. This grant will contribute to the ongoing support and expansion services that the Paso del Norte Health Foundation has provided for crisis prevention and improved mental health and emotional well-being.

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches individuals how to help someone who is developing a mental health challenge or…

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Join us for the October REALIZE Lunch & Learn Courses

September 25, 2023

If you are looking for information on board structure and effective board meetings, join us for the October Lunch & Learn courses.

Building a Board Cycle and Structure
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Effective Board Meetings and the Board Leadership Partnership
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

All meetings are from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.
(check-in will begin at 11;15 am; box lunches provided
Stanton Tower Boardroom, 100 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79901

Trainer: Tommy Gabriel, Associate Vice President of WestStar Wealth Management

Each course has…

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Sabrosa Vida’s Monthly Recipe

September 12, 2023

Sabrosa Vida is a free chef-led cooking and nutritional educational program funded by the Health Foundation in partnership with the El Paso Center for Diabetes.

The four-week curriculum includes lessons on nutrition education, meal preparation, and shopping skills, designed to emphasize that healthy cooking can still taste good and be fun and easy to prepare. For more information, contact El Paso Center for Diabetes at 915-532-6280.

This month’s taste recipe - Mixed Vegetables Salad with Agave-Lemon Lime Dressing. Stay tuned for upcoming recipes in the next few months.


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CEO Tracy Yellen is in the hot seat. For a good cause, of course!

August 24, 2023

The El Paso Child Guidance Center (Center) is fired up and ready with its largest fundraising event of the year. Tracy Yellen, Chief Executive Officer of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and the Paso del Norte Community Foundation, will be roasted in the presence of friends and colleagues for an evening of lighthearted humor and entertainment.

El Paso Child Guidance Center’s 21st Annual Dinner and Comedic Roast
Thursday, October 26, 2023
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
El Paso Country Club

Tickets are $175 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10. Various…

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