May 18, 2020
The Paso del Norte Complete Count Committee has partnered with Rep. César Blanco’s office, NALEO, ELP County, the League of Women Voters and more to train local volunteers for a Census Phone Banking program. Volunteers will be trained to call El Pasoans in hard-to-count (HTC) communities and ask if they have completed the Census, answer questions, and schedule appointments with the US Census Bureau, as needed. The Phone Banking program will help reach El Pasoans who do not have smartphones, and will not be reached via the Text Message Program. Organizations and community members are…
May 18, 2020
During this month of May, we find ourselves in the middle of an entirely new set of difficult challenges as we continue social distancing and working from home. This emphasizes not only the need for the celebration and promotion of Mental Health Month, but a time for us to reflect on how we will continue to adapt our local mental health systems into a virtual array of easy to access online services that target more residents in need of resources throughout our entire region.
Experts across the nation are sounding the alarm on the lingering impact this pandemic will continue to have on…
April 28, 2020
The Paso del Norte Community Foundation has an open position for Development Assistant.
A Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in business, accounting or communications preferred. Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in a nonprofit organization preferred. Must have experience using Raiser’s Edge software.
Click here to review the job description.
Submit resume with cover letter to: Sylvia Soto, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: Friday, May 15, 2020 No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
April 23, 2020
1/2 cup - Semisweet chocolate chips, divided
1 Tbsp - Butter, softened & cut into cubes
1 cup - Frozen spinach, thawed
1/4 cup - Water
1/2 can - Black beans, drained and rinsed
2 - Eggs
1 1/2 Tbsp - Vegetable oil
1/2 cup - Sugar
1/4 cup - Canned pumpkin puree
1 1/2 tsp - Vanilla extract
1/4 cup - Brown sugar
1/4 cup - Cocoa powder
1/2 tsp - Salt
3/8 cup - All-purpose flour
1/4 tsp - Baking powder
Ingredients: semisweet chocolate chips, butter, spinach, water, black beans, eggs, vegetable oil, sugar, canned…
April 16, 2020
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that everyone who is in a public setting wear a cloth face covering. This is especially necessary in areas where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g. grocery stores, pharmacies, public transit).
Using a simple cloth face covering helps prevent the transmission of the virus to others – especially for people that may have the virus without knowing it. Cloth face coverings are recommended. Surgical masks or N-95 respirators masks should be reserved for…
April 16, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation invites you to join us at the next Wellness Wednesday Facebook Live Q&A. This is brought live to you each Wednesday to discuss different health topics and how it relates to COVID-19, your loved ones and you.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Facebook page
This week’s topic will focus on the Health Foundation’s Healthy Kids Initiative. Bianca De Leon, Program Officer for the Paso del Norte Health Foundation will…
April 14, 2020
Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation nonprofit announced earlier this month that Paso del Norte Trail was selected among the 2020 Conservation Wranglers. The organization’s Conservation Wrangler program recognizes six innovative conservation projects across the state of Texas for their science-based and results driven approach to conservation along with their ability to positively impact people, prosperity, and natural resources. The 2020 Conservation Wranglers will work with the Texan by Nature team, receiving 12-18 months of dedicated program support and tailored resources….
April 14, 2020
Creative Kids has found a virtual way to provide their Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experience) program to the kids in Fabens, Texas, since the County stay home ordinance went into effect. Video lessons are shared on Creative Kids YouTube page for children and parents to follow instructors in creating an assortment of artistic renderings for everyone to enjoy. “Our Family is Our Rock” and how to paint a landscape of the Franklin Mountain Poppies are two lessons that you can share with your family. For these lessons, clicking on this link…
April 14, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation invites eligible agencies and organizations to submit Letter of Intents (LOIs) under the Health Foundation’s Mental Health and Emotional Well-being Priority Area. Click here for more information.
Deadline to submit LOIs for both is Monday, April 27, 2020.
If you have any questions, contact Enrique Mata at email@example.com.
April 6, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) approved a $40,000 grant to the El Paso County Medical Society for the purchase of protective equipment for private practice physicians and nonprofit healthcare providers in El Paso County, and has authorized the purchase of protective equipment for providers in Ciudad Juárez as well. With a limited supply of government-funded personal protective equipment for a broad cross-section of physicians and healthcare providers, this grant would support local practitioners as they care for patients,…
June 29, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation seeks Letters of Intent (LOI) from eligible organizations to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, prepare for a potential second wave or future crisis, and transform their operations for future success.
Deadline for LOI submission is Friday, July 10, 2020