June 3, 2020
In 2020, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation will celebrate its 25th anniversary, ensuring that the people of our region have the knowledge, resources, support and environment to lead happy, healthy and productive lives. The Health Foundation Home Page has a timeline of initiatives and programs that have impacted the region over the past 25 years. There is also historic information that captures the theme for this annual report “Building a legacy” and shares the partnerships developed to improve health and prevent disease in…
Funding Opportunity for nonprofit organizations in COVID-19 Recovery, Preparedness or Transformation
June 1, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (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.
As the Paso del Norte region begins to emerge from the devastating immediate impacts of COVID-19, the Health Foundation seeks to support nonprofit organizations in their organizational recovery, preparedness, and transformation through grant funding and technical assistance.
Qualified organizations are asked to complete…
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…
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation joins the City and others to create COVID-19 Enhance Regional Public Health Partnership
May 18, 2020
The City of El Paso, in partnership with the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation (MCA) and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation announced the creation of the COVID-19 Enhanced Regional Public Health Partnership, a public-private partnership that aims to improve communication and coordination between public sector officials, private sector partners and healthcare providers to strengthen the region’s collective capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Battelle, an international science and technology company that has been at the forefront of the global response to the…
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…
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, email@example.com
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
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 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 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….
September 18, 2020
For the lives she touched, contributions she made, and legacy she leaves Myrna served as CEO of YWCA El Paso del Norte Region for more than 30 years, growing the organization from an annual budget of $150,000 when she joined in 1970 to over $35 million when she retired in 2002, making it the largest…