June 24, 2016
The 2016 Las Cruces Pride celebration held on June 22 marked its third straight year as a smoke-free event thanks to the work of Families and Youth, Inc. and A Smoke Free Paso del Norte.
Families and Youth, Inc. (FYI) has been providing tobacco prevention and education in Doña Ana County since 1995, and one of its biggest victories came in 2014 when it convinced Las Cruces Pride celebration organizers to make the entire event tobacco-free.
The gay pride celebration had provided some smoke-free areas at the annual event since 2010, but that wasn’t good enough for Javier Garcia, lead…
June 23, 2016
The Paso del Norte Institute for Health Living is looking to hire a Communications Coordinator. This person will manage media relations, organizational presence on the web and through social media, and participate in development, implementation, and evaluation of strategic communication plans and products.
For more information, visit www.pdnihf.org.
June 20, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded five grants totaling more than $666 thousand under the Tobacco and Alcohol Control Priority Area – A Smoke Free Paso del Norte initiative.
The purpose of A Smoke Free Paso del Norte initiative is to promote health and prevent disease in the Paso del Norte region by reducing smoking. Top priorities include preventing the initiation of smoking in youth, making cessation programs widely available, and promoting smoke-free environments. Program partners work on a range of prevention strategies including advocating for smoke and…
June 6, 2016
Graduates from the REALIZE Leadership program participated in a hands-on practical session assessing their current performance management systems against best practices. The session provided insight and information in building an action plan for developing a Performance Management Strategy and System.
The goal of the REALIZE experience is to inspire already effective leaders to become transformational leaders for the benefit of the region’s health.
To learn more about the REALIZE Leadership program, [click…
June 6, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation Board and Staff are pleased to release the 2015 Annual Report for the Health Foundation and affiliated Foundations, Paso del Norte Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar.
Learn about the Regional IMPACT made in health over the year from each Foundation by visiting our interactive website in English and Spanish at www.2015annualreport.pdnhf.org.
A snapshot of the 2015 Annual Report is available by clicking on the link.
Fundación Paso del Norte celebrate its Launch Event; Announces $1 Million Hunt Family Foundation Challenge Grant
May 27, 2016
The Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar celebrated its establishment in Ciudad Juárez with board members, staff, community leaders and stakeholders at its “Dando el primer paso” launch event on
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6 p.m. Museo de la Revolución en la Frontera.
Fundación Board Chairman, Benjamin Torres-Barron, shared the mission of the new Fundación Paso del Norte, established in 2015 by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, and to improve the quality of life of children, youth and families in Ciudad Juárez by leading, advancing and promoting initiatives, programs…
May 26, 2016
Through grant funding provided by the PdNHF to the County of El Paso under the Think.Change initiative, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office designed a three-pronged campaign to provide education to jail staff, inmates and family members to help address mental health.
Specifically, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office:
- Certified three officers as Mental Health First Aid Instructors, who have, in turn trained 234 detention supervisors and detention officers over the past 17 months in Mental Health First Aid. Training attendees have provided extensive positive feedback and expressed…
May 24, 2016
The Paso del Norte Foundation (PDN) is pleased to announce the election of Carolyn L. Mora as the new 2016-17 PDN Board Chair. She is a certified public accountant and owner of Carolyn L. Mora Financial Services.
Steve Lauterbach was appointed as Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect. He is a certified public accountant and managing shareholder at Lauterbach, Borschow and Company.
Two new members to the Board of Directors – Tripper Goodman with Goodman Financial Group and Jose Prieto, M.D. with Partners for Pediatrics.
For a complete list of board members, visit the PDN…
May 24, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Jose Prieto, M.D. as the new 2016-17 Board Chair. Dr. Prieto has served on the board since 2011 and is a pediatric physician in private practice at Partners in Pediatrics.
Sharon Butterworth was appointed as Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect. She has served on the board since 2011 and is a community advocate on issues related to mental health.
Two new members to the Board of Directors – Rick Francis with WestStar Bank and Robert Moore with Strategic Growth Bank.
For a complete list of board members, [click…
May 24, 2016
Nearly 360 people joined Chico and the PDNF for a wonderful evening of friendship and baseball at the Foundation’s 3rd annual Grand Slam Night at the Ballpark on May 20th. A special shout out to Linda Caro from TVO North America for throwing a strike to open the game!
The Foundation extends a “grand slam” thank you to our sponsors and guests for your incredible generosity and support.
A League of their Own: Western Refining
Major League: Hunt Family Foundation & WestStar Bank
Perfect Game: Del Sol Medical Center, Guardian Mortgage Realty, Hospitals of Providence,…
January 12, 2021
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation offices will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and will reopen for business on Tuesday, January 19. Sorry for any inconvenience. Have a safe and healthy day.