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Now What? Pop-Up Events at Vista Markets to Help Individuals with Diabetes

April 19, 2022

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation and El Paso Center for Diabetes have collaborated with Vista Central Market and Vista Horizon Market to promote the Now What? diabetes education campaign.

The campaign aims to assist newly diagnosed individuals with prediabetes or diabetes with informative resources and access to diabetes education classes in the Paso del Norte region through www.epdiabetes.org/now-what.

When visiting Vista Central Market Zaragoza and Vista Horizon Market, shoppers can find life-sized cut-outs of…

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Artwork created in honor of the partnership between TTUHSC El Paso and Paso del Norte Health Foundation

April 19, 2022

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso recently commemorated its partnership with the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and health partners across the region with a sculpture by El Paso artist Julio Sanchez De Alba. Located in front of the new Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic, the 8-foot sculpture welcomes visitors to the clinic and Hunt School of Dental Medicine.

Local artist Sanchez De Alba brought together three red, green, and blue human figures holding hands…

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The power of partnerships to improve health on the border

April 19, 2022

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to share an article published in the El Paso Inc by Morgan Smith on the work of the Health Foundation’s long-time grantee and partner, Border Partners, and their efforts to improve health in Palomas, Mexico, located on the U.S./Mexico border across from Columbus, New Mexico. The Health Foundation is proud to partner with local organizations like Border Partners to promote health and prevent disease in the Paso del Norte region.

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Letter of Intent (LOI) Announcements under Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being

March 22, 2022

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the open call for letters of intent (LOI) from eligible organizations to promote the Health Foundation’s Strategic Plan for Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being under the Disease and Prevention Management Priority Area:

  • To help meet the Think.Change initiative goal to reduce stigma and negative bias associated with mental health and substance use conditions.
  • To support programs that address mental health and substance use system gaps as informed by data and regional behavioral health consortia priorities. The Health…
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Early Childhood Education Forum

March 18, 2022

Early Matters El Paso is inviting all El Paso families and Early Childhood Education professionals to an Early Childhood Education Form. Learn about FREE Child Care, FREE Afterschool Programs, and other Educational Programs for those who qualify.

Saturday, March 26, 2022
ESC Region 19 Head Start Building
11670 Chito Samaniego Dr.
El Paso, TX 79936

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Resource Fair

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion with Community Leaders

On-site childcare will be provided for children ages 3 – 10 years

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Healthy Paso del Norte March Health Indicator – Food Environment

March 18, 2022

This month’s Healthy Paso del Norte website indicator combines two measures of food access: the percentage of the population that is low-income and has low access to a grocery store, and the percentage of the population that did not have access to a reliable source of food during the past year (food insecurity). The index ranges from 0 (worst) to 10 (best) and equally weights the two measures.

Click here to find where the greatest areas of need are for food access that is correlated with economic and household…

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Empowering Nonprofit Leaders

March 18, 2022

REALIZE Executive

The Health Foundation is looking for nominations for its fifth REALIZE Executive experience this year. The cohort will be limited to 20 individuals. We invite you to submit a nomination of a non-profit or community health leader by emailing the nominee’s name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, and a brief paragraph regarding the nominee to: REALIZE@pdnhf.org. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, May 13, 2022. If you have questions, please email or call Dr. Michael Kelly at (915) 218-2619 or mkelly@pdnfoundation.org.

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El Paso County Community Listening Sessions for ARPA Funding

March 18, 2022

The El Paso County is hosting four community listening sessions to engage the public in identifying high priority needs in our community.

The El Paso County Commissioner’s Court plans to invest $9.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for nonprofit organizations to help meet identified needs. The sessions will allow residents to provide input on community needs and services, which will help the Commissioners Court develop a Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) for nonprofit organizations.

The public is invited to participate in this process by attending one of the…

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El Paso Center for Diabetes and Vista Markets to Host Pop-Up Event with Free Information and Resources

March 18, 2022

Do you know someone with diabetes or recently diagnosed with diabetes?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report estimated that 10.5% of the U.S. population had diabetes in 2018. In El Paso, four out of every twenty-five adults self-report a diabetes diagnosis.

Join the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, El Paso Center for Diabetes, Diabetes Alliance in partnership with Vista Markets to a pop-up event that will provide area residents with diabetes educational information and resources.

Saturday, March 26
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The Health Foundation awards new grants for start of 2022

March 18, 2022

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded 14 grants totaling more than $2 million under the Healthy Living and Health Leadership priority areas. The Healthy Living, Disease Prevention & Management, and Health Leadership are the three priority areas that drive our work, in partnership with organizations that implement initiatives and programs to improve health in the region.

$743,000 was awarded to eight organizations as part of the Healthy Kids Initiative and $169,000 to two organizations under A Smoke Free Paso del Norte Initiative.

Healthy Living

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