December 16, 2019
We wish you happy holidays and continued health and happiness in the New Year. From our boards and staff of the Paso del Norte Community Foundation, Paso del Norte Health Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar.
December 13, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded three new additional grants totaling more than $277,000 under the Healthy Kids Priority Area – IGNITE Initiative. These additional grants are part of 10 other grants that were awarded in November. The goal of the IGNITE Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the region in high quality programs during out-of-school hours. The Health Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as people between the ages of 5-17 who are not involved in out-of-school activities or not working.
December 12, 2019
As of Monday, December 16, 2019, nearly 32,647 hours have already been volunteered and more than $164,041 are on their way to nonprofit organizations in our community thanks to the El Paso Giving Time initiative presented by Walmart.
For more information, visit ElPasoGivingDay.org or to find a volunteer activity near you, and log your hours!
December 12, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) joined leaders from El Paso’s higher education and healthcare communities in November to celebrate the approval of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso’s Doctor of Dental Medicine degree program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), a key milestone on the road to opening the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine.
Earlier this year, the Texas legislature passed legislation to make the Hunt School of Dental Medicine a reality at TTUHSC El Paso. The school, scheduled to welcome its first…
December 11, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s board members are a diverse group of business and community leaders dedicated to upholding the vision, mission, values and goals established to promote health and prevent disease in the Paso del Norte region.
We extend our sincere thanks to Jose Prieto, Jr., M.D. and Michael Miles for their dedication to the Health Foundation and community, and service on the Board of Directors.
Jose Prieto, Jr., M.D.
Pediatric Partners of El Paso
December 4, 2019
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation office will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 through Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in observance of the Christmas, Hanukah and New Year holidays.
The office will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Sorry for the inconvenience.
November 22, 2019
The LOI deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation seeks Letters of Intent (LOIs) from eligible organizations to promote the Health Foundation’s Strategic Plan for Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL). Specifically, the Health Foundation seeks LOIs for funding in one of the interest areas that help meet the goals identified in the HEAL Strategic Plan:
- Sustainable programs to advance healthy eating or active living;
- Policy and program solutions related to the [Food for Every Child…
November 19, 2019
The last day to donate to the victims of the August 3 mass shooting in El Paso is Monday, November 25.
Donations may be made at onefundelpaso.org.
More than $10 million has been raised for the victims. Donations have come in from El Pasoans and people around the world since the shooting, which left 23 dead, more than 40 who have sought medical treatment for injuries, and hundreds suffering psychological trauma.
A total of 441 applications has been received from victims of the massacre, according to the National Compassion Fund, a program of the nonprofit National Center for…
November 11, 2019
GIVE THANKS for each new morning with its light,
for rest and shelter of the night,
for health and food,
for love and friends,
for everything thy goodness sends.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thank you for your generous support this year and always.
From the Boards of Directors and staff of the
Paso del Norte Community Foundation, Paso del Norte Health Foundation and
the Fundación Paso del Norte.
FOREVER GRATEFUL. FOREVER UNITED. FOREVER STRONG
November 7, 2019
You are cordially invited to the second public meeting to obtain information and provide input on the design of the Playa Drain Trail Phase 2 from Riverside High School to Ysleta High School.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Thomas Manor Elementary - Cafeteria
7900 Jersey St., El Paso, Texas 79915
This meeting is co-hosted by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and City Rep. Henry Rivera, District 7.
The Playa Drain Trail is a partnership of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation), City of El Paso and El Paso Water.
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…