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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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,…
March 19, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation seeks letters of intent (LOI) from eligible organizations to further the Health Foundation’s goals under the Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being Priority Area. After LOI review, selected agencies will be invited to submit a full proposal. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte Region. Click here for grant guidelines including what…
March 19, 2020
Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to invite eligible agencies to submit Letters of Intent (LOIs) under the Health Foundation’s Think.Change initiative. After LOI review, selected agencies will be invited to submit a full proposal. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte Region. Click here for grant guidelines including what PdNHF does not fund.
March 18, 2020
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation has developed an informational website to share important health, educational and financial resources available to support individuals, families, businesses and organizations during this unprecedented time. Stay up-to-date with the latest information at EPCovid19.org.
You can support the most vulnerable in our community with a gift to the El Paso COVID-19 Response Fund established by the Paso del Norte Community Foundation in partnership with the United…
March 17, 2020
March is National Nutrition Month! This is an opportunity to bring awareness on the importance of making informed food choices and healthy eating habits. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation has partnered with several nonprofit organizations in the region through our Healthy Eating Active Living Initiative to make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for all people in the region.
Below are a few tips and tricks for meal planning, grocery shopping, cooking with kids, and some budget friendly recipes. https://www.eatright.org/food
Test your knowledge downloading this…
March 17, 2020
Due to COVID-19, the Healthy Kids LOI deadline has been extended to Monday, March 23.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation seeks Letters of Intent (LOIs) from eligible organizations to promote the Health Foundation’s Strategic Plan for the Healthy Kids Initiative to increase the number of disconnected youth who participate in out-of-school-time programs. Youth who are connected, are involved in out-of-school time activity, in a safe place, with a caring adult, tend to avoid situations and behaviors that compromise health while engaging in an activity that promotes…
February 17, 2021
Emergence Health Network (EHN) in collaboration with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, and The Meadows Foundation, has launched a new “This is Wellness” podcast.
The podcast is dedicated to conversations surrounding life situations that contribute and can complicate our well-being. Season…