June 11, 2018
Certain parts of the Playa Drain trail are starting to take shape. Construction crew continue to connect sections of the trail along Hidden Valley to Riverside High School.
This 3.4-mile segment of the Playa Drain Trail project is a partnership of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation), City of El Paso and El Paso Water. The Health Foundation is contributing $2.5 million for the design and construction of the trail from Ascarate Park to Riverside High School. The City of El Paso is contributing $300,000 from the Quality of Life Bond for trail amenities like benches and…
June 4, 2018
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the reelection of Sharon Butterworth to serve additional year 2018-19 as Board Chair. Ms. Butterworth has served on the board since 2013 and is a community advocate on mental health issues.
Ruben Guerra was appointed as Vice-Chair. He has served on the board since 2016 and is President and CEO of Guerra Investment Advisors.
The Health Foundation also elected three new members to the Board of Directors – Charles DeWetter with Coldwell Banker Legacy, Adrian Rodriguez with El Paso Electric and Annette Cordova Hoy, MD, Obstetric…
May 17, 2018
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation board and staff are pleased to announce the release of their 2017 Annual Report – Building Layers of Wellness (2017annualreport.pdnhf.org).
The online 2017 Report includes an accounting of the Health Foundation’s financial resources and the impact that these resources have made on health in the region. The Report also includes the work of the Health Foundation’s affiliated foundations: Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienestar. Our shared vision ensures…
April 24, 2018
FEMAP has three simple and effective messages that guide its work with the youth of Ciudad Juárez: Education is important, develop your potential and do not stop learning, and watch your health.
“Every child is unique,” says María Eugenia Parra López, program coordinator for FEMAP, as she discusses FEMAP’s efforts to recruit 100 new youth for out-of-school programs through funding provided by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation.
FEMAP is a grantee of the Health Foundation’s IGNITE initiative. Its past efforts brought 350 disconnected youth into FEMAP programming and now, w…
April 23, 2018
On April 13 and 14, the El Paso District Dental Society partnered with the Texas Dental Association’s Smiles Foundation, Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation and dedicated volunteers to bring the largest, two-day dental clinic to El Paso. The Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM) is a mobile dental clinic that travels around the state providing free basic dental care to Texans with limited resources and/or access to care.
The two-day event provided more than 830 patients with dental services; from tooth extractions, root canals, fillings, restorations of anterior and posterior teeth …
April 23, 2018
The Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) celebrated a week of events to raise awareness on the importance of healthy eating and active living in preventing disease, provide continuing education to healthcare providers in the area of nutrition and obesity, and celebrate IHL partners dedicated to developing healthy habits for the people living in the Paso del Norte region.
As part of the HEAL Week celebration, the IHL honored La Semilla Food Center with the HEAL Hero Award. This award is given to an individual or organization that makes a significant contribution toward increa…
April 23, 2018
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation and New Mexico State University’s Crimson Research Center engaged in a collaborative partnership with Otero County leaders in 2016. Now in the second year of this effort, Otero County is embracing evidence-based trainings that contribute to reduction of negative bias associated with mental illness.
Jeanette Borunda, director of clinical services in behavioral medicine at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC), completed Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructor training offered by Crimson Research. The MHFA program is recognized by the Subs…
April 23, 2018
Construction crews continue to make progress on the Playa Drain Trail – most recently leveling the ground and adding concrete curbs that will be filled with asphalt from Carolina and Durrill Streets, and Mimosa Street to Riverside High School.
Construction is on schedule to be completed by the end of August 2018.
This 3.4-mile segment of the Playa Drain Trail project is a partnership of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation), City of El Paso and El Paso Water. The Health Foundation is contributing $2.5 million for the design and construction of the trail from Ascara…
March 27, 2018
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation seeks Letters of Intent (LOIs) from eligible organizations to promote the Health Foundation’s Strategic Plan for the IGNITE Initiative. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte Region. Click here for more information about grant guidelines.
Deadlines & Schedule:
- Letters of intent due to Foundation via the Foundation’s online ap…
March 21, 2018
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.
Deadlines & Sch…
February 14, 2019
Soon, individuals will have access to a new trail segment that will connect safe routes to neighborhood destinations and provide greater opportunities for increased physical activity.
This new trail segment will run along the Franklin Canal from Presa Place to Loop 375 in the Lower Valley and is part of the over…