July 17, 2018
This June, the San Elizario Mayor and City Council Members voted unanimously to adopt a clean air ordinance, designed to reduce smoking rates in the City.
A Smoke Free Paso del Norte, an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, and the Clean Air Coalition worked together with community residents to advocate for this health-improving change. These efforts are part of a movement that over the past 17 years has made a lasting impact on regional smoking rates.
“We commend the leadership of San Elizario for their commitment to the health of their residents,” stated Tracy J. Yell…
July 16, 2018
For the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, 2017 was a year of building layers of wellness in areas of physical activity and increasing the medical workforce for the region. Our team and partners found the need for valuable resources in the areas related to safe alternatives for recreation and physical activity; increase the number of doctors, dentist, registered dietitians and pharmacist to the region and empower change to decrease the negative bias associated with mental illness and increase mental health services.
Let us show you the changes that are taking place as we continue to make…
July 16, 2018
Construction crews are working on trailheads at Ascarate Park and Riverside High School entrances as well as along the trail intersections. Most of the trail surface is completed and the amenities are starting to be added such as trees and plants in some sections.
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…
July 16, 2018
El Paso Giving Day is right around the corner and the Paso del Norte Foundation has several ways for local nonprofit organizations to take full advantage of our region’s only community-wide day of charitable giving.
This year, El Paso Giving Day will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2018.
In preparation, the Paso del Norte Foundation is offering a set of free training seminars and online webinars for participating nonprofits, beginning in August. The seminars are aimed to help staff and volunteers for El Paso’s nonprofits to get the most out of El Paso Giving Day.
July 16, 2018
The success of nonprofit leaders is vital to any organization and community. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation in partnership with United Way of El Paso are working together to change good leaders into “transformational leaders” by developing the REALIZE Board program.
This program offers workshops, trainings and summits that are custom design for all nonprofit board of directors to be fully prepared to undertake their critical responsibilities. To learn more about the program, visit realizeboard.org.
Upcoming Events: REALIZE Board Brown Bag Sessions:
July 3, 2018
In observance of Independence Day, the Paso del Norte Foundation offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4.
Business will resume on Thursday, July 5. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Happy 4th of July.
June 29, 2018
The Paso del Norte Foundation has a position open for Vice President of Development. The position requires a Master’s Degree preferred. A minimum of seven (7) years management and fund raising experience at the executive level preferred. Click here to review job description.
Interested individuals should submit resume and a cover letter to Sylvia Soto at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: July 27, 2018
No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
June 27, 2018
Please join us to provide input on the Paso del Norte Trail. The meeting will involve a discussion related to the proposed alignment and typologies for the 60-mile county-wide trail.
The Paso del Norte Trail will stretch a proposed 60-miles across El Paso County, connecting neighborhoods, providing El Pasoans with a great recreation option, and promoting a healthy, active lifestyle.
Click here for more information.
June 15, 2018
The Paso del Norte Foundation (Foundation) and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) are pleased to announce a new organizational structure and relationship that will enable both Foundations to better meet their individual and joint missions on behalf of the people of the Paso del Norte region.
The Health Foundation, which was a private foundation, will now serve as a supporting organization to the Paso del Norte Foundation to grow its assets through philanthropy, increase partnerships with external funders and ultimately increase grantmaking to nonprofits in the regio…
June 15, 2018
Philanthropy means the love of humanity. It manifests itself as generosity by individuals and organizations for the public good. We’ve seen extraordinary transformations in our region brought about by the generous spirit of philanthropists – large and small – whose love for others contributes to our quality of life. There is not a shelter, food pantry, orphanage, animal shelter, arts organization or health program that does not benefit from the love of so many.
The Paso del Norte Foundation was founded in 2013 to support the philanthropic goals of individuals, corporations, foundation…
April 17, 2019
The Paso del Norte Community Foundation and Paso del Norte Health Foundation are pleased to recognize Rosemary Hernandez and Faviola Calvo on their new positions in the Foundations’ Finance Department.
Rosemary has been promoted to the Director of Accounting. Her previous position was Accounting Manager for the P…