Overview

MISSION STATEMENT

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation leads, leverages and invests in initiatives, programs and policies that promote health and prevent disease in the Paso del Norte region.

SHARED VISION

To ensure that the people in our binational, tri-state region have the knowledge, resources, support and environment to live happy, healthy and productive lives.

SHARED VALUES

Leadership - We will serve, guide, convene, empower, and support people, projects and organizations.

Collaboration - We will partner with community stakeholders in the spirit (recognition) that we accomplish more together.

Integrity - We will be honest and ethical always setting a positive example.

Inclusion - We will recognize, value and engage different viewpoints, backgrounds and life experiences.

Stewardship - We will strategically, efficiently, effectively and transparently manage the financial resources entrusted to our care.

REGION

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation operates in a unique binational environment, which stretches across two countries and three states. This region serves the 2.4 million people living in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in far west Texas, Doña Ana, Luna, and Otero Counties in southern New Mexico, and the municipality of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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STRATEGIC PLAN 2021

To view document, click on link - Health Foundation Strategic Plan 2021

FINANCIAL INVESTMENT

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation completed 2019 with $249.3 million in assets, up from $130 million in 1996, keeping administrative expenses below 1% and bringing total grantmaking since inception to nearly $198.6 million.

News

A Tribute to Myrna J. Deckert

September 18, 2020

For the lives she touched, contributions she made, and legacy she leaves Myrna photostrip 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…

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