EPH Check Presentation to EPFH (from left to right) Karmela Garcia – Director of Programs at EPFH, Janel Lujan – COO at EPH, Sharon Perkins – CIO at EPH, and Gus Gonzalez- CFO at EPH
El Paso Health officials announced its ongoing support of the El Pasoans Fighting Hunger (EPFH) food bank and El Paso Health CEO Frank Dominguez presented a $25,000 check to EPFH.
“We are very proud of partnership with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger. Our common goal is to support the health and well-being of the region,” said Frank Dominguez, Chief Executive Officer at El Paso Health.
“Providing access to food is a huge part of healthcare and we are so proud of the monthly community food drive events we get to share with Susan and her organization.”
The donation comes at a time when the food bank is readjusting their Mega Pantry distribution hours and systems due to staffing issues so as to continue serving the region.
“Given staffing constraints, these changes are necessary for continued operation of food distribution at the food bank locations,” officials shared via a news release.
Officials say they recognize the need is great with 120,000 plus of our neighbors still in need of food to sustain themselves and their families.
El Paso Health is a local, private, non-profit organization, Texas-licensed health maintenance organization (HMO) established by the El Paso County Hospital District to enter into contract with the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for the purpose of improving access to medical care for STAR and CHIP members in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties