• September 29, 2020

Tags : Paso del Norte Health Foundation

Paso del Norte Health Foundation, YMCA of El Paso work

As a result of recent research, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and the YMCA of El Paso have teamed up for an awareness campaign to better educate adults on the vaping habits of kids. Recent focus group interviews conducted in the El Paso and Las Cruces area confirmed that middle school and high school-aged […]Read More

NAMI El Paso to host Virtual Minority Mental Health Forum

Officials with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of El Paso announced that their 7th Annual Minority Mental Health Awareness Community Forum will be going virtual this year. With support from the Think.Change initiative of the Paso Del Norte Health Foundation, NAMI of El Paso will be hosting the event via Zoom on July […]Read More

Op-Ed: El Paso is open – here’s how you can

It has been more than 10 weeks since our country issued “stay at home” orders and businesses across the city, state and nation shut their doors. Now, as Texas begins to lift these orders and enter a phased approach for reopening, businesses have changed their operations to prioritize the health and safety of our community. […]Read More

Texan by Nature Announces 2020 Conservation Wranglers; Paso del Norte

On Wednesday morning, officials with Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit, announced the selection of the 2020 Conservation Wranglers – including the new Paso del Norte Trail in El Paso. “Every year, Texan by Nature shines a light on conservation stewards and their efforts to take care of the state I’m proud to call home,” […]Read More

Fresh Start program connecting those in need with resources to

Individuals and families are among our region’s most vulnerable populations that find themselves without enough food to put on the table on a daily basis. Food pantries and programs like the Kelly Center for Hunger Relief and its Fresh Start program are having a direct impact on combating food insecurity. The Kelly Center for Hunger […]Read More

Health Foundation announces New Board Chair, Members

On Friday, the Paso del Norte Health Foundation announced new leadership and members for their organization. Elected to serve as Board Chair for 2020 was Ruben Guerra.  Since 2016, Guerra has served on the board and is President/CEO for Guerra Investment Advisors. Lisa Saenz was appointed as Board Vice-Chair. She has served on the board since […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso receives $165k to help launch new mental

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso a $165,000 grant to assist with the launch of a program to improve mental health care for children and adolescents in the El Paso region. The grant will help pay for start-up consultation services to establish the West Texas regional hub […]Read More

Paso del Norte Health Foundation awards new grants to engage

Officials with the Paso del Norte Health Foundation announced Monday awards of 10 grants totaling more than $870,000 under the Healthy Kids Priority Area – IGNITE Initiative. “The goal of the IGNITE Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the region in high quality programs during out-of school […]Read More

Foundation awards new grants to support Healthy Eating and Active

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded 12 grants totaling more than $1.9 million under the Healthy Eating and Active Living Priority Area – HEAL Initiative. According to PdNHF officials, the purpose of the HEAL initiative is to make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for youth and their families. Via the […]Read More