May 2014

Foundation Launches in Cd. Juarez

The Foundation extends its sincere appreciation to Jorge and Elsa Ruiz for hosting the Foundation's first awareness event in Cd. Juarez on Friday, May 9th.  Health Foundation board member Benjamin Torres-Barrón and Chief Operating Officer Jon Law provided an overview of the Health Foundation's priorities around health education and disease prevention and reported on the Health Foundation's with grants to nonprofit partners for Cd. Juarez now exceeding $25 million.  Paso del Norte Foundation Chairman Sandra  Almanzan introduced the new Foundation as a partner in charitable giving for health, economic  development, education and quality of life in Juarez and the region.

Foundation Welcomes Bowie Mercado Fund

 The Foundation is pleased to welcome the Bowie Mercado Fund established this year to support micro-enterprise projects at Bowie High School.  Proceeds from the fund will be also used to fund scholarships for Bowie High School graduating seniors.  The fund was established as one of three new and related initiatives including the Bowie Community Garden and Bowie Culinary School. Learn more.

CAFV Meets Challenge, Grows Buchmueller Fund

The Foundation extends its sincere congratulations to the  Center Against Family Violence for their annual "Round Up", a Paso  del Norte Foundation Challenge Fund event, held  last week at the home of Judy and Kirk Robison   honoring the outstanding volunteer service of CAFV and community volunteer Flo Buchmueller.  More than 330 people were on hand to celebrate Flo, support the Center's important work in the community, and begin a fund that will support capital improvements for the future.  Support CAFV with a gift to the Flo Buchmueller Fund for CAFV Capital  Projects.  Learn more.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!!!!!!

Please join us for the Foundation’s inaugural  fundraising event set for Saturday, June 14 at 7:00 pm in the Santa Fe Pavilion for an El Paso Chihuahuas game.  

Bring your glove!  Your ticket includes exclusive club-like setting, dinner and fireworks!  Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets are going fast! 
Learn more.



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Paso del Norte Health Foundation

Healthy Paso del Norte

Myrna Deckert, In Memory of Mary Yelderman
Myrna Deckert, In Memory of
Jean Willis
Patrick Tuite, Mike Dipp, Myrna Deckert, Steve & Tracy Yellen, David & Flo Buchmueller 
for the Buchmuller Fund for
CAFV Capital Projects 

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