September 2015

 Happy 20th Anniversary!

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is celebrating its anniversary today founded twenty years ago on September 30, 1995.  Since its inception, the Health Foundation has invested $145 million in heatlh education, disease prevention and health leadership making 1,789 grants to 330 organizations in the Paso del Norte region.

According to a feature in the El Paso Times, what began with a push to get more El Pasoans to exercise and develop a food pyramid that reflected the region evolved over the years into a major catylst that encourages healthy lifestyles and disease prevention in the region."  See the full story. Happy Anniversary PdNHF! #whatsyour20

 Welcome Caldo Collective


The Foundation is proud to welcome the Caldo Collective Fund to our family of funds. The Caldo Collective is an artist drive curatorial collective based on El Paso to initiate grassroots projects that generate opportunities for artists through community fundraising events, professional development workshops, public discussions and multi-media arts projects. A partnership with the Foundation "extends Caldo's reach, allowing [us] to see [our] mission and impact continue to grow. Any contribution you make, no matter the size, will allow Caldo to provide compensation for local artists, free workshops,  community events that educate, engage and enhance broad audiences, exhibition opportunities, project support, educational resources, and so much more....all for our community, by our community!"

You can see the Caldo Collective's work in action at the upcoming Chalk the Block in a free public art exhibition on October 9-10 from 6-8 pm in the Foundation Room (333 N. Oregon Street).

To learn more visit or donate today!

 October Challenge Fund Events

El Paso Public Library Foundation's Stories of El Paso, A Paso del Norte Challenge Fund Event. Thursday, October 1st, 6pm at Ardovino's Desert Crossing. Join the Library Foundation for a celebration of El Paso's spirit in words. Featuring five noted authors (Linda Francis Lee, Rus Bradburd, Dan Wetzel, Sergio Troncoso and Joe Hayes) with a unique perspective on the city. To learn more or to purchase tickets call (915) 543 - 5468.

FEMAP Foundation's 10th Annual Friends of FEMAP International Gala, A Paso del Norte Challenge Fund Event. Friday, October 2nd, 7pm at Grace Gardens. Join FEMAP for La Vie en Rose, an evening gala with cocktails, dinner, and entertainment. For tickets or more information visit

El Paso Center for Children's A Chance for Every Child Celebration Dinner, A Paso del Norte Challenge Fund Event. Thursday, October 15, 6:30 pm at 150 Sunset. Join the Center for a wonderful event honoring local philanthropists Sharon Butterworth and Fred Morton. For sponsorship or ticket information, please visit

NAMI El Paso's, NAMI Walks Event, A Paso del Norte Challenge Fund Event. Saturday, October 17th with check-in at 8:30 am at Memorial Park. Join NAMI for their 3 mile run/walk. To learn more or to register go to

El Paso Diabetes Association's Faces of Diabetes Symposium, A Paso del Norte Challenge Fund Event. Friday, October 23rd, 7am - 5pm at TecH20 Center. A one-day conference on the treatment, management, and current research related to diabetes. To learn more visit

Segundo Barrio FC's Soccer and Reading Club Fall Appeal, A Paso del Norte Challenge Fund Appeal. Segundo FC will raise funds between now and the end of the year through an appeal to our broader community to support their wonderful work promoting reading and exercise to youth in the Segundo Barrio. To learn more or to donate please contact Simon Chandler at



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About the Foundation

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Paso del Norte Health Foundation

Healthy Paso del Norte

  Tribute Gifts 

Myrna & Ray Deckert,
In memory of
Sara McKnight

Myrna & Ray Deckert,
In honor of Jim Phillips

AON Foundation,
In honor of
Myrna Deckert


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