Yesterday we celebrated a milestone in the construction for the El Paso Children’s Museum and Science Center. We held a small Topping Out Ceremony to mark the occasion and raise the highest beam of the structure into place. We are so excited about all the other milestones to come!
The El Paso Community Foundation was established in 1977 to foster philanthropy and provide a long term endowment to address the unique opportunities and challenges of the El Paso, southern New Mexico and Ciudad Juárez region. Today, the El Paso Community Foundation provides a wide-range of philanthropic services in the region as a grant maker, convener and leadership organization to the community. Call us at 915-533-4020 if you would like to know more.
Today is Betty White’s 100th birthday. To honor this great animal lover, you can join the #BettyWhiteChallenge by donating $5 to your favorite local animal welfare organization or to the El Paso Animal Collaborative.
Ten Socorro Independent School District students are participating in a year-long internship program known as Project Search, which assists students with disabilities in their last year of high school to learn employability skills and transition from high school into the workforce. Last year, Project Search was successful in helping 87 percent of the SISD students in the program to obtain employment within the community.