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Community Foundation Updates

February 1, 2022

The Border Art Residency is excited to welcome our new Artist-in-Residence Freya Gabie! Freya comes to us from UK, where she studied sculpture at Chelsea College of Art and the Royal College of Art.

January 27, 2022

Jack Cardwell


Jack Cardwell was humble. A soft-spoken man, he didn’t seek publicity for his many accomplishments and contributions to the community he loved. He was a successful and charitable businessman. He believed in family, faith and the value of community. He often asked: “What are we doing to help people?”

January 20, 2022

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!

January 17, 2022

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.

January 11, 2022

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.

January 7, 2022

Helen of Troy, a designer, developer and worldwide marketer of consumer brand-name housewares, health, home, and beauty products with U.S. headquarters in El Paso, is donating $1 million to the El Paso Children’s Museum and Science Center to finance its first-floor café, Little Stars Café.

January 5, 2022

We are so excited that The Whole Hog is returning this year!!! Mark your calendars for 4/30. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available now at

December 20, 2021

Get ready for more underworld intrigue as Shade Records, R-Unity Films, and the El Paso Community Foundation Plaza Classic Film Festival present the world premieres of the El Paso-made Border Lords III: Bloodlines and short film Macy Gray.

December 14, 2021

Time is running out to spread joy with the Spirit of Giving! There are still tags on our virtual tree ready for you to sponsor them. Help us give gifts to those who may otherwise go without this holiday season.

December 3, 2021

Now it’s even easier to donate to the El Paso Community Foundation. With one simple click you can donate to EPCF through Venmo!