In this time of unprecedented crisis, a group of local service industry volunteers has established the El Paso Food and Beverage Workers Fund (EPFB Workers Fund) to provide a grant to Workforce Solutions Borderplex to support food and beverage workers in El Paso, Sunland Park and Santa Teresa, New Mexico who have been laid off or working significantly reduced hours due to a temporary closure as a result of the pandemic.
Awards will be made by Workforce Solutions Borderplex to selected recipients based on established criteria and available funds raised. The application information is located below.
To donate to the fund, please use the donate button below. Alternatively, you can mail donations made payable to the Paso del Norte Community Foundation (with a note that it’s for the El Paso Food and Beverage Workers Fund) to:
Paso del Norte Community Foundation
221 N. Kansas Street, Suite 1900
El Paso, Texas 79901
Donations may also be dropped off at this location on Wednesdays between 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.
To apply, please submit the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are honored to support our local workforce in this unique way.
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