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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 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 

To apply, please submit the following information to cpedregon@pdnfoundation.org.

  • Legal Name, Mailing Address, Telephone Number, Email Address.
  • Copy of formal letter for temporary closure/notice of termination from employment from a restaurant or bar located in El Paso County, Sunland Park and Santa Teresa, New Mexico as of March 18, 2020 forward.
    • Letter must be personally addressed to applicant as proof of employment.
    • Text messages from employer and/or applications for Unemployment will not be accepted.
    • Any incomplete applications will not be considered.
    • PdNCF representatives will not be contacting employers on an applicant’s behalf.

We are honored to support our local workforce in this unique way.


Tangible personal property. Examples may be real estate, oil, gas, or mineral interests.

Planned Gifts

Bequests, appreciated securities, life insurance, retirement plans, and charitable remainder trusts, and more.


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