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CNN Hero Award

  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014

Saturday, October 9th, 2010 -- Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (CNN) -- Several times a week, a 74-year-old grandmother drives into the murder capital of the world to help keep a sanctuary for its citizens alive.... Read More

Lory Goldberg Recognized for Nomination

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 -- Four hours of toiling over a nomination resulted in a top recognition and a $25,000 gift for an organization that has been working uninterrupted in Cd. Juarez for 37 years.... Read More
Monday, May 9th, 2011 -- FEMAP Founder Guadalupe Arizpe de De la Vega was awarded the Presea de Fray Garcia de San Francisco 2010 by Mayor Hector Murguia Lardizabal.... Read More
Thursday, March 15th, 2012 -- Congratulations to Ing. Federico and Mrs. Guadalupe De la Vega who were presented with the Spirit Award by the El Paso Inc.... Read More

Damas Dan Mas Brunch

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 -- An inaugural luncheon in honor of heroic volunteers who have made remarkable contributions to improve the lives of people in great need in the El Paso/Juarez Borderland Region will be held on Saturday... Read More
Monday, October 1st, 2012 -- 2012 Friends of FEMAP International Gala a Success!... Read More
Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 -- No need to drive home after dancing all night at the 8th Annual Friends of FEMAP Gala to the live music of Hector Tirado y Su Grupo.... Read More

Healing Art at Hospital de la Familia

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 -- By Adair Margo Article can be found at http://visitelpaso.com/blog/98-the-hospital-de-la-familia... Read More

FEMAP Foundation Receives Grants

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

The FEMAP Foundation received generous grants from Paso del Norte Health Foundation, The Hervey Foundation, Stern Foundation, the Texas Department of State Health Services Prevention & Preparedness Division and from Angela and Artemio De la Vega.... Read More
Friday, February 1st, 2013 -- Because through his volunteer work he has alleviated suffering, enhanced health, and brought joy to thousands of children and their families Dr. Jacob Heydemann was awarded the 2012 Outstanding Philanthropist Award ... Read More

35 Students Receive RN Scholarships

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Monday, February 4th, 2013 -- Thirty-five (35) nursing school students have received scholarships to FEMAP’s School of Nursing for the 2013 academic year.... Read More

FEMAP Foundation Announces Officers

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Friday, March 1st, 2013 -- The FEMAP Foundation is pleased to announce the new Officers for fiscal year 2013-2015.... Read More

Save the Date - 2013 Gala

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Friday, March 1st, 2013 -- FEMAP turns 40 this year and the FEMAP Foundation is celebrating 20 years of service!... Read More
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 -- FEMAP Foundation is pleased to introduce its new Assistant Director Brenda Rodriguez.... Read More
Monday, July 1st, 2013 -- The energy was contagious. 1,500 families, school administrators and community advocates packed the Centro Cultural Paso del Norte to support and view the end-of-year presentation of 500 nine to 10 year-old children.... Read More
Monday, July 1st, 2013 -- Guadalupe Arizpe de De La Vega was presented with the Public Service award by the Mexico Institute of The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.... Read More

Reserve Your Table Today

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Corporate tables of 10 for $1,500 – Each corporate table is acknowledged in the program and includes two complimentary bottles of wine. ... Read More

FEMAP School of Nursing Graduation

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Monday, July 22nd, 2013 -- The 23rd Class of FEMAP School of Nursing conducted their graduation ceremony on June 14, 2013. ... Read More
Monday, July 22nd, 2013 -- The FEMAP Foundation received two generous grants totaling $55,360 from Johnson & Johnson and Cordis de Mexico.... Read More

Reserve Your Table Today

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

This year, we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of FEMAP in Cd. Juarez and the FEMAP Foundation’s 20 years of service in our bi-national region.... Read More
Friday, August 2nd, 2013 -- This year, FEMAP is marking 40 years of service and FEMAP Foundation is celebrating 20 years of bringing together two nations to address the needs of our Region. ... Read More

Donors Transform Lives

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Monday, August 5th, 2013 -- With the help of generous donors, a 22-year-old was able to undergo the third and final cleft palate surgery in the Winter of 2012.... Read More

40th Anniversary Week Celebration

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Monday, August 26th, 2013 -- In 1973, FEMAP’s founder, Guadalupe Arizpe de De la Vega set out to improve the quality of life of women and their families by ensuring they had access to healthcare and education.... Read More
“The Hervey Foundation and its Board of Directors have been great friends to FEMAP throughout the years,” says Anna Alemán, FEMAP Foundation Executive Director.... Read More
Monday, August 26th, 2013 -- No need to drive home after dancing all night at the 8th Annual Friends of FEMAP Gala to the live music of Hector Tirado y Su Grupo. ... Read More

FEMAP School of Nursing Groundbreaking

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Monday, October 7th, 2013 -- To meet the great demand of applicants who wish to study nursing, FEMAP conducted their groundbreaking of the new facilities of the FEMAP School of Nursing on September 21, 2013.... Read More
Monday, October 7th, 2013 -- Because of our generous contributors and friends, FEMAP's annual gala raised $229,000 for much needed programs and services in Cd. Juarez.... Read More
Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 -- El Paso Community College’s Diversity Programs recognized Guadalupe Arizpe de De la Vega with the Mentor’s Award at a dinner held on Wednesday, October16, 2013.... Read More

FEMAP Participates in Spirit of Giving

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 -- In partnership with El Paso Community Foundation and Cielo Vista Mall, customers will be able to choose a tag from the Spirit of Giving tree and purchase a special gift for less fortunate in El Paso and Cd. Juarez. ... Read More
Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 -- With the proceeds from the Pink Army photo-shoot which was held on April 26, 2013, FEMAP/SADEC was able to conduct free mammogram screenings for 20 women in Juarez to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.... Read More

Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

This Thanksgiving, the FEMAP Foundation gives thanks for the support of our volunteers, donors, allies, staff and the community we serve - we could not do the great work we do without you.... Read More
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 -- The FEMAP Foundation received two grants from Paso del Norte Health Foundation.... Read More
Everyone is welcome to participate in this wonderful spirit of giving.... Read More

Adair Margo receives Award

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 -- Adair Margo, founding President of the FEMAP Foundation which supports health and micro-enterprise development along the U.S./Mexican border was awarded with the 2013 Woman of the Year Award... Read More

New Board Member at the FEMAP Foundation

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 -- The FEMAP Foundation is pleased to announce a new member to the Board of Directors.... Read More

Happy Holidays!

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Monday, December 30th, 2013 -- Wishing you and your family a healthy and joyous new year!... Read More
Thursday, January 9th, 2014 -- For the fifth year in a row, the FEMAP Foundation will serve as the fiscal agent for the Binational Tuberculosis Program along the U.S.-Mexico Border which is implemented by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... Read More
A group of professionals in the field of marketing, advertising and public and media relations have formed a Communications Committee to volunteer their time and talents to the FEMAP Foundation.... Read More

9th Annual Friends of FEMAP Gala

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 -- SAVE THE DATE... Read More
The Bi-National Tuberculosis Project JUNTOS, for its long and successful trajectory of 22 years, has been recognized by many organizations. ... Read More

World TB Day - March 24, 2014

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Did you know that chronic cough, blood-tinged sputum, fever, chills, night sweats, fatigue, loss of appetite and weight loss are some of the typical symptoms for Tuberculosis (TB) disease? ... Read More
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 -- FEMAP’s work was recognized by the Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo Social in Mexico, D.F. (INDESOL) earlier this year.... Read More

Ethics Conference in Cd. Juarez

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 -- As a follow-up to an ethics conference for non-profits in El Paso, Texas in 2013, Paso del Norte Health Foundation and FORTALESSA, with the assistance of FEMAP Cd. Juarez and FEMAP Foundation hosted an ethics conference in February 2014 for non-profits in Cd. Juarez.... Read More

9th Annual Friends of FEMAP Gala

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Please join friends from across the United States and México again this year, in celebrating the remarkable work of FEMAP by joining us at our fundraising gala for cocktails & entertainment, dinner & dancing!... Read More

9th Annual Friends of FEMAP Gala

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 -- a Paso del Norte Foundation Challenge Fund Event SAVE THE DATE... Read More
Monday, June 2nd, 2014 -- The end of year presentation by the children participating in the ValorArte para Niñas y Niños Program will be held on Wednesday, June 11th at 5 p.m. at the Centro Cultural Paso del Norte Teatro in Cd. Juarez.... Read More

FEMAP School of Nursing Graduation

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Monday, June 2nd, 2014 -- The 25th Class of FEMAP School of Nursing will conduct their graduation ceremony on June 20, 2014. ... Read More
Monday, June 2nd, 2014 -- The FEMAP Foundation is pleased to announce Salina VanDeman as the 2014 Chair for the FEMAP Fundraiser Gala to take place on Friday, September 26, 2014.... Read More
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 -- A journey through dance and musical rhythms from the middle of the 20th century to the present is what was offered at this year’s ValorArte Para Niñas y Niños presentation.... Read More

FEMAP School of Nursing Graduation

  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 -- The 25th Class of FEMAP School of Nursing conducted their graduation ceremony on June 20, 2014.... Read More
Monday, August 4th, 2014 -- Sierra Providence Health Network held a new and used stethoscope collection drive in the community for El Paso and Juarez nursing students that graduated from FEMAP School of Nursing in Ciudad Juarez. Sixty nurses received the new stethoscopes.... Read More
Monday, August 4th, 2014 -- The Public Relations Society of America – El Paso Chapter presented two RIO Awards to the FEMAP Foundation in June.... Read More
Monday, August 18th, 2014 -- No need to drive home after dancing all night at the 9th Annual Friends of FEMAP Gala to the live music of High Live Orchestra.... Read More
Monday, August 18th, 2014 -- Don’t know what to wear to the 9th Annual FEMAP Gala? Tres Mariposas is hosting a Pre-FEMAP Gala cocktails and dress viewing party... Read More

Gala Invitations to be Mailed this Week

  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014

Monday, August 18th, 2014 -- The 9th Annual Friends of FEMAP Gala invitations will be mailed this week. ... Read More

Carnaval Brazileiro Raises Funds for FEMAP

  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Monday, October 13th, 2014 -- FEMAP 9th Annual Gala - A Paso del Norte Foundation Challenge Fund Event... Read More

Bravo!

  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Monday, October 13th, 2014 -- Bravo! We owe a debt of gratitude to our Major Underwriters and Corporate Table Sponsors who made the event possible.... Read More
Monday, October 13th, 2014 -- Salina Van Deman served as the 2014 Chair for the FEMAP Fundraiser Gala and has been volunteering with the organization since 2009. ... Read More
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FEMAP Participates in Spirit of Giving

  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014... Read More
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Happy Holidays!!!

  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Friday, December 12th, 2014... Read More
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FEMAP School of Nursing Graduation

  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Thursday, January 1st, 2015 ... Read More
Thursday, January 1st, 2015 -- Families in Colonia San Rafael Receive Free Testing and Health Information... Read More
Monday, January 12th, 2015 -- Amor Por Juarez gifted the FEMAP Foundation $5,000 and it is to be used for awards to graduates from the school of nursing... Read More
With Health and Education Comes Opportunity To continue to meet the growing needs of our bi-national region, FEMAP Foundation in 2013 launched a $15 million Capital Campaign to build a new FEMAP School of Nursing, and remodel and expand Hospital de la Familia in Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. ... Read More
La Vie en Rose, the 10th Annual Friends of FEMAP International Gala (a Paso Del Norte Challenge Fund Event)... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Friday, 17 Jul 2015

With Health and Education Comes Opportunity... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Monday, 03 Aug 2015

With Health and Education Comes Opportunity ... Read More
Opening Doors to a Strong Future... Read More
Opening Doors to a Strong Future "Viajando en un Abrir y Cerrar de Hojas" ... Read More

School of Nursing Graduation

  Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015

The 28th Class of FEMAP School of Nursing conducted their graduation ceremony on June 19, 2015... Read More
Opening Doors to Health Care ... Read More
735 students started classes on Monday, August 10. Official inauguration ceremony set for Friday, September 4 at 1 p.m.... Read More
Paso del Norte Health Foundation awarded the FEMAP Foundation a grant for IGNITE: FEMAP en Conexion 2015. ... Read More
Save the Date- Thursday September 10, 2015 from 5 to 8 pm. ... Read More
FEMAP will be hosting La Vie en Rose: the 10th Annual Friends of FEMAP International Gala on October 2, 2015; guests are guaranteed a lively time, but most importantly, proceeds help many. ... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Wednesday, 02 Sep 2015

FEMAP Receives Generous Donation from Electrolux... Read More
Thanks to your great support our/your Gala is SOLD OUT! ... Read More
FEMAP Foundation is one of the eight grantees. ... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Monday, 19 Oct 2015

Capital Campaign reaches the $10 million mark thanks to our supporters, only $5 million short of the goal of $15 million. Contributions to help us reach our goal are strongly encouraged. ... Read More
As of today, the Gala raised $247,735 between both Juarez and El Paso. As a Paso del Norte Challenge Fund, we may raise an additional $75,000. Which would total $322,735... Read More
FEMAP Foundation is one of the 15 grantees... Read More
On Tuesday October 27, 2015 Tres Mariposas awarded FEMAP Foundation a check totaling $5,100. ... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Friday, 06 Nov 2015

Lane and Allison Gaddy asked friends & family to donate to FEMAP in lieu of wedding gifts. ... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Thursday, 19 Nov 2015

FEMAP Foundation made new friends from Dallas, TX. through hosting a cocktail at Artemio De la Vega's house. ... Read More
In the past two days we have raised $1,598 towards purchasing these life-saving cribs. Thank you for sharing with friends and family. Please continue to do so.... Read More
El Paso Community Foundation expands the reach of the Spirit of Giving, FEMAP Foundation is participating in their campaign to benefit Juarez' Children... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015

FEMAP Foundation holds tours for anyone interested in knowing more about the services... Read More
It has been a fantastic 2015 for FEMAP and the FEMAP Foundation thanks to donors like you. This is the last week to donate before the end of year tax deduction period. ... Read More
The 28th Class of FEMAP School of Nursing conducted their graduation ceremony on December 18, 2015 ... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Monday, 15 Feb 2016

Because of you, we are only $5 million away from our goal ... Read More
FEMAP Foundation Continues to Encourage Equipment Donations for the Pediatric Orthopaedic Clinic ... Read More
The FEMAP Foundation is pleased to announce Pita Navarro as the 2016 Chair for the 11th Annual Friends of FEMAP International Gala (a Paso Del Norte Challenge Fund Event) ... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Monday, 14 Mar 2016

El Paso Community Foundation and Crowdfunding Donors Help Raise Funds for Neonatal Intensive Care Units ... Read More
FEMAP’s Micro-finance Program - one of the programs benefitting from Concierto-321 Fundraiser ... Read More

Concierto 321 a Success!!

  Monday, 16 May 2016

The Concert benefited FEMAP's Micro-Finance Program and Scholarships for students studying at FEMAP's School of Nursing... Read More

Capital Campaign News

  Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Recent In-Kind Donations to Make Great Impact... Read More

Nothing Bundt Cakes to Benefit FEMAP

  Thursday, 02 Jun 2016

Nothing Bundt Cakes will be donating 20 percent of their sales to FEMAP Foundation for a week... Read More
Each year ValorArte transforms the lives of hundreds of children through weekly dance and art classes, this year the event is scheduled for June 29, 2016... Read More
Promoting Healthy Lifestyle in Children... Read More

School of Nursing Graduation

  Wednesday, 22 Jun 2016

The XXIX Class of FEMAP School of Nursing conducted their graduation ceremony June 17, 2016... Read More
This Year’s ValorArte para Niños y Niñas programs was made possible by the funds received through the 2015 Paso del Norte Foundation's Challenge Fund.... Read More
Paso del Norte Health Foundation highlights the work done by FEMAP through the Two Should Know initiative. ... Read More
Help us improve the quality of life of children and families living in poverty in our region by visiting ElPasoGivingDay.org on Tuesday, November 15th 2016 and donate to the FEMAP Foundation ... Read More
The FEMAP Foundation is one of eight grantees... Read More