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With Us for the Journey

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When Bill Shore bid on a Dubai and Maldives vacation package in our recent fundraising auction, he was motivated by much more than a fabulous trip to far-flung destinations. Since the package was generously donated by Emirates Airline and Jumeirah Hotels, Shore knew the proceeds would go directly to funding health care for children.

Shore has been a Children’s Health Fund supporter since he first encountered us some 15 years ago.

Samsung Volunteers Pitch in to Help Kids

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Samsung held its first-ever day of service in the U.S. last week—and we’re proud to be among the charities they chose to help!

In Dallas, about 20 volunteers assembled goodie bags with toys for our young mobile medical clinic patients.

In New York City, more than 25 Samsung employees helped paint the daycare center of our community partner, the Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Center.

H&M Conscious Foundation Invests $1.3 Million in “Healthy and Ready to Learn” School in Harlem

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H&M Conscious Foundation Ambassador Alek Wek (left) and Global Manager Helena Thybell at the Columbia University announcement.

$2 million donation launches new Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund

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Dr. Charles Basch, Dr. David Steel, President Clinton, and Dr. Irwin Redlener

Dr. Redlener to Receive Schweitzer Prize

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Dr. Irwin Redlener Schweitzer Award

Children’s Health Fund Co-Founder and President Irwin Redlener, MD, will be honored with the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism on November 7.

Tackling Health Barriers in the Classroom: Phoebe Browne

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Phoebe Browne brings unique insight to her role as our Healthy and Ready to Learn coordinator: she’s seen first-hand how untreated health problems affect students in the classroom.

As a teaching fellow at a middle school in the South Bronx last year, Browne had one student whose glasses broke in October.

City Kids get a Taste of Summer

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Summer can be a tough time nutritionally for kids in low-income neighborhoods. Without school breakfast and lunch to rely on, children may find themselves subsisting on inexpensive snack foods like chips and soda.

But this summer, nutrition programs at our Dallas and New York locations are helping kids and their families make good choices about food – while having fun.

"A Responsibility to Heal" Unaccompanied Migrant Children

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Photo: iStock.com. For illustrative purposes only.

Children coming from Central America across the U.S. border have been in the headlines in recent weeks. But the plight of undocumented and unaccompanied young immigrants is not news to Children’s Health Fund.

Back-to-School Fun in Phoenix

Sure, it was raining outside -- but nothing could dampen the spirits of the children who packed UMOM, Arizona’s largest family homeless shelter, for Back to School Night!

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