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Children’s Health Fund Stands Behind de Blasio’s Call for Early Education Investment

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“Now is the moment for transformational change,” said New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio in a keynote address at the NYC Summit on Children at Columbia University on November 25. 

Forbes recognizes Dr. Delaney Gracy as tech innovator

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Dr. Delaney Gracy of Children's Health Fund has been named as a technology innovator by Forbes Magazine.

Forbes Magazine has named Children’s Health Fund Chief Medical Officer Delaney Gracy to its list of “Top 5 Women Using Technology To Blow Up Social Change.”

A Day of Fun for Gerritsen Beach Families

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Face-painting at Children's Health Fund Gerritsen Beach Family Fun Day

Kids and adults alike enjoyed a day of games, crafts and food at our Family Fun Day in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn.

The post-Halloween bash at P.S. 277 featured a costume contest and face painting. Active games like the Beanbag Toss in the gym gave the kids a chance to stretch their legs. A healthy lunch and snacks helped keep the fun going throughout the afternoon.

See How Outreach Specialist Carlos Naranjo Changes Lives in New Orleans

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Carlos Naranjo, case manager for the Hispanic Outreach Initiative on our New Orleans mobile clinic, recently won an Angel Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana. Now Blue Cross has produced this wonderful video exploring his impact on the community.

New Mobile Clinic Launches in Detroit

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There was plenty of spirit at the October 28 launch event unveiling a new mobile medical clinic for kids in Detroit’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.

One Year Later, Sandy Survivors Continue to Rebuild

By Delaney Gracy, Chief Medical Officer

Photo of boy on beach for story about one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo: hisks, sxc.hu)
Image by Krzysztof Szkurlatowski, 12frames.eu

One year ago, Superstorm Sandy barreled into the New Jersey coastline, bringing 80 mile-per-hour winds and a record-breaking surge of floodwaters. 

Telemedicine breaks down barriers to care

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Dr. Lisa Gwynn uses telemedicine to connect Anya Williams with a specialist.
Dr. Lisa Gwynn uses telemedicine to connect Anya Williams with a specialist.

Miles of Florida highway once stood between Anya Marie Williams and the health care she needed. Not anymore.

Defunding Obamacare Would Be Terrible News for America’s Children

Irwin Redlener, MD, Co-founder and President

Government shutdown is bad for children

Politics went wild this week, with 11th hour negotiations to prevent a government shutdown failing over lack of a budget agreement.  The single reason for the impasse is political disagreement over funding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And even as this debacle unfolds, a battle over the debt ceiling in the coming weeks threatens to raise the furor over funding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to new heights. 

Alyson Hannigan is SMILING IT FORWARD™ in Support of Children’s Health Fund

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How I Met Your Mother star Alyson Hannigan is the smiling face of the SMILING IT FORWARD program.We want you to meet a new friend of Children’s Health Fund, Alyson Hannigan -- How I Met Your Mother star and mom of two beautiful daughters: Satyana and Keeva.  

Asthma Campaign Hits New York City Subway

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In New York City, at least 140,000 school children have asthma, but nearly 60% of those kids do not have critical health forms on file at their school. Children’s Health Fund has teamed up with the city’s Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) to tackle this key issue.

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