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Healthy Habit Advice from Bethenny Frankel: Cleaning at HomeDid you know sharing your healthy habits can help Children's Health Fund provide half a million checkups for children in need across the country?  Bethenny Frankel, supporter of the Check-in for Checkups program, shows you how.

Dr. Seth Ammerman, Medical Director, San Francisco Peninsula Children's Health ProjectDr. Seth Ammerman, Medical Director of the San Francisco Peninsula Children's Health Project looks back on fifteen years serving the Homeless youth of San Francisco. Here he shares one of the many success stories that come out of so many of our programs across the country. A child's life can be dramatically impacted by the health care and resources available to her.

The Miami Herald August 26, 2011
By Jon Silman

CHF Miami Moblie UniteUM’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic is back on track serving low-income communities after a donor gives $650,000 to keep it rolling for the next four years.

On a rainy Thursday morning, a big blue bus is parked in front of a Kendall library.
Inside, just about every inch is stuffed with medical supplies and beds and stethoscopes. Any leftover space in the bus that serves as a mobile clinic is for doctors, nurses and patients to squeeze by.

The Arizona Republic, August 21, 2011

Dr. Christensen shares his experiences on treating homeless children and young adults on the metropolitan streets of Phoenix.  

Dr Christensen, Phoenix Children's Health Project"There are more homeless kids coming since the economy started to be hit hard, but since 2006, we've seen the demand rise to what we think are unprecedented rates." - Dr. Randy Christensen, Medical Director, Phoenix Children's Health Project

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NY1, August 9, 2011

Children's Health Fund talks to NY1For a quarter of a century, the Children's Health Fund have been bringing doctors offices to communities throughout the city and other parts of the country where health care isn't easily accessible, without regard for a patients ability to pay. NY1's Kafi Drexel filed the following report.

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NY1, August 9, 2011

Children's Health Fund talks to NY1For a quarter of a century, the Children's Health Fund have been bringing doctors offices to communities throughout the city and other parts of the country where health care isn't easily accessible, without regard for a patients ability to pay. NY1's Kafi Drexel filed the following report.

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Three Million Children Annually Miss Health Care Appointments Due to Lack of Transportation

WASHINGTON (June 16) – In order to bring attention to serious transportation barriers that undermine access to children’s health care, Children’s Health Fund (CHF) and the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) are hosting a congressional briefing June 16.  more »

Clorox, Bethenny Frankel and Children’s Health Fund (CHF) Team Up and Challenge America to Check-in One Million Healthy Habits This Summer

Clorox, Bethenny Frankel and CHF Team Up

June 15, 2011 – Want to be healthier this summer? Make those healthy choices count times two. Starting today, Clorox and Children’s Health Fund (CHF), together with New York Times bestselling author of “Place of Yes,” Bethenny Frankel, are challenging America to make healthy choices that benefit themselves and their families, while simultaneously helping provide half a million health care visits to disadvantaged children across the country. more »

Check In for Checkups To Donate Some Healthcare
Mashable, June 30, 2011

Check-In For Checkups Provides Health Care For Needy Kids
Huffington Post, July 6, 2011

Bette Midler and Paul Simon performing at the Children's Health Fund Benefit in NY.

On Monday evening, June 13, 2011, long-time friends Bette Midler and Paul Simon reunited to support and perform at the Children's Health Fund's Annual Benefit in New York, where they surprised guests with a rousing performance of "The Boxer." Political elite including former Mayor David Dinkins, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, New York City public advocate Bill de Blasio and Sandra Lee, first girlfriend of NYC, were also on hand to support the cause.  More »

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Children’s Health Fund and Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will launch a new mobile medical clinic for the West Virginia Children’s Health Project Thursday, May 26. The event will be at 9:30 a.m. at Spring Hill Elementary School in Huntington.
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MOBILE MEDICAL CLINIC: WV Children's Health Project Gets New Bus
Eyewitness Local News, May 26, 2011

Vehicle makes stops at schools to treat children
The Herald-Dispatch May 27, 2011

Mobile clinic brings health care to the patients
Saturday Gazette-Mail, July 2, 2011