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Children's Health Fund (CHF) Advisory Council Member, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Marc Anthony was honored on April 30, 2010 with the Billboard Spirit of Hope Award for his philanthropic efforts on behalf of multiple charities, including the Children's Health Fund.  CHF President Dr. Irwin Redlener speaks to Telemundo about Marc's long-time commitment to children and our organization.

Telemundo, April 30, 2010

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“American Idol” finalist Jason Castro, a native of Dallas, TX, toured the Children’s Health Fund’s Dallas program, a partnership with Parkland Health & Hospital System, in support of “Idol Gives Back,” the Emmy Award-winning television event and musical celebration raising awareness and funds to benefit various U.S. and international charities, airing Wednesday, April 21 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  Children's Health Fund is one of the beneficiaries of IDOL GIVES BACK (for the third time).

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Huffington Post opinion piece by Dr. Redlener, CHF President, focuses on states like California and Arizona that are facing tough decisions about slashing and eliminating health care programs for poor kids and their parents, and the potential catastrophic effects.  

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The Huffington Post, March 29, 2010

Children’s Health Fund strongly supports the reconciliation bill signed by President Barack Obama implementing positive changes and fixes to the health reform bill he signed earlier this week.
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San Francisco Child Health Forum March 25, 2010On March 25, Children's Health Fund and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford will co-host a public forum on health reform and the health care needs of children in California.  The Honorable Anna Eshoo, US House of Representatives, will provide special remarks and an expert panel from local and national organizations will speak on the topic.

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NY Times article includes quotes from Dr. Redlener, CHF President, about the long-term trouble the nation’s children will face due to cuts in human services.
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OP-Ed by Bob Herbert
The New York Times, March 20, 2010

Haitian ChildChildren's Health Fund's South Florida Children's Health Project, serves the largest Haitian-American community in the country, and has seen a growing number of recently arrived patients, many of them children, who have been impacted by the disaster in Haiti.

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As a doctor for medically underserved children, I see the effects of our broken health care system every day....
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OP-ED by Persharon Dixon, M.D., Medical Director of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Children's Health Project
Sun Herald, March 4, 2010


New York Knicks point guard Chris Duhon is partnering up with the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) to use his assists to support our work. Duhon will donate $100 for every assist he has in the regular season to the Children’s Health Fund upon its conclusion.

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Children's Health Fund President Irwin Redlener, MD authors a piece in USA Today about the disaster in Haiti and the impact on children - not only those who perished in the initial shocks, but also those who will not survive what is likely to be a cruel aftermath.

USA Today, February 10, 2010

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