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US Weekly

American Idol will donate a whopping $64 million to six charities, including the Children’s Health Fund, following its April Idol Gives Back special. Read more »

E! Online. Gina Serpe

Idol Gives Back event producers announced that funds would be spread around to six U.S. and international charities, including the Children's Health Fund, cofounded by Paul Simon. Read more »

Associated Press

Idol Gives Back announced that grants have been made to the Children’s Health Fund; The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Malaria No More; U.S. programs of Save the Children; Children’s Defense Fund; and Make It Right. Read more »

The New York Times. Bob Herbert

Dr. Redlener comments on the effects the economic crisis will have on the poor and uninsured. Read more »

ABC News. Rob Claiborne and Michael Milberger
Psychological Effects of the Storm on Children Have Yet to Be Determined. Read More »

Honoring excellence in the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs), the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announces the Children's Health Fund as a recipient of a 2008 Davies Awards.

Houston Chronicle. Jennifer Radcliffe

Dr. Irwin Redlener, a pediatrician and professor at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and president of the Children's Health Fund, issued strong cautions to parents after surveying the damage in Galveston. Read more »

Newsday. Michael R. Ebert

Shaquille O'Neal signed sports equipment to be auctioned off by Weber Middle School in Port Washington to raise money for the purchase of a mobile medical unit for the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »

Newsweek. Catharine Skipp and Arian Campo-Flores

Inside the mentality of those who chose to remain in their homes during Hurricane Ike rather than evacuating. Read more » Nicholas White and Lisa Ingrassia

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden announced a text-messaging effort with MySpace to benefit their Richie-Madden Children's Foundation. Foundation partners include the Los Angeles Free Clinic, UNICEF and Children's Health Fund. Read more »