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Founder’s Award Recognizes Outstanding Doctors in our National Network

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Dr. Randal Christensen (left) used his award to address the needs of abuse survivors, while Dr. Alan Shapiro launched a program to help unaccompanied immigrant youth deal with their medical and legal problems.

$1 Million Grant from Morgan Stanley Funds Health Care for Kids

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The grant will help fund our health programs in four cities, including pediatric care in Miami.

Children in New York, Chicago, Miami and San Francisco will benefit from a generous $1 million gift to Children’s Health Fund announced by Morgan Stanley last week.

Family Fun Day Marks Two Years of Recovery in Gerritsen Beach

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Captain America heroically toppled a stack of cans with a beanbag.  Down the hall, Spiderwoman sampled healthy snacks, while a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pasted glitter onto construction paper.

Enterovirus-D68: What You Need to Know

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While Ebola dominates the headlines, another contagious disease – Enterovirus-D68 – has been troubling doctors and parents across America. 

Sanofi US and Children's Health Fund Create Fun for DC Kids

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Some great volunteers from Sanofi US helped out at our Fall Harvest Festival for kids last week in Washington, DC!

Several volunteers helped make tasty and healthy smoothies for snack time. Others used their artistic skills to paint the children’s faces with butterflies, snakes, Hello Kitties and other designs.

Congressman Garcia visits our South Florida program

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Lisa Gwynn and Rep. Joe Garcia
Dr. Lisa Gwynn with a young patient and Congressman Joe Garcia

Touring one of our mobile medical clinics often seems to be the best way to understand what Children’s Health Fund is about. When you see how efficiently the Big Blue Buses use every inch of space to bring health care to kids, you can feel both the passion and the careful planning that fuel our programs around the country.

Sanofi US Fills Backpacks for School Success

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We’re lucky to have great, hands-on support from companies like Sanofi US. Last week, as part of the "Sanofi Season of Solidarity," 115 Sanofi US executives gathered to put together backpacks with school supplies for students at PS 140, The Eagle School, in the Bronx. That’s one of our the three schools where we’re piloting Healthy and Ready to Learn, our program aimed at overcoming health barriers that keep children from succeeding.

Fighting Ebola: Dr. John Carlson Helps WHO in Sierra Leone

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Dr. Carlson with a patient in New Orleans.

Going the extra mile to help kids is nothing new for Dr. John Carlson. As Medical Director of our mobile program in New Orleans, Dr. Carlson spends his days riding the “Big Blue Bus” to schools and community centers to see his patients.

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.

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