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Sarah Loguen Fraser, Pioneering Doctor

Sarah Loguen Fraser’s childhood home in Syracuse, NY, was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Over the years, her parents harbored some 1,500 people fleeing north to escape slavery. Many arrived sick or injured, and Fraser grew up tending to their needs. She resolved to learn medicine in order to help people more.

Health Problems are a Barrier to Learning, say New York City School Administrators

New York City schools say health issues are a significant problem in their classrooms, according to our newly-published paper in the peer-reviewed journal SAGE Open.

On the Street and Changing Lives

For homeless kids, doctors who care about their health and their future

Children’s Health Fund put its first mobile clinic on the streets of New York City in 1987 to bring health care to children and families living in homeless shelters. Over the years, in partnership with its NYC affiliate Montefiore Medical Center, it has expanded in New York City to also provide urgently needed health care to low-income families in the South Bronx.  It is care that can change lives, as NBC Nightly News reported on January 18th.  

Children’s Health Fund President Dr. Irwin Redlener Plays Leading Role in New York City Pre-K Movement

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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s high-profile “UPKNYC campaign” to expand the early learning opportunity of universal pre-k to every child in New York City gained even more momentum on Monday, January 6, as leaders of organizations representing over 1.3 million working New Yorkers announced their support.

Isani: In the Driver's Seat

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Isani Castro, then and now
Isani, then and now

When Isani Castro of the South Bronx was a child, she and her brother Gabriel got to sit behind the wheel of Children’s Health Fund’s big blue bus.

American Red Cross Announces Support of Children’s Health Fund’s Sandy Recovery Work

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More than a year after Superstorm Sandy slammed into coastal communities in New York and New Jersey, Children’s Health Fund is still hard at work providing vital support to families affected by that devastating storm.

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.”

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