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


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


“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


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.”

A Day of Fun for Gerritsen Beach Families


Face-painting at Children's Health Fund Gerritsen Beach Family Fun Day

Kids and adults alike enjoyed a day of games, crafts and food at our Family Fun Day in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn.

The post-Halloween bash at P.S. 277 featured a costume contest and face painting. Active games like the Beanbag Toss in the gym gave the kids a chance to stretch their legs. A healthy lunch and snacks helped keep the fun going throughout the afternoon.

See How Outreach Specialist Carlos Naranjo Changes Lives in New Orleans


Carlos Naranjo, case manager for the Hispanic Outreach Initiative on our New Orleans mobile clinic, recently won an Angel Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana. Now Blue Cross has produced this wonderful video exploring his impact on the community.

New Mobile Clinic Launches in Detroit


There was plenty of spirit at the October 28 launch event unveiling a new mobile medical clinic for kids in Detroit’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.

One Year Later, Sandy Survivors Continue to Rebuild

By Delaney Gracy, Chief Medical Officer

Photo of boy on beach for story about one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo: hisks,
Image by Krzysztof Szkurlatowski,

One year ago, Superstorm Sandy barreled into the New Jersey coastline, bringing 80 mile-per-hour winds and a record-breaking surge of floodwaters. 

Telemedicine breaks down barriers to care


Dr. Lisa Gwynn uses telemedicine to connect Anya Williams with a specialist.
Dr. Lisa Gwynn uses telemedicine to connect Anya Williams with a specialist.

Miles of Florida highway once stood between Anya Marie Williams and the health care she needed. Not anymore.

Breathing Easy in Spite of Asthma


With his asthma under control, Joshua can play trumpet and march in his high school band

Joshua Williams comes from a family with a history of severe asthma. The world outside seemed so hazardous that his mom lived in constant fear of the many things that could trigger a deadly asthma attack.

Defunding Obamacare Would Be Terrible News for America’s Children

Irwin Redlener, MD, Co-founder and President

Government shutdown is bad for children

Politics went wild this week, with 11th hour negotiations to prevent a government shutdown failing over lack of a budget agreement.  The single reason for the impasse is political disagreement over funding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And even as this debacle unfolds, a battle over the debt ceiling in the coming weeks threatens to raise the furor over funding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to new heights. 

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