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Press Release Archive 2008 - 2009

December 3, 2009

New England Journal of Medicine Perspective by Irwin Redlener, MD, Addresses Health Care Reform. Dr. Redlener Applauds Historic Effort but Points out Potential Risk if America’s Safety Net Programs Are Lost in Final Health Care Reform.

December 1, 2009

New Report Provides Remedy to Dysfunctional Disaster Response System That Has Left More Than 20,000 Gulf Region Children in Crisis More than Four Years After the Hurricane.  Children's Health Fund Calls for New Case Management Protocol as Part of the Creation of a National Recovery Framework and Pending Reform of Stafford Act.

READ THE REPORT, "Reforming Disaster Case Management: National Lessons from Louisiana" »

November 24, 2009

Do Children Far Better Under Senate Health Bill Than They Would Under House Version?  New Children's Health Fund Report Card Says 'Yes' - But the Concerns Still Linger.  On Senate Bill; CHF Lauds the Mandate for Universal Coverage for Children but Criticizes Reimbursement Rates


November 11, 2009

Congressional Health Reform Bill Falls Short on Comprehensive and Affordable Coverage for Low-Income Children.  Children's Health Fund Issues a Report Card to Congress: Lauds the Mandate for Universal Coverage for Children but Criticizes the Planned Elimination of Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

STATEMENT from Children’s Health Fund in response to the Health Care Reform Bill that was passed in the House of Representatives on Saturday, November 7


November 7, 2009

Chiricahua Community Health Centers Parnter with Children's Health Fund to Create Southern Arizona Children's Health Project

October 5, 2009

"Idol Gives Back" Returns as Part of "American Idol" Children's Health Fund confirmed as one of the 4 beneficiaries.

Siemens’ Donation of Digital Radiography System Benefits Children’s Health Fund

September 16, 2009

Singer Paul Simon Joins Sen. Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Call on Congress to Remember the Needs of Kids in the Health Care Reform Debate

September 11, 2009

Children's Health Fund and Public Health Experts at Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness Lead Health Education Sessions on H1N1 Virus Prevention to 850 Children and First Annual National Day of Service, Commemorating September 11.  Glaxo Smith Kline and Harlem Children's Zone are Partners

August 28, 2009

4 Years After the Storms, Failed Recovery Still Failing Children.

August 28, 2009

In the Wake of a Mental Health Crisis in New Orleans, Children's Health Fund Provides Free Training to Over 300 Mental Health Professionals & School Administrators

July 14, 2009

Children's Health Fund Joins Senator Debbie Stabanow and Representative Carolyn McCarthy to Host a Congressional Briefing on Children and Health Information Technology

June 22, 2009

Children's Health Fund to Expand Medical and Mental Health Services for Homeless Children & Families in New York City

May 27, 2009

Children's Health Fund Holds Benefit to Raise Urgently Needed Funds for Kids

April 24, 2009

February 25, 2009

State Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Legislation is a Critical Victory for Children.  Experts Now Urge Legislative Push to Address Remaining Barriers to Care for Millions of Children.

January 18, 2009

Unique "Children's Inaugural Ball" Event to Celebrate the New President

January 11, 2009

NY Knicks' Chris Duhon tours CHF'S New Orleans Project

November 12, 2008

Children's Health Fund, National Children's Charity, Recieves $10 Million Dollars from "Idol Gives Back"

October 10, 2008

Children's Health Fund Receives 2008 HIMSS Davies Awards

October 8, 2008

Siemens Supports Children’s Health Fund through Online Auction of Digital Radiography System

September 17, 2008

Johnny Damon, Honored with Clemente Award, Hands Check to the Children’s Health Fund in Ceremony at Yankee Stadium

September 11, 2008

New Survey Shows Many Parents Would Thwart Emergency Evacuations in Disasters

September 4, 2008

Children’s Health Fund selected as Fox Sport Supports’ official charity of 2008 season of the NFL on FOX

September 3, 2008

CHF Home Run Club Captain Johnny Damon named the New York Yankees' recipient of the 2008 Roberto Clemente Award

August 28, 2008

National Child Health Organization at the Ready to Assist in Gustav Zone

July 28, 2008

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen visits South Florida Program

May 30, 2008

Nicole Richie and Contemporary Women's Designer Signorelli to Host Event to Announce Fundraising Goal for the Richie-Madden Children's Foundation Benefitting the Children's Health Fund

Friday, May 16, 2008

2008 NFL Rookies Join the Children’s Health Fund to Share the Message of Health & Fitness With Kids

April 7, 2008

CHF President & Co-Founder, Dr. Irwin Redlener Appointed by Speaker Pelosi for National Commission on Children and Disasters

March 19, 2008

American Idol's “Idol Gives Back” will once again raise money for The Children's Health Fund

February 7, 2008

Jane Pauley Joins Board of Directors for The Children's Health Fund