Children's Health Fund Blog

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We Would Not Be Here Without the Civil Rights Movement

This Black History Month, it’s important to reflect on the urgency of health care access in the black community and the strong legacy that ties this deeply essential work to the civil rights movement. Activists during the civil rights era recognized poverty as a major hurdle to achieving equality and other basic rights–such as healthcare–and […]

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We provide care so Arhiana can too

Every day aboard our Memphis, TN based mobile medical clinic, we meet children with lives of extraordinary hardship, and inspiring resilience who live the spirit of helping others. It is our goal that through the caring services of our medical teams we are able to help these kids grow up healthy and able to face […]

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Inspire and be Inspired By Dennis Walto

Inspire and be inspired…that was the charge to the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) leaders from across our national network as we kicked off a three-day conference in Miami on October 16th. And inspire we did! Over the course of the gathering we listened, learned, and shared about what’s working in our efforts to break down […]

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We Will Not Lose Hope By Dennis Walto

In trying to put the violent events in Pittsburgh and Kentucky into some sort of perspective, we here at Children’s Health Fund are struggling with our emotions.  Many of us work here in response to what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question: ‘What are you doing for others?’” In […]

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Children’s Health Fund Starts Conversation to Find Solutions to Help Immigrant Children By Dennis Walto

For months, we’ve been anguishing over the separation of immigrant children and their families at the border, but not standing idle. We can’t; more than five hundred children remain separated from their families. That’s why on September 25th, ​Children’s Health Fund convened a roundtable discussion at the 2018 Concordia Summit in New York. The forum […]