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Millions of Children in the U.S. Don’t Have Enough to Eat The impacts of food-insecurity can last into adulthood, and the pandemic has increased needs.

“Nutrition is the foundation of health. Just like housing, food should be a human right,” says Fadhylla Saballos, registered dietician with the CHF-supported Bronx Health Collective. This may sound like an indisputable truth, but the 13 million children who are expected to experience food insecurity this year live a very different reality. These children cannot […]


Hurricane Ida: How Our Partners Are Responding

Photo courtesy of NOLA Ready The destruction that was predicted in Louisiana from Hurricane Ida is now heartbreakingly evident across the region. The winds tore up businesses and homes and terrified many children and their families who could not evacuate. Some areas experienced devastating flooding where people feared for their lives and lost power and […]

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Arturo Brito, MD, MPH, Appointed President and CEO of Children’s Health Fund National nonprofit welcomes former deputy commissioner of Public Health Services of the New Jersey Department of Health

Children’s Health Fund (CHF), the national children’s healthcare nonprofit based out of New York, announced today that Arturo Brito, MD, MPH, will be its new president and CEO as of September 23. Dr. Brito replaces Dennis Walto, MA, who had been at the helm of CHF since June 2017. Dr. Brito, currently the executive director […]


Telehealth Services and COVID-19 Response Efforts to Expand for Children in Rural North Carolina Schools

A $100,000 grant from the Baxter International Foundation will address barriers to healthcare and pandemic needs in McDowell and Avery Counties New York – Children’s Health Fund today announced funding from the Baxter International Foundation to continue and expand telehealth services and COVID-19 response services for students in North Carolina’s rural McDowell and Avery Counties. The […]

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Only One Vaccine Is OK’d for Older Teens It’s Also the Hardest to Manage in Rural America.

Children’s Health Fund’s stance on vaccinating children in underserved communities is cited in this piece about the challenges of vaccinating older teens in rural America. Aurelia Jones-Taylor, from our partner program in Mississippi with the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services Center, spoke about the difficulties in reaching patients in the remote regions of the […]


Deepening Disparities Continue for Vulnerable Populations

The Homeless Outreach Medical Services (HOMES) program, a collaboration between Children’s Health Fund and Parkland Hospital in Dallas, serves children and adults without homes by providing medical, dental, and behavioral health services. HOMES is listed as a notable program addressing social determinants of health in 2021. Read more on Rac Monitor