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Mental Health Crisis: Kids Cannot Just “Grow Out of It” By Kelly Rigney, Vice President, National Programs

Content warning: suicide, disordered eating, substance use Many are calling it a crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely worsened already-growing mental health concerns among children and young people. Isolation from friends and school communities, family financial strain, food insecurity, homelessness, and the deaths of loved ones from COVID have all fallen on children over the […]


Guardian Life’s Support Essential During the Pandemic

Through corporate social responsibility programs, companies have an opportunity to change millions of lives for the better, not just through products and services, but also through social impact. In fact, companies are indispensable to organizations like Children’s Health Fund (CHF). For CHF, corporate social responsibility investments give us opportunities to further both our mission and […]

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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