Our Annual Benefit, a Hamilton Experience, was magical. After a year and a half of social distancing, hundreds of Children’s Health Fund friends got together on Nov. 8, 2021, at TAO Downtown in New York City for a night dedicated to those who have been hit the hardest these last 18 months: children and the […]
“We were supposed to be untouchable,” said Dr. Nelson Almodóvar Rodríguez, medical sub-director of Salud Integral en la Montaña (SIM), a network of community-based clinics in Puerto Rico. “Historically, hurricanes went underneath us or above us.” But on September 20, 2017, Hurricane María struck the island with direct, deadly force as a category five hurricane. […]
On August 11, 2021, Senate Democrats approved a budget reconciliation plan known as the Build Back Better Act. Intended to expand the social safety net, this bill provides funding for a wide array of policy initiatives, many of which center the needs of children and families. Through efforts to close the Medicaid coverage gap, subsidize […]
Children’s Health Fund is pleased to announce their upcoming fundraising event, a Hamilton Experience, which will feature stars from the Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton, on November 8 at 6 pm at TAO Downtown in New York City. The event will help raise funds to ensure that children from under-resourced communities across the country have access […]
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 […]
The United States has not seen wide-sweeping immigration legislation in 35 years. Meanwhile, unaccompanied children and youth, seeking refuge from violence and poverty in their home countries, continue making the long, arduous journey to the U.S.-Mexico border. Children often arrive with health issues that need immediate attention, after these dangerous crossings. The federal government is […]
For their unrelenting commitment to providing healthcare to children, regardless of their ability to pay, Drs. Darlene and Jonathan Melk received the Irwin Redlener Award for Innovation and Advocacy at the Children’s Health Fund 2021 annual benefit. Darlene and Jonathan lead Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc. (CCHCI), serving a community in southern Arizona on the […]
Several notable actors and influencers attended a Hamilton Experience, Children’s Health Fund’s 2021 benefit, including champion gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, How to Get Away With Murder‘s Amirah Vann, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Matilda Szydagis. Read more on Broadway World.
The Children’s Health Fund 2021 benefit, a Hamilton Experience, featured stars from the Tony Award-winning musical, including Chris Lee, who played Marquis de Lafayette & Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton from 2016 to 2018, and Miguel Cervantes, currently in the title role at the Richard Rogers Theater. Read more on Broadway World.