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Sep 26, 2014, 16:07 ET
Sudanese Supermodel Alek Wek, an ambassador for the H&M Conscious Foundation, announces $1.3 million gift to Columbia University Earth Institute and Children's Health Fund for new "Healthy and Ready to Learn" program at Harlem elementary school. Pilot program will develop school-based strategies to ensure underprivileged children are healthy and ready to learn so they have the chance to fulfill their potential. (PRNewsFoto/Children's Health Fund)

Harlem School Launches Health Program Designed to Remove Barriers to Learning for Underprivileged Children

 Many children in inner-city schools who have long faced economic hardships also struggle with chronic health conditions that further impair...

Jun 09, 2014, 13:00 ET

Children's Health Fund Tackles Health Crisis in the Classroom Launching Healthy and Ready to Learn Initiative

Children are falling behind academically because they need glasses and can't see the blackboard.  Other students are chronically absent due to...

Oct 08, 2013, 06:00 ET

Children's Health Fund and Council of School Supervisors and Administrators Release "Health Barriers to Learning" Survey of New York City School Principals and Assistant Principals

 Children's Health Fund and the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) today released the results of a survey of New York...

Aug 26, 2013, 10:00 ET
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EVERY CHILD A CHANCE Campaign to Highlight Importance for America's Kids to Be Healthy and Ready to Learn

Children's Health Fund launches national effort to raise awareness of critical connection between health and education – especially...

Mar 07, 2013, 15:46 ET
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Leaders from the National Coalition on Children and Disasters Applaud Reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act

Bill greatly increases the country's preparedness by including provisions critical to protecting children's needs in the wake of a disaster...

Feb 13, 2013, 07:22 ET

Statement from Dr. Irwin Redlener, president and co-founder of Children's Health Fund, following the President's State of the Union Address

"The president made a strong case for universal early education in America, along with raising the minimum wage.  But his commitment to...

Oct 26, 2012, 09:49 ET
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Paul Ryan Speech On Poverty Called "Breath-Taking Hypocrisy" By National Children's Advocate

Rhetoric of Compassion in Cleveland Speech Contrasts Sharply with Budget Proposals That Would Devastate Safety Net Programs for Poor...

Sep 21, 2012, 17:46 ET
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Children's Health Fund 25th Anniversary Benefit Marks Major Milestone

Children's Health Fund, dedicated to providing mobile-based pediatric medical care to children across the country, will celebrate 25 years with...

Sep 19, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Children's Health Fund 25th Anniversary Benefit Marks Major Milestone

Children's Health Fund, dedicated to providing mobile-based pediatric medical care to children across the country, will celebrate 25 years with...

Sep 10, 2012, 14:18 ET
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Sting, Trudie Styler, Steve Martin, and Ruben Blades join Paul Simon as the newest boldfacers added to the Children's Health Fund 25th Anniversary Benefit Concert

 Sting, Trudie Styler, Steve Martin, Ruben Blades, and Luba Mason have joined previously announced stars Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Tina...

Aug 22, 2012, 11:20 ET
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First Pediatric Mobile Clinic in Indian Country to Deliver Vital Services to Ho-Chunk Nation's Medically Underserved Children

Children's Health Fund and the Ho-Chunk Nation to dedicate new mobile health clinic on Saturday, September 1 at the Labor Day Pow-Wow For...

Jul 11, 2012, 11:13 ET
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Julianne Moore and CHF Speak Up for Children's Health

Children's Health Fund believes that the Affordable Care Act is critically important for America's kids. Actress and child health advocate...

Jun 28, 2012, 16:07 ET
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Statement from Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of Children's Health Fund, and professor of public health, Columbia University, regarding the Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the essence of the Affordable Care Act is good news for America's children.  With nearly 10...

Dec 12, 2011, 11:24 ET
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Children's Health Fund and Party City Team Up to Give Kids the Gift of Good Health This Holiday Season

 Children's Health Fund (CHF) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Party City that encourages consumers nationwide to help bring...

Nov 01, 2011, 10:00 ET
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MetLife Foundation Awards Children's Health Fund $500,000 Grant to Support Oral Health for Kids

Children's Health Fund (CHF) is pleased to announce MetLife Foundation's support of its national oral health initiative, Healthy Kids, Healthy...

Oct 25, 2011, 09:00 ET
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Statement by Children's Health Fund on Protecting Medicaid and CHIP

Children's Health Fund Doctors Speak Up to Super Committee: Don't Cut Medicaid Children's Health Fund (CHF) released a video containing...

Jul 12, 2011, 14:39 ET
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Statement by Children's Health Fund Co-Founder and President Irwin Redlener, M.D., on New Study Demonstrating Medicaid Benefits

The following statement is by Children's Health Fund Co-Founder and President Irwin Redlener, M.D.: "With Medicaid under attack in legislatures...

Jun 10, 2011, 08:00 ET
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CHF Honors Children's Health Champions at Annual Benefit

Artists Bette Midler and Paul Simon To Perform Children's Health Fund (CHF) will honor two champions of children's health care at its annual...

May 19, 2011, 17:39 ET
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Children's Health Fund, Montefiore Launch Child Health Center in South Bronx to Address Link Between Stressful Childhood and Long-Term Health Problems

Center for Child Health and Resiliency, Among First of Its Kind in U.S., Focuses on Building Protective Factors to Mitigate Harmful Stressors Poor...

Apr 05, 2011, 13:18 ET
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Actress Julianne Moore Joins Children's Health Fund Advisory Council

Children's Health Fund (CHF) is pleased to announce that actress Julianne Moore has joined its Advisory Council. In her new role, the Academy...