22 “Top Docs” at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors 2014 Every year, our region’s top physicians are recognized for the outstanding work they do – from ground-breaking research to the extraordinary care of patients and their families. St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children is proud to work with such a talented group of people to attend to the health and wellbeing of the children in our community. Congratulations to Dr. Agustin Legido, Neurology, Dr. Joseph Melvin, Neurology,  Dr. Eric...Read more...

Welcoming Our Program Director

St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children is proud to introduce our new Program Director, Jamiliyah Foster. A Philadelphia-native, graduate of Masterman, Girls’ High and St. Joseph’s University with an M.S. in Criminolgy, Jamiliyah has a background in research and program evaluation, has authored multiple research publications, and is passionate about creating healthy lives for under-served children in her hometown.Read more...

Heal the Burn

“Seeing is Believing!” Magic & Comedy Show Benefiting Heal the Burn Foundation April 5th, 2014 at 7pm Mitchell Performing Arts Center 800 Tomlinson Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009   Featuring: America’s Got Talent Finalist Michael Grasso, Sideshow Comedy of Doc Swan, Mike Miller, Richie B and your Host Todd Kupper aka “Taddo” For more information or to purchase tickets visit: HealingTheBurn.org or call 215-947-7384     Heal The...Read more...

On #Giving Tuesday, Invest in the Health of Children in North Philadelphia

#GivingTuesday is here and serves as a reminder of what great impact can be made by the collective efforts of many. Today, please consider supporting the health and well-being of children and families in North Philadelphia. As one of the poorest and most challenged communities in America, your investment will make an important and lasting impact. With your help, St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children can continue building community-based programs that address the “root” of some...Read more...

Health Partners Logo Added to Our Care Mobile

The Health Partners Plans logo was recently added to our Care Mobile in a partnership that brings support to kids and their families in need of oral health care in North Philadelphia. “We are so pleased to embark on this new partnership with Health Partners Plans,” says Jan Shaeffer, president of St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children. “Their support will enable the foundation to continue to provide dental services to thousands of children in North Philadelphia each...Read more...

We Set the Table for the Second Annual FreshRx

In the past year, the childhood obesity epidemic has received significant attention from the clinical realm and the national media alike. Since our first FreshRX symposium last year, the conversation around food and health has become a trending topic in light of the American Medical Association’s classifying obesity as a disease, and as the Affordable Care Act’s about to be implemented across the country. We’re pleased to announce that SCFC is setting the table for the next phase of the...Read more...