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...

What’s in a Bento Box?

This week, the American Medical Association recognized obesity as a disease, a decision that could encourage the medical community to pay closer attention to nutrition, an issue that we focus on every day in Philly through out programs like Farm to Families and FreshRX. To help families start their kids off with a better perspective about healthy eating – and to avoid obesity-related illnesses like Type 2 diabetes and heart disease – we found a new way to make eating fruits and...Read more...

Welcome to Our Blog

Our mission has always been to support the health and well being of children in the community served by the St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Every day, we reach kids and their families through programs focused on care, outreach, research and education – raising money to not only address the greatest health challenges, but to also improve and prevent disease within our community. The newest way we’re reaching families is online. Here, we’ll be sharing the latest news, research and tips...Read more...