Blog Posts2019-09-11T18:59:24+00:00

A Mom’s Realization About Social Determinants of Health

By: Romana Rolniak,Walmart Inc;  A Mom’s Realization About Social Determinants of Health You know those idyllic moms on Facebook and Instagram who seem to always have it together? You see pictures show up with their kids nicely dressed at all times, every hair perfectly in place with an immaculate house, perfectly decorated in the background?   [...]

October 18, 2019|

Leading Nonprofits Attend Inaugural CFC Summit

Leading Nonprofits Attend Inaugural CFC Summit Recently, top nonprofit leaders from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, ACLU, Alzheimer’s Association, Wounded Warrior Project, ASPCA, JDRF, Catholic Relief Services, and United Way Worldwide gathered at Community Health Charities for our inaugural CFC Summit. This invitation-only event leveraged the collective expertise [...]

August 21, 2019|

Building a Healthier Workforce

Building a Healthier Workforce During our daily commute to work or school, most of us take for granted the numerous healthy resources – hospitals, urgent care facilities, doctors’ offices, dentist’s offices, mental health professionals, grocery stores, produce stands and farmer’s markets, parks and playgrounds, safe neighborhoods and schools – that we have access [...]

July 22, 2019|

PwC hosts CHC’s Future of Workforce and Community Health Event in NYC

PwC hosts CHC’s Future of Workforce and Community Health Event in NYC Community Health Charities recently held its second invitation-only health convening in New York City, hosted by PwC. This breakfast brought together leading companies and organizations to discuss social determinants of health – factors such as inequity or lack of access that impact health – and [...]

June 24, 2019|

Regardless of Color, Skin Cancer Can Happen to You

Regardless of Color, Skin Cancer Can Happen to You Protect yourself against the most common form of cancer with these tips What do Hugh Jackman, Diane Keaton, Anderson Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Khloe Kardashian, and Hall of Fame quarterback Bob Griese have in common? The surprising answer is skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most [...]

June 19, 2019|

Honor America’s Heroes this Memorial Day

Honor America’s Heroes this Memorial Day This Memorial Day, Community Health Charities honors and remembers the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice by defending our country. DID YOU KNOW: Veterans are 5 times more likely to commit suicide than nonveterans Nearly 1 in 4 active military show signs of a mental health condition Veterans account for approximately seven [...]

May 24, 2019|

How Will You Celebrate Mother’s Day?

How Will You Celebrate Mother’s Day? Did you know approximately 122 million calls are made on Mother’s Day – more than any other day of the year? May 12 will be here sooner than you know it, how will you celebrate and show appreciation to the woman who gave you life? Traditionally, most families would either buy their [...]

May 7, 2019|

Putting the Pieces Together & Raising Awareness for Autism

Putting the Pieces Together & Raising Awareness for Autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. ASD is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum condition” that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. [...]

April 15, 2019|

Toasting to Your Health

Toasting to Your Health A CDC study revealed that excessive alcohol consumption was responsible for the death of almost 1 in 10 U.S. adults between the ages of 20 and 64. This means that approximately 88,000 lives are a lost to excessive alcohol use every year. In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, this April, Community Health Charities invites [...]

April 9, 2019|

Empowering & Educating for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Empowering & Educating for Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Community Health Charities is empowering individuals to take action by raising awareness about the signs of sexual assault. The 2015 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) reports that more than 1 in 3 women and nearly 1 in 4 men [...]

April 9, 2019|