Larry Robins, President and CEO of PediPlace, a free and charitable clinic in North Texas, spoke with All Kids Can about children’s health care needs, the challenges his community faces, and the services PediPlace offers to support local families in need.
PediPlace was recently awarded a $35,000 grant through the CVS Health Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC), as part of a $5 million commitment to help increase access to quality health care nationwide.
This summer, CVS Health welcomed the Sudbury Red Sox Challenger Team from Massachusetts to an All Kids Can baseball camp at Fenway Park. We spoke with Challenger Division Commissioner, Carole Ann Baer, about her team and their recent experience at one of the country’s most beloved baseball parks.
All Kids Can spoke with Dr. Beata Nelken, Pediatrician and Medical Director of Community Health Programs at Thundermist Health Center in Rhode Island, about her role in supporting families and children in her community, and Links to Success - the organization’s newest program targeting at-risk behaviors in young adolescents. CVS Health is a long-time supporter of Thundermist and recently awarded them a $60,000 grant through the CVS Health Foundation.
CVS Caremark is proud to partner with the Cetaphil® brand for a second year to help give children living with chronic skin diseases the chance to attend the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation’s Camp Wonder, a medically-staffed summer program that gives children who suffer from serious and fatal skin diseases the opportunity to experience the joy of summer camp in a safe and nurturing environment.
CVS Caremark All Kids Can spoke with Darcie Mersereau, Vice President of Health Programs for Special Olympics about the Healthy Young Athletes program, which provides health care services and support, early childhood intervention, and preventative education to children with intellectual disabilities aged 2 1/2-7 years old. CVS Caremark All Kids Can has awarded a $50,000 grant to Special Olympics to help expand Healthy Young Athletes clinics across the country.
Dr. Tanya Cahill, Medical Director of Cincinnati Children’s High-Risk Infant Follow-Up Program (HRP), discusses the program's importance and shares inspirational stories. Cincinnati Children’s received a CVS Caremark Community Grant to help expand its developmental testing program and guide unique therapeutic interventions for patients.
San Diego Public Library Youth and Family Services Program Manager, Marina Claudio-Perez, talks about the importance of inclusion and introduces the Library’s I CAN! Center, a technologically advanced space for children of all abilities that is currently being developed with the help of funding from a CVS Caremark Community Grant.