Reese Witherspoon presents the Children's Defense Fund at the 2008 American Idol "Idol Gives Back." Ms. Witherspoon also traveled to New Orleans to visit a CDF Freedom Schools® site and talk with a single mother struggling to support her family post-Hurricane Katrina.
The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for 35 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. This introductory video highlights CDF's history, accomplishments and future.
Nine million uninsured children in American need a health coverage "bailout." Nine year old Karim asks supporters to step up and take action and ask their Members of Congress to support health coverage for every child.