February 22, 2010
Communications and Service Excellence
Forty-six million Americans are uninsured. More than 9 million of them are children. More than eight out of 10 are in working families. They are our friends, neighbors and colleagues--forced to gamble every day that they won't get sick or injured.
Living without health insurance is a risk no one should have to take.
Cover the Uninsured, a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a national effort to highlight the fact that too many Americans are living without health insurance and demand solutions from our nation's leaders.
We know that reaching the goal of affordable and stable health care will require changes in public policy. Through Cover the Uninsured, we are working to build and sustain broad-based support for change.
This includes raising awareness and building support among policy-makers, health care professionals, grassroots advocates, faith leaders, the business community and active citizens through Cover the Uninsured Week and reaching out to enroll eligible uninsured families in public health coverage programs during the annual Back-to-School Campaign.
Our work is making a difference and the time for change is now. This is the year to build upon this momentum to amplify diverse voices on behalf of the uninsured and get America covered.
To learn how you can help raise awareness about the uninsured, please visit How To Help
Uninsured? Find guides to health insurance coverage for your state by CLICKING HERE.
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