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News stories highlight the Foundation’s recent progress implementing the Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses.


Kate Judge on 'One on One with Steve Adubato'


Kate was interviewed in March 2021 by Caucus Educational Corporation's President, Steve Adubato. Click the link above to view the 7 minute overview which dives deeper on the Foundation's current work and the impact of the Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses.


American Nurses Foundation Releases Comprehensive Survey About Nurses
The American Nurses Foundation released the results of a new survey of 22,000 nurses nationwide. The survey covered pressing topics facing the nursing profession today, including mental health, vaccines, finances, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and more.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Continues to Support American Nurses Foundation
Tropical Smoothie Cafe LLC, the franchisor of the national fast-casual concept known for its better-for-you-smoothies and food with a tropical twist, announced its donation of $25,000 to the American Nurses Foundation's Coronavirus Response Fund. This contribution follows the company's initial donation of $100,000 to the fund in July 2020.

American Public Continues to Rank Nurses as Most Honest and Ethical Professionals in Annual Gallup Poll
This consistent ranking (for the 19th consecutive year) directly reflects the trust the public has in nurses and underscores the urgent need to continue to support and protect the nursing workforce.

American Nurses Association's survey of nurses during COVID-19 shows nurses’ dire need for support
The pandemic has been a dark catalyst to seeing this urgent concern. In a survey of 32,000 nurses just completed by the American Nurses Association, 68% of nurses said they are worried about being short-staffed and 87% are very or somewhat afraid to go to work.

American Nurses Foundation fights to keep support for nurses flowing
“Help is needed now; help is going to be needed six months from now; help is going to be needed years from now as nurses begin to really process what it is that they’ve been through on the front lines of this pandemic.” -Kendra McMillan, American Nurses Association Senior Policy Advisor

American Nurses Foundation implements Well-Being Initiative to combat nurses' stress during COVID-19
"Even before this pandemic, nurses were under extraordinary stress… and now we have some tools that are specifically designed for nurses, by nurses, that can help them and they’re all free.” -Kate Judge, Executive Director of the American Nurses Foundation

American Nurses Association and other health groups call police brutality a public health issue
“Racism is a longstanding public health crisis that impacts both mental and physical health,” said Ernest J. Grant, President of the American Nurses Association. “The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this crisis and added to the stress in the black community, which is experiencing higher rates of infection and deaths.”

Live golf returns with a charity match supporting American Nurses Foundation & the CDC
“The real beneficiaries are those on the front lines fighting this pandemic, and we know The American Nurses Foundation and Center for Disease Control Foundation will continue to do all they can to help meet the needs of those frontline heroes.” – Allen Hermeling, Sr. VP of United Health Group

American Nurses Foundation offers nurses mental health tools nationwide
The American Nurses Foundation's Well-Being Initiative provides nurses with digital mental health and wellness-related resources and tools to support their emotional well-being while serving on the front lines of the pandemic.

American Nurses Foundation selected as a recipient for the United Health Foundation's Coronavirus Response Fund
The United Health Foundation is partnering with the CDC Foundation, Direct Relief and the American Nurses Foundation to support frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The final $1 million will support the American Nurses Foundation Coronavirus Response Fund which is building a virtual support system to promote mental well-being and resilience.

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