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“The care that we received at Children’s National – I can’t even put it into words. Each night, the nurses put a shirt I’d worn in Cannon’s isolette so he could have a piece of me when I left. They didn’t have to do that, but it meant so much to me.”
-Laurie, grateful parent of Cannon, who had open heart surgery at four days old

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Read stories about our patient families and dedicated care providers. Their journeys show the impact of generous philanthropic support at Children’s National Hospital.

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Corporate Partner Spotlight: Joe Appelbaum

9/19/2022

The staff and expertise of Children’s National is a blessing for everyone in the region. If you have, or are touched, by a child in any way, Children’s National should be a focus of your charitable efforts," says Joe Appelbaum, President & CEO of Potomac Companies and CalmHR. Meet Joe and his wife, Pam, and see how their grandson fueled their passion to raise awareness of the hospital within our community.

Helping Zariyah Heal

Before Zariyah was born, imaging showed that her kidneys were not functioning properly. Doctors at Children’s National ― and a loving aunt who donated a kidney ― helped Zariyah grow into a happy, healthy child.

Helping Maddie to Live Life to the Fullest

Maddie is a lively, creative teen who loves to act. Research at Children’s National Hospital helps to ensure that her rare disease doesn’t upstage her big theater plans or her love of life.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We support diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and community. This commitment is part of our mission to create a better future for children and their families. Read About Our Commitment.

Our medical residents are three times more diverse than the national average. Meet them.