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Posts published in March 2015

Bella Notte Raises $100,000 for Children with Brain Tumors

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Embassy of Italy opened its doors on Feb. 26 to more than 200 people for the 3rd annual Bella Notte (“Beautiful Night”) event, held by Children’s National and the National Brain Tumor Society to celebrate young brain tumor survivors and raise funds to launch a national clinical trial. The event raised more than $100,000 for the trial, which will apply precision medicine to improve brain tumor treatment for children.

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Fight For Children Paves the Way for Kids to Breathe Easier

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Fight For Children, a nonprofit focused on improving the quality of early childhood and K-12 education in Washington, DC, awarded a $140,000 grant to Children’s National to build on the IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic’s outreach program. The grant will help train daycare providers, early childhood educators, and school nurses on asthma prevention and response techniques, specifically focusing on children between the ages of 2 to 8 years.

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