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Children's National Launches Healing Garden for Children and Families

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Children being treated in the hospital will soon be able to enjoy fresh air and inspiring views of the nation’s capital, as construction has begun on a 7,200-square-foot outdoor Healing Garden. A multi-million-dollar gift from the estate of the late D.C. philanthropist and horticulturalist Rachel “Bunny” Lambert Mellon, and generous gifts from Heather and Andy Florance and the employees of CoStar Group, have enabled design and construction to begin on the garden, which will be called the Bunny Mellon Healing Garden Dedicated to the First Ladies of the United States. See details.

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First Ladies Lend Support for Healing Garden

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

On Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama and all five living former First Ladies announced their support for a project to transform a gravel rooftop space at Children’s National Health System into a 7,200-square-foot healing garden. Currently in development, the garden will give patients and their families a healthy outdoor space where they can enjoy art, music, and inspiring views of Washington, DC.

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