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The Beemans: A Lifetime of Impact

Monday, May 23, 2016

After careers that improved people's lives, Sharon and Larry Beeman continue their strong support for children through a legacy gift to Children's National. "Our children and grandchildren have had access to good care," Larry said. "And we want that for every child, no matter where they live or their family income."

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A Legacy of Hope for Children: William Price

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

For nearly 30 years, William Price taught 8th-grade science at various public schools in Washington, DC, and went above and beyond to give every student a chance to succeed. Because Mr. Price made a gift to Children's National through his will, his legacy of supporting children continues, through programs that give children access to the medical care they need, even if their families can't afford to pay. Read about how his generosity is benefiting children.

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Building Communities, Improving Access: Guardian Society Tea

Monday, October 19, 2015

Philanthropic support is critical to building healthy communities and delivering care directly to underserved neighborhoods, Dr. Mark Weissman of Children’s National told 40 loyal donors at a thank-you tea for the Guardian Society on Oct. 8. “All children deserve the same access, quality, and experience of care," Dr. Weissman said. "It is the generous contributions from donors that make it possible for children to receive our care, regardless of their families’ ability to pay.”

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A Father and Son's Journey

Friday, May 22, 2015

Roberto Victor Duke knows firsthand the power of lifesaving medical care. When his mother was traveling back from the Caribbean on a cruise, she gave birth to Roberto prematurely, and he weighed one pound and two ounces. The doctor on board saved his life by constructing a makeshift incubator out of wine crates. 

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