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Children's National Hospital Foundation works with generous donors to advance the hospital’s mission. Gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations and community organizations fund world-class care and research for kids in the Washington DC region and beyond.

Demier's Story

Demier, born with sickle cell disease, received a cure – a stem cell transplant. “He’s had a second chance at life,” his mom says. “He does things he could never do before, playing football with his friends, running, going to the pool. Thanks to Children’s National Hospital, he’s a regular, active and happy kid.”

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Your charitable donation changes children’s lives. Support exceptional health care and discoveries that offer hope, healing and brighter futures.

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“Seeing our patients go from scared to smiling after interacting with our Child Life team are the moments we live for. We strive to make each child’s day a little brighter and philanthropy makes that possible.”
-Terry Spearman, CCLS, Director, Child Life & Integrative Care Services

News & Stories

Give Kids a #ReasonToBelieve This Giving Tuesday


Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday. Charitable donations to Children’s National Hospital support exceptional care and discoveries that offer hope, healing, better futures and a #ReasonToBelieve.

Together, Let’s Give Kids a #ReasonToBelieve This Holiday Season


When you donate to Children’s National Hospital this holiday season, you give patients a Reason to Believe. Donations support world-class care and research that leads to new treatments and cures.

United Health Foundation Grant to Children’s National Hospital to Address Health Needs of Youth in Communities With Fewer Resources


A $3.4 million grant from the United Health Foundation will help us improve health care access for school-aged children in DC’s most under-resourced communities. It will bring together school nurses, community health workers and mobile medical services in an innovative program to address health inequities.