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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

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Corporate Partner Spotlight: Joe Appelbaum


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.

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Monica Davy


Meet Monica Davy, mom to Caleb, a Children’s National patient, and the chief culture, diversity and inclusion officer at Vizient. See how she’s helping both Children’s National and underrepresented and minoritized communities achieve greater quality of care.

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Wilson Wang


“Supporting Children’s National fits my personal narrative… Some of my darkest hours have been around my kids and their health,” says Wilson Wang, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer at MITRE, a company specializing in research and development. Meet Wilson and see how he’s helping integrate MITRE and the greater business community with Children’s National.