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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, D.C. 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

Join the Race for Every Child 2023

We race to help children grow up stronger. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Freedom Plaza or virtually for our annual 5K and Kids Dash.

Children’s National Hospital Receives $96 Million for Rare Brain Tumor Research & Care


This is one of the largest donations in the hospital’s history.

Prom Night Makes Children’s National Hospital Patients’ Dreams Come True


Patients attended Dunkin’ Prom at the hospital.