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13-Year-Old Gives Back in Sister's Memory

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

During Hanukkah, 13-year-old Madeleine Wenger of Bethesda, Md., reflects on her efforts to support children with cancer in memory of her sister Kayla. For her bat mitzvah, she raised $15,000 for Children's National. “It’s not just about raising money,” she says. “You can give food, items you don’t need anymore, and your own time through volunteerism. There are so many ways to give." In this season of gift-giving, she says, “Material things are not important to me. Always being there for your family is.”

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Bella Notte Raises $100,000 for Children with Brain Tumors

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Embassy of Italy opened its doors on Feb. 26 to more than 200 people for the 3rd annual Bella Notte (“Beautiful Night”) event, held by Children’s National and the National Brain Tumor Society to celebrate young brain tumor survivors and raise funds to launch a national clinical trial. The event raised more than $100,000 for the trial, which will apply precision medicine to improve brain tumor treatment for children.

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