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Zoey's Story

Zoey missed many school days because of asthma. Now, she gets support from our IMPACT DC Clinic and school nurses. Our pro-bono legal partner helped reduce her home asthma triggers too. “She can go to school and be with the friends she loves,” says her mom. “She’s able to be a kid again.”

Madison’s Story

Four-year-old Madison has experienced a lot of family-related stress. Her adoptive mom Cristina told her pediatrician about the nightmares, sleepless nights and behavior and communication concerns. The recommendation? Our hospital’s Whole Bear Care Integrated Behavioral Health program.

Taylor's story

Taylor’s mom, LaKeisha, shares how care from our Early Childhood Behavioral Health program helped her daughter overcome debilitating anxiety after a frightening episode.

Saving Ashley’s Life — Twice

"My parents always recall how the doctors and nurses in the PICU understood that my life was in their hands,” Ashley says. “They saved my life, but it wouldn’t be the last time."

Amelia's Story

At 6 days old, Amelia was the sweetest baby. When she seemed unusually tired, her mom, Melissa, took her to the pediatrician. See why their next stop was Children’s National Hospital, and how you helped their family every step of the way.

Cate's Story

In April 2020, Cate had a seizure and needed help from our Emergency Department. Even among so many fears and unknowns about COVID-19, you made sure she got expert, compassionate care.

Catherine's Story

Catherine found out she had cancer at age 16. The busy teen wanted to do more than survive. She wanted to thrive. See how you helped her learn, dance, grow AND beat cancer...

Coby's Story

When 6-week-old Coby spiked a dangerously high fever, his mom Tamara knew there wasn’t a moment to lose. She leapt into action. See what happened next, and how YOU power the nation’s top-rated newborn care for babies like him.  

Constantine's Story

George and his twin brother Constantine were born prematurely, weighing barely more than 2 pounds each. Constantine needed lifesaving care and was rushed to Children's National, where doctors performed surgery that saved his life. Today, he's paying it forward...

Deanna's Story

Deanna suffered from chronic migraines for years. Finally, you helped ease the pain. See why she says her therapy makes her feel like she can “keep living.”

Hannah's Story

Your generosity is behind little Hannah’s Christmas miracle. Now, see how you inspired her to be “Hannah Claus” for sick kids! 

Justice's Story

When Justice was critically sick, his mom knew Children’s National was the best place for him. But she never expected to spend the holidays in the hospital. See how you gave them happy holidays …

Macie's Story

When Macie was born, her skin turned blue. Her heart wasn't pumping enough oxygen to her body. Macie's parents learned that their baby might not live, and if she did, she would likely suffer brain damage.

Maisie's Story

Baby Maisie needed surgery at 2 days old.  See how you help kids like Maisie beat the odds!