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Community Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Children’s National Hospital! We have a variety of options for you to help the kids in our care. Please review opportunities and more information below.

Community Support Opportunities

  • Assemble a Caregiver Comfort Kits: Prepare a kit with essential items to address the immediate needs of long-term families. 
  • Be a Compassionate Crafter: Assemble coloring/activity kits or boredom buster bags.
  • Create Cloth Dolls: Make cloth dolls that will provide children with a fun activity, make them feel more relaxed, and cope with their treatment process. 
  • Make a Birthday BoxPackage birthday boxes to help provide a mini celebration to our patients who are in the hospital on their special day.
  • Host a Toy Drive: Host a toy drive and have participants make a donation to Children’s National during your event.
  • Share Musical Talent: Share a video of yourself playing an instrument and/or singing. 
  • Record a Virtual Story Time: Record a video of yourself reading a story for our patients.  

Special Events and Onsite Volunteer Opportunities

We are excited to offer opportunities to small groups and individual community members who are interested in volunteering onsite at a special event or on a one-time basis. Please email us for more information about Special Event and Community Volunteer opportunities. 

More Ways to Help

Contact Information

For more information please email Volunteer Services or call us at 202-476-2062.