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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

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Thank You for Giving Families a Reason to Believe!


We couldn’t have done it without generous supporters like you.

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Sherry Rahnama


The holiday season through the end of the year is a great time to give,” says Sherry Rahnama, CEO of RE/MAX Executives. “Many of us are extremely blessed. Your donation to Children’s National Hospital makes sure that others can share in that blessing.” Meet Sherry and learn about her commitment to patients at Children’s National Hospital.

Helping Maddie to Live Life to the Fullest

Maddie is a lively, creative teen who loves to act. Research at Children’s National Hospital helps to ensure that her rare disease doesn’t upstage her big theater plans or her love of life.