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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 explore our volunteer opportunities and information below.

Contact Information

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

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.

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.

No Sew Fleece Blankets

Make no-fleece blankets for our patients and families.

Record a Virtual Story Time

Record a video of yourself reading a story for our patients.

Events and Group Opportunities

Children’s National offers many additional opportunities to community members and corporate groups who are looking for ways to support the hospital.

Discover More Ways To Help

Donor giving blood

Donate Blood or Plasma

Learn more about why blood and plasma donations are essential and how to schedule an appointment.

Woman and girl in wheel chair holding a box

Donations to Dr. Bear's Closet

We are currently accepting monetary and in-kind donations of brand-new toys, games, and clothing through our online wish list.

Dr. Bear giving the thumbs up at the Washington Monument

Support the Race for Every Child

Learn more about how to join or donate directly to the Volunteer Services race team, CNH Volunteers