Change a Child’s Life Forever

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We connect care, community and discovery to help every child grow up stronger.

Your Generosity at Work

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1,500+

Active Research Projects

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246,000+

Patients Receive Care Annually

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$139+

Million in Uncompensated Care

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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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Get Involved

It’s your community. You can make a difference. Attend an event. Fundraise with family and friends. Engage employees and customers. Share your story. Inspire support for children’s health.

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Make a Difference

Dr. Mary T. Donofrio, a White female doctor, attends to a White toddler who is a pediatric and fetal cardiology patient.

Meet Patients and Providers

Read stories about our patient families and dedicated care providers. Their journeys show the impact of generous philanthropic support at Children’s National Hospital.

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Share Your Story

Add your unique story to the voices of Children’s National Hospital. Your journey as a patient or family member inspires others and helps us share how we help children grow up stronger.

The care that we received at Children’s National — I can’t even put it into words. Each night, the nurses put a shirt I’d worn in Cannon’s isolette so he could have a piece of me when I left. They didn’t have to do that, but it meant so much to me.

Laurie, grateful parent of Cannon, who had open heart surgery at four days old

News & Stories

Dr. Bear installations at Children’s National light up every time someone makes a donation and during special light shows.

We Brightened the Holidays for Kids

Thanks to your generosity, we gave kids and families a reason to believe. Dr. Bear shined with every donation, giving our patients hope, healing and healthier futures.

Dr. Bear installations at Children’s National light up every time someone makes a donation and during special light shows.
View from the hallway into the Lavinia Lemon Pitzer Garden Room at Children's National Hospital

Healing Spaces Open at the Hospital

The Lavinia Lemon Pitzer Garden Room and spiritual care center, thanks to Panda Cares, offer patients, families and staff peace, comfort and access to nature.

View from the hallway into the Lavinia Lemon Pitzer Garden Room at Children's National Hospital
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Introducing a New Era of Prenatal Care

A transformational gift from Judy and Leo Zickler will set a new standard of care for mothers and babies, particularly in under-resourced communities.

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Every Dollar Makes a Difference

    16 bottles of bubbles

    Blowing bubbles teaches patients relaxation techniques to use when anxious about treatment.

    Donate $35

    YOUR IMPACT

    These gifts are examples of the healing your generosity can provide. Donations, unless otherwise designated, support the Fund for Every Child to meet our patients' greatest needs.

    Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    We support diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and community. This commitment is part of our mission to create a better future for children and their families. Read about it.

    Our medical residents are 3x more diverse than the national average. Meet them.