A gala to celebrate the future of children's health


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    What

    Children’s National Hospital’s annual black-tie gala brings together business and community leaders to raise critical funds that support our patients and families.

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    Why

    Your generous sponsorship of the Children’s Ball advances our world-class pediatric care and groundbreaking research that leads to new treatments and cures.

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    Where

    The Wharf, District Pier & The Anthem in Washington, D.C.

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    How

    Join the celebration! Support Children’s National Hospital. Become a sponsor of Children’s Ball 2024.


    Event Details

    Sweeping view of the Children's Ball gala.
    Date & Time

    Saturday, April 13, 2024
    6pm-midnight

    Location

    The Wharf, District Pier & The Anthem in Washington, D.C.
    Get directions

    Contact Us

    [email protected]
    (301) 565-8530

    Event Schedule
    6pm Cocktail Reception
    7:30pm Dinner
    9pm-10pm
    Program, Live Auction & Raise the Paddle
    10pm-12am Live Entertainment & Dancing

    Leadership Committee

    Thank you to our Children’s Ball 2024 Leadership Committee members for their dedication to children’s health and service to our community. 

    Event Chairs

    Mara Glaser McCahan and Daniel McCahan

    Committee Members*

    • Ashley Davis
    • Jon and Allison Kling
    • Timothy R. Lowery
    • Kathie and Mike Williams
    • Mei Xu and Allessandro Rebucci

     

    *as of December 5, 2023

     

    Become a sponsor

    Sponsor Benefits and Opportunities

     

    There are many ways to support the Children’s Ball. To learn more about the benefits of each sponsorship level, please click the links below. To discuss a custom sponsorship or ticket packages, please contact Stephen Roche (Senior Associate Director, Special Events) or Samantha Frankel (Senior Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships).

     

     

    PRESENTING SPONSOR | $500,000 (EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY)

    PREMIER SPONSOR | $250,000 (EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY)

    SIGNATURE SPONSOR | $150,000 (EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY)

    PATRON SPONSOR | $100,000

    PLATINUM SPONSOR | $50,000

    GOLD SPONSOR | $25,000

    SILVER SPONSOR | $17,500

    BRONZE SPONSOR | $12,000

    DR. BEAR'S FRIENDS | $5,000 (INDIVIDUALS ONLY)

    Download the full sponsorship overview

    Become a Sponsor

    Purchase your sponsorship level. You can make this payment online by clicking the link below or download the Sponsor Commitment Form to complete and mail.

    Our Sponsors

    Join our sponsors who are helping Children’s National, a pediatric leader, to improve the health and well-being of kids and families in our community and around the world.

           
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      Photos

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      Bret Baier, anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier and Fox News chief political anchor, kicks off the live auction as the Children's Ball 2023 emcee.

      Bret Baier, anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier and Fox News chief political anchor, kicks off the live auction as the Children's Ball 2023 emcee.

       Children's Ball 2023 co-chairs Amy Baier and Carrie Marriott celebrate the close of an impactful evening.

       Children's Ball 2023 co-chairs Amy Baier and Carrie Marriott celebrate the close of an impactful evening.

      Children’s National Hospital patient Paige and her family join Kurt Newman, M.D., former president and CEO of Children’s National Hospital.

      Children’s National Hospital patient Paige and her family join Kurt Newman, M.D., former president and CEO of Children’s National Hospital.

      Horacio Rozanski, Children’s National Hospital board chair, presents Kurt Newman, M.D., with the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Prize in Philanthropy.

      Horacio Rozanski, Children’s National Hospital board chair, presents Kurt Newman, M.D., with the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Prize in Philanthropy.

       Bret Baier and Kurt Newman, M.D., lead guests in applause for their generosity.

       Bret Baier and Kurt Newman, M.D., lead guests in applause for their generosity.

      Norah O’Donnell, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, co-hosts the live auction.

      Norah O’Donnell, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, co-hosts the live auction.

      Guests enjoy cocktails on the District Pier at The Wharf.

      Guests enjoy cocktails on the District Pier at The Wharf.

         The Children's Ball 2023 program celebrates the close of the follow the leader comprehensive campaign.

         The Children's Ball 2023 program celebrates the close of the follow the leader comprehensive campaign.

       Guests enjoy an after party with live music at The Anthem.

       Guests enjoy an after party with live music at The Anthem.

      More than a thousand guests celebrate the future of pediatric health.

      More than a thousand guests celebrate the future of pediatric health.