BETHESDA, Maryland (May 11, 2017) – The Children’s Inn at NIH, a private nonprofit organization located in Bethesda, Maryland, has for the second year in a row been recognized as one of the Washington region’s Best Places To Work by the Washington Business Journal.
The Washington Business Journal’s 2017 Best Places to Work in Greater Washington contest honors 85 area companies that received top scores by their own employees in Quantum Workplace’s annual employee survey.
“We’re proud to be recognized as a top employer in the Washington region,” said Jennie Lucca, CEO of The Children’s Inn. “Our mission to create ‘A Place Like Home’ guides us in everything we do – both for the families of children with critical illnesses who reside with us as well as for our family of employees.”
Opened in 1990 across from the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center, The Children’s Inn provides free lodging and a wide range of educational, therapeutic and recreational services to families of children with critical or rare illnesses who are enrolled in clinical trials at the NIH, often their last and only hope.
The Washington Business Journal has been working with Quantum Workplace for 11 years to rank employers based on employee engagement. See a full list of 2017 BPTW honorees.
About The Children’s Inn:
The Children’s Inn at NIH is a private nonprofit with the mission to provide “A Place Like Home” at no charge for families of children participating in pediatric research at the Clinical Center of the world-renowned National Institutes of Health. As a partner in discovery and care with the NIH, The Inn provides children with a space to play, relax and for childhood to thrive despite illness. Since opening in 1990, more than 13,000 families from all 50 states and 94 countries have found a second home at The Inn, advancing medical discoveries and improving the health of people all over the world. For more information about The Children’s Inn at NIH, please visit childrensinn.org or call 301-451-7892.
Sonja Luecke, Communications Manager
The Children’s Inn at NIH