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“A place like home” hits the quarter century mark

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The Children’s Inn Brochure

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Man sinks $10,000 ace, gives money to charities

The Children's Inn 2015 Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter 2015

The Children’s Inn at NIH Appoints Two New Board Members

BETHESDA, Maryland (April 14, 2015) The Children’s Inn at NIH named two new members to its Board of Directors: Robert J. Filippone, PhD, Vice President, U.S. Policy and Government Relations at Merck, and Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer of U.S. News & World Report, a multi-platform publisher of news and consumer information products. […]

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Not Your Average Joe’s Opens Second Maryland Restaurant in Bethesda

The Children's Inn Spring Newsletter 2015

Spring Newsletter 2015

Evening for Hope 2015

An Evening for Hope Raises Nearly $700,000

BETHESDA, Maryland (April 10, 2015) –  Gala Spotlights 25 years of Advances in Pediatric Medical Research The Children’s Inn at NIH, a nonprofit, “Place Like Home” for families with seriously ill children who are in treatment at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), raised nearly $700,000 at its gala fundraiser, “An Evening for Hope,” on […]

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Neurofibromatosis Won’t Stop Ryker! (VIDEO)

May is Neurofibromatosis (NF) awareness month.  Five-year-old Ryker was diagnosed with NF at a young age, but he doesn’t let it get him down! His mother, Sarah, talks about why they’re excited to be a part of a study at NIH that helps further research for NF.

Hope Lives Among Us (VIDEO)

Hope Lives Among Us (VIDEO)

Hope is found at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Children’s Inn! https://youtu.be/OxcOmIxF71c

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The Children’s Inn at NIH is a Charity Partner for the Marine Corps Marathon

BETHESDA, Maryland (April 10, 2015) – The Children’s Inn at NIH is a new charity partner this year for the Marine Corps Marathon and MCM 10K on October 25th, 2015. Participating in either race provides an opportunity to raise crucial funds for The Children’s Inn – a nonprofit “Place Like Home” for seriously ill children […]

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Andrew Marella’s Story – Living with Neimann-Pick Disease (Type C)

Andrew and his parents speak about their experience with Neimann-Pick Disease, Type C and being treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

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Our Brand New Virtual Tour

Watch The Inn’s New Virtual Tour!

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NCC to Serve as Sponsor for NIH’s “An Evening for Hope 2015″

Leidos donates $100,000 to The Children's Inn at NIH

Leidos Donates $100,000 to The Children’s Inn at NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (March 26, 2015) – Company Demonstrates Continued Commitment to Supporting Children in Pediatric Research at the National Institutes of Health The Children’s Inn at NIH announces a $100,000 donation from Leidos, a Reston, Virginia-based health, national security, and engineering solutions company. This gift marks a pledge of continued funding from Leidos— more than […]

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Kayla Mills mom talks about struggles with daughter’s rare disease

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Missions That Matter: First Person Perspective: Sandra Davis

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Mom headed to Cupid’s Undie Run to help son with neurofibromitosis

Legendary Musicians Rock for The Children’s Inn at NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (March 2, 2015) Notable musicians from bands including Bad Company, Supertramp, Bon Jovi, Billy Joel’s and Stevie Wonder’s bands are getting together on Saturday, March 14th to raise money for The Children’s Inn at NIH. The Inn provides a free “Place Like Home” for children who have serious and life-threatening illnesses who are […]

Treating DOCK8 Deficiency at NIAID

DOCK8 deficiency is a rare immune disorder that was identified at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Learn about the disease and how research at NIAID helps patients with immune disorders.  

Rare Disease Day. Patients and Researchers, Partners for Life!

Rare diseases are more common than you think

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The Children’s Inn Hosts Super Bowl Party for Children Undergoing treatment at The NIH

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A WINNter Affair Gala to Benefit The Children’s Inn at NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (January 20, 2015) – Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Children’s Inn at NIH at A WINNter Affair – an exciting evening of dancing, cocktails and hor d’oeurves, a silent auction, and raffle prizes. The gala event, hosted by The Inn’s Young Ambassador’s Council (YAC) will take place on Saturday, February 21st at […]

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Santa Delivers Toys to Children at The Children’s Inn at NIH (VIDEO)

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EagleBank Foundation Sponsors Cash Donation Boxes for The Children’s Inn at NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (December 15, 2014) EagleBank Foundation Sponsors Cash Donation Boxes
for The Children’s Inn at NIH Starting this holiday season, EagleBank customers can give a gift of hope to seriously ill children and their families who are staying at The Children’s Inn at NIH. The Inn is a nonprofit “place like home” for children participating […]

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Behind the Career: Jennie Lucca, the Children’s Inn at NIH’s new chief executive officer

Jennie Lucca Named Incoming CEO of The Children’s Inn at NIH

Jennie  Lucca,  MSW,  has  been  named  the  new  incoming  CEO  of  The  Children’s  Inn  at  NIH Jennie  has  served  in  a  leadership  capacity  at  The  Inn  for  more  than  11  years, overseeing the  daily  management  of  resident  services,  family  programs,  and  facility  operations.  The  Children’s  Inn  at  NIH  is  “A  Place  Like  Home” for children […]

The Children's Inn at NIH 2014 Fall Newsletter

Fall Newsletter 2014

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

Robin Shapiro

Robin Shapiro’s smiling face is often the first thing you see when you walk through the doors of The Children’s Inn. She comes to The Inn twice a week to work at the front desk, welcoming families and visitors. Robin is one of 84 volunteers who cover regular shifts answering phones, taking reservations, checking families […]

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Kathy Russell Gives Sick Kids a Home Away from Home

The Children’s Inn at NIH Reaches GuideStar Exchange’s Top Rating

BETHESDA, Maryland (October 9, 2014) – The Children’s Inn at NIH received the GuideStar Exchange Gold designation, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., a source of nonprofit information. The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters. With millions of people using GuideStar […]

Bethesda Car Show Revs up to Benefit The Children’s Inn at NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (September 25, 2014) – It’s time to polish your vintage vehicle for the 24th Annual Bethesda car show and family day to benefit The Children’s Inn at NIH. The “Come Back to Bethesda Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show and Family Day” will take place on Saturday, October 11th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 […]

DC’s Top Celebrity Chefs Turn Out for a Chef’s KitchINN Event at The Children’s Inn at NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (September 18, 2014) – Some of DC’s most talented chefs helped to celebrate the opening of two highly anticipated, sparkling, remodeled kitchens at The Children’s Inn at NIH on Monday, September 15th. The chefs, along with TV news personality and wife of The Washington Nationals Manager, Erika Williams, donated their time and finest […]

26th Annual Congressional Gala Raises Funds for The Children’s Inn at NIH

The 26th Annual Congressional Gala will be held at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday September 16, 2014 to raise money for The Children’s Inn at NIH. The theme of this year’s gala is “From Every State, for Every Child,” and baskets representing all of the regions of the United States […]

Washington Toyota Dealers Deliver $50,000 to The Children’s Inn

BETHESDA, Maryland (September 10, 2014) – Washington Area Toyota executives at Nationals Park delivered a check for more than $50,000 from Toyota’s K’s for Kids program to The Children’s Inn at NIH before the Nats game on Tuesday, September 9th. Kathy Russell, The Inn’s Chief Executive Officer, and Inn board members accepted the check on […]

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The Children’s Inn holds 7th Annual Sibling Day

The Children's Inn at NIH 2014 Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter 2014

7th Annual Golf INNvitational to Benefit The Children’s Inn at NIH

Enjoy a spectacular game of golf while supporting The Children’s Inn at NIH. The Children’s Inn Golf INNvitational will be held at Lakewood Country Club on Monday, June 2nd. Participants will spend a special day on a championship golf course followed by an exciting evening of food, drinks and prizes. All proceeds from the INNvitational […]

The Children's Inn at NIH 2014 Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter 2014

The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park Receives Award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

BETHESDA, Maryland (May 1, 2014) – Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), the design firm for The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park was recognized with an Honor award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Baltimore based landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm was brought into the project by Poltronieri […]

Merck Renews Commitment to the Woodmont House at The Children’s Inn At NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (April 15, 2014) – The Children’s Inn at NIH today announced a $5 million contribution from the Merck Foundation to support and maintain programs and services at The Inn’s Woodmont House, a transitional home for patients who are participating in pediatric research at the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Clinical Center. The Woodmont […]

An Evening For Hope Raises $760,000 For The Children’s Inn at NIH

BETHESDA, Maryland (April 8, 2014) – The Children’s Inn at NIH, a home for families whose children are undergoing treatment at the National Institutes of Health raised $760,000 at its inaugural event, “An Evening for Hope” on Saturday, April 5th. More than 700 donors gathered at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner to generously contribute their […]

2013 Fall Newsletter

Fall Newsletter 2013

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

The Children's Inn at NIH 2013 Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter 2013

The Children's Inn at NIH 2013 Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter 2013

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Washingtonians of the Year 2012: Kathy Russell

Annual Report 2012

2012 Annual Report