Performance & Impact

How We Fulfill Our Mission

All of the programs and activities at The Children’s Inn are designed to assist families as they manage the stress of having a child with a serious illness. The Inn strives to maintain the highest level of performance and transparency while making a positive impact on every family that comes through our doors.

Fiscal Year 2018 Accomplishments (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018)

  • 1,703 families stayed at The Inn for 15,549 nights
  • Offered more than 1,400 therapeutic, educational, and diversionary programs
  • Over 2,500 volunteers, 195 regularly scheduled who worked 19,608 hours, equating to 9.4 employees
  • Families came from all 50 states and 94 countries to help advance medical discoveries all around the world
  • Children and young adults ages 0-29 participated in 546 clinical trials, representing advances in treating cancer, bone and growth disorders, mental illness, genetic conditions and other serious health issues

Read the stories of some of our families to learn more about how The Children’s Inn makes a difference every day in the lives of sick children and their families. Click here to read our annual report.

Organizational Accountability

The Children’s Inn at NIH strives for transparency. Review The Inn’s financials.

The Inn meets the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance’s Standards for Charity Accountability and is recognized by Charity Navigator, indicating that we fulfill our mission in a fiscally responsible way. In addition, The Inn has earned the platinum participation level through the GuideStar Exchange, a testament to our commitment to data transparency.

Planning Our Future

The Children’s Inn has established three bold goals to ensure we keep pace with the rapid advancements taking place in clinical care, hospitality and technology. Guiding our actions will be our #INN2025 Strategic Plan, with the underlying core principle to do more good for families who rely on The Inn.