For just $20 a month (or 65¢ a day), you can become a Children's National Miracle Maker to help save children's lives! Your donation goes towards all aspects of what makes Children's National a special place and in 2017, they used your generosity to:
Provided many essential services that insurance doesn’t cover, like child life specialists music and art therapy, and gifts from Dr. Bear’s Closet
Treated more than 230,000 children who needed care, regardless of their family’s insurance or ability to pay.
Support more than 1,100 research projects investigating a conditions including brain & spinal cord injuries, obesity, type 2 diabetes, renal disease, and autism.
Hire specialists in pain medicine, robotic surgery, fetal medicine, blood & marrow transplants, and plastic surgery.
- Increase programming in the Seacrest Studios, a 920-square-foot multimedia studio that provides programming for all patients and gives kids a chance to share their talents on air.
...and the list goes on
Childrens' National also makes special purchases with your Miracle Maker donations such as:
special micro-preemie diapers for babies who weigh less than two pounds
Markers and crayons to help children deal with emotions and feelings through art therapy
Sensory balls for infants for developmental stimulation
Books for parents to read to their children while sitting in the waiting room while their child is in surgery
Meal tickets for families who cannot afford to eat in the cafeteria while staying in the hospital with their child
Light spinners to distract patients during procedures that require an IV or shots