Join the movement & give back, Tuesday November 30, 2021

We are proud to announce that once again, Friends of Patients at the NIH will be participating in Giving Tuesday on November 30th. Giving Tuesday is a powerful National Day of Giving, raising funds and generating awareness after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This date will kick off our end of year campaign and we hope we can count on your support.
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Thankful board member and NIH patient, Mr. Jerry Sachs

Jerry Sachs is a man with a mission. As a patient at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center for 40+ years, Jerry is passionate about giving back to the NIH.

“There isn’t enough I can do to show my appreciation for this treatment they have given me,” Jerry says.

Jerry wants donors to know that their donations make a difference helping to keep patients in many life-saving trials is critical for their well-being and also furthers medical science.

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The 13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament was a big success!

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Thank you Golfers! Enjoy the Photos of the Day
A beautiful day was had by all at our 13th annual golf tournament held at Manor Country Club !

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April 25, 2022
Friends at NIH 14th Annual Golf Tournament
at Manor Country Club

As we continue into 2021, we ask for your continued support. Patients are coming back to the NIH clinical center for ground-breaking, life-saving treatments.

A donation from you can mean so much to one of our patients who is looking for transportation assistance or lodging to continue or start their protocols. Please, make a gift today. It’s only though your generosity that we are able to help.
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Your generosity is greatly appreciated by those we helped in 2020 and those we will support in 2021.

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17-year-old Dixon

Friends of Patient at the NIH provided support to 17-year-old Dixon and his family last year when he came to the NIH seeking a stem cell transplant for Sickle Cell Disease.

Dr. John Tisdale, his physician, who has pioneered this experimental treatment, says it is safe to say Dixon is cured! What great words for Dixon’s family to hear!

Initially, Dixon’s father, Leonard, took him and his older sister, Flavia, to India from their native country of Uganda. Both children had Sickle Cell Disease.

The family could only afford treatment for one child at a time, so Flavia told her little brother, “You go first.” Unfortunately, Flavia died waiting for medicine.

When Dixon’s father heard about this treatment in the United States, he resolved to do everything possible to save Dixon’s life. Hear Dixon’s story in his own words, meet his father and the physician/researcher, Dr. John Tisdale.

Please help us help provide emergency financial support to many more NIH patients in clinical trials, like Dixon.

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