Online registration for the Friend’s of Patients at the NIH’s annual golf tournament, Monday, April 29th is open!

If you missed our 2023 event…please be sure to sign up early as we expect to sell out this year due to popular demand!

Volunteer Opportunities

INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT OUR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES? We welcome your time and energy. Contact Christine here to learn more.

We are turning 40!

Friends of Patients at the NIH (originally Friends of the Clinical Center) was established in 1984 by members of the NIH community who saw first-hand the financial and emotional challenges faced by patients and their families, and the risk to the research should such challenges interrupt someone’s ability to their complete treatment at NIH. The […]

ANA’S IMPACT IS GROWING

Ana Longenderfer Dougherty and her family learned first hand what patients and their families go through to participate in an NIH clinical trial. In Ana’s memory and per her wishes, Ana’s Impact supports patients and their families during their treatment at NIH though these programs: Fridays with Ana and Friends, where volunteers deliver a variety […]

We are excited to announce our 5th apartment!

We are thrilled to share that we have recently acquired our fifth apartment in Bethesda in partnership with Bozzuto Management and Belfort Furniture. This beautifully furnished one-bedroom apartment is located just minutes away from the NIH campus in the heart of downtown Bethesda. Transplant patients and their care givers are required to remain close to […]

Meet Chinonso and Joseph:

Chinonso (Nonso) was born with sickle cell disease, an inherited disorder affecting red blood cells that leaves those afflicted in cycles of pain and in-and-out of hospitals. A documentary film sparked Nonso’s path to life-changing treatment: she watched the “The G Word with Adam Conover” episode ‘Disease’ that featured the NIH and the breakthrough procedure for Sickle Cell Disease developed at NIH. A bone marrow transplant could be a cure.

Meet Zander and his mom Adriana

Housing and incidentals support from Friends filled the gap between what Zander’s research protocol would cover and what the family would need to fulfill the transplant requirements.

GIVING TUESDAY NOVEMBER 28, 2023 AND BEYOND

Together We Give Today is #GivingTuesday, the International Day of Giving. A day when you can make a difference for brave NIH patients and their families. With your help, we will be able to keep patients in clinical trials, further medical research and support those most in need. Donate Now There are several ways to […]

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors!

We appreciate all of our Generous Sponsors!

Announcing our newest patient support program “Fridays with Ana and Friends”

Announcing our newest patient support program “Fridays with Ana and Friends” As we welcome summer, we are excited to kick off our newest program bringing smiles to patients and caregivers. On May 5th, we presented our new patient wellness cart with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the NIH Clinical Center’s 3NW and NE cancer units. […]

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