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.

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. […]

Appointments of Mr. Edouard Benjamin and Mr. Jeffrey Vigne to our Board of Directors

We are delighted to announce the appointments of Mr. Edouard Benjamin and Mr. Jeffrey Vigne to our Board of Directors. Mr. Edouard “Ed” Benjamin, Jr. Vice President of the Health and Human Services Division at Leidos . “I am excited, inspired and humbled to join the Board and to participate in service to patients,” Mr. […]

2023 has gotten off to a great start for Friends at NIH!

Because of your support, in 2022, Friends of Patients at the NIH provided: 1,468 nights of no-cost lodging to 35 patients and their caregivers in our four local apartments; (We added that fourth apartment in July allowing us to expand our impact going forward!) 96 patients and their families with stipends to help cover their […]

September is Sickle Cell awareness month!

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our 4th patient apartment at the Flats 8300 in Bethesda! With the support of generous donors we continue to grow our partnership with NHLBI to support the “Cure Sickle Cell Initiative” and provide much needed local housing.

Thank you to our partners at Bozzuto and Belfort Furniture

Thank you to our partners at Bozzuto and Belfort Furniture For helping us provide a beautifully furnished and comfortable home for our patients!

Friend’s 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament – April 25, 2022

Spring is just around the corner and we are excited to host our 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament! Online Registration: RSVP and Sponsors Please mark your calendars for this fun event which supports families, caregivers and patients receiving treatment at the National Institutes of Health. Several sponsorship levels are available and you can join as […]

How Donations are Used

When you give to Friends of Patients at the NIH your support can go to help patients in a variety of ways. Whatever need they have, we work to support them. Below are some of the ways we have assisted patients in the past.

Diagnosed with Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) at 6 months

Meet 12 yr old Amir… this brave young man was diagnosed with Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) at 6 months. He was first treated at the NIH in 2011. He came back to the NIH in August 2021 for hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Friends of Patients at the NIH is so grateful for your support that […]

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 first received treatment for […]

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