The Winner’s Circle: Congrats Golfers & Thank You Sponsors

Winning Team
Tom Mavrikes, Brit Musser,
Zach Lese & Mike Baker
Kamis Professional Staffing

Congrats this Week to our Friends’ Former Interns

Congrats this week to our Friends’ former interns, Willem Miller, graduate of Georgetown University with a major in Mathematics; and Benjamin Campbell, graduate Cum Laude with honors in Philosophy, and double minors in History and Environmental Sciences. Good luck to both of you on future endeavors!

NETE’s Big Heart Gives Patients a Home

It’s a crisis when the cost of a hotel or apartment near the NIH means patients risk dropping out of treatment trials. Jolly Somaiya, President and Founder of NET eSolutions (NETE), and Friends’ Board Member, Sandeep Somaiya are deeply committed to ensuring that doesn’t happen. Jolly presented a generous check to Friends’ at a recent […]

Friends Leads the Race for Relapsing Polychondritis Patients

Friends at NIH is partnering with the Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness and Support Foundation (RPASF) in New York City to provide transportation support to patients for travel expenses to the NIH so they may participate in the groundbreaking study of this rare disease. To learn more visit: http://www.polychondritis.org/patient-support/ “Relapsing polychondritis is a disease that few people […]

Friends Wins Partnership of the Year Award

Therese Draddy, Program Manager, accepted the Partnership of the Year Award with Cassandra Hairston from the NIH Federal Credit Union at Leadership Montgomery’s yearly awards luncheon on February 8. “The NIHFCU employee engagement program is an enormous boost to our work,” said Draddy. “Their dedication shows they feel and understand our passion to support patients.” […]

Save the Dates for Golf and Friends Night Out 2019

Friends’ 11th Annual Golf Tournament Thursday, May 2, 2019 Enjoy golf on a premiere course, barbecue lunch and prizes. Registration and sponsorships open soon. Friends’ Night Out An Evening to Celebrate Thursday, October 24, 2019 Enjoy food, drinks and special musical entertainment for an evening of fun and friendraising. Watch for registration and sponsorships soon. […]

Creative Ways to Help Patients and Caregivers

Supporters help patients in so many creative ways. Mina Jain, Research Coordinator in the NIH Clinical Center Physical Therapy Department asked her holiday party guests to bring gift cards instead of hostess gifts to donate to Friends’ patients and families. Mina delivered the bagful of colorful gift cards recently to Program Manager Therese Draddy. The […]

What Your Gift Means

Thank you to our generous donors from “Giving Tuesday” through the holidays, and to volunteers who wrapped gifts at the mall to benefit our patients and families. You make it possible for patients to stay in apartments near the NIH campus during treatment and follow up. Also, you make it possible for patients and caregivers […]

The Secretary of Health and Human Services visits Gift Wrap Volunteers at the Mall

The Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex M Azar II, (center) stopped by to say hello and thank volunteers for helping two NIH charities at the pop up gift wrapping event at the Westfield Montgomery Mall. Friends at NIH Program Manager Therese Draddy (front right) heads the team and the event benefits us and […]

Friends at NIH and the NIH Federal Credit Union Win “Partnership of the Year Award”

Leadership Montgomery has named Friends of Patients at the NIH and the NIH Federal Credit Union (NIHFCU) as the winner of its “Partnership of the Year Award.” The program honors outstanding local businesses for employee engagement programs in the community. “As a charity organization with a small staff, we couldn’t succeed without the extensive volunteer […]

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