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Since 1984, Friends has proudly provided support to thousands of patients and their families faced with financial emergencies due to their participation in research protocols at the National Institutes of Health. Every day, the need for support becomes greater and more urgent. That is why we are reaching out with our new website– it easier for you to become a “friend.”

Whether you are a patient or a social worker searching for aid, or an individual or corporation wishing to donate money or volunteer time, you can do so quickly at And with its simple and user-“friend”ly design, you will always be just a click away from becoming a friend to so many in need.   Need more support? Contact Heidi Grolig, CEO, at 301.402.0193.

The Friends of Patients at the NIH