NIH Children’s Inn

March 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rare Disease Community Shares Unspoken Understanding at The Children’s Inn at NIH

Two families staying at The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda have found comfort meeting others in the “rare disease community.” Lydia Mzame came to The Inn from Mombasa, Kenya to help her 13-year-old son who’s suffered from sickle cell disease since he was four months old. Mzame came with her husband and their two other children. […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Children’s Inn at NIH Celebrates Rare Disease Day

The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda celebrated Rare Disease Day on Thursday. Because the holiday celebrates “rare” diseases, the holiday is ideally celebrated on the rarest day of the year, February 29. However, since this year wasn’t a leap year, it was celebrated on February 28. Stephanie Feinberg, the family program assistant at The […]

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August 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival to Benefit NIH Charities Starts Thursday

The 22nd annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival runs from Thursday through Sunday, August 23 – 26 at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Enjoy four nights of music, food and children’s activities starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by the night’s movie which is screened at dusk. The free event is sponsored by Comcast.  A portion […]

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April 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Celebrates Earth Month (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner issued a proclamation today recognizing the month of April as Earth Month. He was joined by Lisa Feldt, the director of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as well as several environmental groups. “Everyday is Earth Day in our department,” said Feldt. According to Feldt, there are several green […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Santa Ride Benefits The Children’s Inn at NIH (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Santa traded in his sleigh for a new kind of ride on Dec. 16. That’s right, on this day Santa was traveling aboard a Harley to communities across Montgomery County – from Germantown to Bethesda- and he was not alone. With lights and sirens flashing, a police escort accompanied Santa as he collected gifts and donations […]

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December 25, 2014 | Aline Barros

Santa Delivers Toys to Children at The Children’s Inn at NIH (VIDEO)

Santa traded his sleigh for a Montgomery County Police Department motorcycle Wednesday, Dec. 17. The Annual Police Santa Ride began in Germantown and made many stops along the way including Wegmans’ Food Market in Germantown, Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg, Mama Lucia in Rockville, downtown Silver Spring on Ellsworth Street, and finally The Children’s Inn […]

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December 17, 2014 | Aline Barros

Follow Police Department’s Santa Ride on Twitter (PHOTOS)

Santa has traded his sleigh for a motorcycle. The Montgomery County Police Department’s annual “Santa Ride” started at 10 a.m. on Dec. 17. Motor squad officers are escorting Santa on a motorcycle bringing gift bags and donations to a party for the children whose families are residents at the Children’s Inn at NIH. Montgomery County Police […]

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December 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Follow Annual Santa Ride on Twitter (Photos)

The Montgomery County Police’s annual “Santa Ride” will take place Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Santa will be traveling in an armored police tactical vehicle – a Bearcat. Motor Squad officers will escort Santa bringing gift bags and donations raised by the police department to a party for the children whose […]

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