The children’s Inn

September 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Invited to Celebrate Roberts’ Life, Donate to Children’s Inn at NIH

Cokie Roberts’ family is inviting the public to participate in celebrating the life of the renowned journalist. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to The Children’s Inn at NIH, where Roberts served on the Board of Directors since 1992. She lived nearby in Bethesda. MyMCMedia spoke to Jennie Lucca, CEO of […]

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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 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Donations Needed for Families Displaced at The Children’s Inn

Dozens of patients are out their homes following a structural crack in the roof of the Children’s Inn at NIH last week. The damage caused all 45 patients and their families staying at The Inn to evacuate the building and relocate to area hotels,  according to officials. Since the incident, the E-wing with 23 resident […]

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December 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Santa Claus Comes to Town in Style to Benefit Children at NIH (VIDEO)

There was no Dasher, Dancer or Prancer as Santa Clause entered town early Wednesday.  Instead, Santa arrived to Montgomery County on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle for the police department’s annual Santa Ride that benefits The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda. The Children’s Inn is a residential “place like home’’ for seriously ill children and their families […]

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June 23, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Employees Support The Children’s Inn at NIH

Residents and employees of Riderwood retirement community are encouraged to seek opportunities to live the company’s mission to “…share our gifts to create communities that celebrate life.” The end result is tens of thousands of volunteer hours contributed to the greater community each year. That 16-year tradition continued for a group of Riderwood employees who […]

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March 14, 2016 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: The Children’s Inn at NIH (VIDEO)

On this episode of Dialagondo, host Blanca Kling shares information about the wonderful partnership with the Children’s Inn at NIH. On the first half of the show Blanca is joined by Laura King, Sr. Director of Volunteers and Community Outreach at the Inn and Lt. David McBain, Deputy Director of the Traffic Division of MCPD. Laura […]

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May 15, 2015 | Krista Brick

Funeral Services Planned for Rockville Couple Slain at Their Home

Funeral services for the Rockville couple slain at their home last weekend are scheduled to be held today and Friday. Julianne Vilardo and her husband Richard Vilardo were found dead by a family member at their Rockville home on May 10. Montgomery County Police are calling their deaths a homicide. According to an online obituary […]

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May 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Slain Rockville Couple Known for Work at The Children’s Inn

Richard Louis Vilardo and Julianne Humphries Vilardo, found dead at their Rockville home Sunday the victims of a double homicide, were staunch supporters of The Children’s Inn at NIH. The Inn released the following statement to MyMCMedia Monday: The Children’s Inn at NIH is deeply saddened by the recent loss of our dear friends and […]

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