The Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation is proud support the Children's Inn at the
National Institute of Health (NIH). Since its opening in 1990, the Children's
Inn has hosted patients and families from all over the U.S. and from 57 other
nations. During the past 14 years, over 6,000 seriously ill children and their
families have spent over 40,000 nights at the Children's Inn .
The Children's Inn offers sick children a place to find comfort
and to prepare for their treatments. At the end of each day at NIH, the children
can leave behind challenges that they must face, and return to the Inn and their
The Children's Inn stands out as an example of how private contributions and
spirited volunteers have answered a specialized need in society. The Inn will
use the Foundation's grant, in part to enlarge their facility, which will soon
be able to house 54 families at the same time.