Raised over $160,000 to support patients and families
Enhanced the creative arts program at NIH’s Clinical Center, focusing on patients in isolation confined to their rooms, and increased its budget by 60%
Funded over 50 local outings during 2016 for patients and family including transportation to movies, dining out and visits to a mall to lift spirits and provide respite
Furnished two apartments one block from NIH for patients or families to have “a home away from home” for those who must stay in the Bethesda area for extended periods - these apartments are especially helpful to patients requiring a protected environment following immunosuppression
Ana’s Impact is also paying the rent and maintenance costs for one of these apartments with our partner, Friends of Patients at the NIH, covering the costs of the second apartment
Ana’s father, Roger, has joined the Board of Friends of Patients at the NIH, a charity in which Ana’s Impact Fund lies and is managed.