Evening For Hope Gala

May 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Tyson's Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102
Evening For Hope Gala @ The Ritz-Carlton, Tyson's Corner | McLean | Virginia | United States

The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health, a private nonprofit in support of children with rare, often terminal illnesses, today announced details of its upcoming 6th annual “An Evening for Hope” Gala.

Keynoting this year’s gala is NIH Director and renowned physician-geneticist Francis Collins, M.D. Collins has been recognized for his landmark discoveries of disease genes, as well as his leadership of the international Human Genome Project.

Radio and television personality Tony Perkins will be returning as emcee alongside Collins. The gentlemen will be joined by ten-year-olds Avery and Autumn, each of whom have visited The Inn over 20 times while undergoing treatment at the NIH. During the reception, the young girls will share their unique testimonies while staying at The Inn.

All this and more!