Supporting Patients And Families During Life Defining Moments

OUR MISSION

 

Get Involved Now's mission is to meet the personal and emotional needs of cancer and pediatric patients, high risk pregnancy moms and US Veterans during life defining healthcare moments.

 

We fulfill this mission by awarding Get Involved Now (GIN) grants to help hospitals support the non-health care needs of patients, nationwide, during their health care journey.

ABOUT US

 

GRANTS

Get Involved by applying for a grant to help patients and their families

DONATIONS

Donate to support our grants that make a difference for patients and families

FUNDRAISING

Join us in our one annual fundraiser, GetWell Olympics, to help us raise funds to support our events and grant program

OUR GRANTS

50
Grants
awarded
in 2017

Purchasing  flower arrangements for mothers in the high-risk pregnancy unit to enjoy on Mother’s Day

 

Sponsoring events such as play dates and movie nights for pediatric patients and their families

 

Purchasing and delivering meals for organizations that provide temporary housing for families so they can be close to a loved one during hospitalization

 

Providing needed items such as headphones and care packages to our nations Veterans

APPLY FOR A GRANT

 

Apply for a Grant

“Thanks to the GIN grant, we were able to give a large family a joyful Christmas...the family has 2 children with special needs and the mother has breast cancer...The social worker says thanks to all, we really made a difference in this family's life.”

Hospital grant recipient

FUNDRAISING

 

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GRANT STORIES

  • GIN Grant for US Veteran Patients
    GIN Grant for US Veteran Patients
  • GIN Grant for US Veteran Patients
    GIN Grant for US Veteran Patients
    Our partner in patient care, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, successfully applied for a Get Involved Now grant to purchase personal headphones. This grant aided patients in being able to listen to their favorite music and movies and created some personal quiet space in what is often a very busy environment.
  • GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
  • GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    Our partner in patient care, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, successfully applied for a Get Involved Now grant to host a Frozen-themed party with live characters and a green screen for taking fun pictures. This grant aided patients in being able to take a break from their daily healthcare routine and to participate in an activity that was only about having fun.
  • GIN Grant for Mother's Day
    GIN Grant for Mother's Day
  • GIN Grant for Mother's Day
    GIN Grant for Mother's Day
    Our partner in patient care, St. Joseph’s Women's Hospital, successfully applied for a Get Involved Now grant to gift flowers to mothers in the high risk pregnancy unit. This grant aided patients in being able to celebrate their motherhood.
  • GIN Grant to Support Child Life Programs
    GIN Grant to Support Child Life Programs
  • GIN Grant to Support Child Life Programs
    GIN Grant to Support Child Life Programs
    Our partner in patient care, Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center, successfully applied for a Get Involved Now grant to enhance their Child Life program offering by purchasing video games and equipment for their pediatric patients to share. This grant aided patients in being able to take a break from their daily healthcare routine and to participate in an activity that was only about having fun.
  • GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
  • GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    Our partner in patient care, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, successfully applied for a Get Involved Now grant to host a Halloween party, that included a special visit from a Minion! This grant aided patients in being able to take a break from their hospital routine and participate in an activity that was only about having fun and being kids.
  • GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
  • GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    GIN Grant for Pediatric Patients
    Our partner in patient care, Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center - Lexington, successfully applied for a Get Involved Now grant to provide 40 Build-A-Bear toys for pediatric patients. The goal of this simple gift was to aid patients in understanding that there is a community of people rooting for them and wishing them well.

FAQ

Am I eligible to apply for a Get Involved Now Grant?

Hospitals nationwide and GetWellNetwork employees can apply for a grant via this form.

 

Is my donation tax deductible?

Absolutely! Get Involved Now is a 501(c)(3) public charity and a GIN Team Member will email you a tax receipt after graciously making a donation in support of our patients and their families.

 

What do I do if I have a question or an event idea?

Feel free to contact the Get Involved Now Committee at anytime:

Email: info@getinvolvednow.org

Mailing Address: 7700 Old Georgetown Road, 4th floor, Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 240.482.4242

 

Is Get Involved Now an official charity?

Yes! Get Involved Now Inc. is a 501(c)(3)charity, registered in the state of Maryland.

 

What can I expect after submitting a grant request?

A GIN Team Member will contact you regarding the status of your grant submission. For more information, email the GIN Committee at info@getinvolvednow.org

 

How can I get involved in this great organization?

GIN Membership is open to GetWellNetwork Employees on an annual basis. For our community members that are not employee’s of GetWellNetwork please join our mailing list to hear about our events and to look for opportunities to join us. For additional information and to get involved, please email the GIN Committee at info@getinvolvednow.org