#WhosYourHero: Honor Your FNIH Holiday Hero and Support Biomedical Research

Who are the heroes in your life? Maybe your mother, grandfather, uncle, sister or a friend? These are the people who always stand by your side. They are your support system when you face life’s challenges. The Season of Giving is the perfect time of year to honor your heroes with a gift that can give back to them and their families in the years ahead and for generations to come.

Honor a hero in your life by making a gift in their name to support lifesaving biomedical research. Your donation to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) in honor or memory of your hero will advance critical biomedical research that improves health and save lives.

FNIH staff share who the heroes in their lives are:

Donate Now & Double Your Support!

Donate now and you can double your support of lifesaving biomedical research:

Thanks to the generosity of Fred and Donna Seigel, now through December 31, 2018, every dollar you donate to the FNIH will be matched up to $25,000 – doubling your gift!

There are two simple ways to participate:

  • Make a donation to the FNIH directly online in honor or memory of your hero.
  • Create a personal fundraising page on Facebook or EverydayHero.com and ask your friends to help honor your hero by donating funds to the FNIH.

About the FNIH

We were charted by Congress to propel game-changing biomedical research by forging powerful collaborations between the National Institutes of Health, the premier medical research agency, and world-class private sector partners. By bringing together their scientific expertise and resources, we can more rapidly uncover scientific breakthroughs for the health challenges that face our world. As a partner of the FNIH, you will support essential research programs that:

Click here to hear from individuals like you and learn why they support biomedical research through the FNIH.


If you have questions about the #FNIHholidayhero campaign or want to learn more about how to get involved with the FNIH, please email advancement@fnih.org.

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