We need you.
Healwell is funded by generous people like you.
Your donation supports the ongoing expansion and improvement of the services Healwell provides to bring more ease and comfort into the experience of illness.
The math is pretty simple.
$90 = skilled hands easing pain and anxiety for two people in hospital beds
$270 = a better day for 6 hospitalized kids with cancer
$360 = more peace and less pain for 8 seniors at end of life
$530 = completely change the way 6-8 people experience chemotherapy infusion
Healwell was founded by Lauren Cates and Brenda Teal in 2010.
Our principal mission is is to improve quality of life for people affected by acute, chronic, and serious illness through massage therapy, education, and research.
For more information, please contact us.
Here’s what people say
“For many of our cancer patients at Children’s National, massage is one of the few redeeming aspects of having to be admitted to the hospital.”
Shana Jacobs, MD
"The team has noticed that [he] has significant clinical improvement with massage therapy. It has been useful in weaning his sedation."
Angela Burd, Acute Care Pediatric NP
"The night my daughter received massage therapy was the first night in months when she didn't cry herself to sleep."
pediatric oncology patient mom