It is through the generosity and commitment of others that Suburban Hospital came into existence nearly 75 years ago and, since that time, we have kept our commitment to deliver the very best care. From our beginnings, we have partnered with our community so that we can help each of its members thrive. Visionary leadership, fueled by philanthropy, has allowed us to continuously invest in our programs, services and technology. With your help, we are now making even greater strides.Give today
One of the hospital’s most generous benefactors, Mr. John McMahon, Chairman of Bethesda-based Miller & Long, credits the hospital with saving his own life and recognizes its importance to the entire community.
“I am alive today because of the expertise available at Suburban Hospital,” says Mr. McMahon. “We should all strive to ensure that this community resource continues to thrive and advance for the benefit of all those living and working in our region.”
In addition to providing nearly $4M in personal giving to support the construction of new state-of-the-art operating rooms, Mr. McMahon’s leadership as chair of the steering committee for the campus enhancement fundraising project will help ensure the ongoing availability of world-class, local care.
A $2.5M charitable gift from the Bender Foundation, Inc. provides philanthropic leadership for the campus enhancement project, while also directly impacting nursing and emergency/trauma care.
According to the Bender family, “This gift is very meaningful as it provides an opportunity to honor Sondra and Howard’s commitment to philanthropy while helping Suburban Hospital embrace the future of medicine.” The funding established the Sondra D. Bender Fund for Nursing Excellence and dedicated the state-of-the-art Sondra & Howard Bender Emergency/Trauma Center.
A longtime resident of Chevy Chase, Mrs. Phillips and her family used the services of Suburban Hospital many times during her lifetime and, according to her executor, she watched with pride as the status and stature of the hospital increased. Her legacy gift, dedicated to the campus enhancement project, is the largest bequest in Suburban Hospital’s history.
A $1M gift from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation will be used to name the conference and education space planned for the new hospital building opening in 2019. Outfitted with state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment and teleconferencing capabilities, the new conference facilities will benefit patients, families, physicians, nurses and other clinical staff, as well as members of the community on a daily basis.
A generous $1M commitment from lifelong Bethesda resident and businessman A. James Clark, former founder, chairman and CEO of Clark Enterprises, Inc., served as a pacesetter gift for the campus enhancement project. Mr. Clark’s personal gift, committed prior to his death, was motivated by appreciation for outstanding clinical care and community service over the years. The Clark Construction Group and the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation have also provided significant support to Suburban Hospital over the years.
A significant portion of a recent $2.5M gift from June and David Trone will help fund the ongoing transformation of Suburban Hospitals campus, specifically dedicating the Physician Pavilion that will provide on-site office space for physicians and surgeons handling the most complex cases.
As founder and owner of Total Wine & More, which has more than 500 employees working from its Bethesda corporate headquarters, David Trone recognizes the importance of Suburban as a community resource and appreciates the opportunity to participate in this extraordinary project. The Trone’s gift will also generously support Suburban Hospital’s behavioral health program.
Your donation can make a profound difference in our future. Help make an impact in a part of Suburban Hospital that is closest to your heart, or which you believe will benefit the community most.
300,000 sq feet more space, more services
and more tools and technology to better
care for you.
The new main lobby will provide better
way finding, convenient registration and
comfortable waiting areas.
Large, flexible operating rooms will include real-time imaging and robotic technology for the most complex surgical cases.
Convenient public walkways will connect
the lobby of the new building with that of
the existing building and showcase the impact of philanthropy.
Private patient rooms to support patient
and family centered care initiatives,
improve infection control and increase
and showcase the impact of philanthropy.