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The Recreation and Welfare Association (R&W): Here to Serve You

The NIH Recreation and Welfare (R&W) Association ( serves as an employee services organization that provides affordable, top quality and well-directed services and programs that are diversified, beneficial, and focused on enhancing the health and well-being of the NIH staff, patients and their families, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) community. The NIH R&W team of dedicated and hardworking employees and volunteers accomplishes this mission by providing and offering a variety of retail, fitness, leisure, and charity fundraising activities.

Some upcoming activities include a Virtual Gift Show from September 21 through October 4 (, and the Maryland College Savings Webinar on September 22 at 12:00 pm ( You can also shop online for NIH branded merchandise through the R&W's new e-commerce platform (

To received information on future activities like those above, subscribe to receive R&W emails at: