Ali KagawaThursday, October 4, 2018

5 Ways to Help this Halloween Season

Pumpkin carving, costumes, and treats—Halloween is a magical time for all children. Here are some fun ways you can help make Halloween extra special for patients and families at our hospital. 1...
Caitlin ChiangTuesday, October 2, 2018

Inspiration to Kick Off Your School Year

Every day, our supporters and fundraisers—our Champions for Children —inspire us with their passion to serve our patients and their families. During the 2017-2018 school year, hundreds of students...
Guest blogger: Lucca LorenziTuesday, March 20, 2018

How can having a tumor be lucky?

Editor’s note: Lucca is our 2018 Summer Scamper Patient Hero representing our Bass Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases. Join Lucca and our other amazing Patient Heroes on June 24 at the...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Thank You Notes (Winter 2017/2018)

Every day, donors like you make gifts of all sizes to build a healthier future for children and expectant mothers. Your support makes our hospital a special place for our patients and families, and...
Caitlin ChiangThursday, January 18, 2018

Five Champions who inspired us in 2017

Every day, our supporters and fundraisers—our Champions for Children —inspire us with their passion to serve our patients and their families. Last year, more than 350 Champions of all ages hosted toy...
Caitlin ChiangMonday, January 8, 2018

Alexandra’s Quinceañera: Giving Back on a Birthday

Alexandra was just 10 days old when she was diagnosed with ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency, a rare disease that, in her case, could only be cured with a liver transplant. Doctors at...
Ali KoideThursday, January 4, 2018

Your New Year's resolution starts here

Are you wondering how you can fulfill your New Year's resolution to help children in your community? We're here to help! Check out our list of top ways you can help our patients today, and get...
Caitlin ChiangWednesday, December 6, 2017

UPDATE: Heart and Sole: Four Years and Hundreds of Miles Later

This is an update to a previous story that can be read here . In 2013, when his 15-year-old daughter, Kate, first began receiving treatment in our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, few things gave...
Ali KoideThursday, July 20, 2017

KidtoKid: Teen makes cards for a cause

While most of us are sleeping in on Saturdays, Sumukh is up early, setting up his booth at the San Ramon Farmers Market. For this 13-year-old, summer vacation means more time to work on his budding...
Ali KoideWednesday, July 12, 2017

Champions for Children musicians honored with the Bay Area Jefferson Award

Congratulations to the Bay Area Youth Music Society for being honored with the Bay Area Jefferson Award! Since 2009, this group of talented teens and young adults have raised more than $12,000 for...