Ali KoideThursday, January 21, 2016

Five Champions for Children who inspired us in 2015

Every day, our community fundraisers—who we call Champions for Children—inspire us with their passion to serve others and raise funds for our patients and their families. In 2015, more than 100...
Megan AlpersTuesday, November 24, 2015

A bear-y generous gift to our emergency department

Bears on the move! A delivery truck filled to the brim with handmade teddy bears arrived at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford this week, thanks to a new donation from Bears for Humanity ...
Ali KoideWednesday, October 7, 2015

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...
Ali KoideTuesday, September 8, 2015

Hoops for Life raises $29,000 for “Hope”

With an event name like “Hoops for Life,” one might assume that Amy and Shannon Aldridge’s fundraiser is a basketball event, not a 5k walk and run. But the 6th annual Hoops for Life 5k held in Cape...
Ali KoideWednesday, August 12, 2015

All Star Karate Center raises $5,000

These kids put Karate Kid to shame! The nationally-ranked extreme martial artists from All Star Karate Center in Redwood City are amazing at their craft and at giving back to the community. “This is...
Ali KoideMonday, August 10, 2015

Jennifer surprised with Taylor Swift tickets

This makes our hearts sing! One of our own staffers bought four tickets to the Taylor Swift concert this Friday at Levi's Stadium and then donated them so that a patient could attend! Fourteen-year-...
Ali KoideTuesday, July 14, 2015

Summer Scamper raises $500,000

More than 3,200 participants joined us at Stanford on June 21 for the Summer Scamper 5k, 10k, and kids' fun run and helped raise over $500,000 for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and the...
Ali KoideWednesday, April 15, 2015

Champion raises $7k for her 40th birthday

As Jennifer Rowe’s 40th birthday was approaching, she knew she wanted to do something special to celebrate. “I thought about it and decided that the most meaningful thing for me to do was to give...
Friday, February 27, 2015

Champions for Children: Putting the Fun in Fundraisers

Last year, more than 130 Champions for Children raised more than $536,000 to give our patients and their families more hope for healthy futures. Here are a few of those wonderful Champions:...
Guest blogger: Steven MarraThursday, February 26, 2015

Heart and Sole: Going the extra mile (or 61) to support our pediatric cardiology team and their patients

While his daughter Kate was receiving treatment in our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, few things gave Steven solace like running. Today, he’s using his passion for endurance events to raise...