Monday, March 16, 2015

Lifetime of service includes estate gift

Maureen Roskoph began volunteering for the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in 1973, and attorney Paul Roskoph has for many years been helping people give to charity through their estates...
Megan AlpersFriday, January 23, 2015

Reading, writing, arithmetic, and now, yoga

Elementary school-aged children take an average of 12-25 breaths per minute, without even thinking. But what happens when they slow down, focus on each one of those breaths, and use their newfound...
Megan AlpersMonday, January 5, 2015

$300,000 gift will improve diagnostic tools at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and beyond

Stanford, CA – Thanks to a generous donor, a team of Stanford researchers, led by Bruce Ling, PhD, can now make even greater strides toward understanding and treating devastating childhood conditions...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sean Parker Pledges $24 Million to Launch Allergy Research Center at Stanford

Allergies, whether they are to food, drugs, the environment, or other triggers, have potentially adverse consequences for millions of people worldwide. Recent estimates conclude that between 30 and...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Children's Circle of Care: Dianna and Timothy Murphy

Dianna and Timothy Murphy of San Ramon believe in paying it forward. Thankful that their 18-year-old son, Kevin, is alive today because of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, they now...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Corporate Philanthropy: Stanford Federal Credit Union

Stanford Federal Credit Union has established itself as one of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford’s most generous and consistent corporate supporters. Over the past decade, the organization...
Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Yoshidas: A Slice of the American Dream

For James and Sumiko Yoshida, giving a gift of real estate to Packard Children's Hospital became an important part of living the American dream. Five decades ago, each followed a path from Japan to...
Megan AlpersWednesday, September 10, 2014

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Surpasses $1 Million in Support for Pediatric Cancer Research at Stanford

On September 4, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Palo Alto-area Hyundai dealers awarded Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant to support the work of Kathy...
Megan AlpersMonday, August 18, 2014

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Extend a $2.25 Million Challenge Grant to Fund Innovative Clinical Food Allergy Research at Stanford

Groundbreaking food allergy research at Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has received a major boost through the creation of a challenge grant by...
Ali KoideFriday, July 11, 2014

Partnership with DreamWorks Animation and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital brightens children’s lives—and the walls of HP

For children receiving medical care, hospital stays can be a time of isolation, fear, and long periods of boredom. But thanks to a partnership between HP, DreamWorks Animation, and Lucile Packard...