Wednesday, July 9, 2014

St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards nearly $1 million for childhood cancer research at Stanford

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation , which holds head-shaving events nationwide to raise money for childhood cancer research, recently awarded nearly $1 million in pediatric cancer research grants to five...
Megan AlpersWednesday, May 28, 2014

‘Heal EB’ and Eddie and Jill Vedder help fund treatments for children with life-threatening skin disorder

In another step toward the possible development of a cure for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare and life-threatening genetic skin disorder, the Southern California-based non-profit Heal EB, www...
Jennifer YuanSunday, May 1, 2011

Giving Thanks: 20 Years of Philanthropy Transforms Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

"A children’s hospital is as good as its community wants it to be,” says Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. “In our case, the community has spoken loud and...
Theresa JohnstonSunday, May 1, 2011

Our Hearts Are with Packard: Katie Jo, Los Altos

Standing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Packard Children’s Hospital, Beth and Bob Shuman of Los Altos felt increasingly anxious. Their first and only child was fighting for her life after...
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