Jodi MouratisTuesday, November 13, 2018

Caring for Our Community

Patricia Jimenez didn’t want to object too loudly, because if she did, she feared her landlord would evict her family from their apartment on the border of East Palo Alto. She wrote him several...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyTuesday, November 13, 2018

Making a Very Real Difference for Patients

Nine-year-old Blaine Baxter was so nervous, he was pale and sweating. The dreaded routine was starting yet again—nurses, doctors, anesthesiologists, and fellows would gather around his hospital bed...
Caitlin ChiangMonday, October 22, 2018

A Gift Honoring a Special Milestone for Cancer Patients

In September, members of the Team G Childhood Cancer Foundation joined us at the Bass Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases to dedicate a special gift—a shiny, brass bell for young patients...
Caitlin ChiangMonday, August 13, 2018

Avalynn's Little Wishes Story

“Little Wishes, Little Wishes is here for you,” sang music therapist Rebekah Martin, MT-BC, as she strummed her guitar and gently pushed open the patient room door. Child life specialists waving...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyFriday, August 10, 2018

You Bring Families Comfort

Before Shubha and Manju Manjunath brought 3-week-old Ishan home from the hospital after his open-heart surgery, they knew there was one stop they needed to make. Following Hindu tradition, the family...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyMonday, May 21, 2018

You Are at the Heart of Yassen's Story

When asked what he’d like to say to donors who support the patients and families at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Yassen simply says, “I love you.” The 6-year-old's personality is...
Jodi MouratisMonday, May 21, 2018

Expanding Possibilities

Jacklin Tong was a senior in high school when her father became seriously ill with lung cancer and went to Stanford for treatment. She recalls how cared for the nurses made her family feel during...
Monday, May 21, 2018

Thank You Notes (Spring 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...
Ali KagawaMonday, May 21, 2018

A SUPER Surprise

Earlier this year, Carrie (a volunteer at our hospital) and her husband Joe Staley (an offensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers) generously donated their Super Bowl tickets to our Adolescent and...
Jennifer YuanMonday, May 21, 2018

One Step Closer to a Cure

Vibrant, kind-hearted, and articulate little Maiyanna was only 4 years old when she passed away on April 16, 2014, from diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a rare and inoperable brain tumor. On...