Megan AlpersTuesday, September 8, 2015

Hyundai Hope on Wheels gives $250,000 toward cancer research

On September 2, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Palo Alto-area Hyundai dealers awarded Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant for pediatric cancer research. The...
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...
Megan AlpersTuesday, August 25, 2015

Where are they now? Quadruplets edition

The Wang family is truly one in a million. Born in October 2010, quadruplets Audrey, Emma, Isabelle, and Natalie Wang entered the world with the help of our team at the Charles B. and Ann L. Johnson...
Megan AlpersTuesday, August 25, 2015

Building bridges: The role of interpreter services in our hospital

In a bright room within the neurosciences clinic at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, 24-year-old Kirandeep meets with her neurosurgeon, Michael S. B. Edwards, MD. As Edwards speaks to...
Ali KoideWednesday, August 12, 2015

Elijah “Drax Shadow” is honored by WWE

Have you heard of World Wrestling Entertainment’s newest WWE Superstar, Drax Shadow? Standing at a mere four feet tall and weighing just over 50 pounds, this 8-year-old is a formidable force to be...
Holly MacCormickFriday, August 7, 2015

Girls' Day Out at Tova Spa

There are many treatments, therapies and drugs for cancer, but sometimes a day of pampering with friends is just what the doctor ordered. That’s why nine teenage girls being treated for cancer at...
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Samantha DormanFriday, June 12, 2015

An Evening at the Oasis for our patients

The hospital school’s prom celebration is called an “event to look forward to, not because the kids are in the hospital, but because they deserve to be regular kids.” The transformation of a hospital...
Jennifer YuanFriday, May 15, 2015

It Takes a Village: Rallying Support to Cure Food Allergies

Nine years ago, David and Kori Shaw moved to Palo Alto with their 3-year-old daughter, Keegan, and 1-year-old son, Carter. Along with the usual adjustments of relocating—new job for dad, new...
Melanie ThernstromFriday, May 15, 2015

I Can Eat It: Taking a Bite Out of Food Allergies

Food allergies are a peculiar disease. Unlike other life-threatening conditions, the people they affect are completely healthy unless they are exposed to the allergen. They and their families live a...
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...