Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Extraordinary Service

Christopher Dawes, the longtime president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health, retired in August. Dawes joined the hospital in 1989 prior to its 1991...
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Future of Surgery Has Arrived

The Bonnie Uytengsu and Family Surgery and Interventional Center opened in August, adding six surgical suites and six interventional treatment rooms, and nearly doubling Lucile Packard Children’s...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Thank You Notes (Fall 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...
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...
Friday, August 10, 2018

Your Impact on Research Grants

Dear Friends, This fall marks a special milestone for Children’s Fund donors. Ten years ago, the Children’s Fund began directing support to the Stanford Child Health Research Institute (CHRI). Since...
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...
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...
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...