Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Our Story Began with One Mom's Vision

“My dream is that 50 years from now, the childhood diseases that cause so much anguish today will have disappeared. What we’ve done here is create an environment where the real work will be done—the...
Guest blogger: Pam Cambra-SamsWednesday, May 25, 2016

The Miracle of Life

I never thought this day would come. I got to dance with my son at his wedding. My son, Brian, entered Packard Children’s at 16 months old in 1992. He had been a perfect baby who suddenly became ill...
Guest blogger: Charles KwakyeWednesday, May 25, 2016

There's No Stopping Him

Jeremiah was born, and my wife called me at work and said, “Honey, there’s something wrong with Jeremiah.” Right then, I turned blue. Jeremiah was diagnosed with Crigler-Najjar type 2, a rare...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

You Accelerated New Discoveries.

The last 25 years have transformed the ways in which we prevent, diagnose, and cure childhood diseases. Your support has helped translate promising scientific discoveries into groundbreaking...
Guest Blogger: Emily CanteyThursday, February 4, 2016

A grateful mom says thank you: The Bravest 10-year-old I Know

Editor’s note: Emily, our guest author, is an inspiration. For the 2015 Summer Scamper, she and her husband practiced for hours with their son, Ray, who has autism, so he’d be ready to hand out race...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Corporate Philanthropy: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

From Santa Rosa to the Monterey Peninsula, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage branches across the greater Bay Area rallied to support Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford this year. On May...
Stacy FinzTuesday, November 17, 2015

Everything Changed in a Heartbeat: Q&A with Kavin Desai, MD, and Maya Desai

What happens when a 25-year veteran pediatric cardiologist suddenly finds himself with an unexpected new patient—his own daughter? Earlier this year, 15-year-old Maya Desai, an accomplished high...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Foundation Grants: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a national fundraising movement launched by the creativity of one young cancer patient, has provided generous support to expand our capacity for pediatric...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Gift Planning: John Kriewall and Elizabeth Haehl

John Kriewall and Elizabeth Haehl are loyal supporters of our hospital. In 2000, the couple was instrumental in the establishment of the Pediatric Palliative Care Program, which combines...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Golf Classic supports new mental health program

On September 21, 18 foursomes of donors and friends played in the second annual Golf Classic to help raise funds for the child and adolescent mental health programs at Lucile Packard Children's...