• Thank you for sharing the Valentine's love with kids like Hana, a heart patient and future nurse!
  • Cristina and Vicente passing out Boo dolls and goodies to our patients!
  • "You stand out from the bunch!"
  • "Best Friends FURever!"
 

 

Thank you for being our Valentine!

Ali Koide
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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This past Valentine's Day we asked our supporters to submit valentines online to our patients, with help from our furry friend Boo. Our goal was to collect 1,000 cards, but you overwhelmed us with Valentine love and sent in an astonishing 1,375 cards! Former patients, current patients, staff, and supporters from 38 states and throughout the world including Brazil, New Zealand, Egypt, and Denmark sent in messages of hope.  Plus, many of you took the next step and donated to our Hearts of Hope fundraiser, raising $7,749 for our patients! 

Below are just a few of our favorite valentine messages. Download the full list of messages here (yes, it's really 79 pages long!). From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for your thoughtfulness and generosity in spreading the Valentine's love to our patients!

Stacy: Happy Valentine's Day to all the small heroes out there! Keep fighting and keep smiling!

Shane: Happy valentines day!  From one Heart Baby to another friend at LPCH, I hope you have a love-filled day!

Jennifer: Even though I have not met you, I just know that you are so brave and strong!!! Keep up the great work and remember that a lot of people love you very much!! Hugs!!

Mandy: HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD ARE THINKING ABOUT YOU AND PRAYING FOR YOU ALL THE TIME! WE LOVE YOU!

Makayla: I wish you all the love and happiness in the world! You are so special and this world is a better place because you are in it. Stay strong always, and know that no matter what you are amazing < 3

Donna: Have a fun and sweet Valentine's Day! Think of you all the time with prayers and love!  Our granddaughter is a patient at LPCH - take in the love from the wonderful staff!

Lexi: Hello! I'm a 4-year old Apricot Mini Poodle & I hope to come by and visit you before long; meanwhile, have a very Happy Valentine's Day!

Alma: Hello!  We wish you a fun and happy Valentine's Day with lots of love and hugs.   I was a liver transplant recipient and spent many days at this very hospital. The Drs and nurses did a great job healing me- just like they will you. Hope you feel better soon! Love and aloha to you.

Cameron: Hi I'm Cam! I'm 5 1/2 now, and I was a patient at LPCH too when I was a baby. They fixed my heart. Everyone there is great! So Valentine's Day is an extra special holiday for me. I hope yours is wonderful too. Love, Cameron Jordan (and his mom, Leslie too)

Efim: Hi there! Trust me, there are so many people like me, whom you have even never heard about, love you and wish you a lovely Valentine's Day!

Hatcher: I have had 4 open hearts at LPCH! It's the best and we love all our heart friends and staff there! We wish you a wonderful Valentines filled with heart miracles! Love Hatcher Wheatley

Carson and James: We spent the first few months of our lives here in the hospital. It wasn't easy, and we cried a lot. Looking back now, we are grateful for the care and love our nurses and other people showed us every step of the way. If you can stay focused on the little gifts that come your way every day, you are half way home already.  Wishing you strength and good health.

Linda: You are SO AMAZING to us so we wanted to wish you a VERY HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!  You are so brave and your courage is amazing.  Keep fighting and NEVER GIVE UP!  We pray for you every day! Love, The Rossi Family Dave, Linda, Luke and Cole (aka our cancer survivor)

It's not too late! You can still donate to the Hearts of Hope fundraiser and help more kids in our care.

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