Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Yoshidas: A Slice of the American Dream

For James and Sumiko Yoshida, giving a gift of real estate to Packard Children's Hospital became an important part of living the American dream. Five decades ago, each followed a path from Japan to...
Ali Koide Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Cameron's Coin Drive

In memory of his brother Connor, 10-year-old Cameron recently organized his second Coins for Cures drive for DIPG pediatric brain cancer research. This year, he prepared a speech and spoke in every...
Megan Alpers Monday, September 15, 2014

Special Delivery: Volunteers go the extra mile to make a patient’s day

Recently the Roth Auxiliary volunteers who staff our hospital’s gift shop received a special note from Don Goad of Nashville, Tennessee. Don’s 4-year-old grandson, Micah, has a rare heart defect...
Megan Alpers Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Surpasses $1 Million in Support for Pediatric Cancer Research at Stanford

On September 4, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Palo Alto-area Hyundai dealers awarded Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant to support the work of Kathy...
Megan Alpers Monday, September 1, 2014

Online Extras: Tips for Your Family

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Megan Alpers Monday, September 1, 2014

Child Life Specialists Help Patients Cope and Thrive

On a recent Tuesday, 9-year-old Sarah Grace sat on a hospital bed in a bright pink Minnie Mouse gown, waiting for a CT scan. This wasn’t Sarah Grace’s first scan, but it would be her first without...