Ali Koide Monday, October 13, 2014

4 Fun Ways to Help this Halloween

Pumpkin carving, costumes, and treats—Halloween is a magical time for all children. Here are some fun ways you can help make Halloween extra special for patients and families at our hospital. 1. Give...
Friday, October 10, 2014

Lizzy celebrates 30 year heart transplant anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Lizzy Craze! She received a heart transplant at our hospital on October 8, 1984, and has never needed her heart replaced during the 30 years it’s been beating in her chest. Lizzy...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Patxi's Pizza gives a slice of support

Patxi’s Pizza (pronounced PAH-cheese. ‘t’ before ‘x’), one of the most loved pizza restaurants in the Bay Area, celebrates National Pizza Month this October with a sneak peek at some of the exciting...
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...