Lynn NicholsFriday, May 19, 2023

Meet Marlee-Jo, Your Summer Scamper Patient Hero

“Little nugget” and cancer warrior princess On any given Sunday, you can find Marlee-Jo, age 5, and her family going round and round the lazy river at the waterpark near their home in Santa Maria,...
Megan Alpers‑RaschefskyTuesday, April 11, 2023

Team Mia Honors Brave Packard Children’s Patient

“Mia was super-happy, positive, and enthusiastic to try anything,” recalls Elisa, Mia’s mom. Born in Italy, Mia was quick to pick up both Italian and English, moving between the two languages...
Megan Alpers-Raschefsky Friday, March 17, 2023

Researcher Spotlight: Stephanie Smith, MD, MPH

Your support of the Childrenʼs Fund helped a Stanford researcher uncover unique challenges facing childhood and young adult cancer survivors in the Salinas Valley. The Stanford Maternal and Child...
Michaela Jarvis Friday, December 16, 2022

Meet Ronan, Cancer Survivor, Surfer, Big Dreamer

It started with what seemed like a few random symptoms: a sore pitching arm, upset stomach, a fever. Rebecca Olson made an appointment for her son Ronan to see his pediatrician. A COVID-19 test was...
Esther ChapmanThursday, December 9, 2021

Today's Philanthropy, Tomorrow's Cures

Generous support from our donors enables Packard Children's Hospital to invest in leading-edge research and attract world-class pediatric specialists. Tanja Gruber, MD, PhD, knows firsthand the power...
Anne Marie Angeles and Krishna Farol-SchenckThursday, November 4, 2021

You Raised Awareness for Childhood Cancer

In September, our community came together in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, raising more than $16,000 to support cancer patients at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Your...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyThursday, August 19, 2021

You Helped Caroline Ring the Golden Bell

Six-year-old Caroline stepped up to the pole festooned with yellow, orange, and pink streamers and grabbed the rope attached to a very special golden bell. As she pulled the cord and the bell clanged...
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

In the News (Summer 2021)

Pediatric Transplant Program Receives Top Recognition Stanford Children’s Health is ranked as a national leader for pediatric organ transplantation, according to recent data from the Scientific...
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

30 Years of Hope and Discovery

In 1991, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford opened its doors thanks to a $70 million donation from Lucile Packard, an advocate for the health of children and expectant mothers, and her...
Lynn NicholsTuesday, February 9, 2021

Bass Center Stays Busy and Focused During the Pandemic

Hayden, age 7, gives a wry smile as he snuggles against his mom, Sarah, and makes his stuffed dinosaurs perform tumbling tricks on her body. One lands a flip on her head. Another somersaults down her...