Zoie FarmerThursday, September 17, 2015

One mother’s words: Our family’s journey

Zoie Farmer, mother of 10-year-old Hyrum, shared her family’s journey as Hyrum has battled leukemia with the help of our hospital. The following is a transcript of Zoie’s speech from September 2,...
Megan AlpersTuesday, September 8, 2015

Hyundai Hope on Wheels gives $250,000 toward cancer research

On September 2, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Palo Alto-area Hyundai dealers awarded Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant for pediatric cancer research. The...
Ali KoideTuesday, September 8, 2015

Hoops for Life raises $29,000 for “Hope”

With an event name like “Hoops for Life,” one might assume that Amy and Shannon Aldridge’s fundraiser is a basketball event, not a 5k walk and run. But the 6th annual Hoops for Life 5k held in Cape...
Monday, March 16, 2015

Lifetime of service includes estate gift

Maureen Roskoph began volunteering for the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in 1973, and attorney Paul Roskoph has for many years been helping people give to charity through their estates...
Megan AlpersFriday, January 23, 2015

Reading, writing, arithmetic, and now, yoga

Elementary school-aged children take an average of 12-25 breaths per minute, without even thinking. But what happens when they slow down, focus on each one of those breaths, and use their newfound...
Megan AlpersMonday, January 5, 2015

$300,000 gift will improve diagnostic tools at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and beyond

Stanford, CA – Thanks to a generous donor, a team of Stanford researchers, led by Bruce Ling, PhD, can now make even greater strides toward understanding and treating devastating childhood conditions...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sean Parker Pledges $24 Million to Launch Allergy Research Center at Stanford

Allergies, whether they are to food, drugs, the environment, or other triggers, have potentially adverse consequences for millions of people worldwide. Recent estimates conclude that between 30 and...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Children's Circle of Care: Dianna and Timothy Murphy

Dianna and Timothy Murphy of San Ramon believe in paying it forward. Thankful that their 18-year-old son, Kevin, is alive today because of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, they now...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Corporate Philanthropy: Stanford Federal Credit Union

Stanford Federal Credit Union has established itself as one of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford’s most generous and consistent corporate supporters. Over the past decade, the organization...
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...