Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Thank You Notes (Summer 2020)

Every day, donors like you make gifts of all sizes to build a healthier future for children and expectant mothers. Your support makes our hospital a special place for our patients and families, and...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

In the News (Summer 2020)

U.S. News & World Report Names Packard Children’s a Top 10 Children’s Hospital in the Nation Packard Children’s has been named among the top 10 children’s hospitals in the nation, according to...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Caring for Our Community During COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 this spring brought challenges and uncertainty to our world. We are proud to share how Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford quickly ramped up frontline efforts to care...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Yvonne Maldonado, MD: Leading the Local and Global Response to the Pandemic

Spotting emerging diseases, identifying how they spread, testing therapies and solutions—Yvonne “Bonnie” Maldonado, MD, does all of it at once, in real time. It’s a rare skill that has touched the...
Lynn Nichols and Jodi MouratisWednesday, July 8, 2020

Small but Mighty

When Bronte Benedict was born last October, everything seemed to go as expected. She loved to be held and to go for walks in her stroller with her parents, Marvin and Amanda, near the family’s home...
Elizabeth ValenteWednesday, July 8, 2020

Managing Heart and Soul

Bronte is still a baby, but Packard Children’s is already planning for her family’s long-term needs. For young kids with life-threatening heart arrythmias, especially those who have experienced a...
Jodi MouratisWednesday, July 8, 2020

Stop Sneaky Sugars in Its Tracks

It seems simple—just tell fami­lies to eat less sugar. But added sugar is everywhere, sometimes in foods we think are healthy. These “sneaky sugars” are lurking in foods where we’d never suspect it...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

2019 Report on Giving

In 2019, you and 15,427 other donors gave $190 million to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the child and maternal health programs at Stanford University School of Medicine. Your...
Guest blogger: Athena TranFriday, March 6, 2020

You Gave Me a Future

Hi, Children’s Fund donors! I’m Athena. I’m almost 16 years old, and I want to share my story of how Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford—and you—saved my life. I was born and raised here in...
Friday, March 6, 2020

Your Impact on Research: Spring 2020

Dear Friends, Isn’t Athena amazing? I am so inspired by her story, and by her desire to attend Stanford University School of Medicine to pursue a career as a pediatric cardiologist. Through your...