Friday, May 27, 2016

Opening the Doors to a Brighter Future

You made cancer a distant memory for Lydia. On a sunny morning in June 1991, 6-year-old Lydia Lee rode in an ambulance to the brand new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Wearing her hot pink “I...
Friday, May 27, 2016

Our History

This year marks 25 years since the 1991 opening of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Our history goes back even further with deep roots in our community and in children’s health. Thanks to...
Thursday, May 26, 2016

You Let Kids be Kids.

Life goes on, even during hospitalization and illness. There are holidays to celebrate, schoolwork to keep up with, new friends to meet, fears to overcome. And sometimes (most times!) a kid just...
Thursday, May 26, 2016

You Made our Community Healthier.

Caring for our community’s children extends far beyond our hospital walls. We are honored to partner with volunteers, donors, community leaders, and other local organizations to improve the physical...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Our Story Began with One Mom's Vision

“My dream is that 50 years from now, the childhood diseases that cause so much anguish today will have disappeared. What we’ve done here is create an environment where the real work will be done—the...
Guest blogger: Pam Cambra-SamsWednesday, May 25, 2016

The Miracle of Life

I never thought this day would come. I got to dance with my son at his wedding. My son, Brian, entered Packard Children’s at 16 months old in 1992. He had been a perfect baby who suddenly became ill...
Guest blogger: Charles KwakyeWednesday, May 25, 2016

There's No Stopping Him

Jeremiah was born, and my wife called me at work and said, “Honey, there’s something wrong with Jeremiah.” Right then, I turned blue. Jeremiah was diagnosed with Crigler-Najjar type 2, a rare...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

You Accelerated New Discoveries.

The last 25 years have transformed the ways in which we prevent, diagnose, and cure childhood diseases. Your support has helped translate promising scientific discoveries into groundbreaking...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

You Gave in So Many Ways.

We are immensely grateful for all that your extraordinary generosity has made possible for children and families in our community and beyond. Your generosity has been the driving force behind every...
Guest Blogger: Emily CanteyThursday, February 4, 2016

A grateful mom says thank you: The Bravest 10-year-old I Know

Editor’s note: Emily, our guest author, is an inspiration. For the 2015 Summer Scamper, she and her husband practiced for hours with their son, Ray, who has autism, so he’d be ready to hand out race...