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In addition to the seven Auxiliaries, there are a wide variety of
volunteer opportunities available across the six Affiliate

Dec My Room

Dec My Room is a national
program serving children who have prolonged stays in the hospital and we are proud to have
a chapter to support patients at Packard Children’s. Our goal is to create a cozy
and personalized hospital room that is filled with the child’s favorite things.
The patient chooses a theme for their room—and our volunteers purchase items and
decorate. When the child leaves the hospital they can take the items

Learn more about Dec My

Friends of Packard

The Friends of
Packard Affiliate hosts an annual fundraising event to support a special project at the
hospital. In 2020 they hosted the Leap into Luck with Lucile Poker
. To find out about future events, email

Adolescent Health Services (Teen Health Van)

Known as the
“Teen Health Van,” this service is a mobile community program that
serves youth in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Santa Clara counties. The program provides
free medical services to children at schools and community

There are many ways to help the Teen Health Van. Download our information sheet or visit the
Teen Health Van’s fundraising page.

Hearts and

Volunteers for Hearts and Hands make items that provide comfort
and care to brighten the lives of patients during their stay at Packard
Due to COVID-19, the hospital is not accepting
hand-made items at this time. We will provide an update when donations resume.