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Transformational Giving

When you make a transformative philanthropic investment in Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, you’ll have a profound impact on the health of kids and moms in our community and around the world. 

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Make Your Mark on Children’s Health

A significant gift can empower outstanding care, allow researchers to test bold new ideas, and dramatically alter the trajectory of a child’s life. Make a meaningful impact by investing in the area you care about most. Your gift could

  • fund a clinical trial to test a potentially groundbreaking cancer therapy or heart disease treatment,
  • help transform our original hospital building to improve our facilities for care and research,
  • help attract leading physician-scientists and set them on the path for discovery with an endowed gift, or
  • ensure kids can still be kids when they’re in the hospital by funding music or art therapy, child life services, or educational programs.



Your gift can help attract and retain medical leaders at the top of their fields. You also can help fund research conducted by the next generation of physician-scientists, giving them a platform to launch the next breakthrough discoveries in children’s health. 

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Help us reimagine our facilities by funding construction costs or equipment, or name a space in recognition of your support. Modern facilities lead to better care and outcomes for children and families and empower cutting-edge research.

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An investment in research will fuel the next discovery. Help advance the innovative ideas that are being pursued only at Stanford. With your support, our researchers can unlock the mysteries surrounding childhood diseases and host clinical trials to test and prove new standards of care. 

Dr Mark Skylar Scott demonstrates his 3D printing work


Partner with faculty to scale up our strongest programs and launch initiatives that improve the health and well-being of families in our community and beyond. Together, we can ensure that every mother and child receives the comprehensive, personalized care they deserve. 

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“Every parent does whatever they can to obtain the best care for their child, and every parent deserves that, no matter what resources they have. It is such a privilege to be able to help families get what they need for their children. It taps into our common humanity.”

Susan Ford Dorsey, board chair, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

What’s an Endowment?

By creating an endowment—an investment fund that provides long-term support at Packard Children’s—you establish a legacy of advancing children’s health. Your endowed gift will provide our researchers and clinicians with flexible, reliable funding to pursue their most urgent priorities and create a pipeline for research discoveries and clinical care that will last in perpetuity. Your principal investment will be kept intact and grow over time, ensuring that your area of passion will always have guaranteed support at Packard Children’s.

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Keiko Endo, Assistant Director, Principal Gifts

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Children's Heart Disease

Grow programs and pursue cures for pediatric heart disease.

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Pediatric Cancer

Support exceptional care, clinical trials, and pathways to cures.

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Mothers & Babies

Advance care for high-risk moms and babies—and for all families.

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Health Equity

Ensure equitable care and outcomes for kids and expectant moms.

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