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The It Starts with Us
is an annual celebration for Lucile Packard Children’s
Hospital Stanford care providers, colleagues, and volunteers to fundraise on behalf of the
patients and families we care so deeply for and spread our hope and pride through the

Every day we give our time, our hearts,
and our expertise—and during the month of October, we fundraise. Why? Because
supporting our patients starts with us. 

Philanthropy Together

During the entire month of October, Packard
Children’s team members have the opportunity to celebrate our hospital together
by giving a donation of any size
that supports the patients and families
we care for every

Your generous contribution is impactful at any level, and together,
all gifts achieve so much!

$10: You
could provide a
gas card for the Care-a-Van for Kids
so a patient without another form of
transportation can make it to their appointment and receive

$30: You could provide a Chemo
—a helpful tool for our child life specialists to help ease a
child's anxiety and fear about

$100: You could help accelerate
toward better care and cures for our

$1,000: Join our
Circles of Leadership
! The
Circles of Leadership giving society recognizes some of our closest
donors who give $1,000-$9,999 annually to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Stanford and/or child and maternal health programs at Stanford University School of

Did you know?

  • All gifts are worth
    celebrating—every dollar counts!
  • You can choose to
    designate your gift to the area of the hospital that matters most to
  • 100 percent of donations to
    the Children's Fund support the
    patients, families, and expectant mothers we serve
  • The
    Children’s Fund directly supports our hospital’s
    highest priorities by supporting three general areas of need:

    • Family and Community
      : The Children’s Fund supports a
      variety of services that ease the burden of hospitalization and meet the unique needs of
      our patients, families, and community.
    • Maternal and Child
      Health Research Institute (MCHRI)
      : The MCHRI at Stanford University invests
      in child and maternal health research by offering grants, tuition support, and project
      coordination to the next generation of leaders in pediatric and obstetric
    • Care for all: Gifts to the
      Children’s Fund allow us to continue providing vital medical
      services to all children and expectant mothers in our care, regardless of the
      families’ available resources.
  • Lucile Packard
    Children’s Hospital Stanford is a nonprofit
  • Lucile Packard Foundation for
    Children’s Health is the sole fundraising and grantmaking entity of our hospital.
    Working in alignment with Packard Children’s, our mission is to elevate the
    priority of children’s health and increase the quality and accessibility of
    children’s health care through leadership and direct


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