Special Event

Published on May 17, 2016
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Recently, a few lucky patients of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles had an exciting day at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. But this wasn’t just any visit; these patients were meeting animals that have similar conditions to theirs. As a preview for what was the... Read More
Published on September 23, 2015
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It was that time of year again when thousands of people dived into the ocean at Zuma Beach, biked in record high heat and ran to the finish line in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox—all for raising funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Research Program... Read More
Published on July 29, 2015
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Rare summer thunderstorms and rain delays didn’t keep eight teams from competing at the 21st Annual Chad Volleyball Tournament in Hermosa Beach on Saturday, July 18. Proceeds from the event benefitted the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Heart Institute and the Chad Foundation... Read More
Published on June 12, 2015
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Rhinos, and seals, and CHLA! Oh, my! That’s not exactly how the iconic quote goes, but it perfectly describes the day that four CHLA patients had at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens recently. In partnership with the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, Charlie... Read More
Published on May 5, 2015
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More than 200 guests, including 50 CHLA patient families, attended the Sixth Annual Center for Achievement of Teens and Children with Hand Differences (CATCH) picnic on Saturday, May 2 at the Saban Research Building courtyard. “CATCH is a welcoming community at Children... Read More
Published on December 8, 2014
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The Lythgoe Family Productions and the Cuñado family has once again helped Children’s Hospital Los Angeles kick off the holiday season at the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. This year, we were joined by Heidi Klum, NCIS’ Barrett Foa, Castle's Stana Katic, cast of Sleeping Beauty... Read More
Published on November 21, 2014
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Dancers from ABC’s Dancing with the Stars (DWTS), Val Chmerkovskiy, Cheryl Burke, Artem Chigvintsev, Emma Slater, Sasha Farber and two contestants, Sadie Robertson from Duck Dynasty and Bethany Mota, a YouTube star, visited Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to join in on a fun... Read More
Published on November 3, 2014
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What a treat for Children's Hospital Los Angeles patients! More than 16,000 Bat-o-Grams were generated by hospital supporters, friends in the community and citizens from Australia, Japan, Sweden (just to name a few) during the month-long initiative held on CHLA.org. To... Read More
Published on October 13, 2014
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From left: Costco Wholesale SVP Bruce Greenwood; CHLA Board Co-chair Cathy Siegel Weiss; Costco Regional Marketing Assistant Helen Yniguez; actress Jamie Lee Curtis; honoree Natalie Portman; TV personality Maria Menounos; CHLA President and CEO Richard D. Cordova and CHLA Board... Read More
Published on September 17, 2014
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On September 14th, many swam, biked and ran to raise more than $1.35 million for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles at the 28th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox. For the 8th year, thousands of participants and supporters arrived in the early hours of the... Read More
Published on September 15, 2014
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In honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Leo Mascarenhas, MD, MS, head of Oncology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles was rewarded by Hyundai Hope On Wheels with a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant for pediatric cancer research during a congratulatory ceremony on... Read More
Published on August 26, 2014
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On August 23-24, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients and doctors from the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases took the field at Dodgers Stadium for ThinkCure! Weekend. The annual two-day event benefits cancer research at CHLA and City of Hope by raising... Read More
Published on August 21, 2014
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Fifteen-year-old Eileen Garrido is an accomplished singer, Junior Ambassador for Children’s Hospital, founder of the Beating Hearts Foundation and a long-time patient of CHLA. This past Wednesday, Eileen was CHLA’s honorary guest at Costco Wholesale’s philanthropic event and... Read More
Published on June 17, 2014
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By Rolando Gomez, MBA, manager, Government and Public Policy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Pharmacists and pharmacy interns at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles collaborated with pharmacists from Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, the Los Angeles... Read More
Published on May 22, 2014
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The original version of this story is featured in Community Benefit Report, 2013 issue (page 26). In October 2013, more than 90 members of Team CHLA came together for the American Heart Association’s Greater Los Angeles Heart Walk at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. ... Read More
Published on May 14, 2014
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By Rolando Gomez, MBA, manager, Government and Public Policy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. On April 26, Team CHLA walked for babies! This year’s March of Dimes March for Babies event was a success—thanks to the more than 100 members of Team CHLA, who joined our very... Read More
Published on March 4, 2014
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From Left to Right: Vasi Hunton, singer/composer for The Magic Bracelet; Ari Goldberg, Rina Goldberg’s father; Tamika Lamison, founder of Make A Film Foundation; James Van Der Beek, actor in The Magic Bracelet; Adele Jones, casting director for The ... Read More
Published on February 14, 2014
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Valentine's Day is such a cheerful time to be a kid. Children in Los Angeles and all across the country, stuff their classmates' Valentine's Day mailboxes with friendly notes – from store-bought cards with their favorite superhero to handmade construction paper hearts – and... Read More
Published on December 18, 2013
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For the third consecutive year Delta Air Lines, Inc. (Delta) invited Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients on a fun-filled trip to the North Pole by way of the Delta hangar at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Upon arrival at LAX, patients and family members were... Read More
Published on October 25, 2013
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On Oct 22, team members from the Los Angeles Kings made their annual visit to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to kick off a day of giving and fun. The players began their visit by going to individual patient rooms and interacting with patients and family members, while... Read More

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