Published on April 27, 2021
The artwork, featuring the late actor Chadwick Boseman and a young cancer patient doing the Black Panther salute, is meant to inspire and empower children battling illness. Read More
Published on July 1, 2019
Spider-Man, Mysterio and M.J. in the house! Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal and Zendaya visited Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to surprise patients at an advance screening of the new movie. Though the film doesn’t open until July 2,... Read More
Published on December 19, 2017
Who could make a sing-along the coolest thing ever? GWEN STEFANI. Gwen and songwriter Justin Tranter, along with their crew, brought festive cheer to the Family Lounge at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Lights, Christmas trees and holiday headbands set the mood as... Read More
Published on May 30, 2017
Look out! Here comes Spider-Man!   Tom Holland, who plays Peter Parker in the upcoming superhero movie SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, swung by to visit some of our kids!     Donned in the official suit from the movie, Tom visited patients on the... Read More
Published on May 16, 2017
More than 13 million people have already watched the clip online, as Jimmy Kimmel described the emotional experience of watching his newborn son diagnosed with a life-threatening heart defect, and ultimately being saved by the surgeons and caregivers at Children’s Hospital Los... Read More
Published on March 20, 2017
Our friend Jack Black stopped by CHLA to Make March Matter. As you’d expect, Jack had no problem joining in our music therapy sessions and was happy to visit with our kids, their families and even made himself available for CHLA staff. Thank you Jack, you rock... Read More
Published on December 22, 2015
                  Just in time for the holidays! Lauren Conrad and her team came to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to brighten up the kid’s day with arts and crafts. The Creative Oasis room was filled with patients and their... Read More
Published on September 1, 2015
“I have a question. Can I have your autograph?” A courteous but serious question asked by 7-year-old Jeremiah Succar just after singing “Fight Song” with the song’s creator, Rachel Platten. #RachelMeetJeremiah Platten recently surprised Jeremiah at Children’s Hospital... Read More
Published on June 10, 2015
If you heard some commotion on our fourth floor in the Anderson Pavilion, it was likely due to the squeals and giggles from patients who took part in the dance and movement therapy session. CHLA patient Ella with Rumer Willis It was a full house when ABC’s Dancing with... Read More
Published on May 19, 2015
Recently, the fourth floor Family Lounge was buzzing with overjoyed moms and Children's Hospital Los Angeles patients. Drew Barrymore, brought along her cosmetic line, FLOWER Beauty, and a team of celebrity make-up and hair stylists to pamper all the mothers who were currently... Read More
Published on May 1, 2015
Lauren Conrad, a fashion designer, TV personality and blogger, has a deep love for all things arts and crafts. Recently, she decided to share that love with a few of our teen patients in the Teen Lounge at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. With the entire craft store and a... Read More
Published on February 6, 2015
The kids at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles experienced a fun-filled event when Yoobi + Starlight Children’s Foundation brought out Yoobi’s colorful school supplies, American model, Molly Sims, and TV host and personality, Stacy Keibler. Tables were set up with bright and fun... Read More
Published on February 5, 2015
Dylan, who often makes LEGO gifts for those he becomes close with, made Pau a new LEGO creation   Pau Gasol returned last week to the Staples Center in a Chicago Bulls uniform to take on his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers. But, hours after his plane landed, he... Read More
Published on December 31, 2014
The days leading up to Pasadena's 2015 Rose Bowl football game between the Oregon Ducks and Florida State Seminoles is predictably a time of focus, preparation and tradition. Luckily the kids at Children's Hospital Los Angeles got to be part of that. In... Read More
Published on November 28, 2014
Recently, The Honest Company, Jessica Alba and Baby 2 Baby teamed up to give 20 deserving patient families from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles the gift of a safe crib and a bag of The Honest Company essentials. Together, with Thomas Keens, MD, pediatric pulmonologist at CHLA... Read More
Published on November 20, 2014
It’s not every day you see your idol sitting in the corner of your room, but for Carlos Contreras this dream became reality when Matt Kemp, outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, made a visit to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Carlos had spent five weeks in our... Read More
Published on November 7, 2014
Recently, world-renowned Latin artist, Gerardo Ortiz, came to visit patients and staff of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with gifts in tow. Ortiz and DEL Records generously donated funds and items to support CHLA’s efforts in treating kids better. First stopping by the HOPE... Read More
Published on September 12, 2014
After a victorious win by the Los Angeles Kings, the Stanley Cup has resided in the hands of players and fans alike for the last few months. However, as hockey season nears, the Stanley Cup will be up for grabs again. As a last celebratory sendoff, the Los Angeles Kings and... Read More
Published on August 26, 2014
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 February 18, 2014
Matt Clark with Dr. Jeffrey UppermanPlaying sports is a great way for children to develop good exercise habits for life. Sports can help improve physical fitness, build self-discipline and just make children feel better. Recently, however, sports are leading to more and more... Read More