Imagine Magazine

Published on May 19, 2021
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Over a decade ago, Chris Hegardt was treated for cancer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Now he’s a college soccer standout, and through the Names Family Foundation his family is giving more kids a chance to thrive. Read More
Published on May 18, 2021
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The award-winning producer shares why he supports Children’s Hospital Los Angeles—and a new generation of physicians and scientists. Read More
Published on May 17, 2021
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Several donations—including a landmark $25 million gift—support a suite of services to meet the cognitive, emotional and behavioral health needs of patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on May 16, 2021
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5 Questions for Jeri Wilson, Executive Director of the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Read More
Published on May 15, 2021
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Yervant Demirjian’s son is nearly free of leukemia. In gratitude, Demirjian has made a generous planned gift to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on December 10, 2020
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A special Disney program is bringing comfort, joy and a little magic to patients and families at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on December 9, 2020
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A $5 million gift from the Wyss Foundation is helping the Children’s Orthopaedic Center provide high-quality care to more kids in need. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
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Throughout their granddaughter’s nine-year battle with cancer, the Gelfands supported CHLA—a steadfast philanthropic partnership that continues today. Read More
Published on December 7, 2020
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A grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is allowing CHLA to study an innovative model of caring for young people with Type 1 diabetes. Read More
Published on December 6, 2020
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Diagnosed with a rare lung disorder, Alessio faced an uncertain future. Today, he is thriving thanks to CHLA’s unique expertise. Read More
Published on October 26, 2020
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Raul Anaya, Bank of America’s Greater L.A. Market President, discusses how his organization’s goals align with CHLA’s dedication to improving Angelenos’ quality of life. Read More
Published on June 28, 2020
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The Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation has given a transformational $25 million gift that honors the couple's legacy of helping children and families. Read More
Published on June 27, 2020
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A generous endowment will help fund clinical care and research in the Cancer and Blood Disease Institute, The Vision Center and Inpatient Rehabilitation. Read More
Published on June 26, 2020
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Mary Adams O’Connell, who donated to CHLA’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, wants to ensure the hospital has the resources to fight the coronavirus outbreak—while continuing to care for kids in the community. Read More
Published on June 25, 2020
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The beloved radio personality—who hosts an annual Giving Tuesday broadcast at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles—shares her experience as a grateful patient mom. Read More
Published on June 24, 2020
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Corporate partners, family businesses and individuals have raised more than $8 million for CHLA since the annual campaign started in 2016. Read More
Published on June 23, 2020
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After their son was diagnosed with kidney disease, Elisa and Michael Schenkman channeled their energy into finding a cure. More than a decade and $8 million later, their efforts are paying off. Read More
Published on June 22, 2020
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Jack Pettker, former co-Chair of CHLA’s Board of Trustees, and his wife, Vickie, recently extended their contributions with a generous planned gift. Read More
Published on June 21, 2020
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Martha Haight, a member of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles's Advisory Board, discusses the organization’s $1.6 million gift to support neurology care at CHLA. Read More
Published on June 20, 2020
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All year, philanthropic partners come together to raise awareness about pediatric health care, fundraise and learn about the accomplishments at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. See a few of the latest events that have supported the institution. Read More

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