Seacrest Studios, CHOC’s in-house multimedia broadcast center, provides entertainment, welcome distractions through activities and music, and a creative outlets for patients throughout the hospital. And it’s all thanks to our partnership between the Ryan Seacrest Foundation and the Cherese Mari Laulhere Chid Life Department.
Stories of Giving
Through philanthropy, The Sharon Disney Lund Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute (MI3) continues to make groundbreaking developments toward a healthier future, including the creation of their new augmented reality app with an animated Choco Bear that will help ease the nerves of patients ahead of an MRI.
CHOC’s Wellness on Wheels (WoW) program relies on philanthropic support to bring resources, education and services directly to the community. Our WoW program is working to remove the barriers that prevent underserved families from accessing high-quality pediatric healthcare.
As one of CHOC’s largest cause marketing partners, Costco Wholesale Corporation’s generosity helps provide critical resources to meet the essential needs of CHOC patients and their families. Their charitable giving is especially meaningful for Dawn, a Costco employee for the last 23 years whose son, Ethan, is a former CHOC heart patient.
One of the many ways that CHOC tirelessly works to meets the sleep needs of underserved children in our community is by providing them with high-quality beds. This effort is made possible by Hope to Dream, the philanthropic arm of Ashley Homestore.
In this Q-and-A, Lauren Aslanian, who was diagnosed at age 15 with Stage 3B Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma, talks about the support she received from CHOC and the Richard C. and Virginia A. Hunsaker Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (AYA) Child Life Program, which is solely supported through philanthropy.