Through a generous $500,000 gift by Andy and Jaime Peykoff of Niagara Bottling, CHOC is able to respond effectively to child abuse and neglect.
Meet Lois, CHOC’s first resident dog and a new badge-carrying staff member of the Cherese Mari Laulhere Child Life Department. Supported solely through philanthropy, she is highly trained to be a vital part of therapeutic treatment for young patients and their families.
Since 2007, Panda Express’ partnership with CHOC has raised more than $2.3 million for the hospital, supported events through catering and volunteers, and provided funds toward PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, Panda Express pledged another $5 million to CHOC.
CHOC’s very own Rayaan Kalhoro has earned top honors as the 2021 IHOP Kid Chef Champion for his submission called, “Caramel Apple à la Mode Pancakes,” which will appear on IHOP menus nationwide from Sept. 13 to Oct. 31, 2021.
One Wish Grants from CHOC Foundation awards funding to outstanding ideas that drive advancement toward CHOC’s strategic goals.
Aventon, a Southern California-based bike retailer and manufacturer, donated ebikes and scooters to local families who are currently receiving care at CHOC and the Thompson Autism Center.