The Comic Assent project, funded entirely by CHOC’s philanthropic community, utilizes the eye-catching comic book format to explain research projects to children ages 7-11 and request their participation. Customizable to any study, the Comic Assent educates children while giving them ownership during the research process.
Supported by philanthropy, Mini Medical School is a science and health education series for homeless youth in Orange County. The program was created in 2019 by CHOC providers to spark children’s interest in a STEM discipline—science, technology, engineering and math—and to offer consistent contact with caring healthcare workers to make the hospital experience less intimidating.
One Wish Grants from CHOC Foundation awards funding to outstanding ideas that drive advancement toward CHOC’s strategic goals.
Funded by CHOC Foundation’s unrestricted giving, One Wish Grants gives CHOC’s care teams the ability to pioneer new solutions to serve the areas of greatest need in our community. Here is the list of 2019 One Wish Grants Awardees.