Campaign Stories

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Autism: Franco's Story

Franco with Eagles TE Brent Celek

Diagnosed with autism at age 2, Franco has come a long way thanks to therapy at CHOP. Next up for his family? Tacking the Eagles Autism Challenge in May.

Employee Story: Tailored Care for Every Child

Jessica Giannasca, Senior Director of IS Business Operations at CHOP, gained an intimate understanding of the patient family experience when her daughter Lily was treated at CHOP at 5 years old.

Donor Story: Investing in Future Healthcare Leaders

Drs. Hanna and Zinman's planned gifts to CHOP will provide scholarship funds to first-year physician fellows in Cardiology and Pulmonology, and support the overall fellowship budgets for each division.

Mitochondrial Disease: Juliet's Story

Juliet and her dog

Juliet is the first patient in the world to be diagnosed with a rare form of mitochondrial disease. The breakthrough discovery led to the diagnosis of 80 additional patients worldwide.

Honoring Kayla’s Legacy

Kayla with two baby dolls

Kayla’s parents founded a nonprofit and have raised more than $1 million for pediatric brain tumor research at CHOP.