Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures for children. Founded in 1901, CHLA is one of the nation’s leading pediatric academic medical centers and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. The hospital relies on the generosity of the community to support its groundbreaking pediatric research and the complex care it provides for critically ill and injured children.

This year all funds raised by Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital will support The Associates Endowed Chair for the Chief of the Children’s Orthopaedic Center and The Associates Chair in Liver and Intestinal Research.


The hospital’s Mission Statement is:

We create hope and build healthier futures.

FAST FACTS:                                       

  • Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is the first pediatric hospital in Southern California.
  • Admits 14,600 inpatients per year
  • Nearly 343,753 outpatient visits per year
  • Nearly 72,000 Emergency Department visits per year
  • 5,200 employees and approximately 650 medical staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • Current hospital bed count: 495
  • Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion bed count: 317 (July 2011); 85 percent of which are private rooms
  • 106 pediatric critical care beds (more than any other hospital in the western United States)

Since its beginning, Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital has donated more than $16,000,000 to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

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2019 Fundraising Events

  • April 29, 2019Seahorse Classic
  • September 6,7, 8 201962nd Annual Portuguese Bend National Horse Show
  • Amazon SmileShop for PCCH!
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