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Donors are the heart of VCCF. Some have been inspired by the care they received as patients of Stanford Health Care — ValleyCare.
See how their compelling personal experiences led them to support our ongoing mission.  

Donor Stories


Walnut Grove Fifth Grade Class

Walnut Grove Fifth Grade Class

Maia DeLaat’s 5th Grade class at Walnut Grove Elementary School in Pleasanton collected clothing, baby accessories, and a financial donation for premature babies in Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). They were inspired by Mrs. DeLaat’s personal experience – she gave birth to twins who had to spend about 7 weeks in a NICU themselves. The kids wanted to honor their teacher, while keeping their donation in their community.