Care-A-Van for Kids

Care-A-Van for Kids is a free, volunteer driver transportation program that serves a large geographical area extending from Palo Alto to the Monterey Peninsula and beyond. Local, state and county firefighters, joined by the California Department of Forestry, were the first volunteer drivers to join the program in 1998. Now in addition to fire fighters, volunteers from many walks of life use hospital-owned vans to bring seriously-ill children from low-income families to our hospital for inpatient and outpatient visits seven days a week. Care-A-Van for Kids seeks additional volunteer drivers on an ongoing basis to help transport the children and their families, so that they can receive essential medical treatment. If you or someone you know would like to become a driver, please contact the Manager of Care-A-Van for Kids, Erin Champion at (650) 498-2569.