“My name means ‘God’s always with you’ in Hebrew. My parents are very biblical people.”

Elshaddai Vae, supply chain services

"I'm from Samoa. I came out here for football, but I tore my ACL and ruined my career. Some of the kids get excited to hear that I played football. You just see their faces light up."

In this season of thanks, we're grateful for employees like Elshaddai who put their hearts and souls into helping our patients heal. Donate today to support more humans at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.