Healthy Kids - Fall 2023


R A Winning Play Women’s soccer icon Alex Morgan teams up with Rady Children’s COMMON GOALS

proud to partner with the best in pediatric health care, whose mission and standard of excellence align with my personal values and the core pillars of my foundation.” It’s not the first time Morgan has teamed up with Rady Children’s. Representatives from the Alex Morgan Foundation visited the Hospital on Mother’s Day to gift new moms with essentials kits filled with onesies, socks, baby blankets, and other thoughtful items, like food delivery gift cards to provide a little extra support during what can be a challenging time. “At Rady Children’s, many of our most impactful programs that support families throughout their hospital experience are funded through philanthropy,” says Patrick Frias, MD, president and CEO at Rady Children’s. “I know firsthand that Alex shares our enduring commitment to families in the San Diego region and that her ambition and standard of excellence matches our desire to impact pediatric care not only in San Diego but around the world.”

ady Children’s newest ambassador, soccer star Alex Morgan, will be hard at work this holiday season bringing smiles to patients and families. The forward for the US Women’s National Team and San Diego Wave FC and also mom to a 3-year-old daughter, Charlie, will be the face of the Hospital’s holiday fundraising campaign. Morgan joined forces with Rady Children’s to care for the next generation of healthy kids. In addition to her ambassador duties, she’s designating funds from the Alex Morgan Foundation to support the Hospital’s mission. Rady Children’s was also named as a Starting XI partner of the Alex Morgan Foundation, which invests in sports equity, opportunities for girls and support for moms. “Shortly after moving to Southern California with my family and putting down roots in San Diego, I became aware of Rady Children’s outstanding reputation and commitment to families,” Morgan says. “I’m so


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