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New Panda Cares® Center of Hope Open at Dell Children’s for Patients and Families

Dell Children’s Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of the Panda Cares® Center of Hope on August 8th, made possible by the associates and guests of Panda Express®, who foster the spirit of giving and help change kids’ health, change the future. 

The 10-year, $3 million pledge to Dell Children’s Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation (IPR) Program highlights Panda Express’ commitment to caring for kids in Central Texas. The IPR Program diagnoses, treats and manages the care for children and adolescents who are experiencing functional limitations as a result of injury, illness or medical condition. The Program helps children and adolescents who have experienced a change or loss of function become as independent as possible within the scope of their diagnosis. 

The Panda Cares Center of Hope inspires hope and promotes healing by providing specially curated programs that address each child’s entire well-being, including their mental, emotional, physical and spiritual needs.

Panda Express® guests and their associates in Central Texas have raised nearly $1.3 million for Dell Children’s Medical Center since 2007. You can read more about the opening of this special space at

Panda Cares® Centers of Hope across the country are made possible by donations from Panda Express® associates and guests. Following a multi million-dollar commitment to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to fund Panda Cares® Centers of Hope, Panda and CMN Hospitals have debuted Center of Hope locations at several hospitals in the U.S. from California and Texas to Hawaii and Washington D.C.