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There is power in the stories we share. Here, you can learn about Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation from the stories we and others tell.
Meet the children your generous donations support directly—hear their stories, meet their families, and see the impact the Foundation has on these young lives. News and media coverage give us the opportunity to share our stories with the broader community, important for continuing to garner support for those who need it the most. Our blog page is a place where we share Foundation news that matters the most to the people we support, our generous donors, and the broader WA community.
Acquiring critical, life changing equipment The generosity of the WA community has enabled the Foundation to purchase a wide range of respiratory equipment. Hand held spirometers, a device that measures the movement of air in and out of the lungs, are invaluable in the diagnosis of different lung diseases. They help to pinpoint the cause
Respiratory Disease Research
One in five children in Western Australia has a respiratory disease. It is the leading cause of hospitalisation for children under the age of four. Children with asthma, bronchitis, chronic lung disease and cystic fibrosis present in their hundreds to Perth Children’s Hospital each year. The numbers are increasing at an alarming rate. Breathing is
The impact of your generosity
Here at Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation, our mission is to transform the health care of sick children and young people so they can live their healthiest and happiest lives. On Wednesday 17 October, over 100 guests attended the Foundations annual Donor Impact Celebration in the Auditorium and Collegiate Lounge of Perth Children’s Hospital . “Without
Thank You, Big W
Big W’s support and dedication for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation was on display as they celebrated reaching the million dollar mark in funds raised for the kids of Western Australia. On Thursday 5 September a special event was held in the Collegiate Lounge of Perth Children’s Hospital to deliver a huge thanks to the BIG
Shop Volunteers: Meet Dolores
Without our dedicated volunteers, the Foundation would not be able to do the wonderful work that we do for children and families throughout Western Australia. From manning the Foundation’s Gift Shop, preparing annual receipt mail-outs, setting up for fundraising events and bringing Stitches the Bear to life, volunteers take on a wide range of jobs.
The Human Vaccines Project
Thanks to a joint partnership with Telethon Kids Institute, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation will be at the forefront of a global push to decode the human immune system to transform how we prevent, diagnose and treat disease as the first international hub of the Human Vaccines Project. The Human Vaccines Project membership, announced today by