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Transforming healthcare

for WA's sick children.

The Foundation on the frontline

Sometimes you need to get up close to see what's really needed

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.

Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries related to Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation please email our Media and Content Manager Samantha Mills at samantha.mills@pchf.org.au or call on 0411 241 475.

Our Stories.

Luca playing in nature
Meet The Kids

Meet Luca

Meet Luca (3), a fun-loving, cheeky little fellow who was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma just before his second birthday. Just weeks before he turned two, Luca bumped his head when he slipped in the garden. His mum Di, a Kalgoorlie based nurse, knew something wasn’t right when he started getting black eyes.   Luca was diagnosed

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Meet The Kids

Meet Cameron

Meet Cameron (7), he loves playing footy, cars, and being outside in nature. Shortly after birth, he was whisked away for heart surgery, and later diagnosed with Kabuki syndrome, a rare disease causing extensive medical issues affecting his eyes, hearing, kidneys, heart, and muscles. Cameron, mum Sarah and sister Bailee, now visit PCH 2-3 times

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Major Projects

Give kids like Cameron the gift of nature this Christmas.

Meet Cameron (7), he loves playing footy, cars, and being outside in nature. Shortly after birth, he was whisked away for heart surgery, and later diagnosed with Kabuki syndrome, a rare disease causing extensive medical issues affecting his eyes, hearing, kidneys, heart, and muscles. Cameron, mum Sarah and sister Bailee, now visit PCH 2-3 times

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Get Involved

Vietnamese Generous Hearts WA Inc raise $450k for PCHF’s diabetes program.

A group of compassionate former Vietnamese refugees have raised an incredible $450,000 for PCHF’s diabetes program, providing much-needed equipment and technology to help WA kids with diabetes live safer, more normal lives. This year’s sold-out Gala Dinner took place on December 9 at the Sicilian Club, with more than 400 attendees treated to a 9-course

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Move to Improve
Ground-Breaking Research

WA Kids ‘Move to Improve’.

Kids with long-term health conditions – ranging from cystic fibrosis through to cerebral palsy – have been hitting the surf at Brighton Beach this year, all in the name of research. Part of ‘Move to Improve’, an Australian-first project led by researchers and health professionals at PCH, the surf sessions are offering an innovative approach

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Innovative Equipment and Technology

The face-mapping technology making neurosurgery safer, more accurate.

Electromagnetic navigation software provides real-time guidance for surgeons at PCH operating on kids aged 2 years and under. New electromagnetic (EM) navigation technology is providing real-time guidance to surgeons at PCH during neurosurgery, helping to make operations safer and more accurate. Funded by PCHF thanks to Euroz Hartleys Foundation, the best-practice EM navigation software is

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