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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.
Surfing Intervention Pilot Project
Researchers at Perth Children’s Hospital have completed a pilot study which involved the implementation of a surfing intervention with cystic fibrosis and their families. Funded by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation, this study uses the benefit of physical exercise to help benefit kids who are living with chronic conditions, such as cystic fibrosis (CF). Research has
Mary is 9 and she has cystic fibrosis. There is currently no cure. However, by funding important research and innovative technology, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation helps fund clinicians who improve Mary’s quality of life, extend her life expectancy, and keep her out of hospital. Like many kids with cystic fibrosis, Mary was diagnosed through a
The day of Maddie’s birth was a blur for her mum Mary and dad Luke. Immediately, their tiny baby had to be transferred to Perth Children’s Hospital and then into emergency surgery to unblock her intestines. Trying to make sense of Maddie’s treatment and diagnosis, while caring for their two older boys, was incredibly hard.
Amazon Goes Gold
Amazon Goes Gold Pjammin’ Initiative raises $45,000 for the Foundation! Our friends at Amazon Perth Fulfilment Centre wore their pyjamas to work as part of the annual Amazon Goes Gold Pjammin’ initiative and in doing so managed to raise an incredible $45,000 for the Foundation. The Amazon Goes Gold Pjammin’ initiative helps to raise awareness
Help kids like Maddy fight cancer this Christmas.
Maddy was only seven when she was diagnosed with leukaemia. Within days of her GP referring her for tests, Maddy was at Perth Children’s Hospital, starting chemotherapy. Hearing your child has cancer is something every parent dread. But that was just the beginning for Maddy and her family. Unfortunately, with her immune system weakened by
Help kids like Sam fight cancer this Christmas.
Sam’s mum Kelly was completely heartbroken when she heard the news that her little boy was diagnosed with leukaemia at just 2 years old. With his type of leukaemia, Sam has gone through six stages of treatment. From steroids twice a day to chemotherapy every day. During Sam’s intense treatment at Perth Children’s Hospital he