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The Foundation on the frontline

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

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. Here we share Foundation news that matters the most to people we support, our generous donors, and the broader WA community. 

Our stories.

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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Luca playing in nature
Major Projects

Can spending time in nature help kids heal?

We asked Maren Lindheim, clinical psychologist, Oslo University Hospital. There is a growing body of research that shows spending time in natural surroundings can benefit both our psychological and physiological health. For kids undergoing medical treatment, nature can play an important role in healing – which is why the transformation of the Greenspace at PCH

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