Category: Events

Chris’s Story

June 13, 2018

Chris Hudson successfully completed a marathon (that’s 42kms!) in 2017’s Chevron City to Surf and raised an incredible total of over $9,000 for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation.   We are very grateful for Chris’s amazing support, and spoke to him about his very special reason for challenging himself mentally and physically (for 5 hours, 1…

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While being told her pregnancy was deemed high risk was a shock, Leana and her husband Kyle knew that remaining calm and centred would give their unborn child, Evelyn, the best possible chance.   Leana’s 12 week scan showed that Evelyn had gastroschisis, a condition which caused her intestines to protrude through a hole in…

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Remembering PMH

June 6, 2018

Families and staff of PMH have had the opportunity to say goodbye to the hospital that has played such a huge part in the community of Western Australia for almost 109 years.   The Foundation funded Thank you PMH Day on 11 April. It was a special time for staff and patients to celebrate the…

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Joel’s Heroes

April 6, 2018

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes; we’re getting everyone to share their heroes and raise money for the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation in our Dare to be a Hero campaign!   16 year old Joel has Cystic Fibrosis and is currently receiving treatment in ward 7Teen. Joel wrote to us to tell us about…

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Thank you to all that participated in The Big Splash WA campaign to raise awareness about the mental health crisis in children and adolescents throughout Western Australia.   A large number of people enjoyed seeing the local artist-painted dolphins in and around Perth’s CBD, with many families enjoying the sights of the city and river…

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Sarah Allnut is fundraising for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation by running the half marathon in this year’s HBF Run for a Reason on Sunday 27 May – and she has a very special reason for undertaking the gruelling 21km journey!   At just four months of age, Sarah was a patient at Princess Margaret Hospital,…

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Tamara has a very special reason for participating in the 2017 and 2018 QV1 Descent for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation   At two and a half years old, Tamara’s son Josh was diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s Disease, a bowel condition where parts of his intestine cannot function.   Unfortunately, with the late diagnosis came complications, including…

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The Big Splash WA initiative has been developed in response to the alarming increase in the number of children and young people presenting to Emergency Departments with self-harm and attempted suicide – a 400% increase in the last five years.   Developed in conjunction with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, this initiative is…

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Evelyn’s Story

January 23, 2018

While being told her pregnancy was deemed high risk was a shock, Leana and her husband Kyle knew that remaining calm and centred would give their unborn child, Evelyn, the best possible chance.   Leana’s 12 week scan showed that Evelyn had gastroschisis, a condition which caused her intestines to protrude through a hole in…

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Conor’s Story

January 23, 2018

At 13 years of age, Conor has experienced more medical procedures than most people go through in a lifetime.   He was born with Systemic Lymphangiectasia, a very rare medical condition that results in swelling throughout his body, a lowered immune system and the collection of fluid in his chest and abdomen.   Due to…

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