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One of the most rewarding experiences at Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is seeing one of our little Ambassadors living his healthiest and happiest life, and that is certainly the case with Brax.   Born with one kidney and Vacterl Association, a rare disease that affects multiple organs, Brax suffered a staph infection that put him…

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Angus suffered irreparable damage to his spine in a motorbike accident near his family home in Dampier. He became a paraplegic after colliding with a kangaroo, changing his world forever. After three months of rehabilitation at Princess Margaret Hospital, Angus was given the chance to “walk” again. With the help of an exoskeleton ReWalk device,…

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Join us as one of our amazing Fun on Four Volunteers! We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and reliable people to assist in the new Perth Children’s Hospital’s ‘Fun on Four’ play area as a Fun on Four Volunteer!   Fun on Four is an integral part of Perth Children’s Hospital, offering patients, siblings and parents a…

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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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13 weeks into their first pregnancy, Sarah and Elliott Stephenson received news no parent expects to hear. Their little boy Oliver was diagnosed with Gastroschisis, a birth defect of the abdomen wall. The muscles that make up this wall hadn’t formed properly and his intestines were outside of his body, protruding through a hole where…

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If you have a love for thrift shopping, visit Sweet Charity, Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Op Shop in Scarborough.   The shop offers a new retail experience for those looking for pre-loved bargains, including ladies fashion, shoes, jewellery and vintage items.   There is also a special ‘Kiddies Corner’ where children can entertain themselves while…

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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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With one jump, Romeo’s life changed forever.   Late last year Romeo and his twin sister Isabelle were enjoying a family visit to Jakarta with their dad, Lochlan and aunt, Kirrianna. Splashing in and out of their hotel pool and having fun like typical three year olds, no-one could have foreseen the tragic events that…

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