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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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Being in hospital can be a frightening experience for many children and their families.   Frequent and long-term patients regularly combat the boredom and frustration that comes with being bound to the hospital.  In order to alleviate this and make a child’s and family’s visit to hospital as positive as possible, we direct donations to…

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In mid-November, Marketing and Public Relations student and all-round good guy James Day joined the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation as our Marketing and Communications intern. We asked him some questions about his experience as an intern. These were his responses.   How did you hear about the internship? I heard of the internship availability through…

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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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The Maritime Union of Australia Youth Committee originally contacted our Community Fundraising Manager in November, hoping to raise some money to contribute towards the Christmas celebrations at PMH, and thought they may be able to raise $2,000 to $3,000.   It was also an opportunity for union member Ryan Furtado, the Western Australian Youth Representative…

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WA kids have the opportunity to learn more about coins and coin collecting through The Perth Mint’s Young Collectors initiative. They can start their very own coin collecting journey while collecting coins themselves for sick kids in hospital.   Displayed beautifully in a presentation album, the Mythical Creatures set and Backyard Bugs set contain nine…

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