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Dare to be a Hero!

March 29, 2017

Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is proud to announce the launch of our  “Dare to be a Hero” campaign. As part of Dare to be a Hero we’re inviting you, the WA community, to be a kid for a day on Wednesday 3rd May – to recognise heroes in your life, and make difference. Dress up…

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We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and reliable people to assist in Princess Margaret Hospital’s Stitches’ Megazone play area as a Mega-Fun Volunteer! Stitches’ Megazone is an integral part of Princess Margaret Hospital, offering patients, siblings and parents a relaxing and fun place to play away from the hospital wards. In Megazone kids are given an…

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In order to receive the the benefits of any medicine, a patient must be willing to take it in the correct amount, at the appropriate time. Getting a child to take the right amount of medicine is often difficult (as any parent can attest!) as most medicines are not formulated with children in mind. Even…

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Rare diseases are conditions, usually genetic in origin, that affect fewer than one in 2,000 people. They can be extremely difficult to diagnose as most doctors will never come across enough cases to gain the experience needed to recognise them. As a result, people with rare diseases can go years without a diagnosis, missing the…

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Acutely ill and immobilised children are at risk of pressure injuries which can develop in as little as 30 minutes if there is high pressure on a small area. Both increased pressure over short periods of time and slight pressure for long periods of time have shown to cause equal damage. Children with physical disabilities…

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Thanks to your donations, 19 nurses from Princess Margaret Hospital were given a Foundation grant to participate in a Paediatric Trauma Life Support course in 2016 to enable them to better care for infants and children who have suffered an injury through trauma. Delivered through The Australian College of Emergency Nursing, the primary aim of…

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The team at Ocean Keys Shopping Centre helped by our amazing volunteers put the fun into fundraising last festive season, by wrapping customer’s gifts in return for a gold coin donation! And the fantastic news is that the festive fundraiser netted over $3,300 for Princess Margaret Hospital! Ocean Keys Shopping Centre Assistant Marketing Manager, Sharnee…

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Three years ago our son, who was just 11 years old at the time, suffered a severe and debilitating breakdown caused by mental illness halfway through his final year at primary school. It forever changed not only his world, but the entire world of our little family. In hindsight we could see the signs, but…

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A new leadership program launched by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation has exceeded fundraising targets exponentially, and has just scooped a major prize at the Fundraising Institute of Australia’s national award ceremony. The Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy (ELiP) program is comprised of 14 young professionals who have been partnered with mentors and speakers who are high profile…

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The HBF Run for a Reason is coming up on Sunday 28 May and we would love you to join our team! This year you can help raise $40,000 to fund a new Exercise and Health Promotion Specialist Trainer by fundraising through the HBF Run for a Reason. This new trainer is desperately needed and will…

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