“The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is a wonderful cause to support, and as a volunteer you gain so much by contributing,” explained Phyl Brown, President of Heart to Heart Auxiliary.
News and Stories
Our latest news and fundraising stories are posted here, and on our blog: rchfoundation.tumblr.com. We bring you news about fundraising, health, the non-for-profit sector and other interesting stuff.
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Deb Hallmark has recently completed her first Good Friday Appeal as Executive Director.
The Cancer in Kids Auxiliary (CIKA) Coach Drive was an adventurous project in April that raised more than $55,000 to purchase a special microscope that will help researchers analyse cancer tumours and hopefully one day, help find a cure.
Meet one of our most inspiring young fundraisers, Jessica, who saw children in need and decided to help.
This June, cut out sugar, raise funds and help provide the best care for children living with type 1 diabetes.
Auxiliary members; nominations for the 2013 Madge Tate Service Award are now open. Download the updated guidelines and nomination form here.
Every dollar raised by the Royal Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust goes directly to research.
You can take part in this trip of a lifetime in support of our kids.
Olympic gold medallist Alisa Camplin and her husband Oliver Camplin-Warner presented the $20,000 Finnan’s Gift Grant to the RCH Perfusion team.
Instead of the usual request for presents at their wedding, James and Samantha asked family and friends to donate to The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation instead.
A huge thanks to Tom who has raised over $2,600 for Finnan's Gift by running in the London Marathon.
Olly, James and Nick took on the challenge of running the Melbourne Half Marathon in October 2012 and raised over $8000 for Finnan's Gift.
Jenny Camplin, Finnan's very proud grandmother, raised over $3,000 in March 2013 as she took on an amazing personal swimming challenge.
Internationally acclaimed RCH department will cement Australia as a world-leader in children's facial surgery, thanks to the appointment of Professor Tony Penington.
In April, twelve ‘Team Iggy’ cyclists hit the road in the 2013 Murray to Moyne charity bike ride to support vulnerable babies cared for by The Royal Children’s Hospital Butterfly Ward, or Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
The new 2013/2014 Entertainment Books are better than ever with valuable offers from popular restaurants, attractions, accommodation and more!
Playing music from a young age – on a recorder, piano or simply pots and pans – is something we all take for granted. But thanks the support of the Music Therapy Auxiliary for over 20 years, the hospital continues to make real positive difference in sick children’s lives.
This year’s Good Friday Appeal, on Friday 29 March, raised a staggering $16,405,534.65 for The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH).
Riley is a brave 7 year old with an incurable lung condition that may require a transplant later on. He's taking part in the Angling for a Cure Fun Run with his family to raise money for cystic fibrosis research.
The legacy of the epic Rats of Tobruk continued as the group of World War II veterans donated $1.5 million to the RCH. They've recently been honoured with a tribute mural within the RCH Neuroscience Unit.