Every year around 200 adolescent and young adult (AYA) kiwis are told that they have cancer, with many treated at CCDHB. Navigating the complex and sometimes messy terrain of a cancer diagnosis is challenging for anyone, and it is especially so for young people who are just emerging into the independence of adulthood. When you… Read more »
Have you received a knock at your door? We are currently fundraising for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital using face-to-face door knockers. To find out whether our representatives are operating in your area please check HERE.
Wellington Hospitals Foundation is the official charity for Wellington Regional Hospital, Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital and Kapiti Health Centre. Community support has enabled the Foundation to fund medical equipment, projects and other patient care items that have helped thousands of people in the Greater Wellington Region receive better healthcare.
100% of our funding comes from the community
We get no funding from the Government. Our mission is to fundraise for extra projects that aren’t Government funded.
Our region covers in excess of 900,000 people
We are the official charity for the Capital and Coast District Health Board, who provide specialist tertiary-level care to patients from Whanganui to Napier, down to Nelson and Marlborough.
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You may recognise Jill Reid as one of our lovely Kenepuru Hospital Guides, but for the last 8 years she has also been an integral volunteer member of Kenepuru’s preschool neurodevelopmental hydrotherapy programme. This programme is an extension of dry land therapies, with the warm water making exercises either easier or more difficult, thereby increasing… Read more »
It was lovely to welcome marines from the US Embassy New Zealand to the children’s hospital this morning as they kindly delivered toys as part of their annual ‘Toys for Tots’ gifting programme. Embassy families and guests attending a Kiwi BBQ to farewell outgoing US Ambassador Scott Brown all generously donated pressies. Huge thanks to… Read more »