Month: December 2019

Merry Christmas and thanks to all our supporters!

To everyone who has supported the Foundation and our hospitals over the past year – whether you’ve volunteered, made a donation, joined us as a charity partner, hosted a fundraiser, supported one of our events, handmade beautiful items to gift or sell, volunteered as a board member, shared your musical talents or supported our hospitals… Read more »

Police Christmas Toy Convoy to Wellington Children’s Hospital

Sick kids, families and staff at Wellington Children’s Hospital were greeted with lights and sirens this morning as nearly 40 recruits from the NZPolice arrived to spread Christmas cheer. The visit included driver trainers, AOS officers, police dogs and their canine companions, and a number of children from Newtown School who greeted officers and recruits… Read more »

Wonderful Donation from Countdown Kids Hospital Annual Appeal

Thanks to Countdown Supermarkets for their outstanding efforts yet again with the annual Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal, now in its 13th year. This year’s appeal raised $80,000 towards the cost of electronic beds for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. Huge thanks to Countdown managers, staff and customers – what an amazing result!  

Swan Family Memorial Donation

Thanks to a nomination from Graeme and Nicola Swan, we were very fortunate to receive a grant from the Hugo Charitable Trust, in memory of their precious son James, which enabled us to purchase a specialised Tomato Chair and various accessories. This chair will be essential for the care of children aged 2-6 years who… Read more »