Month: June 2021

Fundraising for our New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital

We are currently fundraising for the New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital using face to face door knockers.  If you receive a knock at your door from one of our representatives, they will give you some information about the new children’s hospital and invite you to become a Well Wisher (regular giver) to support the new… Read more »

Volunteers needed for COVID-19 vaccination roll out

We are seeking volunteers to support people during their visits to some of the community COVID vaccination clinics – and we need your help. If you are a friendly, outgoing and helpful person and would like to assist people during their visit to a COVID clinic in a discreet and respectful way, we would love… Read more »

Torpedo 7: Family and Friends Event

Friends of Wellington Hospitals Foundation can enjoy discounted prices at Torpedo 7 stores nationwide between 24 June – 7 July, with up to 40% off selected items.   With a portion of all proceeds going to the Wellington Hospitals Foundation for your New Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital, be sure to be in quick to grab your… Read more »

Generous grant helps fund specialised peadiatric medical equipment

Our grateful thanks to The Sutherland Self Help Trust for their generous grant which has enabled us to buy six paediatric wheelchairs and two weighted hoists for the New Children’s Hospital. The hoists will assist staff to safely and easily lift and transfer patients with limited or no mobility.

Regional Rotarian support for the New Children’s Hospital

This week the Rotary Club of Whanganui North team presented Bill Day Chair of the Foundation with an incredible $35,000 towards outfitting the interior of the two Rotary district 9940 sponsored family rooms in our New Regional Children’s Hospital.  We are very grateful to the club for their hard work and generous support.  As a… Read more »

NZCT grant helps equip therapeutic gyms in the New Children’s Hospital

We were delighted to receive a grant from New Zealand Community Trust towards equipment for the two new therapeutic gyms in your new Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. These gyms will be used by both the Child Development Service and the Paediatric Rehabilitation Service teams to provide therapy and rehabilitation for young patients aged from birth… Read more »

Incredible generosity by local karate club

World Marudao Karate is one of the Foundation’s longstanding charity partners. Last week we were thrilled to be presented with $18,000 following the club’s Annual Quiz Night fundraising event, bringing the total amount the club has raised and donated to an extraordinary $107,000. This year, proceeds will be put towards much needed EEG monitoring equipment… Read more »

Noel Leemings friends and family deal

Friends and families of Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital – that’s you! – can enjoy discounted prices at Noel Leeming stores in the Wellington region between 14-27 June.  Enjoy great savings on a variety of items at cost +10%, with 2.5% of total sales going to Wellington Hospitals Foundation to outfit and equip the New Children’s… Read more »

Nikau Foundation supports your new children’s hospital

We are very grateful to have received generous support from the Nikau Foundation to help outfit and equip the interior of your new Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital. Founded in 1991 with the goal of building thriving, sustainable communities throughout the Wellington region, Nikau Foundation ensures that local generosity goes to local causes like ours. Their… Read more »

Sweet treat for hard working Emergency Department staff

Wellington Regional Hospital’s busy Emergency Department sees about 180 patients a day, and on its busiest day treated a staggering 261 patients. ED Clinical Leader Dr Mark Hussey also explained that the ED staff have a remarkable ability to sniff out a wee bit of cake! The team were very grateful to Emily, Devon, Piper… Read more »