Month: August 2021

Incredible stories of skill, courage and compassion unfold at Wellington Children’s Hospital every day …

Grateful thanks to all the families who so graciously and kindly share their difficult stories with us.  We wish them all the very best as they continue on their health journeys.  Matthew’s Story Their kind donation simply said… “From Matthew, Charlie, and Owen, who have managed to rack up zero frequent flyer miles in your hallways… Read more »

Warmest thanks to all Jammies in June donors!

We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our community’s response to our Jammies in June Appeal, with gifts of more than 2,600 PJs and over $16,300 in donations from across our region, allowing us to buy pyjamas on our donors behalf. Many of you posted or dropped in anonymous gifts, many of you rallied… Read more »

Long locks loped in children’s hospital fundraiser

Hamish Allen is an Assistant Project Manager at McKee Fehl Construction, who are building your incredible New Regional Children’s Hospital. As the project heads towards completion, Hamish daringly decided to let his manager, Andrew Bukiel, cut his long, flowing curly hair in support of our fundraising to outfit and equip the interior of the new… Read more »

A parent’s worst nightmare…

Their kind donation simply said… “From Matthew, Charlie, and Owen, who have managed to rack up zero frequent flyer miles in your hallways two years in a row.”  With a family of three boys you might expect a few bumps and scrapes over time, however it’s never good to hear that children are frequent flyers… Read more »

Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital Annual Street Appeal – cancelled due to national lockdown

Sadly, for the second year running, we have had to stand down our team of incredible volunteer collectors and cancel our Annual Street Appeal for Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital this Friday because of Covid restrictions. Please give generously online to support the thousands of sick babies, children and young people who visit the hospital from… Read more »

Awapuni Rotary Club raises $50,000 for new children’s hospital

We were thrilled to be presented with $50,000 from the incredibly hard working members of the Awapuni Rotary Club. We are very fortunate that the new children’s hospital is being supported by many generous individuals, families, businesses and charitable organisations throughout our region. Rotary District 9940 are working within their clubs and communities to raise… Read more »

Governor General visits New Children’s Hospital

Our wonderful donors Mark Dunajtschik and Dorothy Spotswood along with Bill Day Chair of the Wellington Hospitals Foundation, builders McKee Fehl Constructors Ltd and representatives from the CCDHB leadership team, were thrilled to host the Governor General Dame Patsy through the New Children’s Hospital this morning. As our immediate neighbour, Her Excellency has taken a… Read more »