Month: December 2021

Scentsy buddies support sick kids

The lovely Lucy Cameron – Independent Scentsy Consultant is a frequent donor to Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital.  For the last 5 years she has kindly organised and delivered fantastic sponsored Scentsy Buddies to children spending time in hospital. Not only are the buddies very cute and cuddly, but their hidden pocket with aromatherapy sachets also… Read more »

Don’t forget the Hospital Gift Shop for your last minute stocking fillers

The Wellington Hospitals Foundation team wishes all our supporters a very happy, healthy Christmas and restful break. Our office will be closed tomorrow and reopen on 10 January. Our hospital gift shop is open on Christmas Eve until 3pm for all your last minute Christmas gifts and goodies. There’s a range of stocking fillers including… Read more »

Foundation supporters help wee NICU babes celebrate their first Christmas

Every year on Christmas Day parents arrive to visit their special little ones in NICU to find them dressed in Christmas clothing and wrapped in Christmas sheets and blankets. The Foundation has also delivered 45 beautiful Santa stockings for each incubator with a gift of a quilt, cardigan, toy, singlet, booties and beanies for every… Read more »

New TVs help make ED a less daunting place for our youngest patients

The busy Emergency Department can at times be a stressful and scary place for sick kids and their worried whānau. With our community’s generous support the Foundation was delighted to be able to fund two portable TVs with a subscription to Disney+ for families who unexpectedly find themselves in ED. After the arrival of the… Read more »

Toys for Tots – US Embassy brings joy to sick kiwi kids

Our enormous thanks to all the US Embassy New Zealand families and staff who donated to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation programme, gifting toys to the children’s hospital this Christmas!!  We are very fortunate to be annual recipients of such kindness and it’s a pleasure to meet with the Embassy Marines every year.

Caring young donor

Navigating a cancer diagnosis can be challenging and stressful. With cancer having touched her family, Cathy wanted to reach out this Christmas by kindly gifting $150 of her savings to our hospital’s Blood and Cancer Unit. This is an amazing gesture and the team is very grateful for her support – thank you Cathy.

Thoughtful gift for children’s hospital

Thanks to Kylie who again popped in with a huge box of crafty activities and felt goodies for kids spending time in hospital this Christmas.

Manawa Ora Christmas Concert

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is proud to sponsor CCDHB’s Manawa Ora Staff Orchestra. With day jobs as clinicians and administrators, this talented group of musicians and singers perform a couple of times a year for staff, patients, their whanau and visitors. It was very special to see their Christmas performance in the courtyard under the old… Read more »

Johnsonville Lions raise $25,000 for new children’s hospital

We were thrilled to be presented with a donation of $10,000 from Johnsonville Lions Club to fund two new hi-tech electric beds in the new children’s hospital. Incredibly, this donation is on top of the $15,000 the club has raised as part of the regional Lions Clubs project committing $500,000 to fund Te Wao Nui… Read more »

Dojo legends light up Christmas

Huge thanks to the caring kids and staff training at the World Marudao Karate dojo who have kindly gifted Christmas presents to children spending time in hospital over the Christmas period.  This is an annual tradition for the dojo legends, and sadly this year Covid meant that they were unable to make their annual walk… Read more »