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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
We are very fortunate to meet incredible young people like 16 year old student Charlotte who recently spent 99 days in hospital. She became known on the ward as “The Butterfly Girl” because of the many butterflies scattered across her room. Her experience sparked a desire to give back and Charlotte has launched The Butterfly… Read more »
Being sick doesn’t always mean being sad, and every year the Buddle Findlay team bring a lot of joy to our young patients with their annual Children’s Hospital Christmas party. This year due to Covid visitor restrictions, Santa and his Summer Clerk Elves were unable to visit the ward, but very generously dropped in lots… Read more »
Grateful thanks to all the booksellers, families and businesses who supported Kiwi Christmas Books and donated new books to Wellington Regional Children’s Hospital this Christmas. These will be distributed to children spending time in hospital this Christmas, and to sick tamariki and rangitahi in our community visited by our paediatric nursing teams during the holiday… Read more »
Huge thanks to The Masonic Club of Wellington who have gifted $50,000 to help outfit and equip the interior of your new regional children’s hospital. Pictured from left: District Grand Master Mick Turner, Bill Day Chair of the Foundation and Gael McRoberts, President Wellington Masonic Club Incorporated.
Sophie (pictured here with WHF Grants Manager Shona Brunton), works as a nurse in our hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and surprised us this morning with this incredible Hospi Christmas wreath for the Foundation office!!
We are so very grateful to Doreen who volunteered for her final day today as a guide at Wellington Regional Hospital. Doreen has served the hospital as a volunteer for an incredible 18 years . Many of you will have seen our Terrific Tuesday Trio – Doreen, Bev and Jan. They are also keen lawn… Read more »