Sydney Kids News
Winter 2018

Winter News

We rely on generous donations to change the lives of sick kids


A promising future for Marguerite

When Marguerite was a baby she developed epileptic seizures. By the time she was four years old, they could happen up to 100 times a day and didn't respond to medications. Her only hope was to undergo complex brain surgery that would change her life forever.

Read Marguerites incredible story →

Image Credit: Sunday Telegraph

You did it!

You helped us raise over $6 million for our Gold Appeal! During May and June, a host of fundraising activities and events took place in support of patients and families cared for at the Hospital. Of course, no Gold Appeal would be complete without the grand finale of Gold Telethon which this year had an extra special theme…

Find out how you've helped us →

What you help to achieve

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Hospital is an extraordinary place where some of the most critically ill children in the country are cared for. Thanks to your generosity, the ICU is equipped to provide world-class treatment and offer them the very best chance of survival.

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What's on

There are lots of ways to support the Foundation and have fun at the same time!

See what events are taking place →

Meet Maria - Clinical Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care

Maria became a palliative care nurse after the loss of two of her children: Tiarna who passed away in 2003, aged three, and her son Tristan in 2014, aged 17. She believed the experiences she'd gained from her journey could help other families like hers.

Read Maria's remarkable story →

A gift for future generations

Having met some of the parents and brave children at the Hospital, Michele and Mario Topcic couldn’t think of a better way to give back than to include the Foundation in their Will. They have joined our Foundation family as Sunshine Guardians where their legacy will play a vital role in funding leading edge treatment and research for years to come. 

Read Michele and Mario's story →

Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation raises funds for Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick , The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Bear Cottage, the Newborn and Paediatric Emergency Transport Service (NETS NSW) and Kids Research