Latest news from Monash Health Foundation

Get active and MOVE OVER OCTOBER for Monash Children’s Hospital

This October, challenge yourself, your colleagues and friends to ‘Move Over October’ and you could be in the running to win some awesome prizes and support our children’s hospital!  Once registered, you can track your activity online! Whether it be walking, cycling, yoga, swimming, circuits, ANYTHING that challenges you physically or that you just LOVE

Business Breakfast Series at the Victorian Heart Hospital

The Monash Health Foundation hosted the first of their ‘Business Breakfast Series’ events at the Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) this week, welcoming CEO’s and business leaders from the local area.  The Business Breakfast Series brings businesses together with Monash Health to share knowledge, improve health outcomes, provide networking opportunities and to promote the premise of

Get running for premature babies in 2023!

Monash Children’s Hospital is thrilled to yet again be receiving support from the team at  Running for Premature Babies as they take part in several running events in Melbourne over the coming months. Founded in 2006, Running for Premature Babies has raised over $5 million in funds to support hospitals across Australia in caring for

Rotary’s generosity sees $10k donation to Monash Children’s Cancer Centre

Monash Children’s Cancer Centre (MCCC) and the Monash Health Foundation hosted a group of dedicated community members from the Rotary Club of Greater Dandenong and Endeavour Hills in acknowledgement of their recent fundraising efforts. As part of Chinese New Year celebrations, the club held a dinner and went on to raise $10,000 for MCCC, presenting

In memory of Twanny Farrugia

It’s with sadness that we share with our community that our dear friend and loyal supporter, Twanny Farrugia passed away earlier in May. Twanny was a long-time patient at Monash Health, having received a kidney transplant in 1971. He lived an incredibly full life despite being, as he said “the healthiest sick person you’ll meet”, dancing, cycling

Monash Children’s Hospital Walk breaks fundraising record!

The stormy skies couldn’t keep more than 1400 participants away from Jells Park on Sunday 7 May for the 12th annual Monash Children’s Hospital Walk.  This year, participants helped raise over $650,000 for the Monash Children’s Hospital Gait Lab.  The Gait Lab forms part of a state-wide Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service designed to improve the

Victorian Heart Hospital treats first patient

On March 2nd, Alistair was at his office washing his lunch dishes, when he collapsed, sustained a head injury and was unconscious.   He was rushed to Monash Heart at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton where he regained consciousness, and learnt that he had experienced a cardiac event and had also sustained multiple injuries when he collapsed