Latest news from the Monash Health Foundation

Thank you for giving our young patients the gift of a smile!

Konrad, one of our young patients who was born with bowel outside of his body, was in hospital for the entire first year of his life. He is just one of many young patients who have benefitted from the Music and Child Life Therapy Programs at Monash Children’s Hospital. Over $90,000 has been raised through

Are you ready to join the Prader‐Willi Syndrome 15for15 Challenge?

It could be anything. Attempt 15 push‐ups a day for 15 days, go 15 days without coffee … or sing karaoke in the car for 15 days straight, as Renee Di Genova and her four‐year‐old son, Harvey, plan to do, while filming themselves for social media. Renee is President of the Prader‐Willi Syndrome Association of

Latest appeal to bring a smile and so much more to young patients through Music and Child Life Therapy

The Monash Health Foundation is appealing to the community to support the delivery of Music and Child Life Therapy programs at Monash Children’s Hospital. The Music and Child Life Therapy programs support patients and families throughout their hospital admission and health journey. Children are helped to adjust to their diagnosis and the hospital environment through

Bailey’s Day raises more than $338,000

The 2022 fundraising golf day and lunch named in honour of Bailey Tessier has raised close to $340,000. Initiated and run by Bailey’s dad Patrick Tessier OAM, the longstanding event focuses on support for the Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH) Cancer Centre. Ron Fairchild, Director of the Monash Health Foundation said that Patrick had made a

The Biggest Playdate is happening soon

On Sunday 3 April from 10am to 3pm, the Miranda Foundation is hosting its major event – the Biggest Playdate. The Miranda Foundation is a long-standing supporter of the Children’s Cancer Centre at Monash Children’s Hospital. Held at Aspendale Gardens Community Centre the event is a fun day for young people and the young at

Momentum 4 – Autumn 2022 is now online

The Autumn 2022 issue of Momentum is now available to read online. Momentum is the Monash Health Foundation’s newsletter for and about donors. In this edition, there are stories about the different ways people and organisations support Monash Health, our patients and our teams. Monash Health teams have gone above and beyond during the COVID-19

Patients are being invited to make a grateful gift to say ‘thank you’

Monash Health is inviting patients and their loved ones to thank their healthcare team for the care received, through a grateful donation. In a program run by the Monash Health Foundation, patients can support Monash Health’s highest priority projects at the same time as thanking their Monash Health team for the care provided. Director of