Latest news from Monash Health Foundation

Curing Homesickness campaign benefits Monash Children’s Hospital

Patients of Monash Children’s Hospital are set to benefit thanks to a recent campaign at Coles. Over a two-week period Coles customers in Victoria donated $264,350 by purchasing Curing Homesickness cards and buying “Mum’s Sause” branded products. General Manager of Monash Children’s Hospital Kym Forrest said that the result will enable the purchase of specialist

Thank you to the Lions Club of Waverley

The Monash Health Foundation this week welcomed members of the Lions Club of Waverley to thank them for their latest donation to Monash Children’s Hospital. The recent gift was $15,000 to purchase 9 mobile diagnostic sets, with each set including an ophthalmoscope and an otoscope. The sets have been allocated to wards across Monash Children’s

Imagine being always hungry

Wishing our friends at the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Victoria the very best of luck for their 15 for 15 Challenge running 17 – 31 May. The self-challenge is named ‘15 for 15’ as Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) affects Chromosome 15.  Funds raised through the challenge will help support the work we do at Monash Health. PWS

Cambodian community raises $100,000 for Monash Children’s Hospital

The Monash Health Foundation is extremely grateful to major supporter Richard Lim and the Cambodian community for the substantial funds raised at the recent Flower Ceremony. Watch Nine News Melbourne coverage of the Flower Ceremony > Video via @9NewsMelb’s Twitter account.

Exciting news: Launch of the Moose Imagination Tree

The Moose Imagination Tree is a world-class interactive space imagined by The Walt Disney Company, built by Moose Toys. The tree was officially opened by The Hon Martin Foley MP, Victorian Minister for Health on 23 April 2021. The tree has been a labour of love since 2014, creatively imagined and nurtured by The Walt

Eating disorders don’t discriminate

Each year, Monash Health cares for a large number of children with eating disorders. A new community appeal, run by the Monash Health Foundation, is raising funds to help create a specialist mental health service for adolescents with eating disorders. Professor David Clarke, Program Director of Mental Health explains: “There has been growing demand for

Pedal power raises $153,000 for enhanced prostate cancer patient care

Last weekend (5-6 December) the Urology team rode a virtual 1000km and raised $153,000 for prostate cancer patient care. The inaugural ‘Pump the Pedals for Prostate Cancer’ was held at Casey Hospital, raising funds for new ultrasound prostate biopsy equipment and to extend the prostate cancer nursing program. Monash Health Chief Executive Andrew Stripp helped