$6.8 million given to the hospital through fundraising

Thursday 14 February 2019

RBWH Foundation would like to take this opportunity to thank all the businesses, individuals and community groups that have supported us in 2018.

We are so grateful for your generosity whether you have donated a prize to be auctioned or items to be sold at our kiosk, volunteered your time at the hospital or to help with one of our many fundraisers, purchased merchandise, bought tickets for one of our events, or made a donation.

Because of your support, RBWH Foundation has been able to continue to grow and provide increased funding to enable more research and other patient care initiatives at the hospital.  This investment will not only benefit patients today, but well into the future.

The Foundation was fortunate enough to be able to distribute $6.8 million to the hospital in the 2017/18 Financial Year, with more funds invested in the past few months.  Of that $6.8 million, over $5.7 million was used to fund a range of medical research projects, $750,000 was invested into hospital programs, just under $80,000 was spent on education and training for hospital staff, $70,000 was used to purchase hospital equipment and over $175,000 was spent on different patient care initiatives.

Full details of RBWH Foundation’s performance in 2017/18 are included in our latest Annual Report.  You will be able to view this at www.rbwhfoundation.com.au once it has been tabled in Parliament in the near future.