News - 2004
Christmas Toy Drive
Radio station, WSFM, are organising a Christmas toy drive on behalf of the hospital.
Toys can be dropped off to The Children's Hospital at Westmead, corner Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street, Westmead between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. Please label your gifts for the Volunteers Department.
Family Fun Day and Carols
The Clubs NSW Family Fun Day & Carols will be held on Saturday 11 December at Parramatta Stadium with all proceeds from the event being donated to The Children's Hospital at Westmead and the Millennium Foundation.
Kids and families will be able to enjoy a range of activities including amusement rides, showbags, live entertainment, market stalls, Olympic and sporting stars, a range of food and drinks and the perfect finale, a spectacular fireworks display.
Here Come the Champions! - Paralympians Continue to Inspire
Australian Paralympians, Tristan Knowles, Jessica Smith, Kylie Gauci, Eliza Stankovic and Louise Sauvage will visit The Children's Hospital at Westmead on Wednesday 6th October at 10.30am to meet some of their biggest fans.
Tristan Knowles was a cancer patient here at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. Tristan had his leg amputated as a young boy due to bone cancer. His doctor and staff who cared for him are so proud of him and looking forward to seeing him again.
The Von Trapp Children Sing & - The Hospital is Alive With The Sound of Music
The Von Trapp family's story was told in the hit film "The Sound of Music". Now the hills are alive again with the voices of the great-grandchildren of Captain and Maria von Trapp.
The von Trapp Children - Sofia (16), Melanie (14), Amanda (13) and Justin (9) will be performing in the Starlight Express Room at The Children's Hospital at Westmead on Tuesday 31st August at 10.30am.
Sophie Delezio is one of the two little girls seriously injured when a car ran into her day-care centre in Fairlight, Sydney on December 15, 2003.
After six months at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, and many operations, Sophie went home in June, however Sophie continues to visit the Hospital several times a week, and will need many more operations in the coming years.
Sophie Goes Home
Sophie Delezio, one of the two children seriously injured when a car ran into their day-care centre in Fairlight, Sydney on December 15, 2003, is going home on Monday 21st June at 11am.
After seven months at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, and many operations, the Burns team is happy to finally be able to send Sophie home.
Amazing Advancements In Skin Technology Help Save Sophie's Life
Sophie Delezio is one of the two little girls seriously injured when a car drove into her childcare centre and caught fire on December 15, 2003. Sophie suffered 85 per cent burns to her body, leaving very limited skin available to cover her large burns.
Meriton Raises Money For Sick Kids
In March 2004, the first Meriton Sydney Invitational was held to raise funds for charity. The Institute for Neuromuscular Research at The Children's Hospital at Westmead were fortunate enough to be chosen as one of the three charities to receive some of the proceeds from this event.
The golf tournament is sponsored by Meriton and organised by John Small and Neil Warren, and is the first step in a ten year plan to raise significant amounts for charity.
Charities Afloat Gala Dinner
On 13th March 2004, The Children's Hospital at Westmead will be hosting a 'Magical' Gala Dinner on Sydney Harbour. As part of Sydney Harbour Week, in conjunction with Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, guests will enjoy a dinner cruise on the 'Magical' Magistic Two.
Join Mix 106.5 stars Sammy and Jason for a night of fun on the Harbour aboard the 'Magical' Magistic Two including a sumptuous meal, entertainment and charity auction.