Entries by Margaret Rivette

Activity Packs Donated to our Children’s Ward

Thomastown East Primary School students participated in ‘Go Casual Clothes for Northern Health Day’ earlier this year, helping to raise over $300 for our health service. This was a tremendous effort from the school and the young students who were eager to help our diligent staff. Recently, Natalie Carroll, Advisor Volunteer Services, was pleased to […]

A Successful Dry July

While the team at Northern Health have encountered many challenges this year in the face of COVID-19, these challenges did not discourage them from going dry this July in support of a good cause. Despite being a smaller team than in previous years, Dry July participants did not shy away from reaching out to family, […]

Josie Minniti Donation to the Palliative Care Unit garden

Longtime Northern Health Foundation supporter and patron Josie Minniti OAM, has generously donated $20,000 to the refurbishment of the Palliative Care Unit (PCU) garden at Northern Hospital Epping. Her donation will go towards the centrepiece of the garden – a beautiful gazebo with an outdoor table, sofas, a barbecue, and blinds, for palliative care patients […]

Bev Carman at Kilmore Race Club

For the past 15 years, Bev Carman, Northern Health Foundation Patron, has been hosting events in support of purchasing life-saving equipment for Northern Health. This year, Bev hosted her event at the Kilmore Racing Club where she’s done so for the past 10 years. “Saturday was just unbelievable, with good food and lots of laughter […]

It’s Riverlee’s Shout

A great way to show someone you appreciate what they do is by shouting them a coffee. It’s a simple action that goes a long way. A kind gesture between friends. A wonderful friend of Northern Health Foundation is the Riverlee Foundation, a relationship that has spanned many years. Over the years, Riverlee have funded […]

Trudi Hay’s Virtual High Tea

Fundraising looks a little different to how it used to, with new and innovative ways being sought to connect with networks and donors. For the second year in a row, Northern Health Foundation Board Member and Patron, Trudi Hay, hosted her annual Cancer High Tea via a virtual platform. The event, which was held live between […]