Entries by Margaret Rivette

National Volunteers Week: Volunteer Services team

The Volunteers Services team at Northern Health is responsible for coordinating volunteer support across Northern Hospital Epping, Bundoora Centre, Broadmeadows Hospital and Craigieburn Centre. There are three staff members working across Northern Health; Henni Wade, Manager Volunteer Services, based at the Northern Hospital Epping, Kim Berger, Volunteer Coordinator at Broadmeadows Hospital and Craigeburn Centre and […]

Northern Health Foundation raises over $74,000 for research

On Saturday, 6 May, Northern Health Foundation hosted its first major fundraising event since the beginning of the pandemic – The Northern Health Foundation Fundraising Gala, in the stunning Plaza Ballroom on Collins Street, Melbourne. The event showcased the incredible work being undertaken at Northern Health and highlighted the brilliance and innovation that stems from […]

Northern Health Foundation marks International Women’s Day 2023

On Wednesday, 8 March, 145 Northern Health staff, Board members and guests gathered at Mantra Epping to celebrate International Women’s Day 2023. Attendees were welcomed by Northern Health Executive Director, Pina Di Donato, who highlighted the importance of the event as an opportunity to discuss equal access to healthcare for our local community. “Northern Health […]

Making a difference to the health outcomes of our smallest patients

For over 30 years, the Humpty Dumpty Foundation has been providing essential, and often life-saving, medical equipment for sick and injured children in hospitals across Australia. The Humpty Dumpty Foundation is the largest charitable supplier of children’s medical equipment behind state and territory governments across Australia, and is working hard with health officials and communities […]

Driving Fundraising with a Purpose

After several successful Play for Purpose raffles in 2022, Northern Health Foundation is once again taking part in this fundraising initiative. Play for Purpose is an online charitable raffle helping Australian charities fundraise. By purchasing a ticket, you will be supporting Northern Health Foundation in its vision of building a healthier community for our staff […]

Thank You for Playing with Purpose

Last year, Northern Health Foundation partnered with Play for Purpose; a not-for-profit online charitable lottery. The first raffle began in January 2022, with its attractive prizes gaining popularity among our staff and northern community, selling over 2,800 tickets in less than three months. The benefit of this partnership allows charities across Australia to continue raising […]

A Year in Review for 2022

It is hard to believe another year has come and gone, and we’ve now entered into 2023 with a renewed sense of enthusiasm for the months ahead. The Foundation takes this opportunity to express gratitude for all those who have contributed to our fundraising efforts in the past year. For our team, we are fortunate […]

Thank You

Congratulations to all raffle winners! We sincerely thank you for supporting Northern Health Foundation.  Thank you to everyone who supported Northern Health Foundation in our latest raffles. With your help, the Volunteer and Christmas Raffle raised a total of $4,155, with all funds going directly to the Neonatal Unit at Northern Hospital Epping to purchase […]

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, […]