Giving Day empowers the WA community to support healthcare heroes

Giving Day 2023

On Wednesday 18th October 2023, our incredible WA community came together and raised over $160,000!

All donations received on the day were multiplied thanks the generosity of Foundation donors and supporters, and will support research and projects across Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Hospital;

Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Department will supply Aboriginal patient’s warm clothes, personal items and TV during their stay so they can feel less stress and recover faster when they are away from their families

Allied Health Department will provide patients access to rehabilitation and therapy programs including music therapy, art therapy and new and innovative Allied Health interventions to improve and transform patient care.

Endocrine Surgery Team are undertaking research to improve treatment for Thyroid cancer by reducing the need for thyroid removal and the side affects as a result of thyroid removal.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) will provide toys and art supplies for children visiting ICU and deliver the 3 wishes project, granting patients 3 wishes of their choice to help honour the dignity of terminal patients.

Respiratory Department will provide asthma patients medical equipment at home to test themselves to enable quicker diagnosis and treatment.

Immunology Department is undertaking research to improve immune system response to drug allergies, organ transplant survival rates and the effects of plastic chemicals to prevent the spread of disease.

Youth Cancer Service will provide support tools and initiatives for young people diagnosed with cancer aged 15-25, to help reduce their sense of isolation and improve their well-being, confidence, and self-esteem.

You can see how the day turned out here

What is the Be a Champ 4 Charlies Giving Day?

The Be a Champ 4 Charlies Giving Day is an incredible one-day celebration where the community, organisations and local businesses come together to raise funds to support our healthcare heroes, researchers, clinicians and staff at Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Hospitals who provide vital and lifesaving care and treatment for WA patients and families. Donations made on the day are matched thanks to funding recieved from organisations and individuals. The matching of donations helps generate excitement and amplify donations on the day. It also provides an opportunity for the community to come together and be a "Champ" towards a common goal; supporting world-class research and projects to transform health outcomes for all.

To learn more and get involved with our 2024 Giving Day please contact our team on