Welcome to summer, the perfect season to get outside and soak up some Vitamin D. It’s been busy here at the Foundation. I hope you enjoy catching up on all our news.
HEART DISEASE INFORMATION SESSION!
ON THE 14TH OF NOVEMBER WE WERE DELIGHTED TO EXECUTE OUR HEART DISEASE INFORMATION SESSION IN A JOINT COLLABORATION WITH VICTORIA UNIVERSITY.
We heard insightful and useful information from our keynote speakers – Dr Deepak Haikerwal, Mr Nicholas Ruhl, Dr Mitra Zarrati, Prof. Anthony Zulli and Ms Laura Kate Gadanec about all-things Heart Disease. Our deepest appreciation to the speakers who donated their time to educate, inform, inspire and empower our attendees.
We are so grateful for all those who attended and engaged in informative discussions. Wyndham Health Foundation truly hope that you walked away with something new and feel inspired to take care of your health and wellbeing.
Thank you so much once again to everyone, this wouldn’t have been possible without you. We are thrilled to run more sessions with Victoria University.
We hope to see new-comers and our recent attendees at our next Seminar.
WOMEN’S HEALTH INFORMATION SESSION!
WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT IN JOINT COLLABORATION WITH VICTORIA UNIVERSITY WE ARE RUNNING ANOTHER HEALTH INFORMATION SESSION AND THE TOPIC IS: WOMEN’S HEALTH!
Don’t miss the chance to hear from Professor Lily Stojanovska, Ms Meni Malamouli, A/Prof Vinay Rane and Dr Latika Cilly at our upcoming Women’s Health Information session. This event will be packed with informative and insightful talks from these leading health experts in the fields of Women’s Health, Menopause, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Endometriosis and Fertility. They will discuss their latest findings and share some practical tips on how to manage these topics.
Date: Tuesday, 19th March 2024
Time: 6pm arrival for 6:10 start – estimated finish time 7:30 to allow for Q&A
Location: VU Lecture Theatre Werribee Campus
235 Hoppers Lane, Werribee
Admission is completely FREE, but registration is required to secure your spot. Reserve your place now by entering your details below. Seats are limited, so don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity!
A HEARTFELT APPRECIATION TO FERGUSON PLARRE SANCTUARY LAKES!
The Wyndham community showcased their unwavering unity through a day brimming with enjoyable activities and radiant smiles. We are immensely grateful to everyone who participated in the event and for the unwavering support bestowed upon us by our exceptional community.
A special commendation is due to the volunteers of the Wyndham Health Foundation, whose dedicated efforts contributed to the sale of an impressive 72 raffle tickets. Our heartfelt thanks for your invaluable assistance!
With the funds raised, we can now provide crucial support to our local public hospital and healthcare services in Wyndham.
It was an absolute pleasure to share this joyous occasion with all of you, and we eagerly look forward to creating more memorable moments together in the near future!
WYNDHAM HEALTH FOUNDATION’S TOY DRIVE!
We are thrilled to announce that our recent Christmas Toy Drive for the Werribee Mercy Hospital was an extraordinary success, thanks to YOU and your incredible generosity! The spirit of giving radiated throughout our community as we delivered not one, but TWO carloads of toys to brighten the faces of the amazing children staying at the hospital this holiday season.
Our hearts are overflowing with deep gratitude for the warmth, compassion, and big-heartedness of our extraordinary community. We extend a massive THANK YOU to each and every one of you who donated to the cause. Together, we have brought immeasurable joy to children right here in our own community this Christmas!
The annual toy drive not only brings immense happiness to these little ones but also helps alleviate some of the stress experienced by parents and guardians. It’s a true win-win situation!
We couldn’t have made this happen without you, and we are truly humbled by your incredible kindness and generosity. Thank you for making this Christmas one to remember for our little superheroes staying at the Werribee Mercy Hospital!
WYNDHAM HEALTH FOUNDATION CHARITY GOLF DAY 2024!
PROUDLY SPONSORED BY TOTALFLOW
The time is now to gather your team and help raise crucial funds for much-needed equipment that will support patient care; and what better way to get involved than by spending a fun day out on the golf course? With 18 holes of challenging golf, team building, and networking, this is the perfect opportunity to make a real impact while having a great time.
So don’t wait – choose your level of sponsorship today and join us as we work together to change lives in Wyndham!
WYNDHAM HEALTH FOUNDATION CHARITY GOLF DAY 2024 – LUNCH & LAUGH!
PROUDLY SPONSORED BY TOTALFLOW
Don’t miss out on the funniest lunch you’ll ever have! Join us at Kooringal Golf Club for an afternoon of laughter, food, and all for a great cause!
Get your tickets now for Lunch & Laugh, starring the one and only comedian Evan Hocking.
For only $80, you’ll indulge in a delicious 2-course lunch while being entertained by Evan’s hilarious jokes and infectious laughter. And here’s the best part: you don’t even need to swing a club! Join us to help support Wyndham Health Foundation Charity Golf Day. By attending Lunch & Laugh, you’re not only treating yourself to a fantastic experience, but you’re also contributing to support the public hospitals and healthcare services in Wyndham.
MEGA RAFFLE WINNER!
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that thanks to the incredible generosity of the Wyndham Community, we have successfully raised an astounding $4,129.14! Your support has exceeded our expectations and will go a long way in helping us make a significant impact on our public health services.
But that’s not all! We want to give a massive shoutout and congratulations to Josie, the lucky winner of the MEGA Wyndham Health Foundation Raffle! Josie’s little champ is in for a thrilling adventure with that awesome motorcycle prize. This win is not just about the excitement and joy, but it’s also about the profound difference we can make together.
We want to express our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you who purchased a raffle ticket. Your support is not just amazing; it’s truly life-changing for our Wyndham Community. Every dollar raised is a stepping stone towards enhancing and strengthening our public health services, ensuring that our community receives the care and support they need.
Let’s continue to support, uplift, and unite as one incredible community. Together, we can make a lasting impact and create a brighter future for all.
Thank you for your unwavering support!
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that, thanks to the incredible participation and generosity of everyone who placed a bid, we have successfully raised an impressive $565! Words cannot express our gratitude for your unwavering support.
But the excitement doesn’t stop there! We want to give a huge congratulations to Damien and Blake, the lucky winners of our highly sought-after auction items. Blake secured the prestigious 2023 GWS Giants Signed Memorabilia Jersey, generously donated by Victor School & Sports Club Supplies. And Damien walked away with a true treasure, the 2023 Signed Melbourne Storm Memorabilia and a 2024 Four Game Family Membership, kindly donated by Melbourne Storm. Cheers to both Damien and Blake for their fantastic wins!
We want to extend our heartfelt appreciation to Victor School & Sports Club Supplies and Melbourne Storm for their generous donations. Your support plays a vital role in our mission to make a positive impact on our community’s public health services.
Let’s continue to celebrate our successes and support one another as we work together towards a brighter future.
CPR CORPULS MACHINE FOR THE ICU!
In a truly inspiring and heartfelt event, Werribee Mercy Hospital graciously invited the team from Wyndham Health Foundation for a presentation on the profound impact of a CPR machine. During the presentation, CEO Leanne, who played a significant role in raising the funds for this life-saving equipment, was invited and acknowledged for her outstanding efforts. The Wyndham Health Foundation demonstrated its commitment to enhancing patient care by allocating $33,900 to procure this essential CPR machine for the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.
The procurement of this CPR machine represents a remarkable milestone in advancing the capabilities of the medical staff at Werribee Mercy Hospital, particularly during critical emergencies. This life-saving equipment enables the hospital’s dedicated medical professionals to deliver timely and effective care to patients in need, further improving patient outcomes and saving lives.
To commemorate Leanne’s exceptional dedication, she was presented with a well-deserved certificate and flowers, acknowledging her relentless efforts in raising the crucial funds for this vital piece of medical equipment.
We would like to take a moment to express our deep gratitude and appreciation for the incredible act of kindness demonstrated by our community through their generous donation of knitted goods to the Special Care/MBU units. These heartwarming contributions have brought immeasurable warmth and comfort to newborns and their families, creating a nurturing environment during the critical early stages of life.
We extend our heartfelt thanks to each and every individual who dedicated their time and talent to knitting these adorable goods for the babies at Mercy Hospital’s maternity unit. Your
selflessness and generosity have not only provided physical warmth but also brought countless smiles and moments of joy. Your acts of kindness have truly made a remarkable difference in the lives of these precious new arrivals.
We are truly grateful for the love and care you have shown through your beautiful creations. Your dedication and thoughtfulness have touched the lives of these babies and their families, instilling a sense of comfort and reassurance during their stay at the hospital.
On behalf of the Wyndham Health Foundation and the families at Mercy Hospital, we want to express our wholehearted THANK YOU for your amazing contributions. Your kindness will be cherished by generations to come, and your impact will continue to be felt long after these knitted goods have been passed on.
Once again, we extend our deepest appreciation for your generosity, commitment, and the love you have bestowed upon these precious newborns. Together, we are making a positive difference in the lives of others, stitch by stitch.