The New Millennium 2000 to 2009

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Ongoing research funding support for The Millennium Foundation

Between 2004 and 2009 Kids West donated in excessof $550,000 to the Westmead Millennium Foundation to support further research across a number of areas and in particular Child Cancer. Kids West

Successful donation drive “unlocks the doors” for ill kids

In December 2009 Kids West presented a cheque for $31,000 to Dr Stephen Jacobe, Westmead Children’s Hospital’s Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Medical Director to purchase a portable ventilator to allow children with respiratory problems to…

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Two more special care beds for Westmead Children’s Hospital

In late 2009 & early 2010 Kids West was able to purchase a further two Paediatric Intensive Care beds for the Neonatal Care Unit at Westmead Hospital. Each bed cost $52,000. Like this:Like Loading……

Recognition received for support of Shaken Baby Prevention Project

On the 9th November 2009 Kids West received a certificate of appreciation from The Shaken Baby Prevention Project for its ongoing commitment and support. Kids West were the inaugural sponsors of the Shaken Baby Project…

Kids West “Dancing Along” in support of 2009 Dance of the Champions

In September 2009Â Kids West donated funds to the ‘2009 Dance of the Champions’ organised by Sydney Eisteddfod. Western Sydney was well represented with many schools from the region participating in this event. Like this:Like…

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Support for Redbank House

In 2009 Kids West donated $50,000 to Redbank House (situated next door to Redbank School)Â to assist in the development of a family early intervention programme and donated a further $20,000 towards the construction of…

Kids West supports Indian Australian Arts & Film Association (IAAFA)

Kids West continued its support of the local community by providing assistance to the Indian Australian Arts & Film Association (IAAFA) in 2008/2009. In March 2009 Kids West was recognised and thanked for this support…

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Kids West “bowled over” with support from local business community

In March 2009 Kids West held a Barefoot Bowls event at Parramatta RSL club and raised $1725.90 through the support of numerous local businesses. It was a great day for all involved. (Parramatta Advertiser, 18/3/2009)…

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New newborn care unit not possible without Kids West

Late 2008 saw the Westmead Children’s Hospital open its newborn care unit which, as quoted by Acting Head Nurse Sally Jye, “would not have been possible without the help of Kids West”. Kids West purchased…

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Kids West provides relief for drought affected areas In 2005 and 2006 Kids West donated in excess of $28,000 in Christmas Gifts and direct funds for families affected by the droughts in areas such as Lake Cargelligo and Condobolin. The Kids West team…

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Trevor Oldfield’s fundraising skills extend beyond Kids West

Kids West CEO Trevor Oldfield’s ability to raise funds for important organisations was evidenced when as a director of the Westmead Millennium Foundation he helped raise $75,000 for medical research (Parramatta Sun, 23/11/2005) Like this:Like…

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$650,000 cheque presented to Westmead Children’s Hospital

In September 2002 a cheque for $650,000 was presented to Craig Knowles, NSW Minister for Health. These funds were provided by Kids West to enable the purchase of specialised Neonatal Intensive Care equipment for the…

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10 Years of Vital Support

Between 1993 & 2003 Kids West donated $860,000 to the Westmead Hospital Paediatric Unit for various pieces of specialised equipment. Some of the key stories are mentioned in the “Early Years & New Millennium” timeline….