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Giving Day 19 November
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A few good men raise money for a milestone
A few good men raise money for a milestone
2 October 2020

A few good men raise money for a milestone Celebrating their child’s 10th birthday is something Ron and Polly McDermott will never take for granted.  They can still remember how it felt spending 10 weeks at their daughter Kobi’s bedside in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, NICU, at the Townsville University Hospital, at times just hoping that she’d make it through the night. Born premature at 28 weeks, the McDermott’s, at times, thought their daughter Kobi would neve...

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A bright new name for Townsville Hospital Foundation
A bright new name for Townsville Hospital Foundation
20 July 2020

Townsville Hospital Foundation will launch a new name for itself today: Brighter Lives Here For You Here For NQ. CEO Tanya Busoli said that the new name reflects the impact on the community as well as the region the charity serves. “For more than 30 years now we’ve been brightening the lives of patients as well as supporting lifesaving public health services,” Tanya said. “Our volunteers provide a wonderful service – a buggy ride from the carpark at Townsville Unive...

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End of an era for Townsville Hospital Foundation
End of an era for Townsville Hospital Foundation
30 April 2020

After almost six years on the board including two-and-a-half at the helm, Townsville Hospital Foundation Chair Associate Professor Anthony Leicht will be stepping down at the end of this month, leaving a legacy of growth for the charityActing Chair Dr Matthew Bryant, Director North Queensland Persistent Pain Management Service at THHS, announced the resignation and highlighted the significant contribution Associate Professor Leicht had made to the charity, particularly in his period as Cha...

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Police celebrate contribution to kids with Cancer
24 March 2020

The Queensland Police Service knows all about helping the community, but they make a very special contribution for local children with cancer. For the past two years QPS has supported the Townsville University Hospital’s paediatric oncology unit with $34,000 donated for this special cause. Townsville Hospital Foundation CEO Tanya Busoli said “The support from QPS is helping patients and staff. We’ve already been able to purchase some equipment, including a wall-mounted televisi...

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Dancers make a difference for sick kids
Dancers make a difference for sick kids
17 December 2019

A group of local dancers have made a difference for sick kids at Townsville University Hospital by fundraising for a PlayStation with virtual reality capabilityTownsville Dance On hosts rock’n’roll classes at the Jubilee Bowls Club and social events at the Cutheringa Bowls Club each week. Townsville Dance On committee member Elaine Tuesley said, “Our ticket prices are really low – only $5 for classes and $10 for social events – but even so we have been able to build...

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