Christmas lights help Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation buy new ambulance

One of the amazing Christmas light displays that helped the Perth Children's Hospital Foundation buy a new ambulance.
One of the amazing Christmas light displays that helped the Perth Children's Hospital Foundation buy a new ambulance.

THE Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation smashed its fundraising target in last year’s Christmas Lights campaign.

Originally hoping to raise $87,000 to help buy a Newborn Emergency Transport Ambulance, the foundation raised $90,745.

Thanks to the Christmas Lights campaign – supported by Community Newspaper Group – and contributions from a number of other donors, the foundation was able to purchase the $180,000 ambulance.

It will be used to transfer about 900 tiny newborns to hospital for intensive care each year.

Marie Vranjes was the highest fundraiser with a total of $12,084.

The year’s highest street fundraisers were Jaden Warner and Clayton Reimers from Lyon Road in Aubin Grove, who managed to raise $10,806.

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