Little Holly was born with a life-threatening heart condition. She’s already battled numerous operations, but there’s still a one in three chance she won’t live to see her 18th birthday. Only research can help us change that.

Please help us mend tiny hearts like Holly’s this Christmas.

Holly, 4 months, hypoplastic left heart complex




Bridget survived cancer once and is now fighting for her life again. She is just seven years old. Please make an urgent gift to help beat childhood cancer for good.

Bridget, 7 years, acute myeloid leukaemia

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Purchase The TEN Tenors new album ‘Our Christmas Wish’.

Available at Woolworths stores in Queensland and Northern New South Wales and online from iTunes. All proceeds go to the Children's Hospital Foundation.

Cooper, brain tumour, 12 November 2010 - 7 July 2013



Cooper was just two-and-a-half when he passed away from an aggressive brain tumour. You can support the search for new, world-leading treatments and take a step closer to the day when kids like Cooper will have a full and healthy life.

Cooper, brain tumour,
12 November 2010 - 7 July 2013

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Johanna, 4 years, burns.


All it took was a bowl of boiling pasta and water to burn Johanna so severely that her treatment will continue into her teenage years.
Follow Finn’s journey through the devastating effects of meningococcal disease, in a sudden life and death battle. (Finn, 13 months, meningococcal disease)


Follow Finn’s journey through the devastating effects of meningococcal disease, in a sudden life and death battle.
Jack, 2 years, omphalocele


Twelve days after he was born, Jack had already had his first operation. What helped him survive?

Our Partners

We are incredibly fortunate to work together with organisations committed to providing the best possible treatment, care and support to sick children and their families.

Woolworths Woolworths has been working wonders for sick kids with us since 1986. With 240 stores and thousands of staff passionate about making a difference for patients and their families, Woolworths and their generous customers have donated more than $30 million to the Children’s Hospital Foundation from in-store fundraising, raffles, wall tokens and payroll giving.
Golden Casket Since 1992, Golden Casket has donated millions of dollars to the Children’s Hospital Foundation. They are a strong supporter of our work and have funded some critical research programs that have had life changing impacts on sick kids and their families.
hit105 In 2014 we celebrated the 20th year of the b105 Kids Christmas Appeal which has raised over $11 million for lifesaving equipment. Joining forces with the Brisbane community, the hit105 team continues to donate their time to make a difference and work wonders for sick kids.
Big W In 54 stores throughout Queensland and northern NSW, Big W staff and customers generously donate their time and money to help sick kids. Through statewide raffles, wall tokens and payroll giving, Big W’s generous support has been invaluable in advancing vital respiratory research.
The Coffee Club For more than 20 years, The Coffee Club has been committed to helping find a cure for childhood cancer. Their biennial charity ball raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for oncology research and in October 2014 they hosted a very special event – The Coffee Club Telethon Ball – raising much-needed funds in this very special year.
Channel Nine 2014 introduced the first Channel Nine Children’s Hospital Telethon on Saturday 11 October 2014. This amazing event brought together the Queensland community and raised millions of dollars to invest in vital research, equipment and care programs for sick kids.

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Bede, 4 years, acute myeloid leukaemia