Fast Facts

From a $400 breast pump donation in 1994, the Foundation has come a long way in providing for our community through our local hospitals and health services

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The Toowoomba Hospital Children’s Appeal was first conducted in 1999 and raised $16,000 for the purchase of medical equipment for the children’s ward at the Toowoomba Hospital. Since then, over $1.5 million has been raised through the appeal in support of children’s health.

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Each year, the Toowoomba Hospital Foundation join forces with our mates at Triple M for the Give Me 5 For Kids (GM5FK) Appeal, raising funds for the Toowoomba Hospital’s paediatric ward. In the last 5 years, the appeal has raised over $422,000.

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The Toowoomba Hospital Foundation’s largest ever donation was made in 2015, with the Foundation contributing $1 million to the Toowoomba Hospital Endoscopy Unit expansion.

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The Foundation’s first donation to the Toowoomba Hospital was a $400 breast pump in 1994.

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Since its inception in 1991, the Foundation has provided close to $8 million of funding to the Toowoomba Hospital, Baillie Henderson Hospital and Mt Lofty Heights Nursing Home.

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A $118,000 donation from the Foundation funded the Toowoomba Hospital’s very first clinical cancer trials unit and clinical trials nurse in 2016.

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