Community Angels

$6000 of toys to go to Bundaberg Families in Christmas Hampers

A special Christmas Partnership between two local charities and a goods giving program will enable $6000 worth of new toys to be delivered to Bundaberg families in need this Christmas. This year, The Friendlies has joined with Angels Community Group, after being impressed by the work the charity is already doing in the community. The Friendlies Foundation Public Relations Officer Tunja Cottier said the hospital had donated some kitchen goods to the group earlier in the year and were happyMore

Golfers raise $9000 to support local healthcare services

Players have dug deep on the golf course in support of the third annual The Friendlies Foundation Charity Golf Day, raising $9000 to support the continued expansion of local healthcare services at The Friendlies Hospital. The Friendlies Foundation public relations officer Tunja Cottier said it was a record turnout of players on the day, with 116 men and women taking to the Bundaberg Golf Course. “We have had fantastic support for our golf day which is in its third year,”More
Emergency Department Cheque presentation

Emergency Department receives $50,000 from The Friendlies Foundation

The Friendlies Foundation has made a $50,000 donation to the new Emergency Department at the Friendly Society Private Hospital. The significant donation will be used to purchase two pieces of equipment; A PIIC iX Patient central monitoring system, and a Phillips Respironics V60 Ventilator, that will substantially enhance patient outcomes. The Friendlies Foundation public relations officer Tunja Cottier said the new Emergency Department would benefit many people in the community and the foundation was happy to contribute to opening theMore

$11,000 raised for ongoing cardiac services at The Friendlies

More than $11,000 has been raised for expanding cardiology services at the Friendly Society Private Hospital at the second annual Friendlies Foundation Charity Golf Day. Chairman of the Board Les Hancock thanked the 95 players who came along for their support of The Friendlies Foundation. “We have had tremendous support for the golf day this year, not only from players, but also our sponsors and those who have donated prizes,” Mr Hancock said. “Not only did everyone have a greatMore
cancer donation

$1500 donation makes purchase of new oncology equipment possible

Improved monitoring of oncology patient vital signs is now possible thanks to the donation of a Connex Spot Monitor to The Friendlies Day Oncology Unit. The Bundaberg and District Cancer Support Group for Men and Women generously donated $1500 to The Friendlies Foundation, the charitable fundraising arm of the Friendly Society Private Hospital, for use to help people undergoing cancer treatment. The Friendlies Foundation public relations officer Fiona Macaulay said the Spot Monitor had been on the wish list ofMore