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The Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation has supported the following organisations in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

The successful organisations are:

2019

Australian Jewish Fertility Network

Support for the appointment of a part-time General Manager to establish the AJFN as a sustainable not-for-profit corporate entity

Bell Shakespeare

Support for their “Behind the Scenes” anxiety and depression prevention program for senior students

Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (F.R.E.E)

Support for their Senior Citizens Club ‘Bis 120’ which brings elderly Russian speaking members of the Jewish community together at weekly functions

Maccabi NSW

Support for their Maccabi Life community health and wellness expo

Holdsworth Community

Support for their Seniors Wellbeing Program

JewishCare for the Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy

Continued support for the first Jewish specific suicide prevention strategy in NSW

Maccabi NSW

Providing first aid training and kits for coaches and managers of Maccabi sports teams

2018

Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation

Support for a research associate undertaking Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia clinical trials

NSW Friendship Circle

Support for medical and nursing staff at their Adventure Getaways for young people with disabilities

Shalom Gamarada

A full residential scholarship for an indigenous medical student

Jewish House

Support of a social worker for the Homebase Program that supports clients leaving crisis accommodation

Camp Sababa

Support for nursing costs at their camps for children and young adults with disabilities

Parkinson’s NSW

Funding and facilities for their counselling service at Wolper Jewish Hospital

COA

Upgrade of their AV and PA systems

Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (F.R.E.E)

Support for their Senior Citizens Club ‘Bis 120’ which brings elderly Russian speaking members of the Jewish community together at weekly functions

Holdsworth Community

Support for their seniors wellbeing program

JewishCare for the Jewish Suicide Prevention Strategy

The first Jewish specific suicide prevention strategy in NSW

Multiple Sclerosis Ltd

Support for two Wellness Workshops

2017

Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe (F.R.E.E.) – Senior Citizens Club ‘Bis
120’

Bringing elderly Russian speaking members of the Jewish community together at weekly functions.

Hatzolah Sydney – Emergency Medical Response

Providing lifesaving medical care during the first critical moments of a medical
emergency, whilst catering to the unique needs of the Jewish Community.

Holdsworth Community – Connecting through Music

A program improving the lives of people living with dementia through music therapy.

The Kolling Institute, University of Sydney Master of Genetic Program

Enabling students to attend the Sydney Jewish Museum to raise awareness and
understanding of the impact of past trauma on the experience of receiving genetic
counselling.

MUM FOR MUM NCJWA NSW – MUM FOR MUM

Home-based support for new mothers at risk of post-natal depression due to
isolation, social and/or financial difficulties.

Camp Sababa

Support for nursing services and medical supplies at their camps for children and young adults with disabilities.

Gift of Life Australia

Supporting their work in testing potential donors of Jewish and ethnic minority descent in order to save the lives of blood cancer patients for whom a family match has not been found.

Hereditary Cancer Clinic

Development of a web site focussing on community BRCA testing.

Jewish House

Supporting their professional health services including psychology.

Maccabi NSW

Providing first aid training and first aid kits for coaches and managers of Maccabi sports teams.

Parkinson’s NSW

Support for their Parkinson’s Counselling Service in the Eastern Suburbs

Shalom Gamarada

Full funding of a scholarship for an indigenous medical student providing residential accommodation in Shalom College.