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The Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation has supported these organisations in 2017.

The successful organisations are:

First Round

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

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


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

Second Round

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.