The Wolper Jewish Hospital Health Foundation has supported these organisations in 2017.
The successful organisations are:
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
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.
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.
Supporting their professional health services including psychology.
Providing first aid training and first aid kits for coaches and managers of Maccabi sports teams.
Support for their Parkinson’s Counselling Service in the Eastern Suburbs
Full funding of a scholarship for an indigenous medical student providing residential accommodation in Shalom College.