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Sunday, 1 September 2002

Local primary school supports Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick

Students at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (OLSH) Primary School, Randwick recently held a fundraiser to benefit the patients treated at the Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick.

A phenomenal $1,195.00 was raised via a crazy hair and mufti day - which was initiated by the Student Representative Council comprising of a member from each primary year group (as pictured). Students paid a minimum of 40 cents to participate and every year from Kindergarten to Year Six got involved in the festivities.

Tristan Jones, Schools Program Coordinator, Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation said:
'It is great to see school kids support patients at the Hospital. We are greatly appreciative of the vital funds they raise - they are helping to make a real difference to the lives of these patients.'

The Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for child health with a full range of specialist services treating children from all over NSW and Australia with many conditions including cancer, trauma, HIV/AIDS, congenital abnormalities, heart disease and respiratory disorders.

For Further Information Contact:

Holly Bradshaw, Foundation Media Liaison Manager Tel: 9382 1188 Mob: 0414 821 187

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