Together, we are supporting WA children
Your incredible generosity has allowed us to support 107 beneficiaries in 2023 delivering life-changing outcomes for Western Australian children.
Thank you, WA!
Thank you to our generous partners, supporters and the WA community who displayed their empathy in style by helping us raise an incredible $71,356,721 – taking the total fundraising amount Telethon has raised since its inception in 1968 to over half a billion!
We hope you enjoyed the 2022 Telethon spectacular and came away with an appreciation of how giving makes such a difference to the children and young families who need our help the most.
Well done WA!
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2023 Telethon Giving Ceremony
Construction has begun on the 2023 Telethon Home3m watching time
Vulnerable kids and families will benefit from the staggering $71.4 million raised for Telethon in 2022, it was announced at the annual Giving Ceremony on Friday, March 24. Over breakfast at Crown Perth, the annual event is the moment when Telethon’s worthy beneficiaries are announced, celebrated and share the funds raised so generously donated by West Australians. Attendees included representatives from all of the beneficiaries alongside dignitaries including Premier Mark McGowan, Telethon Trust Chairman Richard Goyder AO, and Seven West Media WA chief executive Maryna Fewster. The theme for the event was kindness – it’s the common thread that links the Telethon beneficiaries together in their mission to improve the health and wellbeing of West Australian children. while health organisations will receive vital equipment and funds to continue life-saving medical research.
Mikey’s backyard renovation by Home Group3m watching time
One of Telethon's major fundraising events is back for another year. Construction has begun on the 2023 Telethon Home south of Perth, to raise much needed dollars for WA's sickest kids. The complete design and build has been donated by Home Group and the land by Satterley.
Telethon helping to forge lasting friendships
Down syndrome often presents in different ways. What does not differ is every child’s right to live a meaningful life that’s filled with happiness, personal growth, inclusion and connection. It is estimated that there are 290 babies born with Down syndrome each year in Australia. Two of them – best friends Zoe Brown and Elliot…Read More
Big smiles for a brighter future
The Home to School service helps refugee and recent migrant children to achieve their right to a quality education and the chance of a brighter future. 11-year-old Othni and little sister Eunice have big smiles. Even bigger than the challenges they’ve had to face in their short lives. Like many girls their age Othni and…Read More
A little goes a long way for Bronte and WA kids
Easter is the perfect time to connect with loved ones and come together to help sick, vulnerable and disadvantaged children and families get the vital support they need. From 22 March to 11 April 2023, Woolworths customers are encouraged to dig deep and purchase a $2 Easter egg-shaped token or donate to Telethon at the…Read More