At Wimmera Health Care Group, we receive enormous support from the community. The following auxiliaries and foundations play an important role in ensuring Wimmera Health Care Group has the ability to acquire the latest technology and equipment. These groups provide funds for 'wish list' items, which gives us the flexibility to be able to best meet the most critical needs of the hospital at any time.
Details of the groups that support us and how you can get involved are provided below:
Dimboola Hospital Appeals Auxiliary meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 8pm at the Dimboola Campus. This group raises funds to support the Dimboola campus. For further details, please contact Greg on 5389 1297.
Dimboola East Ladies Auxiliary meets on the first Friday of every month at 2pm at the Dimboola Campus. This group raises funds for the Dimboola campus. For further details, please contact Carol Webb on 5389 1425.
Kurrajong Lodge Support Group provides support and company to residents at our 36-bed hostel. The Kurrajong Lodge Support Group meets on the last Monday of every month at 1.30pm at Kurrajong Lodge Hostel. For further details, please contact Marlene on 5382 6763.
Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 7.30am in the Arapiles Building Board Room. This group raises funds for the Emergency Department in memory of Constable George Howell who passed away in the line of duty on January 30, 1952 at the age of 25. For further details, please contact Amelia at Wimmera Health Care Group on 5381 9309.
Volunteers play an important role in enhancing the services we provide. For further details about volunteering opportunities available, please contact Wimmera Health Care Group on 5381 9111.
Wimmera Base Hospital Ladies Auxiliary meets on the first Monday of every month at 1.30pm in the Arapiles Building Board Room. Along with various other activities, they run an opportunity shop in Horsham and a uniform shop for Wimmera Health Care Group staff, with all funds raised directed towards the purchase of lifesaving equipment for our hospital. For further details, please contact Lorna on 5382 1608.
Wimmera Hospice Care Auxiliary meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 10am in the Uniting Church Hall. All funds raised go towards the purchase of equipment to support clients of Wimmera Hospice Care. For further details, please contact Lorraine on 5382 7123.
Wimmera Health Care Group Foundation was established in 1989 and is a public charitable fund. The aim of the Foundation is to raise money through donations and bequests to fund special projects at Wimmera Health Care Group. The Foundation is managed by a skills based Board of Trustees. For further details, please contact Foundation Administrator on 5381 9098.