Attend an event

One of the fun ways you can support the RCH is by attending a fundraising event.

From charity film screenings to gala balls, you’ll find a great range of events happening throughout the year. Keep your eye on this page for new additions.


The RCH Gratitude Hub

Opening Monday 4 March

The RCH Gratitude Hub is a new destination at the RCH for supporting the hospital. Featuring a new layout and interactive donation opportunities, the RCH Gratitude Hub will share the impact of philanthropy across campus, and provide an easy pathway for you to support the future of paediatric healthcare at the RCH. Supporting our hospital is made even easier with a carefully curated collection of products including homewares and gift, with proceeds from every sale going straight back to supporting the hospital.

The new look RCH Gratitude Hub will reopen on Monday 4 March on Main Street at the RCH.


The RCH150 Aboriginal Art Project

Applications close 31 March

To commemorate the hospital’s 150th anniversary, the RCH Foundation is commissioning a major work of art created by a First Nations artist to be permanently installed within the hospital’s Parkville campus.

The commission is seeking applications of an original design by an Australian First Nations artist or artist collective, with the successful applicant(s) being granted $100,000 to create their work.

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RCH Auxiliary’s Paddy’s Market

Wednesday 20 March

The RCH Auxiliaries are renown for their crafty wears, delicious baked goods and thoughtful gifts, and the upcoming year’s Paddy’s Market is an exceptional opportunity to stock up and support the RCH. Hosted on Main Street at the RCH, the market runs from 8am -2pm and will feature stalls from across the RCH Auxiliaries network. Be sure to get in early to avoid disappointment!



Run for the Kids

Sunday 7 April

Melbourne’s favourite fun(draising) run is back! An adventure for runners and walkers alike, Run for the Kids on Sunday 7 April will take participants through two courses, with the opportunity for 12.8km runners to wave at the hospital along the way. Supporting the Good Friday Appeal, it promises to be fun for the whole family.

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Good Friday Appeal

Friday 19 April

A Victorian tradition, the Good Friday Appeal has been supporting the hospital for 88 years. Get involved on Friday 19 April by making a donation to one of the many tin rattlers around the State, visit Kids Day Out at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre or watch the telethon on Channel 7.

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Roman Middleton Golf Day

Friday 19 April

Tee off for a good cause this Good Friday and take part in the annual Roman Middleton Charity Golf Day! Open to teams of four, the ambrose-style tournament will take place at Heathcote Golf Club, with proceeds from the day supporting the RCH.

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Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Nursing Development Scholarship Luncheon

Tuesday 7 May

In 2019 the Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Nursing Development Scholarship celebrates 10 years of supporting nursing innovation at the RCH. Mark your diaries for this special anniversary event on Tuesday 7 May at Zinc, Federation Square, and keep your eye out for more details in the coming months.