B105’s Christmas Appeal helps the kids

Staff Writer

B105's Christmas Appeal has been going for 17 years and has raised $11 million for sick kids.

All this week Labby, Stav & Abby have been live from different locations around Brisbane with today being live from the Royal Children’s Hospital.

The final result – they raised $90,000 more than last year with a total of….


Amazing effort and big congrats to the B105 team.

See some of the pics from the week here

Hear one piece of audio from the appeal, a donation of $25,000 by a young girl and her Dad…

or hear it here

Here's some of the equipment the money B105 raised will help buy :

  • 2 x audiometers : (These are used to diagnose and assess hearing loss in infants and children and enable ongoing assessment of children with cochlear implants)
  • A Wheelchair to assist children under the age of 6 who need postural support to sit while they are in hospital
  • A Vital signs monitor for infectious room which monitors
  • 3 X Otoscopes – (which are used in the emergency department to view a child’s auditory canal and inner ear –  It’s used if there is an infection, blockage or hearing loss)
  • A Knee mobiliser for the physio department provides continuous movement to a child’s knee without the need for a physio being present at all times.
  • 5 X single sleeper chairs for the emergency department. (These chairs allow the parents to sleep beside their child in the emergency department overnight – Before these chairs – the parent wouldn’t have been able to remain by their child’s bedside)
  • Ultrasound Machine for Renal Failure

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