Children from all over Scotland are treated at Yorkhill Hospital. Some have minor ailments, others are fighting for their lives. Yorkhill Children's Charity sits at the heart of the hospital and invests in initiatives that help to save or improve the life of a child. Your support will help to ensure that we can invest in medical equipment, play programmes, family support services and pioneering research that will give Scotland's children the best possible care and experience.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
160,000 children from all over Scotland are treated at Yorkhill Hospital and its related services each year. These children and their families often face many difficult times in the process of treatment and recovery, The need for vital funds has increased again in 2014 due to a tough economic climate and ongoing budgetary constraints.
How will this project solve this problem?
This year, Yorkhill Children's Charity needs your help more than ever as we embark on our move to the new children's hospital in the South of Glasgow. Yorkhill Children's Charity has committed to investing more than 3 million in initiatives and services at the new hospital, including pull down beds for parents and carers, and innovative state of the art medical equipment. Your help will ensure that Scotland's sick children continue to receive world class care.
Potential Long Term Impact
Yorkhill Children's Charity is committed to helping the children who attend Yorkhill Hospital today, and the children who will attend the new children's hospital for years to come. Our pioneering research program - Yorkhill Research Support Scheme ensures that Yorkhill Children's Charity remains at the forefront of supporting paediatric care, and the initiatives that we support all contribute to the long term well being of children in Scotland.
Total Funding Received to Date: $1,495
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $8,505
Total Funding Goal: $10,000