Considering making an In Memoriam donation at the funeral of a loved one?


Many people choose to support The Children’s Hospital at Westmead by providing In Memoriam donations instead of flowers at funerals.

  • If you are organising a funeral, the Funeral Director can provide In Memoriam envelopes.
  • Alternatively, email us or call (02) 9845 3367 and we'll deliver the donation envelopes to you within 1-2 working days.
  • When you can make an online In Memoriam donation, we'll send a letter to the family of the person you have donated in memory of notifying them of your gift. For privacy reasons, we don't disclose the donation amount. With donations over $2.00, a tax deductible receipt will be sent to you.

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead In Memoriam envelopes come in packs of 30 with instructions on how to return donations. Let us know if you need additional envelopes.


How to let others know

If you would like other people to make a donation to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead instead of flowers, we suggest you include a request in your loved one’s death notice.

Here's an example: Donations in lieu of flowers to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001 Westmead NSW 2145.

You can specify a particular area within the hospital for your donation to be directed to, such as Bear Cottage, Research, Cancer, Cardiology, etc.


Information for Funeral Directors

We provide In Memoriam envelopes for Funeral Directors free-of-charge. Email Melissa or call (02) 9845 3367 with your order and we'll organise delivery.