And that's a wrap on Radiothon 2019!
On Friday 18 October, the red carpet was rolled out at The Children's Hospital at Westmead for the Hospital's biggest fundraising event of the year - Radiothon 2019.
Hollywood took over Westmead as Radiothon was broadcasted on smoothfm and 7NEWS to raise vital funds to go towards lifesaving equipment, conducting research into childhood diseases and delivering vital services to patients and families.
The day was filled with special performances and entertainment including SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL, Australia's Got Talent 2019 grand finalists, Paw Patrol, superheroes, pony rides, Star Wars characters and many more. A delicious BBQ lunch was also provided by the Rapid Relief Team.
Every donation made between 6pm, Thursday 17 October and 6pm, Friday 18 October was doubled by our generous matchers: bioisland, DOOLEYS, EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment, Kids with Cancer Foundation, Yieldbroker and Robert and Libby Albert.
In 24 hours, we raised an astonishing $4,042,920 for sick kids - surpassing our target of $4 million.
We would like to thank our sponsors HomeWorld, Heartland and bioisland. Thank you to our media partners, matchers and corporates for their wonderful support. Thank you to our staff and volunteers who ensured the day ran smoothly for our patients and their families. A big thank you to every person from our local community who donated generously.
Official photos will be uploaded onto The Children's Hospital at Westmead's Facebook Page.