Special Care Nursery
The special care nursery sees one-third of the babies born.
Vital Equipment Purchases
The Our Kids organisation has purchased more than 1.8 million dollars of vital equipment.
$25,000 worth of equipment is purchased biennially
Our Kids, more formally known as the Northern Rivers Children's Health Fund, was founded in 2001 by Dr Chris Ingall.
Our Kids aims to improve the health services for children in the Northern Rivers area by purchasing paediatric equipment for the Lismore Base Hospital and the surrounding Northern Rivers hospitals, including Lismore, Tweed and Grafton hospitals.
Through the generosity of our community, Our Kids has purchased $2 million+ worth of paediatric equipment for our local hospitals.
This equipment benefits our community by helping kids stay local when needing medical care.
If you would like to make a difference to sick kids in Lismore and the surrounding region, please donate or contact Our Kids today.
Our Kids Community Grants open June 1.
You might also like to review our Guidelines for Applicants.
Thank you for helping us help our kids!
Meet some of Our Kids
She is as bright as a cricket! Harvie has been struggling with chestiness, one bug after another and cow's milk protein allergy. She has certainly got to know the Children's Ward staff here in Lismore. She is doing really well.
Arabella is a beautiful young girl who has struggled with her motor development, needing injections of botox in her muscles. Arabella required intensive resuscitation after birth and has done exceptionally well, a bright and interactive young girl who enjoys her preschool.
Cherkirra has cystic fibrosis. She battles hard every day against lung infections. She has achieved great things in a number of sports.