Thank you to those of you who joined us at WalkWest 2017.
It was a fantastic morning at Footscray Park on Sunday 26 March with around 1000 people pounding the pavement in support of the Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.
The new hospital will consolidate inpatient and outpatient women's and children's services at Western Health and will enable women in Melbourne's west to give birth closer to home. It will meet the needs of one of the fastest growing areas in Australia, with the number of births at Sunshine Hospital expected to exceed 7,000 per year by 2026.
We are pleased to announce that thanks to your support we have raised over $33,000 so far. We really could not have achieved this amount without your involvement.
There's still time to donate at www.walkwest.com.au
Thank you also to those who supported this year's event.
Thank you to our Event Partner Metricon and our Gold Sponsors – the Western Bulldogs, Dorevitch, Zouki, LeadWest and First Response Pharmacy. We would also like to thank our Silver Sponsors - Victoria University, Melbourne Australia, BankVic, Lendlease, Happy Receptions and First State Super.
We would like to thank Jo Spence and her wonderful team of Western Health volunteers who helped on the day. Over 30 volunteers were on hand to help, from manning the registration tent to directing participants along the WalkWest routes. The volunteers did an amazing job – Thank you.
Congratulations to our highest fundraising team, the Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital One Team and to our highest fundraising individual, Leonie Hall.
We hope to see you at WalkWest 2018!