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Thank you to our philanthropic funders so far in 2018

December 3, 2018

Thank you to the philanthropic Trusts and Foundations which support the work of the Eye and Ear.


Funding received in 2018

H & L Hecht Trust managed by Perpetual                           $100,000

  • Retinal imaging research into Alzheimer’s Disease - Peter Van Wijngaarden

Trusts managed by Perpetual                                    Total $58,000

The Lionel & Yvonne Spencer


The J And R Mcgauran Trust Fund


Patricia Madigan Charitable Trust


  • Eyesi Simulator Surgical Ophthalmology Training program - Jacqui Beltz

John and Thirza Daley Charitable Trust managed by Perpetual $43,331

  • Anaesthetic Audit post cataract surgery - for Sarah Madden and David Ware

Annie Danks Trust                                                                    $25,000

  •  Ultrasound to diagnose Quinsy in Emergency Department 

Joe White Bequest                                                                     $64,500

  • An OCT scanner for Emergency Department

The Eldon and Anne Foote Trust managed by Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation                                                                  $50,000

  •  Hyperspectral imaging research into Alzheimer’s Disease - Peter Van Wijngaarden

Bequests Received

We are most grateful for the funding received from bequests.  We use this donor income for large capital items such as equipment or redevelopment of the hospital. 

  • Funds from the Estate of Friedrich Huschka will be used to purchase state of the art training equipment -  Eyesii Ophthalmological Surgical Simulators, plus some vital pieces of Equipment
  • Funds from the Estate of Ernest Finlay Burns will be used for a major capital project