Santa's little helpers spread Christmas cheer

Three young girls holding books standing behind a young boy
Indi, Caitlyn and Ebony delivering cheer to Fiona Stanley paediatric patients like Max.
January 10, 2019

A small act of kindness from Indi, Ebony and Caitlyn has put a big smile on the faces of the youngest patients at Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH).

Embodying the true spirit of the giving season, the girls donated their presents from Santa to help bring joy to the sick children in the Paediatrics Unit.

Eight-year-old Indi said that she wanted to donate her gifts as a way to help children that Santa could have missed on his normal journey.

“It wouldn’t be fair on the children if at Christmas they didn’t get any presents, but we did,” Indi said.

The three girls rallied together to deliver large gift bags filled with toys, books and stuffed animals to give away to children being cared for in the hospital.

Nursing unit manager Matthew Szabo said the donation was a great example of communities caring for each other and the generosity of the girls was to be applauded.

“It was a very selfless act that brought many smiles to some little faces here on the ward,” Matthew said.

“It’s wonderful to see these children thinking about others and giving back to the community.”

Most of the toys were delivered to children on the ward but the remaining gifts were donated for use in the Paediatrics play room.

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