Asthma Foundation (SA)

CFK has donated $15,000 to the Asthma Foundation (SA).  This donation will be used to print 1,200 “Asthma Control Packs” and distribute them free to hospitals to provide to children admitted with asthma related conditions.  In conjunction with this program, specialist information sessions will be delivered by Foundation staff to children, families and medical staff to educate all on managing childhood asthma.  This donation supports a previous donation to the Asthma Foundation by CFK in 2010 where members money was used to purchase Emergency Asthma kits.  More about the Asthma Foundation can be found at  www.asthmaaustralia.org.au/sa/home

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Childhood Cancer Association

CFK has provided $15,000 to the Childhood Cancer Association to support their Hospital Visitation Program where the CCA’S Clinical Psychologists conduct daily visits to children and their families at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.  This program provides expertise in the areas of psychological intervention, bereavement counselling, assistance with the impact of cancer diagnosis, family counselling and referrals to specialist areas that assist the entire family unit.  This is an essential program that helps children and their families through the trauma of diagnosis, care and sometimes the loss of a child with cancer.  Their website is www.childhoodcancer.asn.au

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