Thank you for supporting CareShare 2021. The perfect way to say thank you. You have made a difference to our healthcare heroes!

Share your care and bring comfort to patients and healthcare workers

Make a #careshare donation

Whether you can donate goods, send messages of love and support or adopt an entire hospital ward, your generosity makes a difference.
To keep our health teams and patients safe, all donations from individuals and businesses must be pre-arranged through Canberra Hospital Foundation.

What kind of gifts can I donate to patients or healthcare workers?

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All donated gifts must be new and in original sealed packaging and donations of handcrafted items, home baked goods or home-cooked meals cannot be donated at this time due to infection control protocols. 

High Priority Donations 

  • Good quality coffee, Milo and tea
  • Entertainment gift cards: Google Play, Netflix, The App Store & iTunes Gift Card
  • Personal care items
  • New, unused sealed puzzles, board games and toys

Tell us about your idea on or call on 02 5124 3542 to discuss your options.

My business would like to make a donation.

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It is heart-warming that during these difficult days, businesses like yours are willing to support healthcare workers in Canberra. We have a number of areas that have identified the type of support they need. Tell us more about your donation and we will help coordinate a delivery time, meeting place and contact. Please note that we cannot accept meal deliveries for patients.

I’ve sewn face masks for use at the hospital.

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We greatly appreciate your thoughtfulness. At this time we are unable to accept hand crafted items such as home sewn face masks, gowns or blankets due to infection control restrictions.

How do I donate my gift?

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Step 1: Contact Canberra Hospital Foundation on or call on 02 5124 3542.

Step 2: We will help allocate your gift to where it is needed most

Step 3: Once we have an acceptance of your donation, we will send you a confirmation with a delivery date, time and contact person.

Step 4: Please share your experience on your social media using #careshare and tagging @canberrahospitalfoundation. That way you’re helping us spread the word about supporting Canberra’s health services throughout these difficult, unprecedented times. You can also take a photo with your donation and send it to us, and we’ll give you a shout out on our social media.

Again, thank you so much for thinking opatients and healthcare workersWe are truly grateful for your compassionate support. 

Send a #careshare message



Make a message of cheer and hope with a 15 second video, a photo or drawing.

You can download our #careshare colour-in sheets here.


Keep your shout out general. Please no names of individuals in hospital or staff members.



Share on social media with #careshare and mention us @canberrahospitalfoundation

Want to send a card or letter in the post?

Post to #careshare

c/o Canberra Hospital Foundation
PO Box 11 Woden ACT 2606

Other ways to show your support



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