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THE SIMPLE IDEA THAT TURNED INTO A BANDAID BONANZA

A simple idea to brighten the lives of sick children has reached incredible levels.
Five-year-old Evie McIntyre today handed over 12,000 colourful bandaids to John Hunter Children’s Hospital.
“So the kids don’t have boring bandaids”
The initiative – known as Evie’s Bandaid Bonanza – saw an amazing 44,000 bandaids collected through Kindy Patch daycare centres this year, for hospitals in two states.
“It’s something we use everyday in our practise and we don’t have colourful bandaids we have our hospital issued ones and these ones are a lovely addition to make the kids feel a bit more at home”

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About Kate Haberfield

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Kate Haberfield is a senior news and sport reporter/presenter with NBN News. After studying Broadcast Journalism at Charles Sturt University, Kate worked in television and radio in Canberra and Sydney for six years before returning to her hometown of Newcastle in 2009.

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