The Match & Wood team in Perth spent last Wednesday visiting Perth Children’s Hospital as part of their partnership with Radio Lollipop through UnLtd.
The team members brought presents to the many children spending their Christmas in hospital before visiting the Radio Lollipop studio inside the hospital.
Radio Lollipop believes in the healing power of play – providing smiles and laughter to children at a time when they need it most. They run radio stations for kids at various hospitals that offer them a voice and choice during their stay. While they can’t say “no” to taking their medicine or receiving treatment, they can request their favourite songs, win prizes and hear their own voices on the radio.
During the visit, the team members got to visit the studio and even take part in their on-air broadcast.
Victoria Valova, National Operations Director at Match & Wood, said: “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Radio Lollipop and this visit has been an absolute highlight. We were so warmly welcomed into the studio and seeing the Radio Lollipop team in action and being able to participate has brought a whole new level of appreciation for the important work they do every single day.”
Through the partnership facilitated by UnLtd, Match & Wood have been supporting Radio Lollipop through media support for their first ever national fundraising campaign and will continue their support in 2023.
Marissa McNish, Advertising Strategy and Insights Director at Seven West Media and a Board Director of UnLtd Perth joined in on the visit and said: “The work that Radio Lollipop do is so important but especially at this time of the year. Sadly there are thousands of kids who will need to spend their Christmas in hospital but thanks to the work of Radio Lollipop and their volunteers, they will be able to inject some laughter and play, in place of pain. It was fantastic to be able to take part in the broadcast ourselves and hopefully bring a smile to the kids’ faces.”