The Rehabilitation Department at The Children's Hospital at Westmead is known as Kids Rehab, supporting children and young people with physical disability and acquired brain injury to reach their full potential in all areas of development.

Kids Rehab provides a range of specialised services for inpatients and outpatients, both at the Hospital and in outreach clinics held in communities throughout New South Wales.

Key Event Details

Saturday, 21st May 2016
The Star Event Centre
Level 3, The Star
Vince Sorrenti
Jimmy Barnes
Furnace & The Fundamentals
$250 each or $2500 table of 10


Jimmy Barnes new album

$20 All proceeds go to Kids Rehab


The Emerald Ball is an annual event that raises much needed funds for Kids Rehab at The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

Families, friends, staff, volunteers and supporters of the Kids Rehab community are warmly invited to attend the 2016 Kids Rehab premier fundraising event, the Emerald Ball.

The year 2015 was an overwhelming success for the event on so many levels. We continue to consolidate a wonderful support network with our sponsors and donors; Emerald Ball was a National Finalist and State Winner for NSW at the Australian Events Award taking out the title of ‘Best Charity or Cause-Related Event’ in 2015; We had another ‘sold out’ event with over 850 guests attending, we had an unbelievable line-up of entertainment including Vince Sorrenti as MC and performances by Jimmy Barnes, Furnace & the Fundamentals and Comedian Tom Gleeson! Most importantly, over $685K profit was raised on the night for the Kids Rehab Unit.

To help celebrate our 17th year anniversary, we have secured another stellar line-up of entertainment for the night. There will be lots of giveaways, prizes and an opportunity to secure some fabulous items from both the silent and live auction and raffle including the chance to win a brand new car, thanks to our major sponsor McGrath Mazda Liverpool.

The Emerald Ball is a very important event raising money for children who have a range of disabilities including: Acquired Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Limb Deficiency, Spinal Cord Injury / Disease, Spina Bifida and Connective Tissue Disorders. Every year, it becomes more and more difficult to provide essential medical and therapy services for these children and as a result funding is urgently needed.

We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all our sponsors, donors, suppliers and guests for their amazing support and generosity over the years. The community plays a vital role in our operation and only with such support can Kids Rehab at CHW continue to achieve the high standard we set for ourselves in both patient care and research.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2016 Emerald Ball, which will undoubtedly be even bigger and better!

The 2016 stellar line-up of entertainment includes:

Sami Lukis
Kids Rehab Patron

Vince Sorrenti

Jimmy Barnes

Tommy Little

Furnace and the Fundamentals

Emerald Ball

Emerald Ball is an initiative of Kids Rehab at The Children's Hospital at Westmead which is registered by the Australian Taxation Office as a Charitable Institution. ABN: 53 188 579 090.

Donations of $2 or over are tax deductible. Unless supporters specify otherwise, donations will be used at the discretion of the Chief Executive and provide service and support to the children and families cared for by Kids Rehab. Click here to make a donation

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