Meet the people you're helping

How your support has made a difference

Thanks to your support, Mater is able to continue to care for more than 500 000 patients every year. If it weren’t for generous supporters like you, we simply wouldn’t be able to provide care for every person who walks through our doors.

So how does your donation support seriously ill and premature babies, women, men and young adults? Here are just some of the remarkable stories from patients and their families of how your support can make a real difference.

They started talking about cancer; I’d taken an hour off work to have a mammogram and then found out I wouldn’t be going back for more than nine months.

Val, diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012.