Transforming Lives Through Medical Support

The Victoria Foundation, the parent charity of New Victoria Hospital, has charitable aims which are broad, but firmly medical. Through its projects, it contributes to transform the lives of many in the local community and the wider area. 

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... The Victoria Foundation is a highly effective charity and does great work for many people. It is marvellous to have the opportunity to be involved.
Sir Trevor McDonald OBE
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Practical Help For Those in Need

The Foundation is making a difference in the local and wider community

Our focus is on providing medical equipment and assistance where the Foundation’s trustees identify potential gaps in the provision by The State. This focus ensures that the charity can help transform the lives of those in most need.

Funding medical equipment and support for those who really need it

Examples include:

  • Mobility aids - giving disabled children and young people greater independence and confidence to help them to reach their potential.
  • Accessible transport vehicles - keeping the elderly connected and preventing loneliness and isolation.

Supporting the NHS Doctors of the future

We support widening participation in medicine by awarding grants to medical students from lower socio-economic backgrounds during their studies to help cover the cost of textbooks, study materials, medical equipment, and travel to hospital placements.

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Thank you for funding Courtney's specialist buggy. She's really enjoyed being able to go out on dog walks with the family. It has really improved her quality of life.

Harrie, mother to local teenager Courtney who has deteriorating vision

As always, thank you so much on behalf of all the thousands of people you help.”
Richmond and Kingston Accessible Transport (RaKAT)
I've been able to invest in books and online resources to complete my 5th year of study. I am now no longer struggling to afford my living costs.
Medical student at the University of Aberdeen
We were delighted to receive funding from The Victoria Foundation to help us provide equipment for our multi-purpose Gathering Rooms in the Spirituality & Wellbeing Centre at the heart of Kingston Hospital’s Esher Wing.
The Revd Susan van Beveren MA Head of Chaplaincy, Pastoral & Spiritual Support Service Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Read more case studies of how The Victoria Foundation is helping to transform lives.

How The Victoria Foundation helps

The Victoria Foundation supports individuals directly and in partnership with organisations and institutions including:

and many more.

Ways You Can Support or Get Involved and Help to Change More Lives

Your help with our fundraising efforts would be much appreciated. You can do this by:

  • Making a donation

  • Challenging yourself to run 10km or a half marathon. The foundation supports entries and provide running vests for local running events.

  • Joining The Victoria Foundation Trekking and Cycling Challenge. Previous destinations have included Thailand, Burma, Vietnam and Cuba.

  • Attending its Love Lunch or Supper Club events

  • Supporting the annual The Victoria Foundation Winter Ball 

  • Volunteering, joining the Events Committee or helping set up a new Sports Committee

  • Nominating The Victoria Foundation as your business's charity of the year 

  • Pledging a legacy in your will


100% of the funds you raise and donations you make will be used to transform lives.

To find out more on how you can support The Victoria Foundation, please visit The Victoria Foundation website

Find Out More

Follow The Victoria Foundation on Facebook and Twitter or visit The Victoria Foundation, Registered Charity Number 292841 

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