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EPC's 2024 Online Auction

EPC's 2024 Online Auction

EPC's 2024 Online Auction

We are excited to announce that our biggest online fundraiser will be back in 2024! There will be a variety of wonderful items to bid on from products to experiences and vouchers. All funds raised by the Online Auction will go to EPC's Overnight Respite Nurse Appeal. To donate to this appeal click here.

If you would like to help us secure any brand new items or vouchers or to discuss how you can help please contact the Fundraising Coordinator, Emily Gurr on or 1300 130 813.

Why are we fundraising for the Overnight Respite Nurse Appeal?

Many EPC clients require different levels of care to help them stay at home and avoid going to a hospital or hospice. Whilst visited regularly by EPC staff and volunteers, they are also cared for by unpaid carers such as partners, families or friends. 

Care increases significantly as people deteriorate, with increasing symptoms, more complex medication management, and often complete physical dependence requiring 24-hour care.  While providing care to their loved ones, the carers also need to look after themselves and maintain their other commitments. 

If a client meets the criteria, we can arrange for a Registered Nurse to stay in the home overnight. They then provide the required care so the carer can get much needed rest knowing their loved one is well looked after. This enables more people to die at home, if that is their wish, instead of needing to be transferred to a hospital or hospice. Demand for this service is very high and EPC currently has limited funding to run this program. EPC's 2024 Online Auction aims to raise $10,000 which will come close to 10 nights of overnight respite care with a palliative care nurse.