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Kids radio sends funding SOS
The West Australian

For 25 years it's been an oasis of music, colour and fun for some of the State's sickest kids.

But Radio Lollipop faces an uphill battle to fund its move to Perth Children's Hospital when it opens next year.

Honorary chairwoman Kristi Clarke said the charity station hoped to raise funds through this year's golden ticket raffle.

Running until Thursday, the golden ticket provides a double pass to every event at Perth Arena for a year from November 10. "We have an amazing relationship with PMH - we've been allocated a space for a studio and an office area," Ms Clarke said.

With the move expected to cost several hundred thousand dollars, the group will struggle to continue without support.

"There's not only fitting out the new hospital, we have to decommission what's there at PMH," Ms Clarke said.

"When you've lived somewhere for nearly 30 years, there's plenty of stuff you have to deal with when you move." She said the aim for the new hospital to be "paperless" was particularly challenging, with material having to be digitised.

Though the station had applied for support from Lotterywest, Ms Clarke said Radio Lollipop needed to demonstrate it could raise its own funds.

"Perth Arena has been fantastic in that regard, they've come on board at just the right time to help with the move," she said.

Tickets can be bought from goldenticket.net.au or by calling 9340 8835.