Chris Rainsford Legacy Fund

The Julian Burton Burns Trust together with Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers have launched a new fund dedicated to supporting patients and their families at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

The Chris Rainsford Legacy Fund is named in honour of the highly respected and much loved social worker who sadly lost his life to cancer in 2014.

Mr Rainsford had spoken of his dream to create a fund to cover urgent, practical costs for patients and their families (such as parking and transport) at the RAH.

Following Chris’ death, his friends Julian Burton OAM (Burns Trust) and Tim White (Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers) pursued the dream to turn it into reality.

"Chris’ life had a positive impact on many, at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and beyond,” Mr White said.

"We thought that launching his fund, complete with his iconic hat as the logo, was the perfect way to continue his legacy.”

"Being able to re-invest to help solve immediate needs for patients and their families, is something we know Chris would’ve been proud to put his name to.”

The Chris Rainsford Legacy Fund covers urgent costs for patients and their families (eg parking, transport) at the RAH.

For further information please contact Beck on beck@burnstrust.com.au or 08 7220 2197.

Chris' wife Tracey Rainsford (holding poster) with Burns Trust, TGB and RAH staff at the launch of the Chris Rainsford Legacy Fund.

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