News

This month the Very Special Kids Hospice was transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with lights, Christmas decorations and a whole lot of fake snow which was beyond magical. For the first two weeks of July our School Holiday Program ran and thanks to our staff, volunteers and the ... Read More


Categories: Family News, Hospice News

For the first time, Coles Services team members have literally pushed to raise more than $80,000 for children with life-threatening conditions by embarking on Coles’ first ‘Trolley Push’ into towns and suburbs across Victoria to support Very Special Kids.Over 12 days th... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Very Special Kids News

At Very Special Kids we welcome people of all backgrounds and respect that the families we support are different in many ways including country of birth, ethnicity, culture, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, religion and ability. We are keen to e... Read More


Categories: Family News

This past Saturday and Sunday Very Special Kids held a Bereaved Sibling Weekend, designed to inspire expression and connection.The event was held at our base in Malvern, and turned out to be a wonderful weekend, thanks to the dedication of our Family Support Practitioners and... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News

This past Saturday between 9am and 3pm Very Special Kids invaded Malvern Town Hall with its half yearly Fashion Sale, and it was absolute shopping madness.Overall the sale raised a total of $38,227 which goes directly to Very Special Kids, helping us support over 900 famil... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Very Special Kids News

As a children’s charity, Very Special Kids are proud to have over 840 volunteers generously giving their time to help us care for children with life-threatening conditions. The contribution of volunteers for our organisation is extremely valuable, as they work directly with fam... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Very Special Kids News, Volunteer News

In the Hume region a Postcard Project has been run as a therapeutic activity for bereaved families in their own homes.Families who have participated in the project have found it to be extremely moving to create postcards containing messages to their very special child. Filled... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News

Although Very Special Kids Hospice is located in Malvern, it is committed to providing family support across Victoria through offices in several regional areas, with Family Support Practitioners.The Family Support Team work closely with families to understand their needs and ... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News

Last Wednesday Very Special Kids, hosted a very special morning with some very special ladies. We had over 10 fashion and mummy bloggers come to our office in Malvern, to help us get ready for our Fashion Sale on Saturday 17 June at Malvern Town Hall (see here for more details). ... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Very Special Kids News

Our Family Support Team is a very important part of what Very Special Kids does and without them there would be a large gap in the services that we offer. Not only are our team specialised in counselling families who have a child with a life threatening illness, but they also s... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News