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The annual Very Special Kids Fair, held on Saturday 25 November from 9am to 3pm, is the ultimate family day out, that from the outside looks like your regular, fun-filled community event.To many however, the day and their contribution to the day, means much more.It has al... Read More


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Planning on purchasing a Christmas tree this season? We\'ve got you sorted!From Friday 1 December, Malvern Xmas Trees, in partnership with Very Special Kids, will be selling fresh, high quality Christmas trees at our Malvern property with a portion of sales donated to Very Sp... Read More


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Sarah Fish asked her seven-year-old daughter Zoe, “If you could have one wish what would it be?” after a momentary pause she replied,“My wish is to have Lilly back, so I could tell her I love her.”Three years ago six-year-old Lilly lost her batter with cancer and ... Read More


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The contribution of Family Service Volunteers is extremely valuable to Very Special Kids and those supported by the organisation, as they work directly with children and families.Our Family Service Volunteers assist families in four different ways:in the family home ... Read More


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A generous group of golfers enjoyed a beautiful day out on the green on Tuesday while driving and putting their way to raising $30,000 at the Very Special Kids Golf Day.Held at Woodlands Golf Club, the day was sponsored by Financial Coaching, Orange and Northern Trust.T... Read More


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Very Special Kids Remembrance Day was held on Sunday 29 October.The annual day enables families, volunteers and staff to come together to remember all the special children who have died.For many families, Remembrance Day is an opportunity to honour and remember their chil... Read More


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17-year-old Ethan Connolly-Kelly takes pride in being a self-determined young man. Ethan has been attending Mates Weekends at Very Special Kids for several years now, with his best friend Ryan.Ethan’s father Justin see’s the weekends as an invaluable activity for the boys... Read More


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Stonnington’s Mayor, Cr Jami Klisaris is delighted to announce that the Mayor’s Charity Gala raised $170,000 for Very Special Kids.The black-tie event was held on Thursday 12 October 2017 and saw one of Australia’s best-loved singers, Tina Arena, perform a selection of ... Read More


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On Saturday, the North West Family Day was held at the Diamond Valley Miniature Railway in Eltham, and again was an absolute hit.There were a record 104 families registered for the day and despite the rather cold spring conditions 74 people attended. With 5 volunteers and two... Read More


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A huge $951,623 has been raised during the 2017 Piggy Bank Appeal to help more than 900 Victorian families caring for children with life-threatening conditions.Five giant piggy banks travelled 7,168 kilometers across Victoria collecting donations for the charity Very Special ... Read More


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