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Fundraising News

36 treadmills were kept in continuous motion for 24 hours from 9am Fri 24 May to 9am Sat 25 May raising  $978,000 (and counting) for children in 24 hour care at Very Special Kids Hospice in Melbourne.Over 1,000 participants including AFL players, politicians... Read More


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This morning Very Special Kids held their third Autumn Classic cycling event and raised $124,902!Through the hard work of our events team, especially Kristi Ingrilli, and loyal supporters, it was an absolute success, as well as a whole lot... Read More


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The Philbin family from Malvern is one of the families that will benefit from the 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge’s fundraising efforts, and father Tom is also participating in the event himself.This is the second time Tom Philbin will be ta... Read More


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Ace is seven years old and he has done the impossible. Ace has Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome a rare degenerative neurological condition which calcifies parts of his brain. This impacts his ability to control his movement and communicate verbally. But with the su... Read More


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Very Special Kids Ambassador Jimmy Rees has been dancing his way into our lounge rooms appearing on Network Ten’s Dancing With The Stars.But there’s more to Jimmy’s story that viewers may not be aware of. Although learning a new dance every week can be challengi... Read More


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A life-changing upgrade to provide greater services, greater support and greater security well into the future.To ensure we can continue to provide the highest level of care and support for children with life-thre... Read More


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In partnership with Victoria Racing Club (VRC) and the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Very Special Kids is proud to be the Pin & Win charity partner for 2019.Pin & Win is the VRC’s flagship annual charity fundraiser and all sales of the Lexus Melbourne Cup... Read More


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Very Special Kids Ambassador Jimmy Rees is set to make his debut on Dancing With The Stars on Monday night, and we’re so excited to support him!He's best known for his starring role on the hit ABC Kids' show, Giggle And Hoot, but now Jimmy Rees is set to fo... Read More


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It’s that time of year again! With our Fair behind us and December nearly here, Christmas activities supporting Very Special Kids are beginning and we couldn’t be feeling more cheer.Malvern Xmas TreesThe Malvern Xm... Read More


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Today is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day and is a chance for Very Special Kids and the only other two children’s hospices to highlight their unique support services in the hope... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Hospice News, Very Special Kids News