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Fundraising News

Very Special Kids was recently awarded a $12,000 makeover grant in the latest round of IKEA’s Living Local Community Grants.Very Special Kids was very excited to launch the new and improved counselling room today, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.Helping those in need is... Read More


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36 treadmills were kept in continuous motion for 24 hours from 9am Fri 25 May to 9am Fri 26 May raising over $928,000 for children in 24 hour care at Very Special Kids Hospice in Melbourne.Over 1,000 participants including... Read More


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Last Friday morning Very Special Kids held their second Autumn Classic cycling event and raised over $136,000!Through the hard work of our events team, especially Kristi Ingrilli, and loyal supporters, it was an absolute success, as well ... Read More


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Treadmills will be in continuous motion for 24 hours to raise $880,000 for sick kids in 24 hour care at Victoria’s only children’s hospice.Only metres away from the treadmills at Very Special Kids Hospice, children with complex medical needs will be receiving specialised ... Read More


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Danielle and Richard Burnet will be competing in the 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge this year yet again, with their team filled with friends, family and colleagues. The team is dedicated to Sebastian and Charlie, their eldest sons.Sebastian, now 11, was diagnosed with an extreme... Read More


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The room was full of love, generosity and laughs as we celebrated women whilst raising funds for children with life-threatening conditions.Hosted by hilarious radio presenter Matt Tilley, the Very Special Kids Ladies’ Lunch was a gorgeous afternoon held at the Royal South Y... Read More


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After riding 1,000 kilometres through the scenic but challenging North Island of New Zealand, the Chain Reaction Challenge Victoria has raised more than $1,100,000 and still counting.Thank you to everyone who donated and supported the event, we are so grateful for your genero... 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... Read More


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Robert and Leonie have been supporting children’s charity Very Special Kids for over two years by holding an annual Christmas light display at their family home in Beaumaris.  This year the magnificent display will kick off on Satu... Read More


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The Very Special Kids' Fair and Fashion Sale were huge successes raising a combined total of $111,451 to support children with life-threatening conditions, and their families.The Very Special Kids Fashion Sale was held at Malvern Town Hall selling brand new women’s, men’... Read More


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