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Jarrod McKee is 14-year-old brother of very special child Emma McKee.Jarrod is very protective of his sister Emma, who has Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, a rare form of uncontrolled epilepsy. He finds it extremely difficult to watch his sister struggle with seizures, which can some... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Piggy Bank Appeal News, Very Special Kids News

We are excited to announce that Coles are supporting Very Special Kids through a two-week campaign in 167 Coles stores across Victoria and Tasmania.From 6 – 19 September, Coles will be selling cute balloon donation cards for $2 each at the checkout and all proceeds will com... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Very Special Kids News

“Lilly was extremely vibrant, and she had an infectious giggle,” says Lilly’s mother, Sarah.Lilly was born in December 2007 and she was the first daughter of Sarah and Liam Fish. Three years later they gave birth to Lilly’s best friend Zoe, now seven-years-old.Whe... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Piggy Bank Appeal News, Very Special Kids News

In its third year running, The Pantry Party proved to be another thriving success raising $47,000 for Very Special Kids in support of the Piggy Bank Appeal.It was an action-packed morning with a number of children’s activities, games, entertainment and spe... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Piggy Bank Appeal News, Very Special Kids News, Volunteer News

Four-year-old Harry has been given a second chance in life thanks to his father, Trevor. Harry received his dad’s kidney last week, a life-saving and selfless gift that encapsulates the loving bond between father and son. ... Read More


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

Emma McKee is the face of this year’s Piggy Bank Appeal which officially kicks off on Friday, and she and her family represent more than 900 families across Victoria who are supported by Very Special Kids.Ten-year-old Emma is a very cheeky girl who loves swimming, giving cu... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Piggy Bank Appeal News, Very Special Kids News

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 ... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Very Special Kids 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

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