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Piggy Bank Appeal News

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


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“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


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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

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

In recognition of the invaluable contribution volunteers make to our organisation, Very Special Kids hosted an end-of-year Christmas gathering with all Friends and Family Services Volunteers.It was a relaxed evening with live music, a delicious BBQ dinner and drinks, as well... Read More


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

A huge $1,043,697 has been raised in the 2016 Piggy Bank Appeal to help more than 900 Victorian families caring for children with life-threatening conditions.Five giant piggy banks travelled 7,238 kilometres across Victori... Read More


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A contingent of high-profile football personalities is set to engage in a humorous and potentially fiery debate about whether Footballers are smarter than journalists.
The Very Special Kids Footy Fever Debate hits the ... Read More


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Five giant piggy banks, each stretching to three metres in height and weighing in at 700 kilograms, are travelling around Victoria during September to raise money for children with life-threatening conditions.The annual Very Special Kids Piggy Bank Appeal kicks off at Bourke... Read More


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

p24 Bill Hearn2One of our very special volunteers, Bill Hearn, has spent the past 15 years putting on a pi... Read More


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

A huge $1,043,788 has been raised in the 2015 Piggy Bank Appeal to help more than 900 Victorian families caring for children with life-threatening conditions.Five giant piggy banks travelled 6,958 kilometres across Victoria collecting donations, with the support of 271 volunt... Read More


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