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Volunteer News

The Very Special Kids Fair and Fashion Sale were huge successes raising a combined total of $131,143 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’s... Read More


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

For the last three years, students from Loreto Mandeville Hall School in Toorak have been running a very successful toy drive in support of the Very Special Kids Fair.Raising over $8000 last year, the popular Fair Toy Stall will feature a range of different t... Read More


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

Last weekend 28 teens enjoyed a day full of adventures and bouncing for the Very Special Kids Adolescent Sibling Day.After arriving at Very Special Kids in Malvern, the teenagers set off on a scavenger hunt along Glenferrie Road followed by an afternoon of jumping fun at Boun... Read More


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

For World Hospice Day, Victoria’s only children’s hospice Very Special Kids celebrated with a range of art, music and pet therapy activities.Many chronically ill children who stay at Very Special Kids Hospice cannot communicate verbally or have difficulties hearing, seein... Read More


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

After giving her time as a volunteer for over 20 years, Sue Hardiman is ensuring her legacy lives on by leaving a gift in her will.As a dedicated volunteer, no job is too big or small for Sue. She generously gives her time at annual events and local community fundraisers.... Read More


Categories: Very Special Kids News, Volunteer News

Family Services Volunteer Maddie Gardam reflects on the rewarding experience of being involved in her first Sibling Day at Very Special Kids.As I approached the big, white building at Very Special Kids, I felt both nervous and excited about the day ahead. I h... Read More


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

As National Volunteer Week 2016 draws to a close, we would like to acknowledge and sincerely thank all of our volunteers.Last night we hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Event to recognise the wonderful contribution volunteers make to V... Read More


Categories: Very Special Kids News, Volunteer 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

To kick off National Volunteer Week, we chat with our Family Support Team Volunteer Coordinator, Nathan Brown who shares his insights and words of inspiration on all things volunteering, why ... Read More


Categories: Very Special Kids News, Volunteer News

Around 223 parents, siblings and children descended on Adventure Park Geelong for a day of waterpark fun at Very Special Kids Family Day for the Barwon, South West and Central regions.Abuzz with exc... Read More


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