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Very Special Kids CEO Sarah Hosking is moving with her family to New South Wales, and has resigned from her position.General Manager Kara Briggs has taken on the role of Acting CEO while the board recruits a replacement.Sarah has made an incredible contribution in her thr... Read More


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Summer festival fun was on the cards as 25 adolescent siblings caught some sun at the Very Special Kids Adolescent Siblings Day on Thursday 21 January.Grooving to tunes pumped out by DJ BennyB, those in attendance whooshed along the water slide, posed for summer-themed happy-... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News

Community fundraisers have shone brightly in recent months by raising money to provide services to the families we support.... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Hospice News

Around 430 parents, siblings and children supported by Very Special Kids attended the Family Christmas Party  on Sunday 22 November for a day of family fun.Soaring and tumbling on the Aero Bounce proved to be a highlight of the day, with children also enjoying the animal ... Read More


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

Caring for a child with a life-threatening condition can be isolating, and even more so when living in rural areas. The recent Albury-Wodonga mums group at Cafe Grove Wondonga brought parents together to connect with others along a similar journey.The lunch, attended by six ... Read More


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Boys staying at Very Special Kids Hospice enjoyed a fun-fueled high-octane Mates Weekend with luxury cars and adventures across the city.Dream Drives Melbourne shifted the weekend into gear taking the boys on hot laps around Very Special Kids\' grounds in exotic cars, in... Read More


Categories: Hospice News

The Very Special Kids Fashion Sale and Fair were huge successes. This year, the Fair and Fashion Sale were held on different days, with the fashion sale at a new Friday night time. The Very Special Kids Fashion Sale was held on Friday 13 November at Malvern Town Hall. On sale we... Read More


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

Last Saturday’s Bendigo Tour of Tasmania ‘Auction Night’ at Symes BMW raised an incredible $76,000, taking the tally of funds raised by the Bendigo Tour of Tasmania to $115,000.The 200 guests attending the auction night, and those who donated items for auction, showed ... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

There is something for the whole family at this year’s Christmas themed Very Special Kids Fair on Saturday 21 November.Starting at 9am and running until 3pm, children will be entertained by performances from Peppa Pig, enchanted by an Australian reptile show and energised b... Read More


Categories: Family News, Fundraising News, Volunteer News

Christmas shopping is all wrapped up at the Very Special Kids Fair  on Saturday 21 November 9am to 3pm.There’s something for everyone with homemade cakes and preserves, boutique wines, fresh flowers and plants, quality toys and baby goods and craft and home-wares at the Fa... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News