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The annual Remembrance Day enables families, volunteers and staff to come together to remember all the special children who have died.For many families, Remembrance Day is an opportunity to honour and remember their child in a supported space with others who can understand so... Read More


Categories: Family News

For most of us the holiday season is both a wonderful time to spend with our families, but also a time of stress as we frantically shop for gifts, entertain guests and attend events.At the Winrow house, it’s a quieter time. For parents Vanessa and Scott, having their beauti... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

Fashion blogger and Very Special Kids Fashion Sale Ambassador Jess Dempsey has picked her favourite pieces from the collection of clothing that will be on sale at the Very Special Kids Fashion Sale on Friday 13 November, 5pm to 10pm, at the Malvern Town Hall. Women\'s, men\'s ... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

Very Special Kids is thrilled to have the support of our Fashion Sale Ambassador Jess Dempsey. Jess is a fashion and lifestyle blogger, known for her fashion blog What Would Karl Do, and a mum of two boys. Another of her blogs,The Mummy Confidentials, is shared with her aunty He... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

Children staying at Very Special Kids Hospice were submerged in fun under the sea activities during the recent school holidays.A visit from Roaming Reptiles saw the kids get up close and personal with some aquatic reptilian friends including frogs, turtles and crocodiles and... Read More


Categories: Family 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


Categories: Piggy Bank Appeal News

The Scott family is the face of this year’s Piggy Bank Appeal and they represent more than 900 families across Victoria who are supported by Very Special Kids. Mum Robyn Scott shares their story.I still remember that first day Kyan was finally discharged from hospital afte... Read More


Categories: Piggy Bank Appeal News

Eleven-year-old Shaine Body tells us about his first Sibling DayMy first sibling day was amazing! The theme was \'My Headquarters\'. When I got off the bus I wasn’t sure what to think of Very Special Kids. However my feeling of uncertainty went out the window as soon as I g... Read More


Categories: Family News

A team of 22 Bendigo cyclists are taking the challenge of cycling around Tasmania from Saturday 20 to Friday 26 February 2016, to raise more than $50,000 for Very Special Kids.They will cover 815 kilometres and climb over 12,000 metres during the seven days of cycling.Ver... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

The children at Very Special Kids Hospice received a very special visit from Melbourne Cup hero Subzero, to celebrate the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival Premierships and the team of trainers and jockeys that will be racing to raise money for Very Special Kids.Subzero and han... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News