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Very Special Kids Gippsland and South East Melbourne families enjoyed an outing at Gumbuya Park in Tynong on Sunday 14 September.It was a pleasant afternoon, with warm temperatures and blue skies. Families took time to relax and enjoy each other, and then came together for a ... Read More


Categories: Family News

A contingent of high-profile football personalities engaged in a humorous and sometimes fiery debate that raised $216,000 for families of children with life-threatening conditions.Hosted by Channel Seven’s Jim Wilson, the Footy Fever Debate entertained 500 guests in the MCC... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Piggy Bank Appeal News

CMC Property Services has raised over $88,000 for Very Special Kids at its 20th Anniversary Birthday Gala on Saturday evening.The birthday gala was held in Malvern on the grounds of Very Special Kids, with more than 200 guests including CMC customers and partners, suppliers, ... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

On Friday 5 September six game-ready panellists will debate the positives and negatives of the AFL’s equalisation policies by asking the question “Should the AFL support charity clubs?”. On the Yes side we haveAndrew Demetriou – businessman, former AFL p... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Piggy Bank Appeal News

Congratulations to Jenny Fast, one of our very special volunteers, for winning the City of Stonnington’s Citizen of the Year Award in the Community Service category. ... Read More


Categories: Volunteer News

As part of the commitment to improve services to families, Very Special Kids House recently appointed Dr Simon Cohen as a Chief Medical Officer on a part time basis. ... Read More


Categories: Hospice News

The recent Adolescent Sibling Weekend was enjoyed by 21 siblings at a brand new venue in Gippsland called The Summit.Each person discovered their inner courage and capacity to support one another during a full day of adventure activities. ... Read More


Categories: Family News

A wonderful group of trained Family Support volunteers were involved in a professional development themed Self-Care through Art Therapy during June.... Read More


Categories: Volunteer News

Very Special Kids relies heavily on the support of corporate and community partners to raise funds to provide services to our families - thank you to these fantastic fundraisers. The Friends Gallery returned to grace the walls of Very Special Kids and raised $20,000 for our famil... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

In a battle of team camaraderie and personal endurance, treadmills and spin bikes were continuously in motion for a full day to raise $465,000 at the 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge.... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News