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Children staying at Very Special Kids Hospice in the Easter holidays enjoyed a range of activities including a trip to the children\'s farm, a circus on wheels and planting flowers. An Easter grotto. Painting with The Art Cabriolet therapist Svet... Read More


Categories: Hospice News

13 families enjoyed a fun-filled day out at Werribee Mansion Park for the Very Special Kids North West Family Day in the April school holidays.The families, who have children with life-threatening conditions, scoured the grounds in an Easter egg hunt, were wowed by a magi... Read More


Categories: Family News

15-year-old Sarah Rogers is a happy kid that enjoys music, going to school and playing with her brother and sister, but she also requires constant care for her basic needs.Sarah has Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Quadriplegia, Epilepsy, Scoliosis and a vision impairment. She is unab... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News

Siblings, and bereaved siblings, of children with life-threatening conditions, enjoyed games, crafts and meeting new friends at a special day all about them.Three Very Special Kids Sibling Days were held in the April school holidays, each with the theme \"It\'s All About Me... Read More


Categories: Family News

26 teens ventured to The Summit Campsite for a weekend of conquering fears, pushing comfort zones and having fun at the Very Special Kids Adolescent Siblings Weekend.Over two nights and two days the group showed incredible courage as they tackled a full adventure progra... Read More


Categories: Family News

From 27 February to the 1 March, five beautiful girls came together for the first ever all female Mates Weekend at Very Special Kids Hospice.Activities included cafe outings, manicure sessions, card games and a fabulous rendition of Taylor Swift\'s \'Shake it Off\' with the ... Read More


Categories: Hospice News

Families were treated to a weekend of Caribbean-themed fun at the twice-yearly Lord Somers Camp in Somers Victoria, including pirate activities and latin dancing classes.It was a chance for 18 families, 38 adults and 50 kids, to get away from everyday challenges and enjoy th... Read More


Categories: Family News

Very Special Kids is pleased to welcome to the team Kara Briggs, formerly of EACH Social and Community Health, and Sharon Stynes, formerly of The Reach Foundation.Recent growth of the organisation has resulted in Kara filling the newly created role of General Manager, Plan... Read More


Categories: Very Special Kids News

Very Special Kids is looking for volunteers with a green thumb and time to spare, to join our gardening team.The gardening team meet every Thursday morning to help maintain the Very Special Kids grounds in Malvern.It is an active role that requires people with a passio... Read More


Categories: Volunteer News

The Flinders Five Golf Challenge has raised $16,000 for Very Special Kids, doubling its total from the previous year.The event, now it\'s in tenth year, is run by long-time Very Special Kids volunteer Ray Sneddon and his fellow Flinders Golf Club members Cyril Benjamin, Jeff... Read More


Categories: Family News