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Written by Mei Goh, Family Support Practitioner at Very Special KidsArt or creative expression has existed since the beginning of human history and has evolved along with humankind. Through archeological discovery we find many forms of creative expressions like cave drawings ... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News

Last Friday morning Very Special Kids held their second Autumn Classic cycling event and raised over $136,000!Through the hard work of our events team, especially Kristi Ingrilli, and loyal supporters, it was an absolute success, as well as a whole lot of fun.The event... Read More


Categories: Fundraising News, Very Special Kids News

\"Palliative care is often misunderstood. It provides care for the patient as a whole person and works to address suffering of the body, mind and spirit. The goal is to enhance quality of life at all times during a serious or life-threatening illness.\" - Daniel MahoneyToday ... Read More


Categories: Hospice News, Very Special Kids News

When you are feeling overwhelmed and filled with worry it can be very helpful to talk to a good listener or counsellor.Having a skilled, trusted person listen allows you to tell your story knowing that it will be heard without judgment.You can speak of feelings that may n... Read More


Categories: Family News, Very Special Kids News

Svett has been working as an Art Therapist for the Art Cabriolet at Very Special Kids since 2014. Her relationship with Very Special Kids began with a two week pilot program ran by the Art Cabriolet in 2013, which proved so successful that it turned into a four day program led ... Read More


Categories: Hospice News, Very Special Kids News

As National Volunteer Week 2018 begins, we would like to acknowledge and sincerely thank all of our volunteers.Recently, we hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Event to recognise the wonderful contribution volunteers make to Very Special Kids.Services Awards were presente... Read More


Categories: Very Special Kids News, Volunteer News

Treadmills will be in continuous motion for 24 hours to raise $880,000 for sick kids in 24 hour care at Victoria’s only children’s hospice.Only metres away from the treadmills at Very Special Kids Hospice, children with complex medical needs will be receiving specialised ... Read More


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

Volunteer Maddie spends quality time with Marco, who has a rare genetic condition, and his younger brother Lucas, improving life for the whole family.Marco is 13 years-old and lives with a very rare, life-threatening condition that has resulted in severe epilepsy and an intel... Read More


Categories: Family News

June Woods, 87-year-old Malvern resident, started volunteering for children’s charity Very Special Kids in 1998, and has spent the last 20 years of her life dedicating much of her time to raising funds.Very Special Kids cares for children with life-threatening conditions by... Read More


Categories: Family News

 Treadmills will be in continuous motion for 24 hours to raise $880,000 for sick kids in 24 hour care at Victoria’s only children’s hospice.Only metres away from the treadmills at Very Special Kids Hospice, children with complex medical needs will be receiving specialise... Read More


Categories: Family News