NEW LOOK LUNCH

Even the pandemic didn’t prevent Koala Kids annual lunch from going ahead in 2020. Though the event was hosted quite differently given the restrictions. Whereas we annually host a sell-out event at Quat Quatta, Ripponlea, given COVID-19 restrictions this year, 15 women hosted a total of 192 girlfriends and supporters to fabulous Summer lunches in…

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2020 #WeBelieveHappyHelps Cocktail Party

Koala Kids Foundation’s annual cocktail party at ULR Jaguar Land Rover celebrated the contribution of volunteers, program partners, hospital colleagues, major donors, student ambassadors, corporate partners and friends with more than 170 people in attendance. The event marks the International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day (15 February) each year and draws a cross section of supporters who…

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An Unforgettable 2019 Orange Gala

This year’s Orange Gala was record-breaking, with over $115,000 raised to help us achieve our vision of touching every child and young person during cancer treatment. This year’s event sold out in 4 days, demonstrating that more and more young adults support the work of the Koala Kids Foundation. Koala Kids Young Adults Committee was proud…

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2019 #WeBelieveHappyHelps Lunch

Despite the bleak, cold and rainy day guests turned out in their finery to Koala Kids annual lunch last Thursday. The contrast of a crackling, hot fire and the chilled Piper Heidsieck Champagne was the perfect setting for more than 170 ladies who were looking forward to another great Koala Kids event.  And they weren’t…

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Happy Day 2019

Because #webelievehappyhelps, Koala Kids took centre stage with our very own Happy Day on the International Day of Happiness, Wednesday 20 March. On this day, we spread the word about the work of Koala Kids and, especially how we help make happy help during cancer treatment. Thank you to everyone who contributed to making Happy…

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2019 #WeBelieveHappyHelps Cocktail Party

Koala Kids launched into 2019 recently announcing Ali Dvorscek, 24-year-old biomedicine and science graduate as the 2018 Koala Kids volunteer of the year. In front of more than 150 program partners, sponsors, major donors, hospital staff and volunteers, the fifth tertiary student to win the coveted award Ali said she was humbled to have had…

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Cocktail Reception at Raheen

A Cocktail Reception at Raheen, generously hosted by Jeanne Pratt AC.  We learned more about the positive impact Koala Kids has on children, young people and their families during cancer treatment from our guest speaker, Dr Peter Downie, head of Monash Children’s Cancer Centre.    Thanks to the guests’ generosity and the overwhelming success of the…

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2018 #WeBelieveHappyHelps Lunch

Thank you so much to every one who attended and contributed so generously to Koala Kids Foundation’s annual WE BELIEVE HAPPY HELPS lunch, held at the gorgeous Quat Quatta earlier this month. It was a very special day for all involved and especially for the families we support. We made a conscious decision to limit…

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