Family Zoom Workshops

From exploding volcanoes, juggling and Pilates to decorating Easter bonnets and baskets and a plethora of chocolate, Koala Kids Zoom workshops had it all over the past couple of months! Bonnie from FizzKidz showed kids how to construct their own volcanoes before using science to explode them. Then the kids popped on their juggling hats…

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Schools Program – April 2021

During Term 1, we’ve had the pleasure of Zach and Eden from Bialik College join us every Friday afternoon as part of the ETGAR Program. Etgar means “challenge” in hebrew and during each term in year eight and nine students are able to choose from either a variety of activities that help them develop their…

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Suncorp Brighter Futures Partnership

Koala Kids is delighted to announce that we have been chosen as Suncorp Group’s local Victorian charity partner in the Brighter Futures program for the second consecutive year. In addition to a large cash donation, we’ve enjoyed working with the Suncorp team on various fundraising initiatives and are hoping this year to be able to…

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2021 #webelievehappyhelps Cocktail Party

We were very excited to welcome more than 180 guests to our TAKE TWO #webelievehappyhelps cocktail party earlier this month, having had to postpone the original event because it fell during Melbourne’s snap five-day lockdown in February.  Spirits were heightened and guests fed back that the party was our best yet! The #webelievehappyhelps cocktail party…

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2020 Koala Kids Volunteers of the Year

Daniella Mandie and Daniel Lawson were announced Koala Kids 2020 Volunteers of the Year by outgoing winners Vanessa Cohen and Liz Anderson at Koala Kids cocktail party earlier this month.  Daniella (aka La) has been a Koala Kids ambassador since 2007 inviting friends to donate to Koala Kids in lieu of birthday gifts each year.…

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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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Events

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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