Events

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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AROUND THE SCHOOLS

Koala Kids recently received generous donations from Camberwell Grammar, St Vincents de Paul Catholic Primary and Wodonga and Mentone Primary Schools totaling more than $6,500. With the exception of Camberwell Grammar, in each case a child in the school community had been treated for cancer. Camberwell Grammar held its sixth annual Koala Kids fundraiser with more…

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HAPPY WEEKENDS AT THE ROYAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

The opportunity of seeing an actual Melbourne Cup was exciting enough, but having a photo taken holding it was something most of us don’t even dare to dream.  For families and staff in the Children’s Cancer Centre on the first week of November, dreams became reality as most got to have their turn at the…

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SIENA’S FUNDRAISING STORY

Siena Sands is turning 10 in a few weeks. Siena is fundraising for Koala Kids by cutting her beautiful, long, brown brown hair to above her shoulders, at least 25 cms and possibly more. She plans to cut her hair the day before her 10th birthday. In August Siena’s great aunt passed away from breast…

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PETER MAC RADIOTHERAPY MASKS

Children and young people undergoing radiotherapy now have the opportunity to have a lasting memory from their mask.  Peter Mac and Koala Kids volunteer artists with the support of Koala Kids to provide all of the resources, are creating the most amazing pieces of art in response to patient briefs or themes. Joanna Weir is…

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Events

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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2018 #WeBelieveHappyHelps Cocktail Party

What a fabulous night we had at Koala Kids Foundation’s Annual #WEBELIEVEHAPPYHELPS Cocktail Party at ULR Land Rover in Malvern recently to mark International Childhood Cancer Day. The aim of the cocktail party is to say thank you to everyone who supports Koala Kids’ vision to touch every child and young person undergoing cancer treatment in Victoria, and…

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