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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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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