OUR STORIES

Read the remarkable stories of our children. From initial diagnosis, their battle with cancer, to where they are today. Their stories will amaze and inspire. Read more below

Ava's Story

Ava was just six-months-old when her mum, Jenny, heard her screaming, and ran into her to find Ava struggling to breathe, her eyes rolling into the back of her head and her lips turning blue. Without hesitation, Jenny put he...

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Beni's Story

In July 2012, five year old Beni went on holidays to Melbourne from her hometown of Wagga Wagga with her family. She had always been a happy, outgoing child but her parents Shale...

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Willem's Story

Just before his second birthday Willem was falling ill with colds and ear infections and not getting better. Then his mum Michelle noticed a lot of bruises on his body. She took Willem to the doctor, where he ...

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Hugo's Story

When Jane went in for a routine check-up with her obstetrician at 37 weeks pregnant, she did not expect to be holding newborn baby Hugo in her arms just a few hours later. The joy of Hugo’s quick ...

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Brooke's Story

"It happened just before my 10th birthday, I had just started playing soccer and I was so excited. I had a very sore knee – I saw the doctor and then the physio and I had ...

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Flynn's Story


After their son had suffered from flu-like symptoms for almost four weeks, Flynn’s mum Kellyanne was quite concerned that he wasn’t getting better, and brought him to their local hospital in Wagga Wagg...

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Alyssa's Story

When ten-month-old Alyssa developed rashes around her ankles, her mum Amanda rushed her to Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, fearing she had meningitis. While this was ruled out, doct...

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Bellas Story

Bella was 18 months old when her mum Jo-Ann noticed she was starting to become clingy. Jo-Ann thought it was due to the fact that Bella’s sister, Grace, had just been born and they were in a new place – visiting grandparents in Ballarat.

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