Healthier kids, brighter futures

Support Us

Who You're Helping

1 in 20 children is born with a birth defect or genetic disease, and over 600 children are diagnosed with cancer every year.

They are more than numbers, they are people. Here are a few of their stories...

Amy

Amy is the "1 in every 10,000" born with the rare neurodevelopmental disorder William’s Syndrome.

Bella

At 16 months of age, Bella was officially diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome.

Connor

As a neonatal nurse, Nikki Rabold-Cowley knew something wasn’t right 30 weeks into her pregnancy.

Ella

When Ella was just 3 years old her parents (Kath and Dave) started to notice that she was not gaining weight.

Ellie

Ellie was born a happy and healthy beautiful girl but just 4 weeks into her life things started to change.

Erin

Born at just 25 1/2 weeks and weighing a mere 597 grams, she was given a 5 percent chance of survival...

Eva

Kathryn and Daniel Pym, like any expecting parents, dreamt of a perfectly healthy start to life for their first child.

Fred

Fred was only 7 months old when he began aggressive chemotherapy treatments for an atypical tumour that no one had seen before...

Henry and Rosalie

Henry and Rosalie are brother and sister with a very rare disorder known as LCHAD.

Indi

Indiana Dawkins was 10 days old when mother, Megan, and father, Josh noticed something wasn’t quite right..

Joel

Diagnosed with 2q37 deletion and 11q24.3 duplication, Joel Short is determined not to let genetic disease stand in the way of big dreams.

Josh

When Josh was just 4 months old, his mum, Kylie, noticed he wasn’t feeding properly.

Livia

Livia’s family first started to notice that something was wrong when Livia was only a few weeks old.

Madeline

Madeline was born OTC deficiency and before her first birthday the doctors said she needed a liver transplant.

Phoenix

When Phoenix was born, his mum, Tenealle had no idea that anything was wrong.

Quinn

Sasha realised something wasn’t right when her little boy, Quinn, couldn’t turn his head at the sound of his name.

Riley

Riley can have 46 absence seizures in 4 hours, and that is just a normal day.

Ruby

Her two-first born children were a blessing to new mum, Bec, however, almost instantly she noticed something was wrong with Ruby.

Scarlett

At 33 weeks into her pregnancy, Naomi Sheldon was told tthat her unborn daughter’s right kidney was larger than the left.