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1st Oct

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Palliative and bereavement books
29th Sep

One day at a time

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

One day at a time

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Diagnosis & treatment
14th Jan

My Cancer Days

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

My Cancer Days

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Talking about emotions
28th Sep

I Feel Sad, Brian Moses

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

I Feel Sad, Brian Moses

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Talking about emotions
28th Sep

My Many Coloured Days, Dr Seuss

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

My Many Coloured Days, Dr Seuss

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Talking about emotions
29th Sep

When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold Kushner

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold Kushner

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Palliative and bereavement books
29th Sep

What’s Dead Mean? How to Help Children Cope with Death, Doris Zagdanski

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

What’s Dead Mean? How to Help Children Cope with Death, Doris Zagdanski

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Palliative and bereavement books
29th Sep

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book, Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Palliative and bereavement books
29th Sep

What Does Dead Mean? A Book for Young Children to Help Explain Death and Dying, Caroline Jay and Jenni Thomas

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

What Does Dead Mean? A Book for Young Children to Help Explain Death and Dying, Caroline Jay and Jenni Thomas

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Fiction books on cancer
29th Sep

Not Now I’m Having a No Hair Day: Humor and Healing for People with Cancer, Christine Clifford

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Not Now I’m Having a No Hair Day: Humor and Healing for People with Cancer, Christine Clifford

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Advocacy and research
1st Sep

Dads helping dads cope with their child’s cancer

Oliver Coppins, who experienced his first Father’s Day in a neonatal intensive care ward worrying whether his week-old baby girl would outlive leukaemia, wants other dads know that they don’t have to go through their child’s cancer alone.

Dads helping dads cope with their child’s cancer

Oliver Coppins, who experienced his first Father’s Day in a neonatal intensive care ward worrying whether his week-old baby girl would outlive leukaemia, wants other dads know that they don’t have to go through their child’s cancer alone.

Community
1st Jun

Family facing kidney cancer supports other families with cancer

The family of two-year-old Lincoln are taking on the Crunch 4 Kids challenge to help other families who have a child with cancer.

Family facing kidney cancer supports other families with cancer

The family of two-year-old Lincoln are taking on the Crunch 4 Kids challenge to help other families who have a child with cancer.

News
23rd Nov

Storytelling with a difference

How do you talk to a child about cancer and what’s happening to them? How do you help them express their feelings? Nothing about cancer is easy.

Storytelling with a difference

How do you talk to a child about cancer and what’s happening to them? How do you help them express their feelings? Nothing about cancer is easy.

Diagnosis
28th Sep

Bella and Ritchie: Caring for a child with cancer and Down Syndrome

“When she got the diagnosis I was thinking: ‘How the hell could this be happening? She has got enough on her plate’.”

Bella and Ritchie: Caring for a child with cancer and Down Syndrome

“When she got the diagnosis I was thinking: ‘How the hell could this be happening? She has got enough on her plate’.”

Community
1st Jul

Crunch 4 Kids: Vinny’s Village raises over $5000 for kids with cancer

Vinny’s Village, the family ab-crunching squad from Port Augusta, raised over $5000 in the Crunch 4 Kids challenge. Redkite supported Vinny’s family after the five-month-old was diagnosed with neuroblastoma.

Crunch 4 Kids: Vinny’s Village raises over $5000 for kids with cancer

Vinny’s Village, the family ab-crunching squad from Port Augusta, raised over $5000 in the Crunch 4 Kids challenge. Redkite supported Vinny’s family after the five-month-old was diagnosed with neuroblastoma.

A mum hugging her daughter on a hospital bed.

News
23rd Nov

After months apart, Leah and Hailey are reunited with their family

News & media After months apart, Leah and Hailey are reunited with their family The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many people…

After months apart, Leah and Hailey are reunited with their family

News & media After months apart, Leah and Hailey are reunited with their family The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many people…

Community
8th Jun

Crunch 4 Kids: Vinny’s Village supports families and kids with cancer

Vinny was diagnosed with cancer at two-months-old. His family is now raising funds for Redkite during Crunch 4 Kids.

Crunch 4 Kids: Vinny’s Village supports families and kids with cancer

Vinny was diagnosed with cancer at two-months-old. His family is now raising funds for Redkite during Crunch 4 Kids.

Mum leans over daughter, who has cancer, on a hospital bed.

Diagnosis
17th Nov

Noelle and Scout: ‘It was just like a grenade went off in your life.’

“Nothing is normal, nothing is comforting, nothing is regular. Everything is irregular.”

Noelle and Scout: ‘It was just like a grenade went off in your life.’

“Nothing is normal, nothing is comforting, nothing is regular. Everything is irregular.”

Diagnosis
2nd Oct

Josh: I didn’t realise what I was being like due to cancer

“The diagnosis was a very sad and stressful time for myself, my family, and all my close friends. I really didn’t know what to expect.”

Josh: I didn’t realise what I was being like due to cancer

“The diagnosis was a very sad and stressful time for myself, my family, and all my close friends. I really didn’t know what to expect.”

Child with cancer and her siblings playing together on the floor

Emotions
30th Sep

My sibling has cancer

When your brother or sister is diagnosed with cancer, the world can suddenly become a very different place. Lots of things may change and you probably feel worried about your sibling, and maybe your family and yourself too.

My sibling has cancer

When your brother or sister is diagnosed with cancer, the world can suddenly become a very different place. Lots of things may change and you probably feel worried about your sibling, and maybe your family and yourself too.

Emotions
29th Sep

Self-care during childhood cancer: what other parents say

Parents have shared their top tips for looking after your mental health when your child has been diagnosed with cancer.

Self-care during childhood cancer: what other parents say

Parents have shared their top tips for looking after your mental health when your child has been diagnosed with cancer.

Diagnosis
30th Sep

Harper, Eliza and Darren: Becoming a family facing cancer

“We were absolutely crushed, absolutely confused and angry at life for thinking that we were now ‘cancer people’. I couldn’t think of facing it, and I didn’t want this journey.”

Harper, Eliza and Darren: Becoming a family facing cancer

“We were absolutely crushed, absolutely confused and angry at life for thinking that we were now ‘cancer people’. I couldn’t think of facing it, and I didn’t want this journey.”

Bereavement
2nd Oct

Conor and Sally: ‘When it comes to grief, there is no normal.’

“I want my little boy back. I want to change what happened, but I do have to thank him for the lessons he taught me.”

Conor and Sally: ‘When it comes to grief, there is no normal.’

“I want my little boy back. I want to change what happened, but I do have to thank him for the lessons he taught me.”

Diagnosis
30th Sep

Tara: ‘I won’t let this stop me’

“My diagnosis hasn’t just affected me – it’s also had an extreme impact on my family.”

Tara: ‘I won’t let this stop me’

“My diagnosis hasn’t just affected me – it’s also had an extreme impact on my family.”

Diagnosis
28th Sep

Izzy and Nic: The beads are her cancer story in colour

“Mother’s Day 2018 will be a day that I will never forget. My 12-year-old daughter was diagnosed with AML – Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.”

Izzy and Nic: The beads are her cancer story in colour

“Mother’s Day 2018 will be a day that I will never forget. My 12-year-old daughter was diagnosed with AML – Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.”

Diagnosis
2nd Oct

Hugh and Tess: Cancer changed everything

“I felt isolated, overwhelmed, and felt as if I was drowning. That’s when I reached out to Redkite.”

Hugh and Tess: Cancer changed everything

“I felt isolated, overwhelmed, and felt as if I was drowning. That’s when I reached out to Redkite.”

Bereavement
2nd Oct

Nat, Maria and Belinda: Paying it forward to others

“Cancer changes everything. It’s not until you live this journey that you can really understand this statement. “

Nat, Maria and Belinda: Paying it forward to others

“Cancer changes everything. It’s not until you live this journey that you can really understand this statement. “

Off treatment
5th Oct

Bella, Tosh and Vanie: ‘Never give up’

“In March 2014, our family was thrown onto the oncology rollercoaster when 4-year-old Bella, was diagnosed with cancer. “

Bella, Tosh and Vanie: ‘Never give up’

“In March 2014, our family was thrown onto the oncology rollercoaster when 4-year-old Bella, was diagnosed with cancer. “

Tired stressed mother holding her baby

Emotions
1st Oct

Relapse

The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on us all. It’s brought many unexpected stressors that can affect our lives in different ways.

Relapse

The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on us all. It’s brought many unexpected stressors that can affect our lives in different ways.

Diagnosis
11th Sep

Henry and Bec: Coping with childhood brain cancer

“I think one of the hardest parts of the diagnosis was hearing about the short and long-term effects of the chemotherapy and radiation. Radiation specialists told us that the radiation would hopefully stop the spread of cancer, but would also do damage in the long term to his brain.”

Henry and Bec: Coping with childhood brain cancer

“I think one of the hardest parts of the diagnosis was hearing about the short and long-term effects of the chemotherapy and radiation. Radiation specialists told us that the radiation would hopefully stop the spread of cancer, but would also do damage in the long term to his brain.”

Seeking support; what other parents say

Diagnosis
10th Sep

David, Kate and Margaret: Cancer impacts the whole family

“The further you get away from treatment, the more normal you start to feel, and that terrifies me.”

David, Kate and Margaret: Cancer impacts the whole family

“The further you get away from treatment, the more normal you start to feel, and that terrifies me.”

Bereavement
11th Sep

Brooke, Karl and Olivia: Sharing her story keeps her memory alive

“The neurosurgeon walked into the room, looked me straight in the eye and said: ‘Your daughter has a brain tumour. She’s probably got between two to five years to live’.”

Brooke, Karl and Olivia: Sharing her story keeps her memory alive

“The neurosurgeon walked into the room, looked me straight in the eye and said: ‘Your daughter has a brain tumour. She’s probably got between two to five years to live’.”

Emotions
2nd Oct

After they are gone

Everyone grieves in different ways. While your grief may be similar in some ways to other people’s, it will still be individual to you. It’s your own experience.

After they are gone

Everyone grieves in different ways. While your grief may be similar in some ways to other people’s, it will still be individual to you. It’s your own experience.

Talking about emotions
29th Sep

A Terrible Thing Happened, Margaret Holmes

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

A Terrible Thing Happened, Margaret Holmes

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Community
23rd Nov

Trek for kids with cancer crosses finish line

News & media Trek for kids with cancer crosses finish line Team Vari finish their 23 day, 740km childhood cancer…

Trek for kids with cancer crosses finish line

News & media Trek for kids with cancer crosses finish line Team Vari finish their 23 day, 740km childhood cancer…

Mother, father and teenage son, baby son and four-year-old son who has cancer

News
16th Dec

A little Coles Christmas cheer at the end of a tough year

Christmas came early for nearly 2000 families when they received a special gift from Coles.

A little Coles Christmas cheer at the end of a tough year

Christmas came early for nearly 2000 families when they received a special gift from Coles.

Community
10th Aug

Border closures no barrier to childhood cancer awareness trek

Belinda and Maria had planned to walk all the way from Adelaide to Melbourne in memory of their late daughter. But when COVID-19 closed the state border, the mothers took a different path.

Border closures no barrier to childhood cancer awareness trek

Belinda and Maria had planned to walk all the way from Adelaide to Melbourne in memory of their late daughter. But when COVID-19 closed the state border, the mothers took a different path.

Emotions
18th Sep

When your grandchild has cancer

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

When your grandchild has cancer

A storybook written for parents and carers to read with their children to help them understand what a tumour is and what treatment involves.

Advocacy and research
7th Apr

Cartoons give people a taste of a world with cancer and COVID-19

Powerful cartoon series draws parallels between childhood cancer and life in a global pandemic.

Cartoons give people a taste of a world with cancer and COVID-19

Powerful cartoon series draws parallels between childhood cancer and life in a global pandemic.

Downloads
1st Oct

Fundraising idea: Go Red for Redkite

Brighten your team’s day and go Red for Redkite!

Fundraising idea: Go Red for Redkite

Brighten your team’s day and go Red for Redkite!