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Talk to someone
1st Sep

Family Wellbeing Program at Westmead

Only available at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Family Wellbeing Program at Westmead

Only available at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Diagnosis & treatment
29th Sep

Promoting Psychological Wellbeing in Children with Acute and Chronic Illness, Melinda Edwards and Penny Titman

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

Promoting Psychological Wellbeing in Children with Acute and Chronic Illness, Melinda Edwards and Penny Titman

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

Guided Imagery for Healing Children and Teens: Wellness Through Visualization, Ellen Curran

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

Guided Imagery for Healing Children and Teens: Wellness Through Visualization, Ellen Curran

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

Research
25th Sep

Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation

Research Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation Redkite has been offering support to families at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead through…

Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation

Research Redkite Family Wellbeing Program Evaluation Redkite has been offering support to families at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead through…

Our story
18th Sep

Work with us
Work with us
Close-up of child's hand, bandaged to hold in a cannula

Our story
23rd Sep

Statement of Commitment
Statement of Commitment

Financial Support
9th Sep

Dare to Dream Scholarships

This special scholarship fuels young people’s ambitions. Generously supported by Coles

Dare to Dream Scholarships

This special scholarship fuels young people’s ambitions. Generously supported by Coles

News
3rd Aug

2019 Coles & Redkite Dare to Dream Scholarships to help kids

2019 Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarships can be put towards a child’s education or life goals that have been disrupted by a cancer.

2019 Coles & Redkite Dare to Dream Scholarships to help kids

2019 Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarships can be put towards a child’s education or life goals that have been disrupted by a cancer.

Community
25th May

Crunch 4 Kids: Get #quarantoned for kids with cancer

Harry Cunningham, Sydney Swans midfielder, wants you to join the team that’s getting #quarantoned for kids with cancer this June.

Crunch 4 Kids: Get #quarantoned for kids with cancer

Harry Cunningham, Sydney Swans midfielder, wants you to join the team that’s getting #quarantoned for kids with cancer this June.

Emotions
1st Oct

Nutrition tips for kids on cancer treatment

Well all know that nutrition plays a huge part in a child’s overall health and wellbeing but food often becomes a stressful part of daily life during treatment.

Nutrition tips for kids on cancer treatment

Well all know that nutrition plays a huge part in a child’s overall health and wellbeing but food often becomes a stressful part of daily life during treatment.

Emotions
2nd Oct

Childhood cancer: Managing strong emotions

Childhood cancer: Managing strong emotions

Receiving a test result, reaching a new milestone or making a change in your child’s treatment can all bring about strong emotions, both positive and negative.

Childhood cancer: Managing strong emotions

Childhood cancer: Managing strong emotions

Receiving a test result, reaching a new milestone or making a change in your child’s treatment can all bring about strong emotions, both positive and negative.

Mother in a red-chequered headscarf and father hold their newborn in hospital

Research
25th Sep

Care Pathways Program Evaluation

Research Care Pathways Program Evaluation

Care Pathways Program Evaluation

Research Care Pathways Program Evaluation

29th Sep

Walking alongside

The Walking Alongside video and Conversations Starters Guide are designed for health professionals who do not regularly encounter paediatric patients with life-limiting illnesses and/or paediatric deaths.

Walking alongside

The Walking Alongside video and Conversations Starters Guide are designed for health professionals who do not regularly encounter paediatric patients with life-limiting illnesses and/or paediatric deaths.

Corporate
18th Sep

Challenge yourself and those you love to support you

Fundraise at work

Challenge yourself and those you love to support you

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.”

News
1st Apr

Coles Hot Cross Buns help provide critical support to families with cancer

Critical phone counselling for families of children with cancer during the pandemic will receive a funding boost through the sale of Coles traditional hot cross buns this Easter.

Coles Hot Cross Buns help provide critical support to families with cancer

Critical phone counselling for families of children with cancer during the pandemic will receive a funding boost through the sale of Coles traditional hot cross buns this Easter.

Key partnerships
21st Sep

Premier Partners: Coles and Coles Express

Our Partnership with Coles and Coles Express

Premier Partners: Coles and Coles Express

Our Partnership with Coles and Coles Express

Community
25th Nov

Christmas lights shine for children with cancer

Snow in summer, a life-sized Santa Claus on a rocking chair, and a walk-through dome full of twinkling coloured lights are just some of the hundreds of decorations making a Christmas wonderland for Melbourne residents from Sunday, 1 December.

Christmas lights shine for children with cancer

Snow in summer, a life-sized Santa Claus on a rocking chair, and a walk-through dome full of twinkling coloured lights are just some of the hundreds of decorations making a Christmas wonderland for Melbourne residents from Sunday, 1 December.

News
31st Mar

Stockland keeps Redkite’s family support lines open during lockdown

When COVID-19 put the country into lockdown, Stockland’s donation of laptops kept Redkite’s support lines open.

Stockland keeps Redkite’s family support lines open during lockdown

When COVID-19 put the country into lockdown, Stockland’s donation of laptops kept Redkite’s support lines open.

Emotions
30th Sep

‘Chin up’: Breaking down the barriers between men and support

Men are encouraged to show strength and can’t say if you’re struggling, but how should a man behave when his child is diagnosed with cancer?

‘Chin up’: Breaking down the barriers between men and support

Men are encouraged to show strength and can’t say if you’re struggling, but how should a man behave when his child is diagnosed with cancer?

A mum hugging her daughter on a hospital bed.

Advocacy and research
24th Jun

Childhood cancer & COVID-19 cause peak parental stress

A recent survey of parents and carers of children with cancer receiving support from leading childhood cancer support charity Redkite, found that nearly two thirds (64%) rated their stress as high – seven or more out of 10.

Childhood cancer & COVID-19 cause peak parental stress

A recent survey of parents and carers of children with cancer receiving support from leading childhood cancer support charity Redkite, found that nearly two thirds (64%) rated their stress as high – seven or more out of 10.

Mother looking out her window feeling isolated

Relationships
29th Sep

COVID-19: Isolation and Social Connectedness

Isolation is one of the big changes almost everyone is experiencing in their lives right now. In times of stress, being disconnected from others can be particularly hard.

COVID-19: Isolation and Social Connectedness

Isolation is one of the big changes almost everyone is experiencing in their lives right now. In times of stress, being disconnected from others can be particularly hard.

Emotions
1st Oct

Finishing cancer treatment

Finishing cancer treatment can also bring up unexpected feelings and responses. It takes time to adjust, and we’re here to support you.

Finishing cancer treatment

Finishing cancer treatment can also bring up unexpected feelings and responses. It takes time to adjust, and we’re here to support you.

News
10th Jan

2018 Redkite & Coles Dare to Dream scholarships help turn young dreams into reality

Redkite & Coles Dare to Dream Scholarships aims to help young people overcome some of the emotional, physical and practical hurdles of living with – and after – cancer.

2018 Redkite & Coles Dare to Dream scholarships help turn young dreams into reality

Redkite & Coles Dare to Dream Scholarships aims to help young people overcome some of the emotional, physical and practical hurdles of living with – and after – cancer.

Emotions
2nd Oct

Childhood cancer: Feeling out of control

Managing medications, appointments, hospital visits, finances, work and the needs of other family members means there will be times when you feel overwhelmed.

Childhood cancer: Feeling out of control

Managing medications, appointments, hospital visits, finances, work and the needs of other family members means there will be times when you feel overwhelmed.

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
19th Oct

Grief, Loss and Bereavement

During this pandemic, the devastation, sadness and isolation is shared globally, and we all ‘get it’ and can understand the impact. But when it comes to bereavement, sadly many people and communities don’t understand.

Grief, Loss and Bereavement

During this pandemic, the devastation, sadness and isolation is shared globally, and we all ‘get it’ and can understand the impact. But when it comes to bereavement, sadly many people and communities don’t understand.

Senior woman looking at her laptop

Connect Groups
Event
14th Oct

Grandparents Connect Group

Event Grandparents Connect Group

Grandparents Connect Group

Event Grandparents Connect Group

Diagnosis & treatment
29th Sep

Childhood Brain and Spinal Tumours, Shiminski-Maher, McGuire Cullen, Sansalone

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

Childhood Brain and Spinal Tumours, Shiminski-Maher, McGuire Cullen, Sansalone

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

Key partnerships
8th Oct

Premier Partner: Coles

Celebrating Coles, changing the face of cancer care across Australia

Premier Partner: Coles

Celebrating Coles, changing the face of cancer care across Australia

Relationships
2nd Sep

Other childhood cancer support services

A list of childhood cancer support services in Australia

Other childhood cancer support services

A list of childhood cancer support services in Australia

Mother looking out her window feeling isolated

Connect Groups
Event
1st Oct

Bereavement Connect Group

Event Bereavement Connect Group

Bereavement Connect Group

Event Bereavement Connect Group

Diagnosis & treatment
29th Sep

Living with Childhood Cancer: A Practical Guide to Help Families Cope, Leigh Wolznick and Carol Goodheart

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

Living with Childhood Cancer: A Practical Guide to Help Families Cope, Leigh Wolznick and Carol Goodheart

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

1st Mar

Biscuits and buns: The incredible ways Coles is raising funds this Easter

Easter 2019: Coles Supermarkets and Coles Express are selling adorable Choc Bunny biscuits, with 20c from every donated to Redkite.

Biscuits and buns: The incredible ways Coles is raising funds this Easter

Easter 2019: Coles Supermarkets and Coles Express are selling adorable Choc Bunny biscuits, with 20c from every donated to Redkite.

Dad and child looking at laptop

Connect Groups
Event
1st Oct

Dads Connect Group

Event Dads Connect Group

Dads Connect Group

Event Dads Connect Group

Connect Groups
Event
1st Oct

Brain Tumour Connect Group

Event Brain Tumour Connect Group

Brain Tumour Connect Group

Event Brain Tumour Connect Group

Connect Groups
Event
1st Oct

If treatment hasn’t worked Connect Group

Event If treatment hasn’t worked Connect Group

If treatment hasn’t worked Connect Group

Event If treatment hasn’t worked Connect Group

Organising
29th Sep

Making your hospital stay more comfortable: what other parents say

Having to stay in hospital can bring about different challenges. Parents have shared some tips to help you feel more comfortable and to seek support you might need.

Making your hospital stay more comfortable: what other parents say

Having to stay in hospital can bring about different challenges. Parents have shared some tips to help you feel more comfortable and to seek support you might need.

Palliative and bereavement books
29th Sep

Helping Teens Work Through Grief, Mary Kelly Perschy

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

Helping Teens Work Through Grief, Mary Kelly Perschy

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

26th Aug

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