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Colour Ball 2018

Sydney Colour Ball - tickets on sale now!

The Sydney Colour Ball is a cocktail-style ball with a special twist - every year there's a different colour theme, and this year it's ultraviolet! Learn more about sponsorship or volunteering opportunities and get your tickets here.

 

Jill and Huon's story

 

Jill and Huon's story

June 2018 When Huon was born, Jill and her husband Lindsay were so excited to bring him home from hospital to meet his big brother Leo, 2. For the first weeks of Huon’s life, things were good. Then at six-weeks-old, Huon started to have trouble breathing. Read more of Jill and Huon's story here.

 

Kelly, Cancer Advisor

Volunteers Creating Connections - Kelly's Story

April 2018 Kelly Kajewski is one of a growing network of around 50 young people, parents, grandparents and siblings who are helping shape the work of Redkite through volunteering as Kite Connectors.

Good things are happening at Coles

Good things are happening at Coles

April 2018 Have you seen the new Coles ad yet? We love it. Brenda, who has worked at Coles for over fifty years, is the star of the show. She talks about the impact that Coles has made on the lives of families facing cancer since 2013.

 

Coles is helping kids with cancer this Easter

Coles hot cross buns helping kids with cancer

April 2018 How do you like your hot cross buns? It's a hot topic in the Redkite office this week as Coles is generously donating 20 cents from the sale of EVERY pack of Hot Cross Buns to support children and young people with cancer and their families.

“Volunteering at Redkite definitely helped my career”: Meet Emelie, a Redkite volunteer

“Volunteering at Redkite helped my career”: Meet Emelie, a Redkite volunteer

March 2018 Emelie volunteered in our Marketing and Communications team while she was studying at university. It helped her adapt to living in Sydney, develop her professional skills and land a dream job.

 

Cancer Advisor information website is up and running

Cancer Advisor information website is up and running

February 2018 At the end of last year, the new information website Cancer Advisor (powered by Redkite) celebrated a successful ‘soft launch’. The online platform was created so parents of children with cancer, and young people who have (or have had) cancer, could quickly and easily get reliable information.

Adrian's finds strength in Tough Mudder

Adrian finds strength through adversity

February 2018 Treatment made Adrian sick and I his fear of needles made getting better really tough. After rehabilitation, Adrian decided to take on the Tough Mudder challenge to see what his body could achieve after cancer.

Sydney and Meg's triumph

Sydney and Meg's triumph on the road

February 2018 “The doctors came out and told us Sydney had leukaemia. It was tough, really overwhelming, and kind of like a dream. I then had to go into another room at the hospital and tell my daughter she had cancer.”

 

For Meg’s daughter Sydney, a cancer diagnosis at the beginning of Year 7 was profoundly disruptive. It meant she missed out on making new friends at high school.

Emily's Physical Challenge

Emily's big achievement 

February 2018 Being declared cancer free was an amazing moment – yet for Emily, who had always been a fit and healthy person, her confidence in her body and health was shattered. So, just nine months out of treatment she decided to push her limits by entering the 16km Tough Mudder endurance event to raise funds for Redkite. 

Celebrating 5 years of partnership with Coles

Celebrating 5 years of partnership with Coles

January 2018 On 26 January 2018 we celebrate five years of incredible partnership with Coles. Collectively, Coles team members and customers have raised an amazing $28 million!

run the New York Marathon in support of kids with cancer

Run the New York Marathon, support children and young people with cancer

January 2018 Tick an item off your bucket list and run the 2018 New York City Marathon while supporting children and young people with cancer. Redkite has four rare, guaranteed-entry packages available, courtesy of Flight Centre.

 

Coles raise record amount for kids facing cancer at Christmas

Coles raise record amount for kids facing cancer at Christmas

January 2018 This past Christmas, Coles customers and team members raised a recording-breaking $1.6 million for children and young people with cancer, and the families who support them.

 

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