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Thanks to you, Mum Le-Anne keeps putting one foot in front of the other

myRedkite is making life simpler for families by providing an online portal to access the Redkite support that your generosity helps to fund.

Families can use myRedkite to:

  • Apply for and manage assistance with household bills and grocery or fuel vouchers.
  • Submit Dare to Dream scholarship applications and access scholarship funds.
  • Register for group support programs.
  • Access bereavement support including funeral grants and bereavement packs.
  • Find helpful links and articles about childhood cancer and Redkite’s support.

When her Le-Anne’s world collapsed, Redkite and your kindness helped this single mum get the support she needed.

She set up the myRedkite portal for me because I could not function. Then I was able to get fuel cards and food vouchers. It was a lifesaver.”

“My whole foundation just went down the gurgler,” says Le-Anne when she thinks about the day her son Tommy was diagnosed with cancer.

The fit and healthy 10-year-old had started having stitches and difficulty breathing when he played sports. At first the doctors thought it was asthma. But then a chest x-ray found a massive tumour pressing on his lungs.

Thanks to your incredible generosity, a Redkite Social Worker was there to give Le-Anne a helping hand when she was struggling to cope.

“She set up the myRedkite portal for me because I could not function. Then I was able to get fuel cards and food vouchers. It was a lifesaver.”

Being able to access support through myRedkite was a huge relief for Le-Anne. “Parents are stressed, they’re worried, and they don’t know what’s going on,” she says.

“I’m just so thankful that I’ve got myRedkite and I can log on and see what support is available and then choose what I need.”

Tommy and Le-Anne still have a long road ahead in their cancer journey. But with support from Redkite and amazing people like you, they feel like they can face it.

“You get wiped out, absolutely wiped out. But I feel looked after. It helps me to know that Redkite can help me.”

“Everything’s going to be all right. I’ll get through this week and then I’ll get through this next week and put one foot in front of the other.”

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