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Our story

A lifeline for
families facing
childhood cancer

For more than 35 years, we’ve been helping families hold it together when the child they love has cancer.

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it affects the whole family.

And family is everything. No matter how you define it, no one can put a value on the love a family shares and the strength you can find within it.

Every day in Australia, 3 families will hear the words: “your child has cancer”. In the daunting and unpredictable experience that follows diagnosis, a child needs as much stability and support from their family as possible. But when families are under pressure, it can be hard to hold it together, not only for their sick child but for the rest of the family and each other.

Redkite is there with real emotional, financial and practical support for families who have a child with cancer (aged 18 and under). Because holding it together when your child’s life is in question can feel impossible.

How we help

Our help is available to anyone connected to a child with cancer.

Our people

Meet the people behind the kite.

Our Impact

The story of what we did and who we helped.

Research at Redkite

What we do is evidence-based.

Child safety

Our Child Safe Organisation Statement of Commitment.

Community
2nd Aug

2 Aug ’21
You were there when Noelle and her family needed you most

Supporter news You were there when Noelle and her family needed you most The day when Noelle’s daughter, three-year-old Scout,…

You were there when Noelle and her family needed you most

Supporter news You were there when Noelle and her family needed you most The day when Noelle’s daughter, three-year-old Scout,…

Community
2nd Aug

2 Aug ’21
You’re helping us improve services for families and kids with cancer

Supporter news You’re helping us improve services for families and kids with cancer We recently conducted a Family Needs Survey…

You’re helping us improve services for families and kids with cancer

Supporter news You’re helping us improve services for families and kids with cancer We recently conducted a Family Needs Survey…

Community
2nd Aug

2 Aug ’21
You gave this young family something truly priceless

Supporter news You gave this young family something truly priceless Little Vinny came into the world happy and healthy.He was…

You gave this young family something truly priceless

Supporter news You gave this young family something truly priceless Little Vinny came into the world happy and healthy.He was…

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