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Real Stories

Tara & Melissa

This is Tara’s story. It’s also her family’s story.

In March 2021, Tara passed away from her cancer. Her family have generously given us permission to keep sharing Tara’s story as a celebration of her life. The video is part of Tara’s legacy, her determination to live life to the fullest and to be remembered as the vibrant young woman she was.

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On treatment

Rachel and Josh: Our community came together to support us

The practical and emotional support Rachel and Josh received from their neighbours and extended community meant they could focus on Nate’s treatment.

Rachel and Josh: Our community came together to support us

The practical and emotional support Rachel and Josh received from their neighbours and extended community meant they could focus on Nate’s treatment.

Vienna’s Dare to Dream story

Vienna used baking as a way to “escape” the stress of chemotherapy, after being diagnosed with a rare blood cancer at 11 years old. Now post-treatment and in her final year of high school, she no longer uses baking to help with chemo but instead to escape the stress of school.

Vienna’s Dare to Dream story

Vienna used baking as a way to “escape” the stress of chemotherapy, after being diagnosed with a rare blood cancer at 11 years old. Now post-treatment and in her final year of high school, she no longer uses baking to help with chemo but instead to escape the stress of school.