Category: Great Stories

Great Stories

Some of the great stories about kids with serious illness and disability that KIN has been able to help. Help us help them by supporting the Kids In Need Association Inc.

A child is like a butterfly in the wind Some can fly higher than others; But each one flies the best it can Why compare one against the other? Each one is different Each one is special. Each one is beautiful.

Tyrone is a champion in and out of the pool

Tyrone is a heart child, wearing his scar as proudly as any winning blue ribbon. Born with enlarged ventricles/ventricular septal defect (hole in the heart). His heart could scarcely maintain sufficient oxygenated blood to...


River’s Therapy Bike

I just wanted to let you know that River’s therapy bike arrived today. He is so happy…..a level of happiness I cant even describe….but I will try. We hid it under a blanket and...


Ryan’s Story – A Parent’s Story

A Parent’s Story I have always kept a journal throughout my life journey and I would like to share with you all, the exact entry on the day my gorgeous son Ryan was officially...

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Vayda’s Story

Request Letter: Our daughter Vayda is 17mths old. Sadly her little head was damaged at birth. At 3½ mths she was diagnosed with CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS which is when the bones in the skull prematurely fuse...

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Phoenix’s Story

A Parent’s Story Phoenix Jackson Timmo Smith was born on the 20th of November 2009 at the Tweed Heads Hospital. Weighing in at 9 pounds with healthy lungs and Apgar scores of 9:9, he...