Three children are diagnosed with cancer every week. Read some of their stories.
Show your support for kids like Cairo with cancer this Wig Wednesday
Family who had a baby diagnosed with cancer raise money for Child Cancer Foundation through Wig Wednesday.
Life in Lockdown is nothing new for children with cancer
Living within their bubble is something that the Kupa family has been doing for almost four years so their life didn’t change much when the lockdown came into effect.
Jo Buckingham's Story
Jo and her family felt well supported by her local, tight-knit community and the Child Cancer Foundation while Georgia was sick and after she passed away. When she felt ready, Jo decided to give back.
Sally and Chris Hughes' Story
“We’re really happy to help out any way we can because we were so well supported. After all, it’s all about giving back.”
Student who faced child cancer is giving back by volunteering
A bright and outgoing young year 13 student, it’s hard to believe that Petra Hancock once faced life-threatening cancer.
It’s not often that the ‘bad guys’ do good. In Outpost 42’s case, it’s what they do best!
Their family was supported by Child Cancer Foundation when their seven year old daughter Iris was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. Sadly, the bubbly little girl passed away just five months after being diagnosed.
The Courtney Family Story
Charlotte is the older sister of Olivia Courtney who was diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in 2017 when she was 11 years old. Charlotte is 17 years old and attends Villa Maria College in Christchurch.
In 2008, the Coulam family had to support their nine-year-old son Zavier through Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). Fortunately, Zavier survived and in 2017 his nine year old brother Logan was also diagnosed with Burkitt’s Leukaemia.