Step 1

$52 can help provide equipment and instruments for music, art and play therapy sessions

$110 can help provide a one-on-one counselling session for a very special family

$420 can provide two nights’ stay at our family accommodation, next to our children’s hospice


can help improve the quality of life of seriously ill children and young people

$24 can help a sibling attend one of our specialised sibling support sessions

$49 can help a family attend a special day, to connect with families like theirs

$75 can go towards a child spending one hour with a physiotherapist in our hydrotherapy pool


can help improve the quality of life of seriously ill children and young people

Step 2

Please enter your email address so we can send you tax deductible receipts. We may also contact you from time to time with very special updates on our projects and fundraising activities.

We use this information to verify your identity when you contact us.

Please enter your phone number as we may need it for processing purposes and we may contact you with information about our work.

Please enter your postal address so we can keep you updated with stories and information about our work.

Step 3


Will I get a receipt?

Yes, you will receive a receipt via email immediately after donating and if you make a monthly gift, you will also receive an annual tax receipt following the end of the financial year.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, donations of $2 or more are tax deductible in Australia.

What will my donation be used for?

Your donation will be used to fund our holistic paediatric palliative care services, including counselling and emotional support, sibling support programs, bereavement support, networking and peer activities, plus respite and end-of-life care at Victoria’s only children’s hospice.

These are just some of the ways that your generosity helps our very special kids and their families. To learn more about our services, click here.

For every $1 donated, 68% goes directly to our services and programs, 14% is necessary for administrative costs, and 18% goes toward investment in fundraising efforts, which allow us to help even more seriously ill children and their families into the future and for as long as they need our support.

What methods of payment are accepted?

We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. We also accept one-off donations by PayPal and monthly donations by direct debit.

What are Very Special Kids bank details?

Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Account name: Very Special Kids
BSB: 063 133
Account number: 1117 8161
Please ensure you provide your supporter ID or your full name as a reference, so we can provide you with a receipt.

How do I update my details?

You can get in touch here and one of our friendly team members will be able to help you.

How can I change my communication preferences?

You can change how we contact you at any time. To get in touch, email, call 1800 888 875 or write to us at Very Special Kids, 321 Glenferrie Rd, Malvern VIC 3144.