Supporting children, young people and families through serious illness or bereavement

Coping with grief at Christmas

Posted on 12/12/2017 13:48:55

Coping with grief at Christmas - do what supports your soul and your loss 

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A Poem to #DearGrief

Posted on 12/11/2017 22:17:38

#DearGrief It's hard to imagine some journeys The kind that happen rarely  To someone else And the kind the heart doesn't want to. People often tell me that they can't imagine how life is for me. Mothers especially. They say they can't begin to understand...

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#DearGrief- Luke and Alex's story

Posted on 12/11/2017 18:02:52

  Alex was my sister. She was always the brightest, loudest, most exciting and loving girl. An amazing sister to me. She was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder, Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). It's been described as one of the most...

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What losing Kenzie taught me

Posted on 19/06/2017 22:57:36

12 years on and what losing Kenzie taught me.

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I heard about Kenzie's Gift at a time when I didn't know what to do

Posted on 01/03/2017 13:44:41

Gemma talks about how Kenzie's Gift has helped her son Ashton cope with husband Martin's serious illness.   Gemma and Martin's son Ashton was 15 months old in February 2011 when Martin was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Martin had experienced a grand mal seizure and an...

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There aren't any words to describe how humble and grateful I feel to Kenzie's Gift

Posted on 01/03/2017 13:43:55

"At a time when your life is turned on its end, when you have so many doubts, worries and financial pressures, an organisation comes along and says, "We'll take care of this support and nurturing for your child." How do you express how grateful you are?" Grant talks...

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Kenzie's Gift was there to support Nesha's son Cody during a time of difficulty for the family

Posted on 01/03/2017 13:43:19

Cody was only five years old when his mother, Nesha, faced a health crisis that necessitated a number of stays in hospital. Seriously ill, Nesha would be there for three to four days at a time, and her children witnessed both the difficulties she was experiencing and the uncertainties of the...

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Emma is grateful for the help given to her daughter Becca

Posted on 01/03/2017 13:42:38

Auckland woman Emma was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukaemia four years ago. She and her husband and daughter Rebecca were living in Australia and Emma was hospitalised for almost four months as she underwent continued treatments for her cancer. Becca was almost three at the time....

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