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Kenzie’s Gift launches Superhero Fridays to support families affected by serious illness or grief name

Kenzie’s Gift launches Superhero Fridays to support families affected by serious illness or grief

Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Grief at Christmas: Kenzie’s Gift launches Superhero Fridays campaign to help support families affected by serious illness and bereavement this festive season Kiwi charity Kenzie's Gift, which provides mental health and grief support for children and young people whose families...

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Meet Ruth and the Kenzie’s Gift team name

Meet Ruth and the Kenzie’s Gift team

Posted on Friday, March 4, 2022

Nic, the founder of Kenzie’s Gift, recently shared a letter to our supporters, giving you an important life update. If you missed it, have a read here.  It tells you that Nic is currently on the heart transplant list. You might be wondering what will happen to Kenzie’s Gift...

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What grief taught me about resilience. name

What grief taught me about resilience.

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020

In this blog post, Kenzie's  Gift founder, Nic Russell shares her insights on what grief taught her about resilience. 

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My Ted Talk Experience

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

    On the second weekend of August 2020, I travelled to Invercargill to give my first ever TEDx talk. It was not my first time speaking publicly. I’ve been asked over the years since Kenzie and I were diagnosed with cancer to speak at numerous events. Each...

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How to support loved ones through grief when you can’t be with them name

How to support loved ones through grief when you can’t be with them

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

One of the most important things COVID 19 showed us has been the impact of grief, especially when we’re not able to be with loved ones who’ve experienced a bereavement. This includes not being able to provide help in their time of crisis, support them through the funeral, and...

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Coronavirus - Coping with Anxiety

Posted on Saturday, April 4, 2020

It’s been an unsettling couple of weeks for all of us as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and we hope you and your family are staying healthy and united.  We are all learning to adjust to a new way of life in our ‘bubble’ under lockdown, unable to see...

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Dear Grief: ‘You don’t have to stay. I’m happy without you.’

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Kenzie’s Gift founder and CEO Nic Russell took her ‘Adventures with Grief Workshop’ to John McGlashan College in April, encouraging students to talk about grief and loss. One fine April afternoon, 160 young students at Dunedin’s John McGlashan College, sat...

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Coping with grief at Christmas

Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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

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A Poem to #DearGrief name

A Poem to #DearGrief

Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2017

#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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