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Rebecca's Story

Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Rebecca was just 2 years old when her mum Emma was diagnosed with leukaemia. When she was 7, her mum finally lost her battle with leukaemia. Here 14-year-old Rebecca explains in her own words why she believes Kenzie’s Gift is so vitally important to the lives of children in New...

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Libby's Story

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020

After the loss of her daughter Kiriana, Libby Martin sought support from Kenzie’s Gift for her two grieving children, Eli and Josh.

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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

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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#DearGrief- Luke and Alex's story

Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2017

  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 Monday, June 19, 2017

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 name

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

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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 name

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

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

"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 name

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

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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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