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Being diagnosed with cancer is 'big stuff' and is probably the biggest thing that's ever happened to you. So it’s OK to feel sad, frightened and angry... and you might feel all of these things and more, all at once, or one at a time. That’s normal.
You might be worried about how your diagnosis will affect your family and friends too and there are a lot of new words to do with cancer, some you may never have heard before and that can be hard.
The Kenzie's Gift Journey Kit can help you, Mum and Dad or whoever looks after you, and your doctors and nurses too.
It will also give you some fun things to do. The important thing to remember is you are not alone. A lot of people are getting ready to take this journey with you, to help and care for you and support your family as well.
And Kenzie’s Gift is here too – so reach out, take our hand and let’s get going, together.
Kenzie’s Gift was founded in 2008 by Nic Russell in memory of her 3 year old daughter Kenzie. The story of Kenzie’s Gift is not one of miracles. It is one of the gutsy determination, tenacity and love of an amazing and beautiful little girl, Kenzie. Kenzie was only two years old when she was diagnosed with cancer and sadly died on the 29th of December 2005. Through this tragedy came the hope for families that is Kenzie’s Gift.
Our purpose is to support the emotional well-being and mental health of children, young people and their families affected by cancer, serious illness or bereavement. We achieve this through the provision of one on one therapy with registered mental health professionals, the delivery of printed cancer and grief packs for children, and an extensive online information resource.
We receive no government funding. All this is made possible by wonderful supporters, donors, grants, philanthropists and fundraising initiatives, ensuring the Gift keeps on giving to those who need it.
Please accept this Gift from us now. It comes with love and hope for your future.
CEO, Kenzie's Gift