Save the Date: Friday 7 August 2020

HELP US FIND CURES

for children's genetic diseases

Fundraise
with us

Fundraise with us. Rally your crew at school, work, home or even on Zoom! We’ve got all you need to fundraise together or apart. Have a bake sale or ask everyone to rock their best denim and make a donation!

Sell some merchandise

Buy a box of merchandise, or just your favourite items from our online shop. Check out our great hoodies, beanies and tees while you’re there and proudly show your support.

Make a
donation

Chip in with your own donation, and spread the word to your family and friends and encourage them to show their support.

1 in 20 Aussie kids face a birth defect or genetic disease.

Kids just want to be kids, but instead of playing sports with their friends or catching butterflies on a sunny day, these kids are getting liver transplants, taking dozens of medications, or getting their next dose of chemotherapy. It shouldn’t be this way. You can help the scientists at Children’s Medical Research Institute find cures, so these kids can go back to being kids.

   
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Making a Difference

Every dollar you donate goes directly to Children’s Medical Research Institute and helps find treatments and cures for children’s genetic diseases. We can’t do it without you.

Proven Experience

Children's Medical Research Institute was the first organisation in Australia dedicated to improving children’s health through research, and we’ve led the world for over 60 years.

Giving Hope

1 in 20 children face a birth defect or genetic disease. Finding treatments and cures can only come from vital research, like that being done in our labs.


THE DIFFERENCE WE MAKE

Real kids; real stories

Mollyjane

Mollyjane's Story

Mollyjane’s parents were told she wouldn’t survive a few days, so they celebrate every new day as a major miracle.

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Charlie

Charlie's Story

Living with cystic fibrosis means Charlie takes 20 pills, does physiotherapy and uses a nebuliser every day of his life.

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Briella

Briella's Story

Briella spent 10 months in hospital to straighten her spine but came out with nothing but a smile and positive attitude.

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Ben

Ben's Story

Ben’s cancer was so aggressive that he spent 96 nights in hospital, sometimes on chemotherapy for 22 hours at a time.

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Max

Max's Story

Max’s genetic condition is so rare, his parents don’t even know what his lifespan will be. They just hope that research will change that.

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Lachlan

Lachlan's Story

Any genetic disease is a challenge, but Lachlan lives with multiple conditions that impact every aspect of his life.

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Charlize

Charlize's Story

Beautiful Charlize was diagnosed with Propionic Acidemia and has already undergone two liver transplants.

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Edward

Edward's Story

It’s hard to have hope when you don’t know your child’s life expectancy, but Gary Boyer constantly thinks of how far research has come and what it has achieved.

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Mollyjane

Mollyjane's Story

Mollyjane’s parents were told she wouldn’t survive a few days, so they celebrate every new day as a major miracle.

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Charlie

Charlie's Story

Living with cystic fibrosis means Charlie takes 20 pills, does physiotherapy and uses a nebuliser every day of his life.

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Briella

Briella's Story

Briella spent 10 months in hospital to straighten her spine but came out with nothing but a smile and positive attitude.

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Ben

Ben's Story

Ben’s cancer was so aggressive that he spent 96 nights in hospital, sometimes on chemotherapy for 22 hours at a time.

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