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Build for a Cure in 21 Days!

McDonald Jones Homes, the McCloy Group and Children’s Cancer Institute have joined forces to Build for a Cure for childhood cancer.

A brand new, fully furnished, four-bedroom home will be built from the ground up at Billy’s Lookout, Teralba, Lake Macquarie NSW during International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to fund medical research to save the lives of all children with cancer.

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Why Children’s Cancer Institute’s Work Matters

Many people aren’t aware that childhood cancer is different from adult cancer and requires tailored treatments. Historically, large pharmaceutical companies generally don’t focus their research on drug discoveries for childhood cancers. As the only independent medical research institute in Australia wholly dedicated to childhood cancer, Children’s Cancer Institute’s role is vital. Because, despite our progress, cancer still kills more Australian children than any other disease.

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This little superhero is Thomas. His mum sums up perfectly why our research is so important for children just like her son:

"Together we can help to improve treatments & eventually find a cure, to allow our children to not just be children, but to become adults. Every child deserves that." Jane, Thomas' mum
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Ann HillGod bless the little children xxx5 days ago   ·  1
Norma FriendGod Bless little hero XX6 days ago   ·  3
Muhammad IsmaeelGod bless you little cutee hero keep it up5 days ago   ·  1
Jane HuntSam 💛💛💛6 days ago   ·  3
Sloane Hayward💪🏼🎗❤ we love Thomas!6 days ago   ·  1
Jo MooreThomas ❤️6 days ago   ·  1
Rhonda DarvellGo our little hero6 days ago

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Mary Walton IrvineYou show them big guy....It's not going to beat you ...xxx2 weeks ago   ·  12
Donna CainPoor little guy. ..no kid or adult deserves cancer. I hope Thomas is a little warrior and beats this thing2 weeks ago   ·  21
Renata SermeliotsBless him get better soon and God give him strength xx❤️❤️2 weeks ago   ·  5
Cathy LittleSo beautiful and brave2 weeks ago   ·  6
Dionee Gummery💙 🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗Thomas you are a little superhero xx2 weeks ago   ·  3
Dianne CampbellHope he makes a full recovery, bless him; xx2 weeks ago   ·  2
Suzanne Hanleywhat a little soldier.2 weeks ago   ·  3
Beryl BurtonGod bless you big guy 😀2 weeks ago   ·  3
Kathleen DevineBless!!!2 weeks ago   ·  4
Ray FalzonGod bless you 🙏👍👼2 weeks ago   ·  2
Karini Cornucopia DrishtiBless you Little Thomas ❤ *HUGS*2 weeks ago   ·  1
Debrah SmallVery very brave little man2 weeks ago   ·  1
Kaye CoatsBless this little man and keep on fighting2 weeks ago   ·  4
Cliff Harveygood luck2 weeks ago   ·  4
Lynette HintonHe must be a brave little man God bless 🙏🏻2 weeks ago   ·  4
Lorraine SwasbrickGod bless you little man you are strong and brave2 weeks ago   ·  3
Maree RoseAmen2 weeks ago   ·  1
Valerie OwensGod bless2 weeks ago   ·  3
Minash O'shanaChamp2 weeks ago   ·  3
Margaret Ritchiewhat a little cutie, cheers2 weeks ago   ·  3
Kathleen GrayYou fight it little warrior..x2 weeks ago   ·  2
Trish AliStay strong lil man x2 weeks ago   ·  2
Lesley GardnerI donate 30 dollars a month xx2 weeks ago   ·  2
Joan Wellsxxx2 weeks ago   ·  3
Norma FriendGod Bless little man x2 weeks ago   ·  3

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After surviving cancer, baby Brydee isn't scared of anything anymore - not even snakes. Read her story here: bit.ly/brydee_story ... See MoreSee Less

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Jude ColemanThis little girl will cherish everything. Hopefully she will never know fear again.3 weeks ago   ·  4
Robin RixonGreat to hear and I hope you never have to face anything as bad as that again. You go little darling! Xxxx3 weeks ago   ·  6
Kay KentYou go little one, sore high and far wish you all the happyness in the world, I can see you achieving anything you want to3 weeks ago   ·  2
Joy JacksonUgh! What brave little kids!3 weeks ago   ·  2
Philomena Ann MurphyGood job Brydee and your big sister 💖💖3 weeks ago   ·  1
Lynn PorterYou're a lot braver than me Brydee3 weeks ago   ·  2
Robert KeoghGood on you sweetie pie xxxxxxxxxxx3 weeks ago   ·  2
Stewart Lauriea braver kid than me3 weeks ago   ·  3
Gael BaldockGod's Blessings Brydee.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Gordon SpeeringBless you little one3 weeks ago   ·  2
Sally Begbie❤️3 weeks ago   ·  1
Sandy TagiVery brave children! I couldn't hold a snake ever. Xoxox 😀❤❤❤3 weeks ago   ·  2
Irene KeffordWow.! They are game.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Michael SullivanWell done young lady, congratulations.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Di BramptonYou little darling3 weeks ago   ·  2
Vilma AlvarezNice little girl3 weeks ago   ·  1
Sandra WernerSaying a prayer for you gorgeous :-) xo3 weeks ago   ·  2
Wendy MillerBraver than me !!!!!3 weeks ago   ·  2
Norma FriendBrave girl and beautiful x3 weeks ago   ·  2
Yvonne FearnAmen 🙏 MayGod Bless you Love ❤️ Light Healing I send from God And my self. X x x3 weeks ago   ·  2
Phil OwensThat's a very pretty snake for the little girl to hold.3 weeks ago
Regine RozenesYou are so brave little Brydee and enjoy all the love MUMMY AND DADDY HAVE FOR YOU GOD BLESS YOI3 weeks ago
Mary Cameron MoranYou are a Brave Girl Brydee, hope you have a good time with your snakes. X3 weeks ago
Tanya OrchardA true superhero3 weeks ago
Anna ThiakosGod bless you sweet angel3 weeks ago

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Childhood cancer kills more children each year than any other disease in Australia.

Today on #WorldCancerDay share this post to help us raise awareness so our research can one day find a cure for every child – just like this little cancer warrior Brydee. #ZeroChildhoodCancer

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Nicole RigbyFighting!!! Big C !!! Well, I'm gonna say bye-bye to some of you. Now I'm watching the ones who will have the time to read this post until the end. This is a little test, just to see who reads and who shares without reading! If you have read everything, select "like" so I can put a thank u on ur profile! I know that 97% of you won't broadcast this, but my friends will be the 3% that do. Please, in honor of someone who died, or is fighting cancer, or even had cancer, copy, and paste. Write "done" in comments when you're finished. I can put a thank u on ur profile! I know that 97% of you won't broadcast this, but my friends will be the 3% that do. Please, in honor of someone who died, or is fighting ✊🏽cancer, or even had cancer, copy, and paste. Write "done" in comments when you're finished.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Trish IrishOur granddaughter lost her eye to cancer when she was 10 months old. She is now 19 and lives life to the fullest - so proud of her!3 weeks ago   ·  47
Victor BridgettSo sad to see one's so young,3 weeks ago   ·  3
Marilyn SteeleLittle darling 💕💕3 weeks ago   ·  2
Thelma JansonWhat a lovely photo3 weeks ago   ·  2
David AndrewsThis little darling doesn't deserve that horrible C disease and neither does anyone else, young or elderly. Hope you have a full recovery little angel3 weeks ago   ·  31
Wendy RyderTo all the little baby's children, adults and all others who get this horrible disease my heart goes out to you all because I have lost my Mum and other relatives and friends to cancer it's not easy at all to cope with thinking of everyone that has had it,or is going through it.3 weeks ago   ·  11
Skye Ashlee WhitemanMy baby girl ♡ Glad you guys chose her to raise awareness. We are so very honored!3 weeks ago   ·  37
Lynne BrightIf everybody could manage to donate only $1 a week there would be millions more going into research to find a cure for this terrible disease. One dollar won't even buy you a coffee - but if we all do it, it will certainly make a huge difference to cancer research.3 weeks ago   ·  6
Karl FretwellWish our politicians & media were talking about this instead of the same old bulls..... Drives me mad 😡🎗3 weeks ago   ·  4
Jan McGenniskenTry 7 glasses of carrot juice a day combined with extra vitamin A.Carotinoids seek out and kill cancer cells while vitamin A boosts the immune system and helps the body to fight the diseased sections of flesh.3 weeks ago   ·  4
Colleen WilliamsWe must look at what is really causing cancer and see that it probably does discriminate. Are we leading healthy lives and passing good genes on to our children? Are we polluting the planet with toxins and radiation that is causing these cancers?3 weeks ago
Helen WrageNo it dosnt. It's bad enough adults have to suffer. But children as well. There's got to be a cure. Out there. U here off so many e kids. Going. Through it. It's. So sad.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Suey Allkins-WinterBrain cancer in Australia kills more children and people under 40 than any other cancer. Funding and a cure is needed .3 weeks ago   ·  3
Lorraine PerrinChildhood Cancer is the charity I donate to every year can't afford to donate to all who ask but Childhood Cancer Research is my no.1 priority!3 weeks ago   ·  2
Mark MulesLife is just not fair this little girl has not even started her life yet and now she's been given a death sentence, where's the justice in this world3 weeks ago   ·  3
Bruce AndrewI just lost my wife of 34 years to cancer on Christmas Day just gone. Lets all work together to rid the world of this hideous disease. This touches so many people and my heart and love goes out to you all.3 weeks ago   ·  3
Edna-mae Grimmett-GreenHideouse disease, How can it be.!!!! Where is all the geniouses, why is there still no cure,!!!! We lose too many people 💝💝💝 As our family has, We can put a man on the moon but no one smart enough to beat this thing called cancer.😿😿😿😿3 weeks ago   ·  2
Melodie Sarkissianoh darling, I hope you recover from this dreaded disease thatplagues almost all families these days! young and old alike no one deserves to have cancer! :'(3 weeks ago   ·  1
John Christopher DurneyGod Bless her. I/we have been all the way down the road with our Son Se'an. From the age of two to now when he is 36 and trying hard to kill himself with drugs and Alcohol. Bloody shame.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Margaret WoodheadSuch a terrible disease & so many people cursed by it. Including my friends, family & strangers. I feel so sorry 4 children effected by this , I give a small amount ( what I can afford ) for cancer charity . Even our precious old Labrador dog succumbed - it must have a genetic basis ( amongst other factors ) God Bless3 weeks ago   ·  1
Julia McMahonIts so sad the little tackers haven't had a chance at life and then you've got the mungrels out there killing and maiming people. Bless your little heart have a full recovery luv you xx☺🐈🍦3 weeks ago   ·  1
Sue MartinIvre just won my battle against cancer ... my heart goes out to those families who have children fighting the big C ... thoughts are with you xxx3 weeks ago
Julie PhillipsCopyed don't know to paste ok. But may we all fight for this little fightern every one else worldwide who has to suffer in anyway what so ever with these horrid cancers3 weeks ago
Michelle MelroseThe expression on the face of this beautiful little girl looks like she has already been through a life time of pain. You have strength beyond your years little one. Hold on to it3 weeks ago   ·  3

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Today on Neuroblastoma Awareness Day we are thinking of all the children who are fighting this awful disease & remember all the children, just like the beautiful Sienna, who have passed away.

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Neuroblastoma AustraliaThank you Children's Cancer Institute and for all your wonderful work to save all children diagnosed with cancer.3 weeks ago   ·  6
Jo ShirranCharlie Shirran diagnosed at 9mnths with high risk stage 4 neuroblastoma.... still fighting 🎗🌸3 weeks ago   ·  18
John BriscoeCan not think of anything worse in life my heart goes out to everyone who this effects3 weeks ago   ·  2
Yolanda RobinsonDear Lord Almighty Father pls bless them all , I'll pray for Sienna and the family Amen3 weeks ago   ·  2
Gayle WalshFly with Jesus little angel. And may He comfort her family3 weeks ago   ·  2
Maria ChesworthOur grandaughter is a survivor of this nasty cancer sheeas diagnosed by Professor Vowels in 1992 when a urine test i the nappy was being trialled we are eternally grateful to Professor Vowels and the surgeon Dr Green who operated, as it was encapsulated on the adenal gland . She was 14 months at the time and is now 26 . I feel for all of your children and their parents3 weeks ago   ·  4
David AndrewsRIP Sienna and to your family my deepest condolences.3 weeks ago   ·  6
Gabrielle Bishop CroftsOur sincerest sympathy to Siennas grieving family and loved onesxxxxRest in Peace Sienna, may the God of all creation and his Holy Angels hold you lovingly in the palm of his Hands, and let your wings fly high. I have asked my son James in heaven to look after you tooxxxx3 weeks ago   ·  2
Diana HursthouseWe also lost our darling Bella June last year one week after her fourteenth birthday miss this girl so much she had n3 weeks ago   ·  1
Barbara BradfordLord I pray for Sienna's family please be with them3 weeks ago   ·  3
Ethel ArmstrongMy heart goes out to you and family3 weeks ago   ·  1
Allen CribbsPlease keep fighting. Sending my love. xx3 weeks ago   ·  1
Rosa CrossmanJust too sad 😢3 weeks ago   ·  1
Margaret BoonRIP Sienna.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Danny TaltyWhat a little dear3 weeks ago   ·  1
Mary SellarsToo too sad3 weeks ago   ·  1
Salwa AyoubI'm so sorry for Sienna's and the fammily so sad 🙏🙏3 weeks ago   ·  3
Kathy BalatsiasTrue3 weeks ago   ·  1
Lorna Lee♥️3 weeks ago   ·  1
Sandra Goldthorpe,TO YOUNG TO BE TAKEN SO SOON R.I.P LITTLE ANGEL3 weeks ago   ·  1
Ginger Visgauss SteigerMissing you Brian 💙💔😢 #rainbowfish3 weeks ago   ·  1
Marilyn CashmoreVery Sad RIP Sienna ❤️3 weeks ago   ·  1
Dianne PayneGod Bless you my love.xo3 weeks ago   ·  1
Pam RoperRest in peace little one.😭3 weeks ago   ·  1
James MihelakisRIP angel.3 weeks ago   ·  2

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Sometimes, the only thing you need, to remind you of the importance of our research, is a photo of a little cancer warrior covered in chocolate - just like this one Bydee's mum just sent us.

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Skye Ashlee WhitemanThanks guys! Wouldn't know where my little girl would be today if it wasn't for your efforts and research! 😘4 weeks ago   ·  19
Gail KrugerGod bless this child so beautiful hope all goes well for her3 weeks ago   ·  7
Carol BorrettSuch a little sweetie hope the cancer will go away, and you will have a life without cancer.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Sally BegbieSending Bydee & her family lots of positive vibes & keep up the strength & enjoy every day as much a possible xxxx3 weeks ago   ·  2
Fiona WeedingLove this little girl. What a little ray of sun shine. And chocolate on the face. Love it.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Paul Gabrielle MessinaHow cute and gorgeous, and also with the chocolate and all. God bless her.4 weeks ago   ·  2
Sue MavinBeautiful little girl I just want to hug her God Bless you Sweetheart x3 weeks ago   ·  2
Kerrie HenrichsChocolate is a girl's best friend ! ..not diamonds...well not yet anyway...4 weeks ago   ·  2
Valmae JamesGorgeous little man Hope you are better soon Keep up the wonderful research as there is too many little ones suffering like Brydee4 weeks ago   ·  2
Marie MereszkoGod bless so beautiful .4 weeks ago   ·  3
Danuta WojtowiczSuch a little cutie with her beautiful smile.😍😘3 weeks ago   ·  2
Yvonne Fearn❤️ so sweet love ❤️ Light Healing3 weeks ago   ·  2
Robin RixonBest wishes beautiful Brydee3 weeks ago   ·  2
Ros BoothGod bless little darling.4 weeks ago   ·  2
Phyllis McKenzie WilliamsThat's so beautiful god bless her4 weeks ago   ·  2
Ann StevensonWhat a beautiful little fellow3 weeks ago   ·  2
Nannette SawleBeautiful4 weeks ago   ·  2
Carolyn RadzietaHow gorgeous is that cheeky grin.4 weeks ago   ·  2
Lyn Gellatlyoh my just beautiful4 weeks ago   ·  2
Christie NashBlessings4 weeks ago   ·  2
Tanner OzGod Bless!4 weeks ago   ·  2
Jen NarelleAww Brydee 😍4 weeks ago   ·  2
Salwa AyoubPrinces God bless her 🙏🙏🙏4 weeks ago   ·  2
Leeanne Murphy HutchinsonSo adorable....4 weeks ago   ·  2
Dianne RyanGorgeous♡4 weeks ago   ·  2

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