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    SEE HOW WE
    BUILD FOR A CURE

    See a house built in just 21 days all to help kids with cancer. Watch the incredible journey on the live time-lapse camera!

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  • THE LOCATION

    Billy's Lookout,
    Lake Macquarie

    McCloy Group have generously donated us a block of land at Billy's Lookout. Offering you a lifestyle on the doorstep of Lake Macquarie's natural playground

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BILLY'S LOOKOUT
  • SEE THE HOUSE WE ARE BUILDING FOR A CURE

    McDonald Jones Homes
    The Portsea One

    McDonald Jones Homes will generously help us build us a brand-new, fully furnished, 4-bedroom home

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PORTSEA ONE
  • IT'S NOT IF. IT'S WHEN.

    HELP US END CHILDHOOD CANCER

    You can help us cure childhood cancer. Buy a $10 Virtual Gold Brick to WIN a $50,000 Ultimate Home prize package.

    BUY A VIRTUAL GOLD BRICK
  • HELP END KIDS CANCER

    MEDICAL RESEARCH IS THE KEY TO
    CURING CHILDHOOD CANCER

    The Build for a Cure house will sell at auction, with proceeds going direct to Children's Cancer Institute to fund vital research.

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Help us end childhood cancer
Buy a $10 Virtual Gold Brick & enter the draw to win a $50,000 prize package.

Bricks closer to a cure!

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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Meet Nixon. At just 2 weeks old he was diagnosed with cancer. You can help kids like Nixon by purchasing a $10 Virtual Gold Brick: bit.ly/Virtual-Gold-Brick

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Irene SwainHow hard it must have been for the new parents to learn of what Nixon was to go through. Hopefully all goes well for the brave, happy little boy and his parents and family 😔💞💐13 hours ago   ·  10
June O'FarrellSuch a dear little boy ,it doesn't seem fair does it ,I wish you all the best Nixon and with a smile like that you deserve to get through this keep strong and God bless you .💙💙💙10 hours ago   ·  5
Irene CampbellTo be diagnosed at 2wks or at any age that just absolutely SUCKS!! Much love to Nixon and his family.13 hours ago   ·  5
Gail Marlow-JonesSo brave! Such spirit what a precious boy. Nixon may you always be strong and live a happy and full life 🌈13 hours ago   ·  4
Dorothy GouldingBut it shouldnt be that way, no children should have to suffer so unfair. Nixon you are definitely a brave little soldier.13 hours ago   ·  4
Yvonne ButtersGod bless you Nixon. Angels watch over you and your family and keep you safe on your journey.Hugs and kisses to. You all xx12 hours ago   ·  1
Marie Pattison-HoodNixion strong beautiful amazing take care sweetheart heart love you lots xxxxxx12 hours ago   ·  1
Catherine FarrellNixon what a brave little man you are and such a cute smile good luck13 hours ago   ·  1
Gail CoghlanI can see you are a gorgeous little boy and i hope you get well soon ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥12 hours ago   ·  2
Angela PerperiadisOmg how sad his only 2 weeks old Iam hoping all the best for this little angel God bless12 hours ago   ·  1
Wayne DunneHang in there Nixon, u"ve got that look of a winna mate, here's wishing you all the best liittle buddy!!13 hours ago   ·  1
Vanessa BroadleyHis family are awesome. And Nixon is a fighter. Go get em boy !!!!!!12 hours ago   ·  1
Cheryl SampsonSo very unfair for a wee babe to have to go through this. Bless him and his family.13 hours ago   ·  2
Pamela CarterPoor little Darling, good luck Sweetie love to you & hugs &your family ,❤😻13 hours ago   ·  1
Norma FriendThis made me cry,will look when we are home next month,God Bless beautiful boy x13 hours ago   ·  1
Judy JenningsNixon is a beautiful little boy. How brave he is.12 hours ago   ·  1
Sven LindemannSo so true! These little troopers are real life heroes x11 hours ago   ·  1
Sheyne RowleyHow is Nixon going in his treatment!13 hours ago   ·  2
Mary MortimerBless you little Nixon.12 hours ago   ·  1
Carmen GaleaGod bless you. Nixon13 hours ago   ·  3
Gael BaldockGod Bless you Nixon.14 hours ago   ·  5
Kerry WalkerNot right that the babies and children have to suffer 😢12 hours ago   ·  1
Jill HurstGod bless him and your family Amen13 hours ago   ·  1
Nannette SawleYou beautiful little Darling ,brave little boy ,God Bless ,11 hours ago   ·  1
Sharon CollardKisses and hugs and prayers to you,beautiful smile13 hours ago   ·  1

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Today was Build Day 1 of #BuildForACure: bit.ly/Build-Day-1 We had so many amazing families with us, who we can't wait to introduce you all to.

Like Nixon & his brother Lachlan. Nixon was diagnosed with a Rhabdoid tumour when he was only 2 weeks old & he began chemotherapy a few days later. Here they are meeting our ambassador Scotty Cam. Together we a building for a cure for kids like Nixon.
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Irene SwainBlessings to Nixon, his family and friends, may he have a speedy recovery. 😊💞💐2 days ago   ·  3
Heather MclaughlinAll the best to Nixon and his family. Hope all your wishes are granted. My thoughts are with you. 💜2 days ago   ·  3
Heidi WestSuch a beautiful soul. Nixon is always smiling despite what he and his family have been through, so brave and strong xo2 days ago   ·  3
Rebecca JohnsonNixon you are an amazing little man, always smiling & happy despite what you have been through. Stay strong gorgeous, you are blessed with such a loving family. Xx2 days ago   ·  1
Gail SearleLots of "white light" to you Nixon for a full recovery....1 day ago
Paul TibblesGod bless Nixon, I would dearly love to hear of your recovery little champ.1 day ago
Katherine CicchielloAn amazing job you all do! Can't wait to see the building as we go! Love your work Children's Cancer Institute!!13 hours ago
Norma FriendWe wish you a full recovery beautiful boy.God Bless you all x2 days ago   ·  1
Hope Margaret Ann HaymanA heart felt wish for you Nixon, you have a strong spirit, you will get though this Nixon. Love to you Nixon.22 hours ago
Dawn CrumptonWe hope everything works well as you deserve it. God love you1 day ago
Dale RobertsBig hugs n love to you Nixon keep well little one.2 days ago   ·  1
Zena SawalagaGod bless Nixon and Lachlan, and all their family2 days ago   ·  1
Tina SmedleyAll the very best to Nixon n his family☺18 hours ago
Norelle WilliamsonMay he grow to become a healthy handsome man.2 days ago   ·  1
Annie LovettGod bless little Nixon and his family speedy recovery little guy 😘1 day ago
Tom CruizeThe govement don't care about cancer all they worried about is same sex marriage what this country coming to its not Australia anymore1 day ago
Janet WatsonWhy does this happen to innocent children I don't understand 😢😢2 days ago   ·  3
Mirtha Fernandez2 days ago   ·  1
Marie Pattison-HoodBeautiful xxxxxx2 days ago   ·  1
Kaye GreedyPlease bless this darling little boy and his family.2 days ago   ·  1
Mary MortimerBless this little family.2 days ago   ·  1
Maureen Eadesdear little darling god bless you1 day ago   ·  1
Diane WhitPoor darling get better soon2 days ago   ·  1
Anne BessantBless you all2 days ago   ·  1
Karl FretwellAmazing initiative 👍🎗🎗🎗🎗🎗👼❤️💔💔💔2 days ago   ·  1

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Meet Jade. She was only two years old when doctors found her brain tumour. Jade is now 4, and she's helping us Build for a Cure: bit.ly/Jade_Build-For-A-Cure

On Monday we start building a complete house from scratch, and will have it completely finished and furnished just in 21 days! Everything is being donated thanks to our partners including McDonald Jones Homes who are donating the materials & trades plus McCloy Group who have donated an amazing block of land at Billy's Lookout Teralba, Lake Macquarie.

100% of proceeds of the sale of the #BuildForACure house will go to our research for kids like Jade.
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Anna McleishSo glad there is still hope for these little ones. As a mum I fully understand what Jade and her mum are going through. You are just beautiful Jade. Keep enjoying life with your family as you are a very special little girl xxx3 days ago   ·  1
Pam KepertWhat a gorgeous little girl. I have a 4 year old granddaughter & she is beautiful just like you Jade. Keep well my love. xxxx3 days ago   ·  2
Roberta Gene CicchillittiBrave little girl . and wonderful mum . Pray she stays well and blessed. xxx2 days ago   ·  1
Rhonda HinschenVery brave little girl. I'm an adult and find the treatments scary how more so for these littlies. My heroes!!!!2 days ago   ·  1
Yvonne ButtersGood luck Jade. God bless you and may you have a long ,healthy and happy life x3 days ago   ·  1
Evelyn HanlonTwo beautiful girls with gorgeous smiles.you both look so happy and I am sure your love will conquer all. God bless .3 days ago   ·  1
Mary ProfilioBeautiful girl with lovely brave mum with God's guards them all the way.2 days ago   ·  1
Sonia DelaneyWishing you well, little one as we do out little one going through the same thing.💕💕💕2 days ago   ·  1
Marilyn HolderMay your days be specialmay you have many more to come bless you3 days ago   ·  1
Terri MaloneSuch a little Sweetie, take care Jade3 days ago   ·  1
Margaret RusbyBeautiful Jade, bless you, xx 💐3 days ago   ·  1
Norma FriendGod Bless beautiful,stay well x3 days ago   ·  3
Gael BaldockGod's Blessings Jade.3 days ago   ·  1
Julie DanielGorgeous bubba girl. You are amazing. Xxxx2 days ago   ·  1
Lesley IrvineTwo amazing girls alright!3 days ago   ·  1
Sandra LeeYou are amazing xx3 days ago   ·  1
Cheyne Waddingham2 amazing girls. ❤️3 days ago   ·  1
Dorothy GouldingYour life will now be full of joy and hqppiness. X3 days ago   ·  1
Barrie DallowSometimes 'Mum' has a very special meaning!3 days ago   ·  1
Jan AdermannBrave mummy! 💞 And brave children too 💞3 days ago   ·  1
Julieann RimmerGod bless you...3 days ago   ·  1
Anne BessantBless you Jade xxx3 days ago   ·  1
Fred MonaghanBless her3 days ago   ·  1
Rita ZahraGod Bless You3 days ago   ·  1
Paul TuckerGutsy little girl3 days ago   ·  1

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Nikki's Story
In the few minutes it takes for you to watch this video, somewhere in the world another child will be diagnosed with cancer. You can help stop this.

Find out more: bit.ly/Nikkis-Kids-Cancer-Trek
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Nikki QuinnThankyou so much fornthe support everyone! Please donate and help me reach my goal! Kids need this research! Thats what this trek is all about... making a difference 💚 please dig deep! Every little bit helps 😊5 days ago   ·  7
Ann AaronNikki please post the website again. Well done & walk well. We also have a survivor in our family who climbed Kilimanjaro at age 15. You will reach your target5 days ago   ·  13
Tanya QuinnDonate where you can as every little bit helps 😀👍🏽💛5 days ago   ·  9
Dana ThomsonMy 16 year old daughter has cancer. We thought she had won the fight. But 5 weeks ago we found it had come back. I hope people dig deep so a cure for kids with cancer can become a reality. Go well Nikki. You are a legend!5 days ago   ·  25
Pamela RoseGood on you Nikki! Cancer definitely changes the way you think & the way you live your life forever! Our 9 year old daughter is currently battling stage 3 ovarian cancer. We hope & pray everyday to find a cure, so no more children have to go through this nightmare! Best of luck xx5 days ago   ·  5
Irene SwainHaving lost my only daughter to cancer, I know what you have gone through to survive and how hard the treatment has been on your body. Blessings to you, your family and friends, may your recovery and future life run smoothly 😔💞💐5 days ago   ·  4
Shobna Ramjeeawon TelucksingCancer defeated my brother. Diagnosed at 11 years old....he kept fighting for a year until last September. He went through a tough battle...praying eveyday for a miracle. May never this disease touch anyone ever5 days ago   ·  3
Ann ConstantinI'm an adult with AML and I'm so happy for you that your well now, as I read your words I could relate to so much, only a person with cancer can truely understand. I just lost a beautiful soul yesterday to AML so your story is uplifting to me... Thank you for doing this trek and raising awareness and money... God Bless and keep you Hun ❌⭕️❣❣5 days ago   ·  2
Nancy KennedyNikki Thank you for sharing your journey with us, such sad situations involving Cancer cases, I am sure your next journey will be a success and do hope folks out there donate to assist with medical research.5 days ago   ·  2
Julie GolledgeNikki...i have managed not to cry all year at feeling the loss of Keegan..until now. Thank you for honouring him with your strength. You continue to shine your light in this world..for that, i am greatful xox5 days ago   ·  7
Shelley FerresOh sweety 😔What a horrible disease. You're a strong little one. I'm so sad you've gone through such a devastating illness. No one, especially kids should be struck down like that..Look at you now, so beautiful, stronger & brave. Congratulations & no doubt you'll have lots of company on your walk 👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼👼🏼💞🌟5 days ago   ·  3
Carmel BrentwoodYes Go Nikki, you get survivors guilt and wonder why you have been spared when others pass away. Hope you get you $10,000. Nikki you are very brave.5 days ago   ·  3
Darryl KennedyI had cancer and I got over it but it broke my heart to see a little one with the disease5 days ago   ·  7
Deirdre DanksI lost my 7yr old son with brain cancer. Our family will never be the same again.5 days ago   ·  3
Kate JonesBe proud of yourself Nikki. I have no idea of the distance of your trek, but I walked 60ks last year over 2 days, raising money for cancer...and I thought that distance was pretty massive....let alone your trekking distance!!!! Good on you. Lots of parts of your body may be "ruined" (your word) but your soul and heart would have grown immensely. Try not to have the survivor guilts...your survival and your soul is raising money, awareness and knowledge.... definitely nothing to feel guilty about. Take care...and be proud. x5 days ago   ·  2
Melanie MockPraise God you made it through the storm! Thank you for being a voice for children! Never ever give up! 💪💪💪5 days ago   ·  3
Pop CoadNikki I am a pensioner and if I had the 10. OOO I would give it to you. And I hope that you enjoy your treck you a wonderfull young lady keep up the good wotk5 days ago   ·  3
Katherine CicchielloNikki you are so brave. We fund raise to help the cause. We will get there. Remember, it's not if, it's when. 😔5 days ago   ·  2
Michael RowanJust a beautiful Soul, do be Happy Sweet Heart, your loved by Many, many people, God Bless You.5 days ago   ·  4
Jenelle FoggoWhat a beautiful girl, wishing you all the best on your trek. No child should have to endure what you have 😔5 days ago   ·  2
Merle OggAnd lotto has 40million to give away explain how that makes sense4 days ago   ·  3
Steven R JoynesYou are a inspiration to all people, we need more people like you is this world..5 days ago   ·  3
Rhonda Collins-RoeIm s survivor......my mantra is what doesnt kill ypu makes ypu stronger....Gpd bless5 days ago   ·  2
Tony MalesYour a tuff and kind soul praise to you in God we trust bless all with well being4 days ago   ·  1
Masonmalissa MasonOmg. I cryed. It's so sad .U are sutch an inspiration. Your a buitiful girl. .5 days ago   ·  1

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Gabriel & Cassie’s little boy Harvey was a “courageous lion”. He bravely battled brain cancer from just 17months old & taught everyone around him the true meaning of courage.

Harvey sadly lost his battle in 2013 aged just 3 years old. His parents have created Harvey's Cureageous Pride as his legacy & are raising vital funds for our research. Follow their page to find out more: bit.ly/Harveys-Courage
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Heather MclaughlinWhat a darling little man. So sad for a young life to need to show a lot of courage, strength and determination. So sad. Xx1 week ago   ·  10
Megan PhelpsI was blessed to have met little Harvey courageous lion at pmh when my daughter at the time was going through her treatment his big beautiful eyes are what caught us all and bravery at such a young age will never forget your face Harvey×××1 week ago   ·  3
Lorraine MichauxSo sad for your loss of Harvey. God bless you and loved ones.. xx1 week ago   ·  8
Arahina Kokkomy prayers are with your family little harvey cancer is not nice BUT WE HAVE TO BE STRONG AND STAY STRONG. xx1 week ago
Brodie EllulBrave little man ❤️ That is courage !! We all need to be this strong ❤️💜❤️💜1 week ago
Gail CoghlanA beautiful angel living in God's care, waiting to meet up with you all again one day♥1 week ago
Lexie CountyIts little guys like Harvey we need more of in this crazy world God Bless you little CHAMP.xx1 week ago   ·  3
Liz HillBless your shining little soul & may your smile shine like the rays of sunshine from heaven 🌞1 week ago   ·  2
Shirley HayhurstWhat a sweet little boy and a very brave little man rip God bless and love to your family xxxxxx1 week ago
Suzanna BowenBrave little man keep fighting God bless you and your family1 week ago
Tracey LeeMuch love to you all. My son will take good care of your little Harvey.x1 week ago   ·  2
Diane Last-CraigBeautiful Harvey. This is so sad such a little soul. Love to Gabriel and Cassie❤️❤️❤️1 week ago
Wendy KayHello little boy,your a strong little boy.💝Stay well darling1 week ago
Wendy ReevesBeautiful little boy.Do sad for his family.My thoughts are with you.1 week ago
Donna FellowsYou beautiful little man. Bless you and your family. Sending my love.1 week ago
Fred KatranisCancer is evil. Is there ever going to be a cure. I find it hard as we have lost a few family members with cancer.1 week ago
Wayne DunneAMEN! You fought hard & as long as u could little mate, may God Bless!!1 week ago
Joey Galway SnrSo young love to Harvey and his family1 week ago
Sloane HaywardHear Harvey Roar xxx 🦁1 week ago
Karon Martina DayWhat a beautiful brave little man. So sad for your loss. Bless you all. Let's hope for a cure from this horrible disease. Xx1 week ago
MarieRob NissenAmen, Harvey. Be at peace,Little One.1 week ago
Ivy BruggemannWhat a beautiful little child (God Bless Him Amen)1 week ago   ·  1
Tracey FowkesBless u little Harvey xx1 week ago
Sue SultanaGod bless and Heal little Harvey in Jesus Name Amen 💋1 week ago
Tom Janette NelsonAnother precious little life taken .xxx1 week ago

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