Mother's Day Luncheon
Event Start Date: 11/05/2018
Event End Date: 11/05/2018
All proceeds from our Mother's Day Luncheon will help fund our ongoing Little Heroes Care program.
Life after the diagnosis of a serious illness can be extremely tough on the family unit. Here at Little Heroes Foundation, we are passionate about supporting the whole family through their journey. For many
parents, it is not unusual for them to say that caring for a seriously ill child is like 'living in a
bubble'. Kindergarten must be put on hold, play dates become a distant
memory and even a visit to the playground becomes impossible. Not to
mention, parents will often need to seize working for a long period of
time to care for their child. Enter Little Heroes Care. As the service
arm of Little Heroes Foundation, this program provides significant aid
to families in the form of financial assistance, grocery vouchers,
professional household cleaning, fuel cards and other travel expenses,
in-home nursing for children so they can stay in a familiar environment,
backyard play equipment and much more.
This program also aids the Paediatric Palliative Care Service (PPCS) at the Women's and Children's Hospital. For children with an illness where cure is unlikely or impossible, the goals of care change to also focus on enhancing quality of life. Palliative care means that a child's comfort and dignity become the priority and adequate support is provided to them and their families. Little Heroes Foundation’s financial support of the PPCS also addresses a variety of unmet needs for families. We fund equipment and practical support – enabling children to spend precious time at home with their families.
Supporting our Mother's Day Luncheon will help us to continue making a difference to the lives of these families.