Current Projects

Play Boxes

Do you have or know a child undergoing medical treatment that would enjoy one of our Kids Are Inspirational Play Boxes?

We are giving away Play Boxes that contain age specific play equipment including sensory aids, art and craft activities, mindfulness and relaxation tools as well as gift vouchers.

Nominate a worthy child now!

Toy Swap

Tired of toys ending up in landfill? Why not swap them at the Giant Toy Swap and help raise funds for the sick kids of Perth!

There will be food, raffles and drinks available. All funds raised will go towards our Play Boxes.

Register and find out more here!

Volunteer

Volunteers are vital for the success of our programs. A dedicated team is required to work together in accordance with a work plan.

Occupational Therapist and Meditation Coaches are highly desired, but anyone with a passion to see these programs reach the community is encouraged to join the team.

Volunteer now!

About Kids Are Inspirational

We aim to provide children and their families with direct health, financial and practical support when needed as well as develop Volunteer and Mentor programs by creating a link between existing Health Services, students specialising in Paediatric Health and Occupational Therapy and Volunteers.

For more information, check out our Facebook page.

Meet Our Team

Jacqui Gilchrist

Jacqui Gilchrist

Chairperson

Jacqui is a mum of four who is very passionate about helping the community. She is a small business owner who has experienced many ups and downs of running a business.

Kids Are Inspirational Project Inc. was created because the Perth Community cares an awful lot about sick children and by working together we can help bring some sunshine to sick children and their families when their days don’t feel so bright.

Jacqui is honoured to be a part of Kids Are Inspirational Project Inc. and can’t wait to see the impact it will have for Perth’s terminally ill children and their families.

Direshni Bennett

Direshni Bennett

Project Manager

Direshni is a Perth trained qualified General Sonographer with experience in both the public and private sector, and has two young children.

She is excited to be involved with Kids Are Inspirational Project Inc. and is passionate about assisting Perth’s sick children and their families as they navigate their way through their journey. As Project Manager, Direshni is dedicated to implementing projects that will enrich the emotional well being of children whilst inside and outside of the treatment setting, whether it is short or long term.

Through Kids Are Inspirational Project Inc. Direshni is looking forward to providing sustainable support through alliances and partnerships with the Perth community and other not for profit organisations.

Simon Haynes

Simon Haynes

Secretary

Simon has been involved in costumed charity work as part of Perth's Allied Costumers since 2013, raising money and awareness for various causes including Starlight, Lifeline, Royal Flying Doctors Services and many others.

He has a background in media and costume making, has just completed a course in Business Administration, and is always looking to learn and adapt new skills into helping other people.

For Simon, working with Kids Are Inspirational is about helping children and their families with whatever support is needed, be it educational toys to aid in rehabilitation or just simply a helping hand during a hard time for the family.

Get in Touch

Mail

PO Box 727
Mount Lawley
Western Australia 6929

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