MAC raises money for sick kids and their families in need
Published on 23 September 2019
TLC for Kids is the leading Australian children’s charity helping sick kids and their families cope with the challenges of everyday life with illness.
TLC delivers timely support to help lift the spirits and ease the stress of the child and their family in whatever way we can. This can range from a surprise birthday package, to a day out for the family, to helping out with household costs, to assisting with bereavement.
Tim Conolan founded the charity in 1998 when he heard that children were falling through the gaps of existing services. Tim has since won Australian of the Year Local Hero in 2014 for his work at TLC for Kids. TLC for Kids is proud to be partnering with one of Victoria’s most respected institutions, Ambulance Victoria, to introduce The TLC Ambulance.
In 2019, the TLC Ambulance will begin delivering special moments to sick children in palliative care, transporting them to their most treasured places to experience that joy one last time. The experience will be captured and commemorated for the family.
The TLC Ambulance is the first program of its kind in Australia, offering an immersive and engaging experience that differentiates the vehicle from other patient transport vehicles. The TLC Ambulance is more than just a vehicle – it offers a beautiful, memorable day out for families to treasure forever.
Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre is very proud of its members, guests and staff for helping donate over $500 to TLC to continue their great work.