It is that time of year again… School holidays! Sometimes it feels like the time the kids are at home outweighs the time they are in the classroom! Holidays are a great time (if you can get some time off too) to bond with your children and enjoy discovering and experiencing new things together. The time you invest in your children now is an investment in their future wellbeing and your relationship. Doing activities, seeing films and exploring your home town are great ways to create strong bonds, and ensure that your child feels valued and secure in their worth. ..
"Happiness may have different meanings for different people. But we can all agree that it means working to end conflict, poverty and other unfortunate conditions in which so many of our fellow human beings live."..
At SunnyKids we spend a large percentage of time working with at-risk children and their families. We also spend a large portion of time in the community raising awareness and funds to ensure that we can effectively support and deliver the much-needed services we provide. ..
As February draws to a close, we can all breathe a little easier, the kids are back at school, work is flowing and life is in order. The return to school can be a frantic time for any parents, and the parents being supported through the refuge can find this time of year more challenging than usual. For many of these families, the cost of getting kids back to school is challenging with many children starting new schools and needing uniforms and books. ..
The SunnyKids model is built on communities working together to create new outcomes. As an organization we work collaboratively everyday with Government Agencies, Business Leaders and Community Service Providers to support kids and families. We also work with and appreciate the support of other organisations that support us to raise funds for resources and service delivery...
February is a month that can evoke a range of emotions and anxiety in the most stable souls. It is notoriously known thought of as the month of love being the home of Valentines Day and for some it is the most dreaded day of the year. ..
There is nothing truer than the statement that a problem shared is a problem halved. And this age old adage is really the underlying driver of the Queensland Government’s new Talking Families campaign. ..
In 2014 the Queensland Government commissioned a new taskforce – the Domestic and Family Violence Taskforce.In Queensland last year more than 64,000 incidents of domestic and family violence were reported and almost 13,000 breaches of domestic violence orders occurred. On the Sunshine Coast SunnyKids provided over 10,000 nights of emergency accommodation and a safety net for thousands of school children. ..