Grant Recipients

Since 2005, we have supported over 670 families, thanks to the generous support of our Patrons, sponsors and supporters. Here are just a few of their stories. 


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Hi my name is Cooper.

I am 12 years old.

I like to play soccer, ride on my scooter, walking my dog and keeping my family organised. .

I am one of only a handful of people in the world living with Mosaic Trisomy 13.

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me by providing speech therapy for 12 months.

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Hi my name is Marley.

I am 5 years old.

I like to dance and listen to music.

I am one of only very few in the world living with Trisomy chromosome 5q33 (long arm), Monosony chromosome 11q24.2 (long arm).

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me by providing an electric bed.

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Hi my name is Liam.

I am 11 years old.

I like to create mischief.

I am one of only a small number of suffers in the world living with Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyopathy.

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me multiple times providing vital equipment to help me talk and walk for the first time..

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Hi my name is Alyssa.

I am 12 years old.

I like to spend time with family.

I am one of only a small amount of people in the world living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me by providing me with multiple machines that help me breathe, move, and communicate..

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Hi my name is Louis.

I am 3 years old.

I like to play with my siblings.

I am one of only a small number of people in the world living with Biotin and Thiarnine Responsive Basal Ganglia Disease.

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me by providing with physio and speech therapy sessions.

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Hi my name is Sarah.

I am 13 years old.

I like to sing, act and watch the cricket.

I am one of only a handful of people in the world living with Syndrome With a Name (SWAN).

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me by providing me with speech therapy sessions.

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Hi my name is Xavier.

I am 6 years old.

I like to watch The Wiggles and play with my cat.

I am one of only very few people in the world living with Undiagnosed Genetic Syndrome.

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me outdoor play area.

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Hi my name is Renee.

I am 25 years old.

I like to cook, go shopping and love everything pink!.

I am one of only a rare handful of people in the world living with Geleophysic Dysplasia (Dwarfism).

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me by providing portable oxygen cylinders every month so I can have a life outside my home.

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Hi my name is Daniel.

I am 19 years old.

I like to play bocce and have qualified for the next Paralympics!.

I am one of only a small number of people in the world living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2.

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me by providing me with a robotic arm - an Australian first..

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Hi my name is Holly.

I am 12 years old.

I like to be a 'dare devil' and go on rides at Luna Park.

I am one of only a small number of people in the world living with Congenital Disorder of Glycosylation Type 1a (CDG).

The Steve Waugh Foundation have helped me multiple times to help me communicate.

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