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At Cure Kids, our purpose is simple. Every single day, we’re driven to find cures for the life-threatening illnesses that affect many of our children.
How do we do it? We focus on raising funds so that vital medical research can continue till our researchers find the cures our kids need. Put simply: we fund the cures, they find the cures.
Approximately one child in 30 is affected by a genetic malformation; that’s an average of roughly one in every classroom. We’re searching for cures for, among others, childhood leukaemia and other cancers, heart diseases, cystic fibrosis, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Type 1 diabetes and asthma. These conditions and diseases mean children miss out on a normal childhood, and have to learn far too early in life how to fight to survive.
Established by Rotary in 1975 as the Child Health Research Foundation, so far we’ve invested more than $29 million in research. We have achieved breakthroughs that have saved, improved and extended the lives of kids here and around the world. We’re proud of what we’ve achieved. But the work has only just begun.
“We’ve made huge progress, and have saved many, many lives. But there are still thousands of children living with life-threatening illnesses. We won’t rest until we find the cures for the illnesses that affect children and their families.”
Vicki Lee, Cure Kids CEO
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Discovering cures could never be described as simple or swift, which is why we fund world-class senior research positions – Professorial Chairs – in perpetuity. We know that breakthroughs come through that magic combination of curiosity, ingenuity, hard work – and perseverance.
While there are many more years of work ahead, we have made some magnificent discoveries along the way. These discoveries have already made a substantial difference to the lives our children lead.
To read about our work in 2012, check out our annual report.