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Helping Little Corey

Closed Cause page created in the Kiwi Kids category by Malinda Wynyard for "Little Corey and his Parents"

  • $20,335.00 donated
  • 140 generous donors

Thursday, March 8, Corey was rushed up to Starship Hospital in the middle of the night. By Friday 9th of March, Corey was undergoing chemo.

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What they had thought was a liver infection (terrifying enough for any parent) they had now been informed was something much worse. Test results indicate this is neuroblastoma, although the diagnosis could change. What we do know for certain is that this is a very aggressive tumour. Within a day of arriving in Starship, Corey was undergoing his first round of chemotherapy. His tiny 20 month old torso has been swollen by the tumor, the situation is very risky and treatment of Corey's condition is not straightforward. His is an unusual and, frankly, terrifying situation. Cancer is a word that we hear a lot unfortunately, but that this has happened to someone so sweet and young is beyond comprehension. This is a long term stay in the hospital for Corey, as well as Hayden and Aly, and any help people can offer is received with a huge amount of gratitude. If donating money is not an option for you, then please send your prayers, keep Corey in your thoughts, and hope for the best.

Use of Funds:

The money will be used to help Corey's parents manage their costs while caring for Corey, and helping Corey enjoy his time in the hospital.

Page created by:

Malinda Wynyard


Corey's parents are very good friends with myself and my partner. Corey's mum and I were pregnant together and our boys are three months apart in age.

All funds raised benefit:

Little Corey and his Parents

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Hayden Keeling on behalf of Little Corey and his Parents.

  • $20,335.00 donated
  • 140 generous donors

$20,335 donated

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This cause page was created on 12 Mar 2018 and closed at 23:59 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 12 Sep 2018.

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