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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Stella Bella Foundation a registered charity?

Yes, the Stella Bella Foundation is a registered Australian charity and has operated successfully in the ACT region since 2012.

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What states does the Stella Bella Foundation operate in?

The Foundation operates in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.

If you are unsure of being able to accept our assistance and support due to your location, please reach out to us via email, a phone call or on our social media, and we can have a chat about the possibilities.

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How do I access some support for my child through the Stella Bella Foundation?

We offer assistance in the form of financial aid like petrol and food vouchers, family accommodation or emergency transport to hospitals. We also provide palliative care assistance.

Stella Bella Foundation runs various programs to offer a positive experience at different stages of a child’s diagnosis, ranging from a rewarding beads program, a children’s centre specialising in caring for ill children, and family support during difficult times.

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How do I donate money or items to Stella Bella Foundation?

Donations contribute massively to the good work we do at the Stella Bella Foundation. We accept donations of all kinds, as even the smallest item or amount contributes towards a cause.

If your donation item is ready or you’d like to set up a monthly gift-giving donation, please contact us on (02) 6280 9640, 0423 439889 or email us at [email protected].

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Are my donations tax deductible?

Stella Bella Foundation holds a DGR (deductible gift recipient) status and donations to the Foundation are tax deductible.

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How do I get my business to become a partner or a sponsor of Stella Bella Foundation?

We rely on businesses to provide financial funding for our programs and would be delighted to have a chat about our story, what we do and how it will benefit your organisation. You can contact us on (02) 6280 9640, 0423 439889 or email us at [email protected].

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Are there opportunities for corporate volunteers?

Organisation working with the Foundation often come to volunteer as a team to help out with meal cook outs, wrapping gifts on Christmas, spending a day at the Children’s centre among other activities. Every helping hand at the Stella Bella Foundation makes a difference and you get a sneak peek at what we do.

Corporate organisations contribute by running fundraiser events, donations or gift-giving programs as well.

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What is workplace giving? Are there any benefits?

Organising a small amount of monthly donation from your pre-tax salary is known as workplace giving. Workplace giving programs can be set up as CSR initiatives.

Your HR department or account manager can assist you in setting up a giving account and gain benefits. As a donation to a DGR endorsed charity, you would receive tax benefits.

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How can I volunteer with the Stella Bella Foundation?

Interested volunteers should express their interest or contact us directly via phone, email or on social media.

Volunteers help during our fundraiser events, at the children’s centre and admin or organisation tasks depending on the need. We can utilise a myriad of skills at our organisation and would be happy to have you on board.

If you have specific skills or are interested in gaining a new skill, please mention it on the volunteer form.

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Can I volunteer if I work full time?

As a charity, we work out of regular 9-5 office hours and would be happy to have you volunteer when you are available. If you would like to volunteer despite working full time, we can surely accommodate you.

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Can I organize my own fundraising event to support the foundation?

Yes, you definitely can. We have corporate organisations, schools and individuals raise funds for us in their own creative ways.

Some of the more successful self-organised fundraisers in recent years have been Bunnings BBQ sizzles, Golf Day Outs and the Tour De Office by Colliers.

If you would like to organise your own event, please reach out to us and we’d love to hear your ideas!

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How do I organise a tour of the Stella Bella Children’s Centre?

To know more about the kind of work we do at the Children’s Centre, if it is suitable for your child and how to enrol your child in it, we do like to sit and have a chat with the parents first to understand the children and their circumstances better.

Please contact us to organise an initial chat at the Stella Bella Children’s Centre.

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Can I still enrol my child in the Children’s Centre if they do not have a medical condition?

Yes, children with less serious or no medical conditions can be enrolled at the Children’s Centre.

We have 2 different units for mainstream day care and specialised day care, and the fees of each child enrolled in the mainstream day care helps fund for the care of ill children in the specialised day care unit.

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Which hospitals in Australia participate in the Little Star Beads Programs?

Hospitals in the ACT, NSW, South Australia and Queensland participate in the Little Star Beads programs, and new hospitals partner with us often to introduce our program in their children’s wards.

A list of partner hospitals and their contact details are available on our website, or you can simply contact us on (02) 6280 9640, 0423 439889 or email us at [email protected] to find out if your hospital participates in our Little Star Beads Program.

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Is there a cost involved in joining the Tiny and the Little Star Beads Programs?

No, the Tiny and Little Star Beads Programs are offered for free to all eligible children, and their families admitted to our partner hospitals.

If you are unsure about your hospital, please get in touch with your nurse, the hospital social work department or reach out to us on (02) 6280 9640, 0423 439889 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

Can my child access the Little Star Beads program if it is not offered at our local hospital?

We offer beads for medical procedures and tests for free, and there are usually through our hospital partners. If your hospital is not a partner, we can still assist you. Only postage charges apply in case your hospital is not our registered partner.

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Does the Children’s Centre specialise in care of disabled children?

Our care is best suited for seriously ill children suffering from long-term health issues and illnesses, and not necessarily children with disability. If you think your child can benefit from our Children’s Centre or would like to have a chat about how we care for your children, please reach out to us on 02 6280 9640, 0423 439 889, or email us at [email protected].

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