Our Stories

  • Mel’s Letter

    To all of our Amazing Clown Doctors Supporters, You may not know me personally, but for 10 years you have helped me to deliver the magic of Clown Doctors to really sick kids around the country. Thank you! I am Melinda Farrell, CEO of The Humour Foundation, and for 10 years I have watched, listened, laughed, cried and worked very hard with Clown Doctors – hoping to make life better for sick and injured kids in hospital. When I look… Click for more.

  • Sophie’s Letter to the Clown Doctors

    Dear Clown Doctors, I can’t believe that 12 years have passed since you first came into my life. I was 3 years old, living in Wagga Wagga NSW and having the time of my life with my sister and my favourite toy, Puppy.  It was only a couple of weeks until Christmas and my birthday had been the day before. Suddenly my world was turned upside down as one moment Puppy and I were having a fun time and next… Click for more.

  • Scott’s Story

    Dear Clown Doctors, Back in 2001, I had my 4th child, a little girl, Molly. A sister for Tegan, Casey, and my only son Scott. Molly was born very small, and was diagnosed with a condition called Trisomy 18. Unfortunately, the doctors described this condition to me as incompatible with life. Molly was with us for just 5 short days before she passed away. Scott was only 2 and a half at the time, but even then his humour was… Click for more.

  • Moira’s Story

    A special hello to the beautiful reader. My name is Moira and James is my 5th child – He was a gorgeous baby boy.  My Chubby Bubby. So what’s our story you ask?  Well, our story was going along quite nicely, thank you. Everything appeared to be ok on this journey we all call "Life", with James reaching all the usual milestones for a healthy 11 month old. I remember picking him up out of his cot one morning in… Click for more.

  • Alison’s Story

    Hello, my name is Alison and I have 2 children, my son Stuart and daughter Kira. By the time my son was just over a year old he was a very sick baby.  Grossly underweight and vomiting everything that entered his mouth.  As parents, we were very worried! We sought help through several avenues to no avail.  We couldn’t get any answers. Then after two tireless weeks of multiple traumatic tests for various terrible diseases, we finally got a diagnosis… Click for more.

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