Parkes Dance Co

Time Danced:

10126minutes

We're dancing to make a difference for sick kids!

When a child is injured, or diagnosed with a serious illness, it affects the whole family. Lives can be turned upside down, and puts families under enormous pressure. For many families, it can feel like it’s impossible to hold it together.

That’s why we’re joining Ronald McDonald House Charities to Dance for Sick Kids this year.

We’ll be dancing to make a difference every day for 7 days, to raise money that will help families stay in a home-away-from-home, access emotional and financial support, and more. From day one in the hospital and for as long as it takes, your help ensures that families don’t have to navigate the challenges of illness or injury alone.

Please support us by making a tax-deductible donation to our challenge. Your generosity will make sure that Ronald McDonald House Charities can support even more families with a seriously ill or injured child when they need it most.

Thanks to all the generous people who’ve donated to our challenge.

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Parkes Dance Co Disco

Go Parkes Dance Co Team and families! We had so much fun at the disco 🪩 🌟

$300

Katie Cheney

Go Sam! Such a great cause. We recently stayed at RMHC in Orange and were so grateful to be able to access this resource ❤️ happy dancing x

$169

Emma Evans

$169

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$169

Steven Davis

$166

Morgan Flynn

$160

Kelley Westcott

Fantastic! Without peoples donations, we couldn't have stay at Ronald's the many nights we have since Sam's early birth 17 years ago!

$120

Shannon Bennett

$116

Pop Keen

Have fun Helping others!!!! Pop

$116

Terry Lewis

$116

Gillian And Joe Kinsela

🩷

$116

Scott Hendry

$116

Lochie Pettiford

$116

Jaymee-kate

🩷🩷

$116

Erik Lensson

Good job Pippa’! 💃🏾

$116

Nana Kaz & Grande

Very proud of your accomplishments in helping sick children

$106

Aunty Erin & Kylie

Goooo Rubes xx

$106

Alison Keen

$106

Meloury-jones Family

From the meloury-jones family ❤️

$106

Craig Dumesny

You go our beautiful little rockstar - so proud of you

$106

Mum X

Go my beautiful Dancing Queen 💛x

$106

Babcia Stechly

Go Hollie Dolly

$106

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$104

Brianna Celledoni

$104

Mum & Dad

Well done Rube ✨ Such a great cause x

$104

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$104

Jess

$104

Rory Nock

$104

Lorraine And Kim Chambers

Keep dancing, Elly! Love Grandma and Grandad 🩷

$100

Rob Cheney

Go Sam! Love Non and Pop

$75

Luke Swindle

Great work Kenna! Lots of Love Dad x

$75

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$74

Tara Adam

$74

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$72

Anonymous

🤍🤍

$66

1300 Bugman Pty Ltd

Go Bella! 💃

$66

Ellen Tom

Keep on dancing Pipa 💖

$66

Brooke Adam

$66

Nicholas Gibson

$66

Ariah-lee Pearse

$66

Kran&pop

Proud of you Emmelyn love Kran&Pop

$64

Terina Johns

Enjoy yourself Pipa, dance til your legs hurt

$64

Skillin Letitia

$63

Mitch Mcgirr

$63

J M Chambers

Well done Pip ❤️

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Margot

well done beautiful girl

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Mum & Dad

We love you incredibly.

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Jodie Smith

Well done Pippa xxx

$63

Erin And Kyle Hando

$63

Catherine Heron

Well done Isla B Such a great charity 😊

$63

Dar And Nae Thompson

Dance like the little princess you are Phoebe, lots of love Dar and Nae ❤️

$63

Lochie

Start dancing Mackenzie!

$63

Marty Davies

$63

Matilda Barker

Great work, Parkes Dance Co!

$63

Gg

Go Hollie. Wonderful cause

$63

Annette Gascoigne

$63

Susan Maddison

$63

Margret Keen

Dance good

$63

Anonymous

Go girls!

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$63

Anonymous

Go girls!

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Andrew Bament

Great work Hollie x

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Grandma

Keep dancing my sweetheart

$63

Francesca And Storm

Go Elly!! Love Francesca, Storm, BB & Leiemma

$63

Lee Mccabe

Good on you Pipa 👏🥰😘

$63

Mackenzie’s Mum

Get jiggy with it guys

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Mel Ten Cate

$63

Haylo Air

Such a great cause

$63

Julie Power

You are so kind and thoughtful Pipa to do this for sick children.

$63

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$63

Liz Barber

$62

Mel

Great work pip!

$62

Carolynn Magill

Well done Lotti 👏🏼

$62

Carolynn Magill

Well done Stella 👏🏼

$62

Leonie Rogers

$61

Tracy

Beautiful thing to do Isla

$60

Carinne Wood

$60

Catherine Celledoni

$60

Chloe Stone

$60

Pam Neale

Go Samara! Love Gran

$60

Erin Cheney

Go Sammi! Such an amazing charity. We hope you reach your goal and happy dancing. Love Aunty Ez. xx

$60

Melinda Wienand

Go C&K! Can’t wait to hear how long you dance for

$56

Jane

$56

Alistair Mcfadyen

$56

Lisa Ten Cate

Amazing work pipa keep it up! Big love aunty leelee Lachie and the girls xx

$54

Lauren Flavel

$54

Opa

Good on ya Pip!

$53

Daph And Mal

From Daph and mal 🩷 Go Isla

$53

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$53

Olya Willis

Good on you!

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Rob Willis

Good on you

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Cherrrill & Peter Edwards

Love Granny & Gramps xx

$53

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$53

Joanne Thomson

Go girl Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another you have a heart of gold Isla.

$53

Anonymous

Dance your heart out Kiarah 💃❤️

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Aunty Rozzy

😁👍

$53

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Aunty Rozzy

💃🏻👍

$53

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Christine Ten Cate

$53

Guy And Maria Parker

$53

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Janene Dwyer

Little dancing queen.

$53

Christine Mcdonald

Keep spinning little one.

$53

Debby Buckley

Go Macka xx

$53

Shane Ellis

Dance your heart out Nuggy Noo - Love ya!

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$53

Faye Iannello

Congratulations Bella for being so kind to sick kids, so proud of you.

$53

Kool Kid Kath

Dancing Queens

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Nan

A fantastic cause. Go for it Gra. Very proud of you for doing this.

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Anonymous

$53

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$53

Kate Mccabe

Good on you Pipa!

$52

Carmen And Brendan Tencardle

Well done Pipa. We know you’ll reach your target and smash the challenge. Xo

$52

Aunty Bee

We are incredibly proud of you. Its very close to our hearts. Koh loves you.

$52

Neil Peterson

Way to go Kiarah

$52

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$51

Tracey Chambers

Goodluck Pip, what a great thing to do!! 💗

$50

Aunty Robyn

Love Aunty Robyn ♥️

$50

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Donna Stone

Happy Dancing! Love Nana & Poppy xx

$50

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$44

Ava And Toby Lewis

$42

Rosser Family

Dance your heart out Isla! We hope you reach your goal <3

$42

Kelly Lacey

Thankyou for your hard work to help sick children and families Ruby, Great job ♡☆

$40

Michael Holmes

$38

Sonya Sampson

Well done Emmelyn. Your a superstar & should be very proud..

$36

Ava And Toby

$36

Marja Iffland

$36

Nanny Deb And Papa Paul

Emmelyn you are an inspiration. Way to go. Love you ❤️❤️

$36

Keira

$36

Chloe And Annie

Great job dancing! Love Chloe and Annie

$36

Esther Latz

Go Emmelyn, dance the day away!

$36

Tina Turner🎤🎼

You can dance, you can jive Having the time of your life Ooh, see that girl, watch that scene Digging the dancing KEENS!!!!!

$36

Katie Warren

$36

Anonymous

Good job

$34

Lynn Logan

Great work Stella

$34

Isabella Mcfadyen

$32

Jeanine

Well done Lotti

$32

Bianca Coster

Go Mack! ❤️

$32

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$32

Phoebe Fletcher

$32

Amz& Trot Trotman

Great cause, dance away!! Love Aunty Amz and Uncle Trot xx

$32

Hol

Dance away my little bestie!

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Tara Adam

$32

Karen Rodgers

Well done Isla, what an amazing little girl you are 💖

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Madds & Matty & Eva Xx

Go Lotti

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Madds & Matty & Eva Xx

You got this Stella!

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Anonymous

You're amazing Kiarah x

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Christie Sleeman

$32

Abby Patten

Love aunty abby and uncle Bobby xx

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Alice Maier

$32

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Eileen Mckinnon

$32

Betsy Johnstone

Keep dancing Pipa

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Carla And Phil Bishop

Keep rocking and rolling Pipa 🥰

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Francine Bignell

Go for it my little firecracker!

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Micheller Page

you go girl!

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Aunty Hayley

Good job gorgeous girl

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Kylie Cronin

Well done Pipa! xx

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Janelle

Well done Mackenna what a great cause

$32

Renee Powell

$32

Michelle Macgregor

So proud of you doing this Sammi xx

$32

Renee Powell

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Katrina Allen

$32

Bec + Tarlow

You’re a star Fi! Love Bec + Tarlow warlow xx

$32

Geoff

$32

Geoff Swindle

$32

Steve Hayward ( Steves Sanding )

Dance heaps Hollie x

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Scott

Well done young lady

$32

Sarah Smith

Lovely work xx

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Gracey Jones

$32

Lynne Allen

$32

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Aunty Hids

Go Kenna 🥰

$32

Jmk Hair Quarters

Little rockstar!! Well done! X

$31

Jeanine

Well done Stella

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Chelsea Vane-tempest

$31

Shirley Selda

Just my little way to help

$31

Vanessa Edwards

$31

Courtney Stone

Love you Kenna 💓💓

$31

Stacey & Matt

Go Elly!! 🥰🥰

$30

Anonymous

Keep on dancing Isla B! 💃🏼

$30

Amy Cheney

Proud of you for doing this Sami! Have fun!

$30

Noble Family

$30

David Keen

$26

Katie Lee

Congratulations Superstar! 💗

$26

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Maureen Boardman

Keep Dancing Lotti

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Maureen Boardman

Keep Dancing Stella

$26

Judy Hewett

Have fun 💜

$26

Joanne

Hey there Shelby. Great to see you with your gear on. Can't wait to see you bust that move later. Enjoy my love.

$26

Symone & Mitch

Go Bella!

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Mary-ann Quarmby

Very proud of you little Shelby

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Anonymous

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Eriberto Da Silva

$21

Lara Messiter

$21

Jenni Harding

Dance those little feet off Courtney and Pocket Rocket

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Charli

$21

Therese Stevens

You’ve got this Lotti 💜💜

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Braydon Webster

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Neen

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Evie Acret

Way to go Isla!

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Tiffany Prout

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Bridie Lacey

🫶🫶

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Bridie Lacey

🫶🫶

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Kate Flynn

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Trin

Keep dancing beautiful girl!

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Hayley Goulthorp

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Trin

Well done Lotti, keep on dancing 💃🏻

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Hollie Hayward

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Nikki Cheney

$21

Maria Miller

Great work Lottie

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Maria

Great work Stella

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Elaine Charlton

$21

Rob Chambers

Keep on dancing Pipa!

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The Soles

We love you Isla keep doing amazing work

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Ashton Lacey

Thankyou Ruby and Thankyou Ronald McDonald for helping families in need

$21

Anonymous

$21

Arnie 💕

Way to go Eddie!!

$21

Emi Rogers

$21

Ruby Charlton

$21

Brooke Norma

$21

Aliesha Mcpherson

🩷🩷

$21

Tegan Crowe

Good luck Lexie. Love you 🩷

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Tegan Crowe

Good luck Rem. Love you 🩷

$20

Carol

Well done pipa!

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Anonymous

$20

Sommer Byron Holland

Congrats Pip - well done SBH ✨

$17

Bez

Proud of you!

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Laurice Veper

Great charity to support Stella well done

$16

Laurice Veper

Great work Lotti 👏

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Hallie Barber

Go Sissy 🩷

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Paige Cowling

$16

Molly Kennedy

Hope u reach ur goal rem, love you xx

$16

Boyd Chambers

$15

Angelique Bland

Go Jess!

$11

Leanne Riley

Well done raising funds for this great cause. ❤️

$11

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Georgia Thompson

Great work!

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$11

Kenzies Favourite Cousin

Love this guys, keep doing the amazing things you always do. Lots of love, Cousin Aidan

$11

Isla Barber

Great job Em let’s do this 🩷

$11

Nickie Lucas

Have fun dancing Miss Shelby x

$11

Kim Boardman

$11

Kim Boardman

$11

Aubree Vane-tempest

$11

Cassandra Fisher

Go get it !!!

$11

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Emmelyn White

$10

Abi Talbot

$10

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Lyilah Greenberg

$10

Anonymous

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Our Team Members

How Your Donation Helps

A global research team* worked with RMHC to evaluate the impact of our House Program on families around the world. The following is a summary of those findings**.

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* The global team of researchers was drawn from leading universities, including the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), George Washington University, the University of Chicago, as well as from top medical centres in Hong Kong; Sydney, Australia; the United Kingdom; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cincinnati, U.S.; and Toronto, Canada.

** Findings taken from RMHC Impact Research – the name for a suite of studies on the impact of RMHC around the world. The summaries provided here provide a snapshot of the findings from each of the key Ronald McDonald House Impact studies.

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