Team Mia

Baby Steps

Mia is Dancing for Sick Kids

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When 7 year-old Mia was confined to a wheelchair during treatment for brain cancer Doctors told her mother she may never recover. Now Mia’s up and dancing and she wants you to dance with her.

Mia, from Gulgong NSW was only 5 when she was first diagnosed with a malignant and aggressive brain cancer called medulla neuroblastoma, in February 2019. 

Together with her Mum Stacey, they travelled the 3.5 hours to The Children’s Hospital Westmead for life-saving treatment.  Mia and Stacey stayed next door at Ronald McDonald House Westmead for the following 205 nights, with Stacey’s mother joining them often for added support. Mia was painfully ill and frail over this time and Stacey recalls doctors saying her daughter may never again know life outside of the wheelchair again.  

"RMH provides a peaceful and homely environment, that allowed us to relax a little and refuel to face another day of endless doctors and hospital treatment” - Stacey, Mum of Mia.

Mia is thankfully now in remission, although she will need ongoing check-ups for some time when she will again stay at Ronald McDonald House. This is why Mia is paying it forward to Dance for Sick Kids.

All funds raised will go towards helping more seriously ill children and their families just like Mia, by helping provide a home-away-from-home at Ronald McDonald House.

On average, it costs Ronald McDonald House Charities GWS $160 to support a family for one night, so please give generously. 

Thank you for helping us make a difference!

Team Updates

Day 5!

Friday 29th

Day 4! Mia went for a different approach

Friday 29th

Day 3! Mia wanted to "make the sick kids laugh"

Friday 29th

DAY 2!

Friday 29th

Day 1! Mia has kicked off her dancing!

Saturday 16th

Paying it forward ❤️

Thursday 30th

Thank you to our Sponsors

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Rsh & Co Pry Ltd

There's no doubt you will be having lots of fun dancing to raise money for this fabulous cause Mia! Best wishes to you both Stacey and Mia x

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Anonymous

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Lynda Brennan

Best wishes Stacey and Mia

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Anonymous

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Pomegranate Sisters

We are so proud of you Mia. Love you 😘

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Anonymous

You Rock an amazing little human loads of love. X

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Karen Clarke

Keep dancing Mia. xx

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Angie Spice

Dance your heart out Mia 💜

$104

Aunty Lalee

You are my hero Mia Shannon! You are a true warrior! 🦋

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Matthew O’regan

Very inspirational Mia. Go Mia.

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Carol Forwood

Congratulations and thank you for helping other families Mia, you are amazing! Xxx

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William Purtell

Much love, uncle billy xx

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Tony And Glynis

Go you little champion! Glynis and Heck xxx

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Tony, Dianne And Charlotte

All the best from your room buddies :)

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Hannah & Brenden Lamont

A beautiful life ahead of you, sweet girl ❤

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Jasmin Kolev

Mia, So proud of you and how far you have come on this journey. Love you to bits. You are so strong and I love seeing you get back to what you love - your dancing. You dance your little heart out lady! Love Jazzie, Boggy & Emmy

$62

Kristy Stoddart

You are one amazing girl Mia ! Can’t wait to see you dance moves ❤️

$52

Jac And Nath

Go Mia! 🦋

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Naomi Maynard

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Deborah Grover

You are an inspiration young Mia. May you always dance, laugh and be happy and healthy.

$52

Ben Stewart

You're an absolute star Mia

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Imogen Woods-smith

Super proud of you! xoxo

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Leighara Stott

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Shelby Frost

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Jacqui Wakely

You are The Dancing Queen young and sweet🌸💕 You will do great Mia😘🌸💕X

$52

Cheryl Harris

Beautiful dancing Mia. 😊💕

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Jocelyn H

Way to go Mia!!

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Chelsea

Can’t wait to see all of your dance moves Miss Mia, love you gorgeous girl 💗💗💗

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Kirsty (jackson) Cap

Keep up the great work!

$52

Kerry Berrigan

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Maureen Hall

Mia you are an inspiration, keep dancing 💋

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Jaimi, Hixy, Rylan & Mason Xx

So proud of you Mia! ❤️❤️❤️

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Ben Woolard

All the best too you Mia , you’ve got this and you’ve got two of the strongest parents , All the best Stacey and family

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Anonymous

Bless you Mia. You are amazing.

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Crumpet O’dwyer

Love you always crumpet 🐾

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Claire Gordon

Have fun dancing beautiful Mia!

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Rachel Murdoch

Mia , you are an amazing inspiration kiddo ❤️ You go girl , dance ,dance , dance xx

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Sharon Hoy

Mia is the most amazing and bravest little girl I have ever known and I am proud to be her Nana

$52

Belle Moerkerk

You are an amazing little warrior Mia

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Sarah And Craig Millson

Good luck beautiful girl! Do a shimmy for us! xx

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Bec Hallam

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Kellie And Jed

Mia you are an absolute superstar 🤩

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Leanne Stewart

Go little Supergirl Mia

$50

Sam & Ellie O’brien

Go Mia! ❤️

$50

Marie King

Have watched your journey. You have come so far with your forever smiling face. Go Mia!

$50

Josie And Cliff Hoy

What a fantastic way to raise money for a great cause . Keep that beautiful smile on your face Mia . Xxxxxx

$42

Katie Clarke

Hopefully every little boy and girl can be as brave as you Mia when facing the unknown. Great to see you helping others now. 🦋

$31

Katrina Rixon

Your a beautiful girl Mia, we are all so very proud of you xxx

$31

Nicole Martins

Go Mia love to watch you dancing 💓💓

$31

Alanah Hill

So so proud of you Mia Shannon💗🦋 my little dancing queen👑

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Nat

🤩❤

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Amanda Obrien

Way to go Warrior Princess.

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Sharon Hoy

keep dancing mia

$31

Allie Purtell

go mia

$31

Vicki Bennett

Awesome Job Mia xxx💙💙💙💙😘

$31

Luke Faulkner

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Carolyn Burns

$31

Gaye Bennett

Such a super sweet girl

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Abby Bennett

Go Mia!! Looking forward to doing this alongside you for such an important cause. I admire your strength beautiful girl 💗 Now let’s have some fun!!

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Brianna Rose

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C Kreuzen

Go Mia! Well done sweet girl. 🥰

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Em And Ron Barrass

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Temika Gillespie

You are truly inspirational Mia the world needs more amazing people like you

$31

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Edwina Barrass

❤️

$31

Judy Mcarthur

Mia your such a amazing beautiful girl Ive been following your journey and you are strong courageous girl always puts a smile on my face keep you the great work beautiful 💜💕💖

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Jascinta Hardman

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Nari Fairbanks

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Emma Hollow

You are so amazing Mia!!

$30

Suzi Ellis

Well done Mia 💕🦋 helping others is a beautiful thing to do xx

$30

Manda, Mike, Jack, Tyler, Mim & Shay Maclean Butt

Beautiful gesture from a beautiful girl 💜💕

$26

Melinda Westaway

You’re a superstar Mia xx

$26

Sally Burr

Hi Mia and stac love watching you Dance you are a star love sally Addison and Charlotte burr

$25

David & Sarah Hoy

Goodluck sweetheart! Very proud of you! Lots of love from Darwin! Xx

$21

Win Rowbotham

Dance like the gorgeous girl that you are .

$21

Gracyn Bowden

Great work Mia we miss you. Shake those little hips! ❤️❤️❤️

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Jo Gates

Go Mia!

$21

Rachelle Smith

Incredible! I just saw you on the morning news, what an amazing way to ‘pay it forward’. Beautiful!

$21

Rebecca Stacey

Go Mia you are such a beautiful girl and what a big dancing heart you have sweetheart 💖

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Kim Rayner

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Jamie-lee Robinson

Well done Mia you look absolutely beautiful dancing. Such a strong brave girl xox

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Meria & Pauly Osborn

Love meria & pauly 💜

$21

Jane Hanna

Keep rocking Mia - love it 😍

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Aunty Lalee

💙

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Shellie Mortimer

Your a super star Mia you rock !

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Ashley Starkey

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Chantelle Hardy

We love you miss Mia, you inspire not only me but everybody with your strength

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Anonymous

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Lisa Hines

Good luck sweetheart have fun your a little worrier 💙🦋

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Libby Sills

You are very special Mia

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Ally & Payton Epton

What a wonderful thing for you to do Mia!! Dance your little heart out! 💗💗

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Margaret Hughes

Bless you Mia xxx

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Chontelle Rowland-jones

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Katherine Walker

You are amazing, tp go through what you have and still fundraise! Lots of love to you all.xx

$10

Emily Manyam

So proud of you Mia! You are an inspiration ❤

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Ali Cunningham

You go girl ! I am super proud of you.

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Kimmi Docherty

Mia you are very selfless I hope you get lots of donations Lots of love sweetheart

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Anna Morrison

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Amber Ferguson

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Chantelle Hardy

We love you miss Mia, you inspire not only me but everybody with your strength

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Aunty Lalee

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Anonymous

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Janette Poole

Mia you are absolutely amazing I am loving that groove that is going on

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