She was never expected to be here this Christmas.
Aviana has a rare muscular disorder that is fatal for most children who have it, before they turn one.
An experimental treatment has given her back time and opportunities her mum Bethan and dad Jonny never dreamed she’d have.
Incredibly, this year she made it to two! She’s even learning to move around by herself, instead of having to be carried everywhere.
She can only do this because of her red car. It’s fun and exciting, and it is her legs.
Her “car” is really a power wheelchair, tailored for someone with her particular abilities.
In it, she can enjoy special times like park visits, playgroup with her friends … and Christmas.
Aviana only has her wheelchair thanks to generous people like you who gave to Variety – the Children’s Charity.
It cost $24,000, far more than her parents could ever hope to afford.
Without kind people’s donations, we just couldn’t keep giving expensive equipment like this to Aviana and other children.
Please donate today – and give more children a special gift like Aviana’s wheelchair that brings them joy this Christmas.
CEO, Variety South Australia
P.S. Kids are looking to you for their chance to enjoy some of the normal fun of being a child, at Christmas and all year round. You can help change their lives, and I hope you will. Thank you for your support.
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