Teenager Lachlan Glover’s hopes of someday topping the charts and becoming a renowned jazz musician are now closer to coming true, thanks to the scholarships he has received from Variety – the Children’s Charity.
Since receiving support from Variety through their Scholarship program, Lachlan has notched up several high performances.
Variety – the Children’s Charity NSW has helped 10 year old Erin of Smithfield reclaim her confidence and self-esteem, by providing a specialised wig for the young girl, who lives with alopecia.
Alopecia is an autoimmune disease that affects hair growth on the scalp and entire body which results in minor or complete hair loss with slim chances of regrowth, for which there is no cure.
Zachary is an energetic nine year old boy who loves Minecraft, Star Wars and the company of his family. Zachary’s family have been on emotional and long journey since he was diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Caitlin is a 12 year old girl with a diagnosis of Optic Neuropathy. She is now able to read print and see visual images, even though she meets the criteria for legal blindness.
Addison is a beautiful six year old girl.
She loves the company of others, going for long walks, going to the park, playing with her two sisters and watching her favourite television shows.
For Rachael there is no easy path, the visits to doctors, hospitals, specialist and taking dozens of medication is ongoing.
Rachael Ralston has a condition called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a connective tissue disorder that results in hypermobility in all of her joints, having a systematic effect on her body.