Seven year old Gabrielle Perkins is Olivia’s younger sister. She never got to meet her sister, but her bond with her is great.
This is what she wanted to say, unedited and how she wanted you to read it…
Touched by Olivia Foundation honours Olivia’s memory by creating a legacy that will change people’s lives forever. In her short life, Olivia touched many hearts. It is John and Justine’s hope that Olivia will continue to touch many more lives through the work undertaken by the charity.
A random act of kindness is a non premeditated, inconsistent action designed to offer kindness towards the outside world. The phrase “practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty” was written by Anne Herbert on a placemat in Sausalito, California in 1982.
The NYC marathon takes participants through the five boroughs with a slight detour through the little known districts of Heartache, Determination, Inspiration and Elation. At the beginning of 2016, Touched by Olivia decided we would like to take part in the world’s greatest race.
2009, TBOF launched the Touched by Olivia Vascular Birthmarks Clinical and Research Fellowship through Sydney Children’s Hospital.
It’s a great honour for our teams to be recognised for their amazing work. Below are some of the awards we have received with gratitude.
In the Media
See some of the articles that have featured in local and national publications over the years.
In the spirit of reconciliation, TBO acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea, community and culture. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.