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Wear tracky dacks for a cause:

Just name the day in May & wear your tracky dacks to help raise awareness for emergency support for kids in hospital.
By Motherpedia
Date: May 08 2015
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Any day this month, you can help raise awareness for the need of emergency support for kids in hospitals - the kind of support that can’t go on a waiting list.

Tracky Dack Day is the major fundraiser for TLC for Kids, Australia’s only emergency response support for distressed kids in hospital and their families. The organisation was founded by Tim Conolan who was named Australian of the Year, Local Hero, 2014.

To participate in Tracky Dack Day, schools, workplaces, day care centres and sporting clubs across the nation are invited to nominate one day in May to don their trackies and make a donation to the cause; in other words they’ll “dack-up and donate.”

Whether it’s the basic fleece tracky, blinged-up velour hotpants, a sports luxe number or some joggers, just choose your style and mix it with substance while helping sick kids on their journey to recovery.

“Time spent in hospital can be very tough at best and very tragic at worst. Any sense of normalcy is essential during these times. The kids in hospital are encouraged to wear trackies or, at the very least, comfortable clothes whilst on the ward to make them feel relaxed, which also puts them in a better state of mind,” says Tim Conolan CEO and Founder TLC for Kids.

Kmart is also getting behind Tracky Dack Day with Kmart team members across Australia having “dacked-up” last weekend. 

To register or donate go to

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