The Lexus of Brisbane Group is proud to announce that the recipient of the 2021 Lexus Owner's Gift is Hummingbird House.
Right now, there are over 5,000 Queensland families loving and caring for a child with a life limiting-condition. Sadly, this means that their child is not expected to reach 18 years of age.
The emotional, physical and financial struggle for these families can be overwhelming. The opportunity for them to stay connected—to their partners, other children, family and friends—almost impossible, as they navigate their role of 24-7 carer.
Hummingbird House is Queensland’s only children’s hospice. They provide a medically supported home away from home for children with a life-limiting condition and their families. Their services include short break stays, family support, physical and creative therapies, and when the time comes—end of life and after death care.
Hummingbird House is a state-of-the art, purpose-built facility, based in the bustling suburb of Chermside. Built to feel like a home away from home, the House comprises of private and peaceful family accommodation suites, a warm and welcoming dining and living room, a beautiful lush backyard, a bright and welcoming arts and crafts space, and much, much, more. These spaces allow families to come together, just as they would in their own home, but more importantly, allow different families to meet and get to know each other, which can create a unique support system between families.
Lexus of Brisbane Group are facilitating an upgrade to existing areas at Hummingbird House such as their sensory garden and outdoor play space, as well as creating new areas that will enhance the services provided by the House, such as a family support counselling suite. The Lexus Owners from Lexus of Brisbane Group will be acknowledged by an installation of a play car and a reading pod, called the Lexus Reading Pod. The Lexus Owners Gift for 2021 will make a significant difference to every family that accesses Hummingbird House, leaving a lasting impact for years to come.