Please Help Toddler Burn Victim's Xander & Tanner

My name is Carli, and I am the proud Aunty of two beautiful little boys, Xander (3) and Tanner (22 mths). On Friday, June 3rd, our boys were involved in a bonfire accident with an aerosol can, resulting in significant burns to their faces, hands, and upper body.
The boys were airlifted to the Royal Children's Hospital, with Xander ventilated and admitted to ICU on arrival due to his traumatic injuries. Tanner was treated in Emergency and admitted to a high-intensity ward for support. Both boys have since undergone multiple surgeries and will require painful, extensive skin grafting to their faces and hands, with long term rehabilitation to support their physical and mental health ongoing. The road ahead will be long, and we humbly request your financial support.
Both boys and their family are part of a beautiful country community who have rallied to support their people. Your donation is an opportunity to show your support in a helpful and realistically way. Your contribution will directly impact the quality of life the boys experience over the coming years and give their parents - my sister and brother in law, some breathing room to focus solely on their family's recovery and rehabilitation.

Parents Adam Watkins and my sister  will be the recipients of all raised money on behalf of the boys, with your donations transferred directly to their account from GoFundMe. Your contribution will go towards funding trips between home and hospital, accomodation, medications, rehabilitation with allied therapies, and any other bills directly related to the ongoing care of this beautiful family. 
We thank you for your generosity.
Xander (3)
Tanner (22mths)
Better days


  • Anonymous
    • $5 
    • 3 mos
  • Kellie Donald
    • $20 
    • 4 mos
  • Elizabeth Corish
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • Kelly Canham
    • $20 
    • 6 mos
  • Janet Blaikie
    • $35 
    • 6 mos

Organizer and beneficiary

Carli Mathiesen
Reservoir VIC
Adam Watkins

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