About Us

Ahlia Jane Williams entered this world in the early hours of Monday 11th June 2013. She grew into a thoughtful, funny and determined young girl with a thirst for knowledge. She was a kind, caring and enthusiastic old soul with those lucky enough to be in her presence knowing the positive impact her energy had on this world.
Just one week after Ahlia’s seventh birthday she came home from school upset, complaining of not being able to see the blackboard in her class properly. Two days later she attended an optometrist appointment, where we were told she needed glasses due to a condition called esotropia. Her glasses were ordered (much to Ahlia’s delight), however over the next couple of days, her left eye started to slightly turn inwards, which rang alarm bells. On Wednesday the 24th of June 2020, we visited Ahlia’s GP, who sent us to the emergency ophthalmologist in Bunbury. From here we were encouraged to attend the local hospital for Ahlia to receive a MRI to rule out other possible causes. That afternoon we returned to the Ophthalmologist who voiced the diagnosis of our worst nightmare, ‘Your daughter has a brain tumour. You need to drive to Perth Children’s hospital immediately.’
After two long days and nights at PCH, away from Ahlia’s youngest brother whom she adores, we were given the diagnosis we were by no means prepared for. ‘Your daughter has Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)’. This is incurable, a ‘go home and make memories’ diagnosis. Ahlia was given 12-18 months, with palliative radiation her only option. This was only to buy more time for the memories we were told to go home and create.
Ahlia sadly passed on Sunday, the 29th of November 2020, less than six months post-diagnosis.
Ahlia was destined to have a positive impact on this world, and although she is no longer physically here on earth, we will use her story to help create a world with the hope that one day there will be a cure to the deadliest form of childhood cancer. A world that we forever dream existed in 2020.
Ahlia left a lasting impression on everyone who met her. A pure, vibrant energy coupled with an infectious smile. She was tremendously intelligent and motivated. But most importantly, she was so incredibly kind and caring.

Ahlia’s desire to care for others was incredibly admirable. A legacy that she will always be remembered for.

Ahlia’s Kindness Day is a day created in honour of Ahlia. Brought about by Ahlia’s family, her friends and her school, Eaton Primary School. A day in which we want to promote and encourage compassion, thoughtfulness and consideration of others, performed through random acts of kindness. 
Ahlias Kindness Day 2021 saw teachers and students within Eaton Primary School performing an act of kindness in honour of Ahlia. In addition to spreading kindness and smiles within the school, they also wore Ahlias favourite colour (baby blue) and brought a gold coin donation to raise money for RUN DIPG, an Australian charity dedicated to improving outcomes of children diagnosed with DIPG.

After the overwhelming demand from other schools in the Southwest to be involved in 2021, the day has continued to grow each year. In 2023 we had an overwhelming 15 schools, and 15 local business's and community groups get involved. With their support, and the generosity of kind hearted community members we have spread an overwhelming amount of kindness in this world in honour of Ahlia, along with raising over $47K for RUN DIPG.

Please join us in spreading kindness in honour of Ahlia. Together we can #MoveTowardsACure.
If you would like to know how you can get involved, please reach out - ahliaskindnessday@outlook.com
In a world where you can be anything, BE KIND!
Ahlia Jane Williams, forever seven in heaven.