Wheelchairs Donated: 45,219

News

June/July 2019

Marie Cocks once again organised a Quiz Night at the Sorrento Bowling Club and managed to raise the substantial sum of $6500!!!. Well done Marie and all her helpers especially Bill Cutler who prepared the 80 questions! Containers of wheelchairs were sent to Philippines (1×166 w/c) and Vietnam (1×166 w/c), while 25 wheelchairs were sent… Continue Reading

April/May 2019

Containers of wheelchairs were sent to Morroco and Zambia. Our regular numbers card system has managed to now bring in a total of $3600. School fund-raising continues with a large combined schools wheel-a-thon being planned to be held in a shortly. Ollie is heavily involved generating considerable interest from a variety of schools. Acquinas College… Continue Reading

March 2019

A container with vital chair components due in February did not arrive as expected and necessitated a closure of the workshop from March 7th to 11th. A local plastics supplier (AFM ) was contacted by Ollie Picket and an order was placed on them to supply seat and seat back components to make up for… Continue Reading

February 2019

We have now resumed production for 2019. Through the efforts of Don Kidson and Russell Hayes (our WFK Victorian contact), we attended a briefing with DFAT in Canberra ACT to become familiar with the compulsory requirements for making an application for a grant. The proposed grant was to assist us financially with the manufacture and… Continue Reading

December 2018

We have come to the end of another very successful year and workshop manufacturing has ceased and will be reopening in the new year. Total wheelchair production for the year is 3608m, which brings our total (since opening in 1998) to 42,307.   Fund raising has continued over the last few months, with one of… Continue Reading