In the leadup to the Christmas period, Allan Bennet has advised that he will again be setting up a Christmas Lights display at his home in Duncraig, with collection tins again being set up to support Wheelchairs For Kids. This is great news bearing in mind that he has previously managed to raise $17,000 for our organization.
50 wheelchairs have been sent via Toll Transport (gratis) to Melbourne to join a Rotary sponsored overseas shipment for the Donations in Kind organization.
Rotary Wanneroo have organized a shipment of 250 wheelchairs 200 of which are going to the Thailand/ Cambodia border area and 50 to Laos.
340 wheelchairs were dispatched to Tanzania.
Br Ollie attended the annual Perth Town Hall Christmas fundraiser attended by 400 well-wishers. Entertainment was provided by Mr Bernard Carney. The full proceeds for which will be donated to WFK.
A WFK board meeting was held during November to discuss future organizational planning including the possibility of finding new premises.
The final workshop for the year will be on December 6th and reopening on January 27 2010.