On July 24th, Walk With Me ambassador and Paralympian Ellie Cole joined us and some our amazing member organisations’ clients to launch this year’s Walk With Me campaign – on top of the Sydney SKYWALK Experience to take on the highest point in Sydney.
With Me is a chance for family, friends, colleagues, businesses and members of the general public to show their support and take time to speak to someone with a disability, learn about the challenges they face and walk a day in their shoes.
The events, held in capital cities and regional centres throughout Australia, are not fun runs or competitive challenges but a chance for people of all abilities to walk together in an inclusive and festive environment.
Held since 2010, Walk With Me has raised over a million dollars since its inception helping our members to deliver vital support services to their clients. Funds go towards initiatives such as assisted technologies, respite care, therapies and better service provision for people living with disability in Australia.
You can support Walk With Me by walking, volunteering, fundraising or making a donation. So take the challenge, choose an event in your area and Walk With Me!
Visit www.walkwithme.org.au for more information and how to register for a 2015 walk.
Ellie Cole and Joseph Murray, St Giles client check out the endless view
Morgan Cooper, Michael Francia, Kyle Haslam, Ellie Cole, Johnathon Van Gelder, Joseph Murray and Nathan Johnson celebrate at the Official Reception at Government House
Jye Yates, Scope (Vic) client taking in the amazing view
Some of the guests at Government House, after meeting His Excellency, The Hon. David Hurley.