These are some of the special needs organisations we are supporting:
We sent a portion of our profits to Aspect and encourage our social media friends to look into volunteering or donating directly to Aspect. Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities. If you are interested in Volunteering, Donating directly to Aspect or just finding out more information please see their website www.autismspectrum.org.au
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is classified as a Public Benevolent Institution by the Australian Tax Office. The organisation is registered with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission as a public company limited by guarantee.
We sent a portion of our profits to Interchange and encouraged our social media friends to look into volunteering or donating directly to Interchange. Established in 1980, Interchange is a member organisation for agencies providing family respite and social opportunities for children and young people with a disability. If you are interested in Volunteering, Donating directly to Interchange or just finding out more information please see their website www.interchange.org.au
Interchange Incorporated is a not for profit, non-government incorporated association with tax deductible status.
We support the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation of Australia. Some of the funds donated and raised by the Foundation will go towards bringing some of the world's leading geneticists and founders of Phelan-McDermid Syndrome to Australia to meet and educate families on the syndrome. Visit their Facebook page for more information facebook.com/PMSFAustralia.
PMSFAustralia also provide a support network to families of those with this syndrome. Phelan-McDermid Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder affecting around a 1000 people world-wide and around 50 people in Australia. Individuals with Phelan-McDermid Syndrome often have autism or autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, sleep disorders and seizures. Many children with PMS have moderate to severe delays and often do not develop functional language. Some children may also have very low muscle tone and issues with motor skills.
We donated a portion of sales to Dogs For Kids with Disabilities (DKD) - a not for profit organisation based in Victoria, Australia. Their Assistance and Companion dogs improve the lives of children and young adults who face a range of challenges (including physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders). If you would like to find out more, or help with a donation or volunteering please visit their website www.dkd.org.au
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