There are thousands of polio survivors in Australia. Many are now experiencing the Late Effects of Polio and struggling to access appropriate health care and support. Our “Walk With Me” event aims to raise awareness about the LEoP and fundraising efforts will allow us to continue to support polio survivors and provide education to health professionals.

WHEN: Friday 18th October 2019

ASSEMBLE: 7.15am at the front of St Joseph’s Baulkham Hills

WALK: 7.30am – A relaxed walk or wheel around St Josephs in the sunshine.

DONATIONS: Whether or not you are walking on the day, please donate below (donations for this event will be accepted until 31 December 2019).

The “Walk With Me” and “Fundraising Challenge” teams hope to raise $31,000 in 2019
Raised so far in 2019: $1,780.00 from 17 donors

There are an estimated 400,000 polio survivors in Australia. Many are now experiencing the Late Effects of Polio (LEoP) and struggling to access appropriate health care and support. Our “Walk With Me” event aims to raise awareness about the LEoP and fundraising efforts will allow us to continue to support polio survivors and provide education to health professionals.

WHEN: Friday, 18th October 2019

ASSEMBLE: 7.15am at the front of St Joseph’s Baulkham Hills

WALK: 7.30am – A relaxed walk or wheel in the sunshine.

DONATIONS: Whether or not you are walking on the day, please donate below (donations for this event will be accepted until 31 December 2019).

The “Walk With Me” and “Fundraising Challenge” teams hope to raise $31,000 in 2019
Raised in 2019: $1,780.00 from 17 donors

Click on an image below to donate to Team Polio Australia or to an individual state’s Walk With Me team:

Team Tierney – National Patron
Polio Australia’s National Patron Dr John Tierney AM PhD has raised $0.00 so far for Polio Australia in 2019.

Team Polio Australia
Polio Australia staff and Board members Sue, Gary and Noel have raised $0.00 so far for Polio Australia.

Team New South Wales
Gillian has raised $130.00 and Alan has raised $1,300.00 so far for Polio Australia and Polio NSW.

Team Queensland
Board members Ross and Christine have raised $80.00 so far for Polio Australia in 2019.

Team South Australia
Board members Brett and Peter and Community and Membership Officer, Helen have raised $0.00 so far for Polio Australia and Polio SA in 2019.

Team Tasmania
Board members Billie and Arthur have raised $0.00 so far for Polio Australia in 2019.

Team Victoria – Polio Network Victoria
Board member Bev has raised $0.00 so far for Polio Australia and Polio Network Victoria in 2019.

Team Victoria – Post-Polio Victoria
Volunteer Jill has raised $100.00 so far for Polio Australia and Post Polio Victoria in 2019.

Team Western Australia
Board members Tessa and Jenny and Polio WA Board member Sonya and have raised $0.00 so far for Polio Australia in 2019.

Where agreed, 50% of donations raised by participating state networks will be allocated to those states to enhance their support for polio survivors.

We are encouraging those who are unable to walk on the day, to arrange an event or undertake an activity to help raise awareness about polio and fundraise for Polio Australia. Click the icon below to see what other teams are up to!

Two O’Clock Around the Block
Polio Australia Office Staff are doing a walk around the block at 2pm everyday. They have raised $170.00 so far for Polio Australia.

Wine With Us
Board Member Sue Mackenzie is holding a ‘Wine With Me’ event. Sue has sold 45 tickets out of a target of 40.

Bruce’s Fundraising Challenge
Polio Survivor Bruce from WA has set a fundraising challenge for himself. He has raised $0.00 so far for Polio Australia.

Create your own event to fundraise for Polio Australia

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