A sizeable donation from the Echuca Lions Membership to Vivid may have optimistic ripple results, in accordance with chief govt Scott Alexander.
Following the Lions’ annual golf day in March, membership president John Paterson offered a cheque for $6000 to Mr Alexander on Thursday, June 17.
The funds have been raised from varied sponsors and contributions from the Wealthy River Golf Membership, in addition to donations on the day of the occasion.
Although proceeds have been considerably down this yr as a result of COVID restrictions and dangerous climate, the Lions Membership was proud to decide on Vivid as its recipient this yr, with the trigger altering yearly.
Mr Alexander stated the cash could be spent persevering with to broaden work alternatives for individuals with a incapacity.
“We are going to apply the donation to our supported employment enterprise, Work Crew Echuca,” he stated.
“It has had an enormous previous two years, and landed a few of its largest contracts ever.
“And we’re actively seeking to broaden into different areas, notably Kyabram.
“There’s a must buy new tools when increasing, working from smaller gadgets like brush cutters and garden mowers during to twin cab utes.”
Mr Alexander stated Echuca Lions Membership’s help and generosity was “overwhelming”.
“The gratitude felt all through our organisation, it isn’t simply restricted to the monetary affect and the scale of the donation,” he stated.
“It additionally has a profit for our employees and an acknowledgement of the worth of the work they do.
“After which it spreads additional than that, it is a ripple impact — it goes to the individuals we help, individuals with disabilities, but in addition their households and help methods.”