2016 End of Year Appeal
Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Swimming WA has today launched the Swimming WA End of Financial Year Appeal, in a bid to raise $10,000 in much needed funds before the end of the financial year.
The lauch comes after SWA established the Swimming WA Foundation in association with the Australian Sports Foundation. The charitable DGR status allows donors and benefactors to donate to various swimming fundraising efforts annually.
In its inaugural Appeal, Swimming WA, with the help of the Superfins Swimming Club (SSC) will be raising much needed funds andawareness around the value of swimming for people with a disability. Click here to view the video.
With the help of the Western Australian community, Swimming WA has set a goal of raising $10,000 before the end of the financial year. The funds will go towards increasing the awareness of Multi-Class swimming as well as improving the opportunities that current Multi-Class Athletes have available to them.
The two (2) key areas that the funds will be channeled towards are;
- Hosting a “Classification Day” where Athletes with a disability can be officially classified and then take part in SWA pool events;
- The remaining funds will be divided up amongst all SWA clubs that have MC swimmers within their Club, that participate in the Appeal.
The importance of classifying Multi-Class Athletes should not be underestimated as it provides the opportunity to compete at Swimming WA events. Multi-Class Athletes who obtain official times are then able to compare their performances with other Athletes with a similar disability on a National and International stage, giving Athletes goals to strive towards.
Swimming WA needs your help improve the access and opportunity that Athletes with a disability have.
Every donation is tax-deductible through the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) and any personal donations are also gratefully received.
If you have any questions about the Swimming WA End of Financial Year Appeal, please don’t hesitate to contact Oliver Deesse on (08) 9328 4599 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.