Our Campaign Storyends 31 Mar 2023, 11:59 PM
Hello everyone , I am Jonathan! Here is my journey as an Occupational Therapist in Rainbow Centre.
My students at Rainbow Centre motivate me to never stop exploring, connecting and appreciating the present and people in life. Whether it is navigating an obstacle course in a gym or venturing into their communities with a custom motorised wheelchair, my role as an Occupational Therapist enables me to work with the student and everyone in their ecosystem by improving accessibility to learning and increasing participation in their daily roles and routines. Connecting means understanding how to communicate without words and enjoying the playful moments even after a meltdown. I am constantly humbled by our students' determination to thrive and RC staff's dedication to empower and build inclusive communities.
Therefore, in celebration of RC's 35 years journey with students with multiple disabilities and moderate to severe autism, I hope to challenge myself to walk, run or cycle at least 35 km per week with my colleagues, family and friends. Beyond covering the distance, the purpose is to share a slice of their lives and be courageous in the face of limited mobility and invisible disability. I will be posting my progress here so stay tuned!
Will you join me in pledging financial support towards assisting students from low income families, post-18 services and innovative practices at RC?
Let their inspiration be the reason for our perspiration (both figuratively and literally)!
Rainbow Centre recently celebrated its 35th anniversary of building empowered, included and thriving lives for persons with disabilities. What's next for us beyond this milestone?
RC35 and Beyond is a fundraising campaign which charts Rainbow Centre's future focus in building inclusive communities and expanding pathways for young adults with disabilities. The campaign gathers members of our community to support our mission through digital fundraising for three key areas of need: supporting low resource families, pilot programmes such as those in the Post-18 space for young adults with disabilities and student care services, as well as innovation efforts to improve service quality.
Donations made from now to 31 March 2023 under the RC35 and Beyond campaign can attract dollar-for-dollar matching from the Tote Board under its Enhanced Fund-Raising Programme. Double your impact and donate today!
About The Charity
Rainbow Centre recently celebrated its 35th anniversary of serving persons with disabilities. We invite you to learn more about our work at: bit.ly/rc35film
At Rainbow Centre, we envision a world where persons with disabilities are empowered and thriving in inclusive communities.
We work with our partners to create opportunities for persons with disabilities to make the most of their abilities and participate meaningfully in society. Through practical education, meaningful support and useful training programmes, we strive to increase the quality of life for them and their families.
Registered as a charity in 1992, Rainbow Centre is an Institution of a Public Character.