Vote for the team or individual that you think most needs funding, for their chance to receive up to $1,500 from the Thermoskin Community Sports Fund!
You will also be entered in the draw to win a $200 EFTPOS Gift Card!
With a total pool of $10,000 available plus a gift of Thermoskin’s Plantar FXT Calf Socks, 2016 winners will be decided upon by a panel of 4 judges including Melanie Wright (Australian Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder in Swimming), Sharelle McMahon (former Australian Netballer), Brett Emerton (ex-Socceroo) and Thermoskin CEO Matthew Symington.
Shortlisted entries will be based on quality of application, why the funds are needed, value to the community/individual, and number of votes received by the public, so start voting now and make your contribution!
To find out more on how your voting contributes, please visit our Terms & Conditions. Thermoskin Community Sports Fund Recipients will be announced on the Thermoskin website and Facebook page.
Voting: 4th – 25th May 2016
Recipients Announced: 6th June 2016
Voting has now finished.
Recipients will be announced on 6th June 2016.
We attend the State Championship Yearly starting with 2 riders 3 years ago and now have a team of 10 in a period of 3 years. We reside in the Lockyer Valley and travel to Caboolture every year and compete against other QLD Riders some as far as Nth QLD. We have been able to send 1 team member to Melbourne for Nationals and will hopefully be sending some sown to Sydney this year to compete in a NSW against QLD Comp. We love watching them get excited for their first competition and receive their ribbons. Next year we hope to have 15 riders which is our max and in such a short period. Best feeling ever. We have 3 of our team members also attending the Special Olympics Squad meets to become part of that team.
Value to the Community
We have a photo and story put in the Local newspaper and have people recognise our riders and often support them with donations to help get them to the State Championships. We send some of our riders and volunteers to other events and receive recognition for our contribution to the community.
Why the funds are needed
This year we would like to supply or riders with shirt to show our team and a purchase a new mounting block to help get our riders onto their horses easier. The shirts cost about $50/ shirt and a mounting block is $300 if any money was left over we would like to take our team out to dinner on the last night as a Thank You for joining us on this great journey.
Lockyer Valley Riding for Disabled is on Facebook. We are listed on RDAQ as well.
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