Just over a year ago, Jacob suffered a C4 spinal cord injury at a sporting event. This injury has left Jacob a quadriplegic and confined him to a wheelchair. In February this year, Jacob returned to Farrer to continue his education in familiar surroundings. Jacob is making steady progress back into his school life, but as you can imagine there are some major difficulties ahead for him.
The Learning and Support Team at Farrer has organised a Melbourne Cup Calcutta for November. Running in tandem to this will be various silent auctions that we plan to start prior to the event, with some being completed on the night of the Calcutta. calcutta invite
The money raised will go towards purchasing a new piece of equipment for the school’s Weights Room, which will further assist Jacob in his rehabilitation. The design of the equipment allows it to be modified so all our students can benefit from its use. Allowing all students to have use of this equipment will ensure that Jacob continues to have regular social interaction with his peers, and encourages his participation as it was prior to the accident. Contact Kylie Milne for tickets. Phone 6764-8785
The New South Wales Waratah’s have very kindly donated a signed jersey of their current 35 man squad. We will be auctioning this item beginning Term 3.
A silent auction will run from 9.00am Tuesday the 18th July, until 2.00pm on Thursday the 10th August. If you would like to bid, please call 0267648785 from 9.00am-3.00pm daily. The winner will be notified immediately after the close of auction, and will need to pay over the phone the same day. Thank you for continuing to support this fabulous cause.