Christmas at Caboolture L&L to reflect the interests of people we support

15 November 2015

The following statement may be attributed to Endeavour Foundation’s State Business Manager Tony Vidler

 

“We are so appreciative of the Artisans Guild for generously providing a Christmas party with food and gifts to the people we support at the Caboolture L&L, for twenty years.

The people at Caboolture L&L are adults and as such we had been talking with the Guild – since last Christmas – about the option of holding a party without fairies, elves and Santa, which would be more in keeping with other adult Christmas celebrations.  This is a reflection of the way disability supports have evolved over time.

In October the Guild let us know that they did not want to proceed with the party on this basis.

While we understand they are disappointed and have chosen to not go ahead with the party, we will continue to celebrate the festive season with the people with a disability who we support.

We very much appreciate the support of the Guild for our Christmas party over the years.

A number of artists with a disability who we support in this region are involved with the Guild through the annual art show.

This remains a very important partnership for Endeavour Foundation and the opportunities to show their artworks to the public are highly valued by the artists with a disability who we support.

We remain fully committed to our partnership with the Artisan’s guild and look forward to this continuing into the future.”

Contact:
Kirrily Boulton
Phone : 0429 077 886
Email : k.boulton@endeavour.com.au

Contact us to find out how we can support you

Share:    



Other blogs and information you maybe interested in

NDIS review, a chance to renew

The announcement by the Commonwealth Government of a review into the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 is a chance to address critical issues and renew public confidence in the scheme.

Worker screening underpins safer care

New, legally-binding worker screening checks – endorsed in Queensland Parliament this week – are an important step towards safer support for people with a disability, under the NDIS.

Bundaberg the launching pad for Great Endeavour Rally

The countdown is on and final preparations are being made for the Great Endeavour Rally, which is set to roar out of Bundaberg in just under three weeks.

Brisbane’s all abilities battle of the bands rocks Eatons Hill Hotel

The likes of Rita Ora, Powderfinger and even Prince have graced its stage but this week the iconic Eatons Hill Hotel hosted Endeavour Foundation’s Battle of the Bands, celebrating artists of all abilities.

Qld Taxi Subsidy extension welcomed

Endeavour Foundation’s CEO Andrew Donne has welcomed the announcement of a 12 month extension of the Taxi Subsidy Scheme for 10,000 NDIS participants in Queensland.

Call Queensland Government Extend Taxi Subsidy Scheme NDIS Participants

On behalf of Queenslanders with disability, peak bodies and disability organisations we call on Minister for Transport and Main Roads the Hon. Mark Bailey to extend the Queensland Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants.