Fighting Chance

December 2014

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Jigsaw, our new social enterprise

Over the last two years Fighting Chance has been developing a new social enterprise model, Jigsaw, as a vehicle for creating employment opportunities for people with disability. Jigsaw partners with corporate and government organisations to deliver large-scale data management projects for our clients. The business is progressing really well and today we have a team… Read More »

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How we celebrated International Day of People with Disability

Wednesday December 3rd was International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) and Fighting Chance had a number of activities throughout the week to help celebrate the Day. Jo Berry, our very own ambassador for Don’t Dis My Ability took control of the Fighting Chance website to share information about both IDPwD and Don’t Dis, photos, videos, blog… Read More »

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Jo Berry on ABC Mid North Coast ABC

Jo Berry from our team was interviewed by Michael Spooner on ABC Mid North Coast for IDPwD about her role as an ambassador for Don’t DIS My ABILITY and our upcoming Tour de Chance. Listen to Jo’s interview below: The Tour de Chance is our annual awareness and fundraising campaign. The Tour enables Australians from all walks of… Read More »

Fighting Chance and Just Better Care launch the 2015 Tour de Chance

2015 Tour de Chance launched!

We were thrilled to launch the 2015 Tour de Chance with Trish Noakes, CEO of the Tour’s gold partner Just Better Care, as part of celebrations for International Day of People with Disability at our Frenchs Forest work hub. The Tour de Chance is Fighting Chance’s annual awareness and fundraising campaign that enables Australians from all walks of life… Read More »

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What about the good things?

This is the first in a series of blog posts this week to help celebrate International Day of People with Disability. I was struck the other day when I ran into an old family friend. When she realised that I could no longer walk at all she was a little shocked and said “Oh I… Read More »