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This challenge wasn’t just about fulfilling Venessa’s sense of adventure; it was also an opportunity to raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance and to increase awareness cerebral I decided I would walk again to get across the finish line, and I was crying... palsy of Northside – an independent, not-for-profit organisation which suitable or achievable for people connects people with a disability with disabilities,” Danielle said. and their carers to essential services. “Venessa’s ‘can do’ attitude raises “Northside were helping me the bar for not only other people with fundraise before my climb, and I disabilities but has forced the entire think the climb was an opportunity disability sector to rethink the way in for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance which we support our clients.” and Northside to be seen in the community helping people with a disability to achieve their goals, and I’m grateful for their assistance.” Northside CEO Danielle Ballantine said that the idea of helping people live their best life was part of what the organisation hoped to offer to all people with a disability. “Northside has been supporting people like Venessa to live their best life and to do things which people used to believe weren’t Wheelchair accessible vehicles now available for hire Our Kia Grand Carnival can accomodate the wheelchair occupant and 5 additional passengers in total safety and comfort. 1300 13 13 90 europcar.com.au linkonline.com.au cerebral palsy 39