Welcome

Sporting Dreams was started by triple Paralympian Marayke Jonkers to help Queensland athletes with physical disabilities achieve their sporting dreams. We provide funding grants to help purchase equipment like race wheelchairs or hand cycles, even prosthetic limbs for running or cycling. We also help with training and competition costs. Since starting in 2008 we have given over 130 grants to athletes.

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SUPPORTER

You can help change a life through sport today when you donate to Sporting Dreams

FUNDRAISING

Achieve your own sporting dream as a fundraising challenge for us: Ever wanted to do a fun run, your first triathlon or marathon? Why not raise funds for Sporting Dreams while you do it. We can help you create your own online fundraising page where you share your dream challenge with friends and family and ask them to donate. We will also cheer you on and support you. Contact Marayke to find out more.

SPONSOR A GRANT

Do you want to promote your company and help athletes in the process? Sponsor a sporting Dreams grant and you will have a grant named after your organisation at the annual Sporting Dreams Awards Ceremony. You will also receive recognition on the Sporting Dreams Website and in our newsletter.

Meet Our Athletes

  • Emily Fielding- Ta

    Emily  is a role model for all, competing against able-bodied athletes despite being born without her lower arm. Her greatest achievement is being undefeated in the primary schools competition.
  • Jordan Bartley- Ba

    Jordan has been selected for QLD’s wheelchair basketball team the spinning bullets for the past two years. At the Frank Ponta Cup in Canberra he was selected as part of
  • Mathew Eaton-Goalb

    Mathew, 31, began playing goalball in the local competition in Cairns. He competed at the 2014 Goalball State Championships and has achieved selection in his first state team for the
  • Debra McGarry-Lawn

    Debra, 57, has always had an interest in lawn bowls through her mother, but only took it up seriously after sustaining a spinal cord injury in a motor vehicle accident.

 

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