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

  • Nathan Ford-Boccia

    Nathan, 17, started playing club boccia in 2013 after a long search for a sport that he could participate and compete in. The Mitchelton local has cerebral palsy  and works
  • Ray Piper

    Introduced into the golfing world as a caddy in his early teenage years, Ray has become a champion in several golf championships. As current secretary of the Queensland Amputee Golf Association, Ray
  • Alex Dwyer-Athleti

    Alex, 18, is aiming to represent Australia at the Rio 2016 Paralympics. The Beaudesert local, who has cerebral palsy, lives by the motto “Don’t let anything hold you back.” His
  • David Eade- Swimmi

    David, 14, established 8 state records and won 5 bronze and 2 silver medals at the 2011 McDonalds Multi-class competition in Brisbane. David trained and competed in able-bodied events for

 

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