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

  • Rheed McCracken- a

    Rheed is a Paralympic wheelchair racer, who at 15 was the youngest member of the Australian team at the London 2012 Paralympic Games where he won a bronze and silver
  • Matthew Stark-Swim

    Matthew, 14, is from Eatons Hill and has been swimming competitively since he was 10. Born prematurely with cerebral palsy, he is already breaking national age records set by Paralympians
  • Simon Patmore

    After being asked by the Australian Paralympic Committee to attend a talent camp in Perisher, Simon showed great potential in para-snowboarding. Already excelling in athletics, he was selected to compete in the
  • Briannah Holloway-

    Briannah has been a champion swimmer for many years, but took up athletics in 2009. She competed in the school State athletic championships winning the state championship, breaking two national

 

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