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

  • Scott Kennedy- Foo

    Scott, 27, has been classified in swimming and athletics but has progressed rapidly in football, competing at the National Football Championships, winning 3 silver medals, ranking 9th in the world
  • Nathan Donaldson

    Grade nine student, Nathan, was introduced to wheelchair racing at his athletics club by silver and bronze medal Paralympic racing champion, Rheed McCracken. After playing soccer as a young boy and running in
  • Liza Jones- Swimmi

    Liza, 40, had a goal to swim a lap of two strokes and be able to attempt the other two to be to attend classification. Liza’s went from not moving
  • Dylan Child

    Since being introduced to wheelchair basketball in 2013, Dylan has been very successful in the sport. The two-time gold medallist in the Kevin Coombes Cup for the 2014 and 2015 under 23s

 

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