2018 Wheel-a-thon event finished today
December 14, 2018 4:34 pm
[Source: Spinal Injury Association of Fiji]
The week-long event of 2018 Wheel-a-thon have come to an end today.
The event conducted by Spinal Injuries Association was similar to a relay event.
Five male participant with three standing people with disabilities braved the heat from Lautoka to Suva and three female joined them from Nausori to Suva in a bid to raise money to purchasing new wheel chairs.
President Spinal Injury Association Fiji Mere Rodan says they were overwhelmed by the support from the public.
“The team really enjoyed wheeling through Lautoka to Suva and I was part of the Wheeling from Nausori to Suva and it’s been fun and we really received a lot of support. We managed to fill up 19 cans and by yesterday coming to the afternoon there was another 20 cans filled.”
The week-long event ends in a celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Spinal Injuries Association mobility services tomorrow at its complex in Brown Street Suva.