Sunshine Butterflies is a registered charity and not for profit organisation founded to support and improve the lives of young people with disabilities and provide families with support information and individual assistance.
Their 10 key program and service areas include:
• Family Care Program
• Swim and Recreation Clubs
• Siblings Social Club
• Puppet Disability Education & Awareness Program
• Support Groups
• Early Intervention Therapy Program – Baby Bridges
• Personal Fundraising Initiatives
• Post School Day Activity Programs, music, art,woodwork, singing & performing, cooking, sewing & drama
• Business Services – Allability First Aid Training
Sunshine Butterflies was founded by Leanne Walsh whose son has cerebral palsy, and together have faced the challenges that individuals and families face day to day. The vision of Sunshine Butterflies is to empower families and provide the support they need to achieve a happy and fulfilled life.
Sunshine Butterflies “can do” approach is enabled by a small passionate team. Sunshine Butterflies does not receive government funding and relies on profits from their First Aid business, donations, fundraising, events and sponsorship.