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Paper Cuts & So Do Words Campaign

In 2017 we will be launching a campaign to support children and youth mental health. This campaign has been created by Make a Difference Foundation WA CEO, Di Wilcox, and international fashion designer Aurelio Costarella, to bring attention to...

Modified bike presentation to Luke Datzberger

Six year old Luke has been diagnosed with Autism, Global Development Delay, seizures and a heart murmur. The foundation was delighted to support him with a modified bike to improve his quality of life and independence. This bike would...

Cinderella Kids

Every young person, regardless of background, should have the experience of being dressed up for their school ball or graduation, yet for many hundreds of West Australian youth; this will remain a dream that without help cannot become a...

I Can Ride Program

K-equip provides special-needs bicycles and tricycles to people with disabilities.  They provide a free service for their clients include disability bike fitting from low to high support needs, riding skills assessments, written report, grant assistance to obtain a bike...

Youth Support Scholarship Programme

Make a Difference WA Foundation is delighted to announce its latest charity project for 2013, the Youth Support Scholarship Programme in support of disadvantaged youth in Western Australia. The Foundation has allocated funds towards this programme to foster the...

Saving the Precious Sight of Kristy Novatscou

Kristy, aged 32, lives with Down Syndrome and has an intellectual disability with very little communication skills. Last year, her mother received devastating news that Kristy was going blind from an eye condition called Keratoconus – and if not operated on, Kristy...

Making a Difference to young Hugo’s life

In August, Make a Difference WA gave their support to young Hugo, 6 years of age from Geraldton who lives with severe verbal dyspraxia, a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult to co-ordinate speech. The foundation was pleased...

Making a Difference to Janice Donovan’s life

Janice Donovan was born with an intellectual disability and cerebral palsy.  The father and mother are both in their 80’s and 70’s and desperately needed to update their modified vehicle to transport their daughter to her work and to various...