Student cooks up big donation

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Student cooks up big donation

PLC student Emily Johnson has raised over $5200 for Ability Centre after producing a cookbook fit for any master chef’s kitchen. Emily designed the cookbook Around Our Table, going above and beyond the Year 10 personal project brief.  

Emily said her project was a natural choice, as she loved cooking and wanted to make a difference to people with disability by helping a charity she respected.

“This project gives me the opportunity to share my love of cooking and spending time with friends and family, while raising money to help make life a little bit easier for a person with disability and their family,” she said.

Using funds from the cookbook, the Fundraising Team purchased a Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer Walker for James, 48, increasing James’ independence by keeping his strength and mobility in his muscles and joints, and enabling him to continue enjoy many more family moments. The remaining funds purchased essential equipment for the new Early Intervention Centre at Ability Centre’s Coolbinia site.