More than 300 people with disabilities have been assisted and continue to be assisted by Viti Spinal Cord Injury Association of Fiji.
This was revealed by Viti Spinal Cord Injury Association of Fiji Secretary, Simon McGoon who adds that the assistance provided include equipment distribution and home improvements that can help any person living with spinal injury or disability.
He says that since 2015 the Association has completed seven wheelchair accessible homes and one newly constructed home.
McGoon says that from last year’s fundraiser they raised more than $100,000 through the Viti Spinal Injuries Association of Fiji Old Skool Ball that focused to raise funds to assist those living with spinal injuries.
He says that the Association now plans to continue in improving homes to be wheelchair friendly for people with Spinal Injuries adding that they also plan to expand their operations to the maritime Zones.
Meanwhile, the 4th Year of the Old Skool Ball fuindraiser, New Zealand All Blacks legend Sir Michael Jones will be the special guest speaker at the Viti Spinal Injuries Association of Fiji Old Skool Ball that will be held on the 20th of next month.
McGoon says there will also be auction prizes including travel, accommodation, dining, and sports memora‑bilia including an All Blacks jersey signed and donated by Richie McCaw and other memorabilia from Eric Rush and other sporting legends.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.