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The 2023 STEPS Grand Winter Ball: Community Generosity Raises $377,727 for Young Adults with Disabilities and Autism

STEPS Group Australia 2 mins read
STEPS Pathways College students on stage with executive principal Stephanie Patey.

The stage was set and hearts were full of excitement as the community came together for the 2023 STEPS Grand Winter Ball, a beacon of hope and change for young adults with disabilities and autism. Presented by Prima Commercial Fitouts, this glamorous black and white-themed event proved to be an enchanting evening of compassion, determination, and giving.


STEPS Managing Director, Carmel Crouch, expressed her gratitude, saying, "The STEPS Grand Winter Ball exemplifies the power we have as a community to create real, impactful change.  Our deepest thanks go to our presenting partner, Prima Commercial Fitouts, and all the incredible sponsors, donors, and attendees who made this event an overwhelming success. Your unwavering support will empower our students at STEPS Pathways College to embrace their potential and create fulfilling lives."


This night of elegance and entertainment raised an astounding $377,727 for STEPS Pathways College. These funds will play a pivotal role in expanding the college's programs and providing life-changing opportunities for its students.


A highlight of the evening was the captivating performance by the talented singer and Channel 7’s Dancing With The Stars finalist, Paulini.  Her soulful voice and engaging presence left a lasting impression on all in attendance.


The STEPS Grand Winter Ball not only provided an enchanting experience for attendees but also allowed them to make a profound impact on the lives of young Australians with a disability and autism.


For more information and images from the 2023 STEPS Grand Winter Ball visit


For more information about STEPS Pathways College


About us:

About STEPS Pathways College
As the first and only boarding college for people with disabilities and autism in Australia, STEPS is leading the change to create a brighter future for our students and all young people with disabilities and autism throughout the country. At STEPS Pathways College, students learn independent living skills through a combination of classroom and community-based training, as well as everyday life skills learned on the College campus, accommodations, and facilities that reflect true independent living.

Contact details:

Kirstie Henderson – Charity Events and Sponsorship Coordinator
STEPS Pathways College
Phone: 0455 309 157


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