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STEPS FOR STEPS 2024 CHARITY WALK WITH SUNSHINE COAST MIXFM

STEPS Pathways Charity 2 mins read
STEPS Pathways College students pose with MixFM radio hosts Mark and Caroline at the 2022 Steps for STEPS charity walk.

The annual Steps for STEPS charity walk is back Friday March 8th, when STEPS Pathways College students, trainers, and volunteers will take to the pavement together and walk an impressive 30km to raise funds for the college.

92.7 MIXFM breakfast show hosts Mark Darin and Caroline Hutchinson will be walking alongside whilst recording their morning broadcast live, beginning at the MIXFM office in Maroochydore and finishing at the STEPS College Campus at 9 George Street, Caloundra.

This year STEPS Pathways Boarding and Day College students will participate in the walk, with some experienced students like Josh Harvey determined to tackle the entire 30km.

Funds raised from the event will go directly towards supporting the students at STEPS Pathways College, Australia’s only boarding college for young adults living with a disability and autism. 

STEPS Executive Manager of Business Partnerships Michael Williamson said fundraising events like Steps for STEPS were vital for the college.

“Generous donations like these ensure students at STEPS Pathways College are given the opportunity learn essential life skills to live independently in the community.

“The students are incredible humans, and I am so proud to walk beside them.”

The walk will kick off at 6am from the 92.7 MIXFM office and finish around 4pm at STEPS, with students crossing the finish line at their campus to celebrate their outstanding achievement with STEPS staff, sponsors, and fellow students.

There will be excellent opportunities to cheer on the students as they make their way through Cotton Tree, Alexandra Headland, Mooloolaba, along the Nicklin Way through Moffat Beach, Kings Beach and along Bulcock St before finishing at the STEPS front gates.

Students have worked with staff to create their own fundraising page, personalising it with a heartwarming bio and photo, with each hoping to meet their fundraising goal of $2000.

Head over to https://www.stepsforsteps.com.au to read students’ inspirational stories and help them reach their goal!

 


Key Facts:

About STEPS Pathways College

As the first and only boarding college for people with a disability and autism in Australia, STEPS is leading the change to create a brighter future for our students and all young people with a disability 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:

Michael Williamson - Executive Manager of Business Partnerships
Phone: 0418 764 079
Email: michaelw@stepsgroup.com.au

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