We have won the Seniors Award at the Local Champions awards sponsored by 7News and RAC. All our volunteers, sponsors and supporters are really chuffed to receive this recognition out of 600 nominations. Recognition is important for a charity. It instills trust within the community we support and allows us to deliver our services with confidence. Take a look at the video 7News produced about our nomination.https://www.motionbytheocean.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/LOCAL_CHAMP_6PM_NEWS_4_5_22.mp4
A third trishaw is on the way to join the Motion By The Ocean fleet to provide more rides and more smiles at Sorrento and Mullaloo. This has been possible thanks to support from Ian Goodenough, Federal Member for Moore, and the Stronger Communities grants programme. Our new trishaw will extend our program which leaves from Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club and Mullaloo Surf Life Saving Club. Want to book a ride for an elderly family member or supported person? It’s free. Use our online form.
Motion by the Ocean has received $1000 for new equipment in a People of Post grant from Australia Post. Motion by the Ocean chief executive and founder Alanagh Godderidge said the grant money would be used to purchase new helmets for the cycling program’s pilots, promotional materials and an online accounting package. “I manage 50 volunteers and safety is always our priority,” she said. “It’s about working with the people we have to build bigger, stronger, better communities.” People of Post grants worth almost $350,000 have been made to 356 community groups. Australia Post head of community Nicky Tracey said …
https://youtu.be/8ef4OCot-rwWe were fortunate to receive a volunteer grant via our Federal Member of Parliament, Mr Ian Goodenough, to create this video. Produced by Darren O’Connell from Toolbox, the video features volunteer Jose and passengers Fi and Lyn. The video shows our core program, Cycling Without Age, Sorrento, and a typical route. Our trishaw service provides free daily rides for our elderly and disabled communities. By promoting inclusion and conversation, we allow supported people to stay relevant in their own community.