Next week the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation is holding their annual SIP Week event to raise awareness and much needed funds for the continuation of ground-breaking research into finding a cure for paralysis here in Australia.
In the spirit of the challenge, on Tuesday 3 November the Walsh Accountants team will be supporting SIP Week by hosting an afternoon tea for our team as well as sipping all drinks through straws to help raise much need funds for the foundation.
Annually, Walsh Accountants supports the PCSRF through our Charity Polo Day, known as the Walsh Accountants Entrepreneurs Cup. Unfortunately due to COVID restrictions, we were unable to host the event this year, so we were thrilled to find another way in which we could raise funds for the foundation. This cause is very close to our hearts and to date we have raised over $20,000 for the foundation.
Accidents, car crashes and sporting injuries happen. In fact, almost every single day in Australia #SIPhappens and someone has their life changed forever by a spinal cord injury and they are paralysed. Many of these individuals are young men under the age of 24.
A damaged or severed spinal cord means the region of the body below the level of injury becomes paralysed. Many people suffering with paralysis are required to drink all beverages out of a straw because they cannot feel their arms and hands. This is just one of the many ways life changes for someone with paralysis.
If you would like to help us raise much needed funds this year, please visit https://www.sipweek.com/walshaccountantsteam and together we can help raise funds to find the cure for paralysis!
You can learn more about SIP Week by visiting https://www.sipweek.com/