"Over $8000 in cash donations since April 2012 !"
A bit of background
In the past, we have made numerous donations consisting of tour vouchers and cash given to various fundraising activities, clubs and organizations. While "giving" was very rewarding to us we have usually been solicited for the above prizes by someone in one way or another. Over the years we have slowly matured to take on a more pro active approach in helping others by seeking out those in need ourselves.
In December 2011 we suddenly found ourselves in need.
unfortunate fumble into shallow waters
Ningaloo Reef resulted in a Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)
flight from Exmouth to Perth with
fractured neck. Our words can barely describe how nerve-wrecking this was
our family. Hours seemed to drag on for days until
specialist confirmed that there was no long-term damage. Those hours were some of the longest of our
Back in the paradise of
Ningaloo, we of course
knew how lucky we were. We also realised that without organisations such as
things could have been much different.
We wish to announce that as of 1st
April 2012 we would like to become more involved with helping others in need. We called it
"Giving is the Greatest Reward" . With this commitment we hope to share our happiness with others - like a Good Karma. We have committed ourselves to give away to those in need $1 from every adult and every child who books on any of our glass bottom boat tours.
Several selected charities, organizations or simply even a family who is down on their luck will receive a cash donation from us. Above philanthropy is by no means driven because we're abundantly wealthy or anything -
it is simply our way of trying to make an "idealistic" (in our minds) world a better place.
Below please find the list of upcoming recipients of our "Giving is the Greatest Reward" idea.
With time, we hope for the list below to grow
. While we welcome, we do not ask anyone for any donations to "help our cause" - we simply ask for you to help us in identifying those in need