Round 7 Grant Recipient

“We’d forgotten how much we enjoyed walking the dogs together and thanks to the generosity of Suncorp we are able to do this once again”

Jennifer Pittorino from Technology, Data and Labs nominated Colin Pittorino

Thanks to a Brighter Futures Grant in Round 7, Jennifer Pittorino from Technology, Data & Labs, and her husband Colin from Risk, can enjoy the simple things in life.

Since Colin became a paraplegic four years ago, he and Jennifer have forgone some of their favourite pastimes together. Colin uses a manual wheelchair which was difficult to manoeuvre and the repetitive pushing often led to shoulder joint fatigue.

The Brighter Futures Grant funded a Smart Drive. This power device for Colin’s wheelchair has made everyday pleasures a reality again.

“We’d forgotten how much we enjoyed walking the dogs together and thanks to the generosity of Suncorp we are able to do this once again. It’s these small pleasures that mean so much,” said Jennifer.