RIDING4AMPCAMP is about sharing the great story and empowerment of the Australian limb difference youth camp called AMP CAMP.
In a show of fantastic generousity and committment, WA cyclist Mike Shaw is riding from Cairns, QLD to Sydney, NSW to raise awareness and financial support for AMP CAMP.
Thats over 2700kms spread across 25 days, to help us continue this support for limb different youth in Australia.
AMP CAMP brings youth ages 12 - 21 from all over Australia to share in a unique camp with others who share a difference. We all know how important it is to feel like you belong, and thats where AMP CAMP sets new heights. Living with amputation, limb loss or limb difference is difficult at the best of times but when you are a teenager already struggling with body image challenges, peer pressure and feelings of isolation, that concept brings on a whole new level of tough.
AMP CAMP brings community, understanding and breaks down the barriers around limb difference isolation. Teens find they are not alone and build confidence, independence and life long friendships with peers who truley understand what it is like. AMP CAMP changes lives.
RIDING4AMPCAMP is a shared project between NSW and QLD state amputee organisations, Amputees NSW and AFSG QLD, community partners working together to support awareness and real tangible outcomes for Australian Amputees and those Aussies living with Limb Difference.