The well known Tractor Trek Group in the Central West are gearing up for another great event on the 23rd and 24th of September,
with a new chosen charity. This year the money raised will go towards Little Wings. Little Wings was established in 2012 and has provided over 1,100 flights, transporting more than 2,600 passengers. Little Wings is a not-for-profit organisation, whose aim is to support families to reduce the financial burden, emotional strain and travel fatigue experienced during this time.
Little Wings has been keeping families together here in the Central West by providing 8 flights from Bathurst, 25 from Cowra, 122 from Dubbo, 18 from Forbes, 33 from Narromine, 62 from Orange and 3 from Wellington since starting. The Tractor Trek Group, a charity run completely by volunteers, is on a mission to raise $50,000 this year, which will provide 35 free flights to families in the Central West. “It is very rewarding, it’s just great to see that we can help families and their children,” said Tractor Trek member Roy White.
This year the event will be visiting Orange, Cargo, Cudal, Lake Canobolas, Forest Reefs, Milthorpe and Forest Road. The Tractor Trek Group is now calling for sponsors, tractor participants and donations to help seriously ill children and their families. “The Tractor Trek has been running for the past 5 years now around the countryside, raising 1.4 million for charity,” said Roy White.
There will also be an official dinner on Saturday the 23rd September, at the Orange City Bowling Club. Everyone is welcome to come along to the event, which will include an auction to help raise more money for Little Wings. Be sure to keep an eye out for events around you. For more information please contact Trek Director Geoff Porter, 0408 634 390 or email cwctractortrek.@outlook.com