How will you lend a hand?

Lend a Hand to Hugo is an Australian charity based in Tasmania that is committed to improving the lives of children on the autism spectrum and those with a disability.

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The story of 'Lend a hand'
Lend a Hand to Hugo was founded by Luke Williams, a then fourteen year old who wanted to assist in the therapy of his nephew Hugo, who was diagnosed with autism.
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Our Story

Lend a Hand to Hugo began in 2014 in aid of Hugo Barrett, a vibrant and excitable young man diagnosed with autism at the age of two.

In order to bridge the gap for his nephew’s therapy cost, Lend a Hand to Hugo founder Luke Williams set out to raise enough money to ensure Hugo received the full amount of therapy hours he required.

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Giving the joy of Christmas

November 5, 2018

One in every one hundred Australian families have a child on the autism spectrum. One in five Australians have a disability. All of these families spend money throughout the year on therapy, specialised aids, accessible programs and other resources. As a result, spending at Christmas time is often limited and in some cases doesn't happen at all.

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All Abilities cricket blast 2018

October 12, 2018

Following the recent success of Lend a Hand to Hugo’s All Abilities AFL Auskick program, for the second year running Lend a Hand to Hugo will be offering our Cricket Blast program. The program is open for children between the ages of 5-14 with a disability or accessibility challenge.

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