Year 11 students Ryan Moore and Julius Peters are proud of John Eder’s quest to raise money.
Year 11 students Ryan Moore and Julius Peters are proud of John Eder’s quest to raise money.

Students support Blind Courage

STUDENTS showed their support after John Eder’s Blind Courage quest yesterday, especially Year 11 student Julius Peters, who could now see himself tackling a similar challenge.

“I train with him (Mr Eder) and it’s just amazing what he has done,” Julius said.

“I would like to do something like this; I would give it a crack.”

Mr Eder has been overwhelmed with the support he has received from the Warwick community after completing a 4000km journey across Australia as a part of the four-man blind courage team.

“Warwick State High School has put on a fundraiser which I must say is greatly appreciated,” Mr Eder said.

“Really that’s what it is all about; whether you have a disability or not, sometimes you need help. It’s great they are all so willing to help.”

With the aim of raising $300,000 for Vision Australia Mr Eder hopes to continue fundraising for the rest of the year.

“I still think I am just a normal bloke who went on a bike ride. I do feel I have managed to inspire some people and that’s a positive feeling,” Mr Eder said.

Donations are still welcome by visiting www.blindcourage.com or by calling 1300 847 466.



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