Friends of The Disability Trust have launched a new bus on Tuesday to help people of all ages with a disability.
Daniel Norris, of Ray White Dapto, and Mick Baines, of Baimed Physiotherapy, were among those to attend the launch.
Mr Baines said he has been involved with Friends of The Disability Trust for eight years.
He has mostly raised funds through the 100 100's charity event at Beaton Park that raises around $20,000 each year.
"To me inclusion is everything and I just like the fact that we can give more access to others with the new bus," Mr Baines said.
"And I think Michael Norris's Sport and Rec program at The Disability Trust is one of the best things ever".
Mr Baines said after Friends of The Disability Trust made a big donation to the Disability Trust Respite House Project two years ago they started looking for something else participants and clients needed.
"With the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) there are a lot of programs but if you can't access them with transport they are no good to you," he said.
"So we thought funding a new bus was the right thing.
"We have done two buses before that were well used but they didn't have the wheelchair capacity or a wheelchair lift in them".
Mr Baines said those involved with Friends of The Disability Trust did not pretend to be experts in disability services they just wanted to help fill needs that help people with disabilities.
They do that through events such as BaiMed Physiotherapy's 100 100's and an annual golf day.
The next 100 100's starts at 9am on November 9 at Beaton Park. In the last 11 years it has raised over $200,000 for local disability services.
Participants are invited to run, walk, jog or sprint 100 metres, 100 times in 100 minutes.
"It is a vessel for people who want to support these services," Mr Baines said.
He said the great thing about Tuesday was seeing how excited the staff at The Disability Trust were about the new bus.
"They are the ones who deal with the clients every day. They know where the holes are in the program access and the new bus will help plug those".
Mr Baines thought the new bus could also be a commercial opportunity for The Disability Trust.
He said it could be used by others who have funding but no access to such a vehicle.
Other businesses involved in Friends of The Disability Trust include Heard McEwan Legal, Robertson Public House & Kitchen, True Value Property Conveyancing and Diggies at North Wollongong.
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