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SAILORS WITH disABILITIES has today unveiled it's new major partner.
As of December 1st 2017 National Pump & Energy (NPE) will become SWD's major partner. With their generous donations allowing SWD to expand operations in four states. This will mean that in 2018 SWD will welcome 2500 participants to our programs.
This support will allow the national charity to reach even more young Australians living with a disability or those facing adversity. “SWD is delighted to welcome NPE onboard and we are very confident that that this will be the beginning of a long and successful partnership,” said SWD founder David Pescud. “Corny as it may sound, it’s fair to say we are ‘pumped’ by securing NPE and will embrace the ‘energy’ of this partnership to spread the SWD message to a wider
audience,” Mr Pescud said. “Backing from NPE enables SWD to build on our successes over the past  years which have seen us expand rapidly from being a regular and highly competitive entrant in the famous Sydney to Hobart yacht classic to helping disabled kids across four states,” he said. “SWD will welcome more than 2,500 participants onto our programs over the next year and with NPE’s support and commitment we know that our work will remain focused and meaningful for everyone we work with,” Mr Pescud added.
Said NPE Director Rod Hayes: “National Pump & Energy is extremely proud to support Sailors with disABILITIES in this newly formed partnership.”
“We are looking forward to a rewarding partnership for both NPE and SWD,” Mr Hayes said.
Mr Pescud concluded: “Everyone at SWD is looking forward to working with the staff and customers of NPE in this exciting new partnership.