Mike Mathews

My brother Andrew has been working at what is now Flagstaff (North Nowra) for close on 30 years. The job has been his savior and is an integral part of his life. I vividly remember our Dad, prior to his death in 2002, relating how Andy, then living with him at Gerringong, would come home each afternoon and such was his enthusiasm would immediately ask for his train fare for the following morning. The impact on his development, the opportunity to have social contact with others, the motivation to get up full of life every morning, the sense of worth just cannot be measured. Without this we can only guess how he would be today. Money is not the issue, what is critical is that he and others like him are provided the God given right to be happy and productive. The alternative is just too much for me to contemplate.

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