Ava draws her inspiration from her younger brother Lindsay, but she is determined to help more than just her little brother.

The 11-year-old became a Guide Dogs Queensland Youth Ambassador late last year after Lindsay attended a Kids’ Camp for vision-impaired children.

In just a few weeks she raised $1,700. This year, she’s aiming even higher.

“I know it is really expensive to train just one Guide Dog, so that also inspired me. There’s over 30 Queenslanders wanting a Guide Dog who don’t currently have one, so I wanted to help.

“If Lindsay needs a Guide Dog when he’s older, I would want to help make that happen.”

Click here to find out more about becoming a Youth Ambassador.

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