IPSWICH men's health charity Swich On has said a special thanks to loyal supporters at a special lunch.

Nearly 40 of the sponsors and individuals have contributed to raising more than $85,000 in the charity's first two and half years.

The group's organisers, Brad Bulow and Grant Lowe presented a plaque to the sponsors, Bendigo Bank, XXXX, Realway, The Queensland Times, Ipswich City Council and NuGrow.

Mr Lowe said since the group's inception its membership had grown from 40 to 150.

The fundraising clout had grown with the group's increasing popularity and it had broadened its scope to support charities in Ipswich and nationally.

During the lunch the group presented a cheque for $13,000 to the Cerebral Palsy League, a charity they were introduced to by Richard Larney.

He and wife Vickey, raised the funds to support adults and children with disabilities living in the Ipswich area.

Mr Lowe said the day was about giving something back to the people that had supported them from the beginning.

"It was a feel-good day, giving back to those that have helped us," he said.



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