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2013/2014 Beneficiaries

This year, we have selected two primary beneficiaries and should we have resources for additional beneficiaries, the ones listed below will receive them, else, we will make them official beneficiaries for 2015. Ethembeni: Salvation Army Home for Abandoned Babies Princess Alice Adoption Home      

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Annual Toy Drive take 6

It’s time to host Annual Toy Drive number 6. With my pregnancy and new baby this year, I thought I would not host one. However, I am ;). Why? Giving feels great, especially to little children who have nothing and no one. One of the main beneficiaries this year will be the Ethembeni Children’s Home.  They […]

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Photo Gallery

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Thank you supporters, a job well done!

And to think we were not going to celebrate 5 years of Annual Toy Drive, I am so glad we did. Thank you to the supporters for donating cash and goods. Your donations were used to purchase: Toys 5 x teddy bears 14 x toy sets 2 x boardgames 1 x kiddie tent 4 x dolls […]

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Strange and cute toys

The first time I went shopping for toys, I realised I had entered a whole new world. An expensive and weird world. Here are some strange and cute discoveries I’ve made. I feel for parents’ who have many children they have to provide for. It can’t be easy. Is the process fun though? I hope […]

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Thank you for your donations

A big thank you to the following people for already getting involved and donating cash and/or toys: Jan Booden * Kevin Derman ***** Mustapha Baboo *** Raj Moodaley * Raylene Samuels * Darren Bester * Derek Abdinor (PayPal) Jan Booden (PayPal)  **** Jenny Scriven ***** Marcia Moreira *** Leanne Nel * Helene De Ridder ***** […]

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Why I do this every year?

Sometimes, we pass people in the streets. They “use” babies to illicit sympathy. I give in, sometimes, most times. My feeling is that we have become so oblivious to suffering of others, that we easily allow a baby to go hungry. Every year, in spite of life, work and everything else, I take up this […]

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2012 Beneficiaries

2012 Annual Toy Drive did not raise the amount we had hoped for and of the 5 beneficiaries listed below, we could only choose one. The Ethembeni Children’s Home is in the most need. They are the selected 2012 beneficiary. The items will be delivered on 17 December 2012. ————————————————————————————————– Meet our 2013 beneficiaries, 5 […]

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High 5 for celebrating 5 years of Annual Toy Drive

It’s year number 5. Incredible how time flies. This year, we have the following goals: 5 Beneficiaries R55 000 cash for 500 toys 500 baby sets Can we do it, please support this worthy cause. I do all the labour, deliver the items, you donate some cash. Deal? Mail info@annualtoydrive.info or view banking and PayPal details for […]

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