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Annual Toy Drive 2015 Done and Dusted

So another Annual Toy Drive has come and gone. Thank you to our loyal supporters old and new, every contribution helps. This year our contributions have supported the Princess Alice Adoption Home. I was torn between dividing the goods between two organisations, but decided to give the lot to this home and hopefully next year […]

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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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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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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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