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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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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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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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Toys received last year

Some of the contributions received last year include: dolls balls bat and ball sets music toy sets tenpin bowling play dough puzzles crayons colour-in-books bubbles black board and chalk sets magic wands animal playsets kiddy chairs skateboards hoola hoops teddy bears cars stationery

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