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
Thank you, you beautiful souls!
To all those who have donated cash, toys, time, venues, baby clothes, gear and more, a thousand thank-you’s are never enough. We’ve received R5,000 in cash and over R5,000 in donations, so thank you for helping us contribute to three beneficiaries this year, what a wonderful feeling ♡♡. We’ve made our first delivery to the […]
Our LIVE QR Code for donations
If you don’t have the Zapper app, download it now. If you do, you can donate by simply scanning the code, selecting an amount or enter your own. Donation is now available in the following ways: Via PayPal: email@example.com Via Zapper: see QR Code Via FNB account: In person at the Annual Toy Drive event: […]
There are 3 beneficiaries for 2017 and hopefully we raise enough for a 4th or 5th. Princess Alice Children’s Home (more than 50 babies and toddlers) Salvation Army Johannesburg (almost 100 babies and toddlers) TLC Johannesburg (last year TLC was flooded and burgled in the same month) Please donate any amounts to help us bring […]
2017 Annual Toy drive is here
Welcome to 2017! Priority on my list of to-do’s is to have a gathering to raise funds, toys and baby-things for Annual Toy Drive 2017. We have two beneficiaries so far: Princess Alice Adoption Home TLC, Johannesburg I am hoping that this year we break records with contributions received and number of orphanages served. This year, […]
2016 Unofficial Toy Drive
If you’re one of the many people who had a whirlwind 2016, good or challenging, you’ll appreciate that a huge event could not take place as we unfortunately did not get around to it. However, as we do, we started gathering and purchasing baby toys, baby goods (blankets, bottles etc.) and made a donation to […]
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 […]
And with that, no.5 is done and dusted, smiles all around :)
It started early on the morning of 17 December 2012, with a call to the Ethembeni Children’s Home. They had not been expecting it and sounded happy to hear from me. We packed the car and off we went, into the heart of Joburg. We were greeted with smiles, handed over the 19 packages of […]
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 […]
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 […]
Archive post 2009 Toy Drive
Friends, colleagues, staff, acquaintances and virtual friends it’s is that time of year again (yay!). (What time I hear you say?). It’s time for our annual Toy Drive (“,). This year we are doing it bigger and better (“,). Thank you to those who helped make the event successful last year and to those who […]