2018 Annual Toy Drive

For the Annual Toy Drive this year, I dedicate my 40th birthday and would like to make a wish. If you were intending to gift something for me, or feel like doing a small, yet good deed, instead of gifting something to me, would you gift/donate to the annual toy drive? All I want for […]

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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, […]

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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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It’s that time again, 2015 Annual Toy Drive

It’s that time again, where we start the drive to raise awareness and more importantly toys and cash for children, especially babies in various orphanages. This years beneficiaries will be: Princess Alice Adoption Home Ethembeni: Salvation Army for abandoned babies Make a donation and propose a 3rd orphanage and yours could be selected. Why these […]

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Beneficiary goodies

We still have a few days to go, but it is looking good. We have purchased some baby gear and toys which we know will come in very handy.

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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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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 […]

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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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