Thank you Kimberley-Clark!

St Joseph’s would like to express our sincere appreciation for a donation of 809 nappy packs valued at R 180 975.19!

Your donation will be a huge saving to the home, and we are grateful receiving a total of 40 442 nappies. This will stretch the need of nappies in two wards over a period of 160 days.


Calore Donation


Thank you to Calore Fireplaces and Stoves who once again donated 70 (15kg) bags of pellets to St Joseph’s valued at R5 000 to warm up the eco-friendly fireplaces in the wards.  This gesture is much appreciated!


Rheinmetall Denel Munition Donation

Hand sanitizing liquid equals liquid gold during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, St Joseph’s Home for Chronically Ill Children welcomed a generous donation of 21 boxes of 500 ml of bottles of sanitizer from Rheinmetall Denel Munition. Handing over, is Milan Bohacek (CFO) Rheinmetall with Christelle Cornelius (CEO at St Joseph’s) and Matron Audrey Gourrah. St Joseph’s cares for more than 120 patients and has a bed capacity of 175. All its staff of more than 130 are regarded essential and report for duty each day. More than 75 litres of hand sanitizer is used each week! St Joseph’s is situated in Montana and has been under lockdown since the end of March.


Dutch Interns raise more than R40 000

Dutch Interns   Demi, Isabella and Mylene, raised more than R40 000 through crowdfunding to support various needs of the children at St Joseph’s. Apart from toiletries and casual clothes need for the holidays, they also funded the necessary school clothes and SHOES! We thank you and your generous friends!


Job well done! (Netherlands Article)

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We benefit from our supporters’ generosity! From all of the SJH children- THANK YOU.

May has been such a busy month. Thanks to in kind and financial donations: We have been able to:

  • Buy new track suit tops for the children attending the Special School on our premises. Thanks to Tim Streit and his friends;
  • Introduce the girls to an antique tea set. Thanks to Krzysia Gossage (UK),
  • Enjoy Slipper Day with Reach for Dream and Wimpy,
  • Treat our teenagers to special Walt Disney clothes,
  • Started a relationship with Clothing Guild who provided brand new winter clothes for the teenagers, pre-school and babies,
  • Daisy and Basil Wards received “funky shoes” from a “cool” Dutch nursing intern group working at SJH.  They also donated – among others- lots of toiletries for the 5 in a Box campaign

(new track suit tops for the children attending the Special School on our premises)

(Introduce the girls to an antique tea set)

(Slipper Day with Reach for Dream and Wimpy)

(Treat our teenagers to special Walt Disney clothes)

(Started a relationship with Clothing Guild who provided brand new winter clothes for the teenagers, pre-school and babies)

(Daisy and Basil Wards received “funky shoes” from a “cool” Dutch nursing intern group working at SJH.  They also donated – among others- lots of toiletries for the 5 in a Box campaign)

 


Thank You Easter Supporters !!!

Many supporters dropped Easter Eggs during Easter at St Joseph’s. We thank schools, businesses, individuals and groups who took the effort to support the children.   We can confirm that they have had a sweet Easter…and still enjoying Easter Eggs during weekends and special outings and celebrations!

 


Our donors are giving. Our Five in a Box campaign targets are being smashed!

Hundreds of toiletries for the babies and nearly R20 000 have been donated by our kind and generous donors. Thank you.

We have only a few days left. Please donate!

Our donors have used innovative ways to create their own boxes of love.


Interns put up a crowdfunding initiative among their friends and family to raise funds

Some of our interns put up a crowdfunding initiative among their friends and family to raise funds for much needed toiletries for St. Joseph’s children. They did it with so much love and energy. We thank you Nikki, Sabine, Manon and Iris!


 

 


Thank you SPAR

SPAR Western Cape played Santa at St Joseph’s. Charlene Mekel,  from the SPAR CSI programme, delighted the kids with special blankets and toys.

Thank you SPAR for warming the hearts of the patients with such special gifts.