Helping Angels Newsletter - June 2010


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Helping Angels Newsletter - June 2010

  1. 1. Cape Town NPO Number: 071-232 "Life is not about the breaths you take, Email: but about the moments that take your Website: breath away" Address: 43 Kokerboom Crescent, Kuilsriver, 7578 Annemi: 082 892 8643 Nicole: 083 494 7737 Joan: 084 552 1433 Gerrit: 082 410 4327 Sharon: 084 405 8609 Fax: 086 549 6480 New s Congrats to Eddie Cyster and Aletta Neumann, the lucky winners that won Helping Angels Mugs with their sms donations. We appreciate your support and thanks to everyone that sent in an sms! Our sms donation line is changing from 1 July 2010. To donate sms Angels with your name and surname to 39051 and R15 will be donated to our projects from your airtime. A special thanks to Metrofile for their sponsorship, we can really fill a lot of hungry tummies with your donation we appreciate it so much! Further news is that Joan did an interview on Voice of the Cape on 22 June to speak about our projects; we hope that this will bring in more volunteers and that this will help to spread the word to all the people out there that would like to help but does not know where to start. U pco m i n g P ro jects - Ju l & Au g 2010 1. Christmas in July at Hernus Kriel old age home – 10 July 2010 We will be hosting a big celebration at Hernus Kriel old age home in Parow in July for the 55 residents. These are wonderful pensioners that deserve to be spoiled, so we arranged for a performance by LP Louw, where after we will be serving a traditional Christmas lunch and pudding, and hand out gifts to each resident. Donations needed: Gifts for their goody bags like lotions, soaps, biscuits, fudge, rusks, writing paper, books, magazines, etc. 2. Craft Day at SA children’s home - 24 July 2010 We will be hosting an Arts & Craft day at SA children’s home, and will have fun courses like Card Making, Paper Craft and Cake Art. We hope that this will be a fun event for the children that will also teach them skills that they can use in the future. Donations needed: Donation towards buying muffins and cooldrink -45 children
  2. 2. 3. Visit to Bottelary Farms – 25 July & 15 Aug 2010 Helping Angels and volunteers will be serving the 120 children from Bottelary farms in Kraaifontein a hot meal and some snacks. These are wonderful children and we would appreciate volunteers to play games with them or to assist with the food preparation and handouts. Donations needed: Cooldrink/Juice, Mince, Chicken, Frozen Veggies, Tinned Fruit, Bread & Rolls, Rice & Pasta’s, Soup mixes Th a n k Yo u 's March and April was such a blessing for Helping Angels and we would like to share this with you! Thanks to the following people that helped to make dreams a reality: 30 Jun: Soup Handouts at House of Hope Thanks to Extreem Kwizeen who helped us with a freezer, as well as sponsored us with frozen soup, which we distributed to House of Hope soup kitchen in Brackenfell. Marlene and hubby Trevor runs this soup kitchen and she serves 110 homeless people a hot cup of soup every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Thanks Marlene & Trevor for the wonderful work you are doing for the homeless. 29 Jun: Donations: Ncedelunthu Educare Centre & Colleens Place of Hope Thanks to generous donations Helping Angels were able to give Florence from Ncedelunthu in Mfuleni a R1000 donation towards buying groceries for the children in their care, and R500 went to Colleen’s Place of Hope in Mitchells Plain. Thanks Moshe Adir for your continued support, Colleen appreciated this so much! 27 Jun: Dream Day at Bottelary There was 190 children and adults that attended the feeding scheme this Sunday, and Helping Angels and 00HEAVEN worked together to create special memories for a few ‘heroes’ that form part of our Bottelary Farm Project. 9 special farm children and 2 adult farm workers had the chance to take a scenic drive in a limo and to be treated like royalty on a red carpet! We would also like to thank NS Promotions for arranging for Simba the lion to attend this Dream Day! The kids loved having their photos taken with Simba as well as the face painting and Simba hats! We hope that this would motivate these special children to dream about a better future! 25 Jun: SOS trip to Villiersdorp SOS Wild sponsored us to take 100 farm children on the experience of a lifetime, a day outing to the SOS camp in Villiersdorp. We thank them for creating this opportunity for the children to learn more about nature, about teambuilding and for all the lovely food and spoils that they bestowed upon us. A big thanks to Hettie & Kobus for sponsoring the bus fare that enabled us to take the kids on this trip, thanks to Eljo SA for the reduced bus fare
  3. 3. 20 Jun: Winter Outreach Thanks to all the wonderful sponsors that helped us to collect new and 2nd hand clothing and blankets for the farm workers in Kraaifontein. In this extreme winter cold this was very much appreciated, and thanks to all your wonderful donations they can dress warmly and sleep under a snuggly blanket at night. Thanks to everyone that helped at the handout session! T 7 Jun: Soup Handouts Thanks to Extreem Kwizeen for donating a gas burner for our feeding scheme, as well as 810 liters of soup to our projects. Thanks also to Olivia for arranging the distribution to The Ark and to House of Hope soup kitchen, and to Francois that collected the soup for Bottelary. We appreciate your support so much, thanks to your help the 810 liters of soup was distributed quickly on a cold and very wet Monday night. 6 Jun: Bottelary Farm visit We were so blessed from various people that helped us for this visit. Firstly thanks to Sandy and Harold that joined us as volunteers and donated money towards buying 5 year old Martin warm clothes and shoes. Thanks also to Joan Snyman and her team of wonderful volunteers that prepared hot soup and bread for the 120 children that forms part of the feedings scheme, and that also spoiled them with chips and snacks. Thanks to Seppie from Care Bears that donated lunchboxes that we handed out at Bottelary and for the milk that we donated to Hernus Kriel old age home. Thanks also to Dr Shouket Shaboodien who donated the most beautiful toothbrush sets to each of the smaller children, as well as toothpaste and brushes for the bigger children and the adults. We had a talk about oral hygiene and we got promises from them all that they will brush every day!! Thanks so much everyone!! 29 May: Pensioners Project What a blessed day with our pensioners. We served 100 pensioners with a loaf of bread and a goody bag filled with grocery items, as well as a hot meal of curry & rice. Thank so much to everyone that arranged the goody bags and that helped with the food preparation, and to all the volunteers that helped with handouts on the day and that donated bread! Your smiles and hugs brought so much happiness to these lovely pensioners. 15 May: Colleens Place of Hope We helped Colleen with fresh food and vegetables, cereal, groceries and clothing. A big thanks to Moshe Adir for his donation towards buying pants for the little ones and to Anene and Karin for their clothing donations. This really helped Colleen to keep head above water in this tough financial time..
  4. 4. 9 May: Mother’s day Tea We visited Hernus Kriel old age home in Parow on Sunday to spoil the 55 residents for Mothers day. These are wonderful pensioners that deserve to be spoiled on this special day, so we played Bingo, and served them tea/coffee and cake with small gifts to make this a special mother’s day for them all. Thanks to Jana from Tygerburger who joined us at this event and ended up jumping right in, we appreciate your help. Thanks also to Jenny Kets for donating facecloths. Apart from the above sponsors a big thanks also to the following sponsors/helpers/volunteers/sms donations that made a difference in May & June Elizabeth Coetzee, Jeff De Moe, Concor Tuncor Services, Storm & Llew, Alletta Neumann, Mr & Mrs Jacobs, Gwendolene Pretorius, Wilma Neels, Aileen Barrajeiro, Melinda Rollinson, Lana Els, T Mulder, Charmaine Pather, Heidi Theron, Sandy Gleesen, Helde Beckett, Karl Burba, Maria Sequeria, Mr & Mrs Pillay, Nasima Phadiel, Gillian Meiring, R0oby van der Toorn, Eddie Cyster, Andre Olivier, Natalie Peterson, Kerri Swart, Lee- Ann van der Walt, Ronala Potts, Stella Burger, Joan Petersen, Carmen Boon, Metrofile, Trevor Cohen, Mohammed Soleh, ,Lena van Staden, Kobie Louw, Patricia Lots, Moshe Adir, S Supra, Francis Heunis, Ria Marais, Metrofile Ho w ca n yo u h el p? • Donate GOODS as per the needs list mentioned in upcoming projects, we have drop off points in Kuilsriver, Parow and Athlone • DEPOSITS can be made into our bank account:(send us a mail if you made a donation with your details) Acc Name: Helping Angels Cape Town Branch: Capegate Branch Code: 023910 Acc Number: 387 812 695 • To donate via CREDIT CARD please visit our group site on Greater Good South Africa, register as a giver and donate: • To donate via SMS, send: Angels & your name and surname to 39051, and R15 will be donated from your airtime • VOLUNTEER and become part of one of our projects, all our projects are done over weekends so if you have a Saturday or Sunday free let us know or join us at any of the upcoming projects Big thanks to all our sponsors for making this possible!