Monthly Archives: November 2014

Rocking the Roadshow in Pretoria

The RFR Roadshow – to familiarise volunteers with the rebranding of RFR – kicked off on 5 November 2014 in Midstream, where a group of Pretoria volunteers met up with National Manager, Stephanie van Deventer. “It’s very fitting that we should start here, since Pretoria is one of our oldest branches and we have a [...]

Photo Gallery Of Recent Events

RFR volunteers with Board Member Edith Venter at Pink Polo, Valdevie RFR Volunteers with Ryk Neethling at Pink Polo, Valdevie RFR Volunteers and celebrities with Expresso Show presenters during the recent Expresso Telethon to raise awareness of our Ditto Prosthesis Support Project [...]

A Pink Braai For Breast Cancer Awareness!

During October 2014 Hannetjie Carstens decided to host a Pink Braai at her house to raise some money for prostetic devices for women post mastectomy. Hannetjie’s mother in law was diagnosed with breast cancer and both her breasts were removed radically (a week apart from each other). She did not want prosthetic implants but indicated [...]

Ditto Breast Posthesis Support

21 October 2014 My mom is 76 years old. She had a mastectomy on her left done almost 30 years ago and still has the same prosthetic breast from then or what is left of it. My mom is so attached and protective of what is left of it, even if it doesn’t resemble anything [...]

Community News From Reach For Recovery, Johannesburg

On Saturday the 8th of November Anette Simenton and Val attended a hand over function to receive collected bras and sleepwear from Simply Gorgeous Ooh-La-La-Lingerie, Green Valley Shopping Centre, Edenvale. Juliet Sutton, Director of Simply Gorgeous, explained that these items were collected through various drives ranging from discounts to customers and donations. This drive for [...]

“Take Control Of Your Life, One Mouthful At A Time”

"Take control of your life, one mouthful at a time" was the topic of a talk given by GP and counsellor Dr Felicity Schoombie at a Pretoria branch general meeting held on 23 October 2014. Explaining her holistic approach to health, Dr Schoombie gave some tips for a balanced lifestyle: Live in the present moment. [...]

Willow Dam Garden Centre In Uitenhage Ondersteun Reik Na Herstel Se Ditto Projek

Op 25 Oktober 2014 het Jacky Sharp van Willow Dam Garden Centre, Estelle Botha, Reik na Herstel vrywillger en wonderlike vriende en ondersteuners in Uitenhage 160 splinternuwe bra’s ingesamel om vroue met borskanker en wat nie ‘n bra kan bekostig nie, te ondersteun. Alida Davis, borskankeroorwinnaar, het al haar kontakte op Facebook en Whatsapp en [...]