Monthly Archives: February 2020

POWER OF PINK CAMPAIGN REACHES R5 MILLION MARK FOR THE DITTO PROJECT

After 10 years , the Power of Pink Campaign which aims to raise funds for Reach for Recovery's Ditto Prosthesis Support Project reached the R5 million mark!  This campaign has provided a silicone prostheses to more than 6500 state patients post a mastectomy due to breast cancer. On World Cancer Day, the Power of Pink [...]

POWER OF PINK CAMPAIGN REACHES R5 MILLION MARK FOR THE DITTO PROJECT2020-02-10T07:37:52+00:00

AMABELEBELLS DRAGON BOAT CLUB DONATES BAGS TO REACH FOR RECOVERY PENINSULA

AmabeleBells Dragon Boat Club is a great supporter of Reach for Recovery Peninsula. Not only did the Chairlady of the club, Heather Webb, recently donated 500 bags to Michele Coe, volunteer at RFR Peninsula and keen dragon boat racer herself, but they also do some sewing for the group during the year. The bags are [...]

AMABELEBELLS DRAGON BOAT CLUB DONATES BAGS TO REACH FOR RECOVERY PENINSULA2020-02-10T06:24:14+00:00

CANCER ALLIANCE SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. ZIPHORA’S STORY

Ziphora Tau, 56, is a mother of two from the North West who is currently living in Vogelstruisfontein with her daughter and grandchild. In September 2019, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) after a biopsy was done. She came to Johannesburg because she felt that she would get [...]

CANCER ALLIANCE SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. ZIPHORA’S STORY2020-02-04T09:22:25+00:00

CANCER ALLIANCE OF SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. TINA’S STORY

Cancer care is a basic human right, but Tina passed away in December because Baragwanath Hospital did not have the drip medicine that was making her better. This is her story: Tina is seated on her couch, propped up by a pillow and being fed her breakfast porridge by a young lady. Another young lady [...]

CANCER ALLIANCE OF SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CANCER DAY FOCUS: CANCER IN A CRISIS. TINA’S STORY2020-02-04T09:13:48+00:00

MIDMAR QUALIFIER EVENT SUPPORTS REACH FOR RECOVERY

For the 3rd successive year, Bloemfontein Reach for Recovery sponsored pink 'Reach for Recovery' swimming caps at the Kovsie Aquatics Swimming Club open water event. This Midmar mile qualifier event was held on 18 January 2020 and is growing yearly. This year 460 swimmers took part in the event. This year Reach for Recovery helped [...]

MIDMAR QUALIFIER EVENT SUPPORTS REACH FOR RECOVERY2020-02-03T08:07:29+00:00