St Mary's Children's Home
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The gift of a brighter
2016 is in your hands . . .

Can you believe we’re already into the third month of 2016! I hope that this New Year’s filled with as much happiness and joy as our friends have shared with us in 2015.

We can’t thank our supporters enough for the incredible difference they’ve have made in the lives of our little ones.  Truly, our donors are a precious part of our family here at St Mary’s.

And as we find ourselves at the helm of yet another year we’re hopeful that you’ll make your online donation here. . . the costs are beginning to add up and your kindness will help in more ways than you can imagine.

We’re sure you’ll know how costly a new school year can be . . . the cost of stationery alone has been unbelievable – the list seems to get longer each year! And don’t forget the school uniforms – and sporting kits too.

It’s been an expensive start to the year already – but your donation here will help us persevere and make sure our children fit in with their friends – and not stand out as different – or being ‘the kids from the Home’.

Please make your contribution here and give our youngsters the chance for a 2016 filled with promise.

School’s an exciting opportunity for all children to thrive – and your support will ensure it’s no different for our youngsters.

Thank you once again for all you do to help our boys and girls be the best they can be.

Gifts in kind and willing volunteers are also hugely appreciated. Please click here for more information, or telephone the home on 011 435-3820.


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Our Director visits Thailand

After 17 years, it was finally possible for our Director, Sonja Harmse to take long leave and due to the kindness of a good friend she was able to enjoy a wonderful holiday in Thailand.
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Bushtrail Camp

Thanks to the generosity of our friends and donors, our children were able to spend time at Bushtrail Camp in the Magaliesburg during the December holidays.
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Treats and Outings

We received many delicious Easter eggs and treats and we would like to thank everyone who helped to make Easter a special and exciting time for our children.
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What a talented bunch we have!

The girls and boys of St Marys shine in drama, dancing, art and sport ...
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Volunteers add sunshine to our lives!

We were lucky to get not one, but two new volunteers recently.
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