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For a ‘joyous’ Christmas
we need YOU!

It’s unbelievable that this year’s passed by so quickly and it’s already that festive time of year!

As you can imagine our boys and girls are completely thrilled that the holidays are just days away and the boys and girls are so looking forward to a small present on Christmas day – along with some special and tasty treats.

But we’re sad to say that we’re facing deficits that may cause a dreadful season. And if our children are to have any joy at all this festive
season . . . we’ll need your support.

Please say you’ll help with your online donation here.

So many things are needed at this time of
year . . . if you’re a parent yourself you’ll know that every child, naughty – or nice – must have a present under the tree to feel special and loved. And our youngsters are no different!

Plus, it’s the holidays – and we’ll need to keep them busy and out of mischief with a trip to the park or a trip to the mall at least. Can you imagine being cooped up at the Home all summer long?

So please make your donation here and help give our children a Christmas holiday to remember – just like all children deserve.

And if enough of our supporters give then we’ll make sure there’s a special Christmas meal – and pudding too.

It’s bad enough that they spend every day at the Home – if you agree that the holidays should be happy and exciting for all our children please make your donation here.

We trust that we’ll be able to celebrate that friends like you cared enough to make a difference this holidays.

Sending you and yours the very best wishes for a joyous festive season.

Thank you and God bless.

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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