YEAR-END MESSAGE – 2013

YEAR-END MESSAGE – 2013

Dear Donors, Stakeholders, Partners and Friends 2013 has drawn to an end as one of the most poignant years in the history of our country, our organisation and our lives. The passing of our Founder, President and Father, Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on 05 December 2013, although expected, brought about a deep sadness and sense of loss on the one hand to us all but, at the same time, filled us with a profound gratitude and pride – appreciation that we could be part of the life of this great man and pride at how much we have achieved for children in his name and as part of his legacy. The past year has seen the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital […]

RIP our Beloved Madiba – Doug Anderson

I am so heart sore from the news.  I am grateful that we gave momentum to Madiba’s last wish.  I think as an organization in 2014 we need to collectively push to continue and increase this momentum and use our clout with Corporate SA and speed up the building of this hospital.  To let the process drag would be disrespectful to everything that Madiba was. One of the best moments in my life was meeting Madiba in 1995 at a wheelchair sports camp I attended.  Madiba came to thank all the coaches and athletes. I shared this photo with Mrs. Machel when I worked with her on the Africa for Haiti Campaign a few years back – she laughed and […]

Engen donates R4 million to Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

The need for a tertiary paediatric hospital in South Africa is greater than ever and can no longer be ignored, stated Sibongile Mkhabela, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust at the announcement that Engen Petroleum is contributing R4 million towards the building of a new facility that will carry Madiba’s name.

CROSS-CONTINENT EXPEDITION FOR NELSON MANDELA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL ENDS

Stan and Sally Hannath from Noordhoek, Cape Town undertook an adventurous and mostly trouble-free journey from Noordkaap in Norway to Cape Agulhas in South Africa from June to October 2013 to raise much needed awareness and funds towards the building of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg.

Mandela Children’s Hospital enabled

Financial services groups Barclays and Absa and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust today announced the launch of a global fundraising awareness campaign to raise funds towards the construction of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.

Absa and Barclays Enable Fundraising Platform

Absa and Barclays enable the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust to launch a global fund-raising platform Financial services groups Barclays and Absa and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust today announced the launch of a global fundraising awareness campaign to raise funds towards the construction of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.

Ford Tourneo Shuttles Celebrity Ambassadors

Pretoria, 12 July, 2013 – Ahead of Mandela Day, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa supported the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in the making of a video that aims to raise funds for the proposed facility.  

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