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This morning the Piggy Bank campaign was launched by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) Trust at Rivonia Primary School in Sandton. The campaign is part of the trust’s For Kids By Kids (FKBK) initiative. NMCH Trust ambassador ProVerb was on hand to talk about the need of the hospital and how the kids can help. The hip hop artist and Idols presenter was joined by Scooter Addicts, who are only a few days into
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Since the capital campaign launched in 2012, planning for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital continues, with building is planned to begin in the third quarter of this year. So far in the project, a number of critical milestones have already been reached. Although a commitment to the hospital project was made by Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in 2009, he recently reiterated his ongoing support for the project as national and provincial government continue to
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South Africans urged to use their social calendar this winter to help raise funds to build much needed children’s hospital   03 July 2013 – As we approach the end of the winter season, South Africans are being encouraged to host social dinners with friends and family in what is being called the National Winter Dinner Challenge, a campaign that aims to help raise funds for the building of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. “We
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The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust (NMCHT) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Thursday, 30 May 2013, signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the SABC utilising its numerous broadcast platforms to create awareness for the fundraising efforts of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital is a unique initiative as it is being built with the support of donors from across the globe, in honour of Mr. Mandela.
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It’s a sad morning as the whole country wakes up with half of the beloved Morning Live team on SABC2 missing. Since the news broke yesterday, of the sudden passing of Vuyo Mbuli a dark shadow has been cast over all of us. We have not only lost a talented contributor and pioneer in the broadcast television, but also a philanthropist and a keen supporter of Madiba’s legacy. He was a Trustee of the Nelson
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Influential Women Champion Paediatric Specialisation Nursing Campaign 19 March 2013 – Some of South Africa’s most influential women have come together to raise funds to recruit and train nurses in Paediatric Nursing Specialisation for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. This week the group met with Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust CEO Sibongile Mkhabela for a “champions’ lunch” at the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund head office in Johannesburg. The lunch served as the launch of the
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