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295 children living at three children’s homes are hoping Santa visits them this year and you can make sure that happens for them!


South Africa (30 October 2020) – Christmas is around the corner and you can make a child’s heart happy by giving a special gift to a child in foster care or a child in one of our care homes. Care Protect Invest South Africa (CPI SA) realises that COVID-19 will have a lasting effect on our children. Christmas 2020 is going to be much different than previous years and it is important that every child feels even more special and loved on Christmas Day. We can’t allow COVID-19 to take away our children’s Christmas cheer.

CPI SA would love to give a special Christmas gift to 295 children and asks the public to open their hearts by getting involved with the “Be-Santa-To-Someone campaign. You can easily make a difference in the lives of the children who need it most.

Give a small gift wrapped in plain brown paper with a note saying: “Dear boy/girl, today someone is thinking of you…” or any encouraging message that will put a smile on a child’s face and make them feel special again.
Each gift must please contain one small packet of cookies of your choice. Gifts may not cost more than R100.

What can you include in your gift?

  1. Letter of encouragement
  2. Any packet of cookies of your choice
  3. Your choice of the following items:
    –           Stationery
    –           Toiletries (Teenagers)
    –           Diary (Teenagers)
    –           Toy cars
    –           Dolls
    –           Hair accessories
    –           Pretty T-shirt
    –           Pair of shorts and/or
    –           Colouring books
  4. Gifts must be wrapped in simple brown paper and cost no more than R100.

Where can you deliver your gift?

Contact the following people to make the necessary arrangements:
Gauteng (Pretoria) – Dinah Bronkhorst: 072 126 1158
Free State (Bloemfontein) – Sulene Odendaal: 081 588 8510
Western Cape (Cape Town) – Melani Lategan: 084 517 2438.

Gifts can also be delivered to Centurion Theatre:
123 Amkor Road
Contact Susan or Marlene on 012 664 8710 / 072 245 4390.

Intercape bus services will also assist with the delivery of gifts. Contact Dinah Bronkhorst for more information: 072 126 1158.

Complete the form on our website to choose a child to whom you want to give a gift: Be-Santa-To-Someone

Deadline for delivering gifts: 10 December 2020.

The public can post a picture of the wrapped gift on social media and challenge their friends and followers to do the same to support CPI SA’s Be-Santa-To-Someone campaign using the hashtags: #BeSantaToSomeone or #WeesKersvaderVirNKind.

Sources: CPI SA – Supplied
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