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Mrs De Klerk visits Iris House

Iris House Children’s Hospice has had the privilege of being supported by the FW de Klerk Foundation for the past three years. In fact, the first donation of R20 000 towards our Hospice repairs was gifted shortly after our lease was signed in January of 2015. Since...

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Iris House Goes Surfing

In November we launched our new surfing program for the children from Iris House, because we believe in improving the quality of life of our children by enabling them to experience and enjoy what usually only abled people can. This was only possible because there are...

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Premier Helen Zille visit Iris House October 2017

Since opening on the 14th of April 2015, Iris House has strived to continue to improve their services and therapies available at the hospice and in the community. the Hospice, once a derelict building is constantly being improved and extended to ensure that the...

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Iris House – de Vere Acuma Gand Crystal Ball

The annual Ball at the Table Bay Hotel  has over the six years it has been running become the single biggest fundraising event on the Iris House calendar and by far the most glamorous. The partnership with head of Africa for de Vere Acuma Gavin Smith was strengthened...

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Cuppa4Care high tea a success

Iris House held a Mad Hatter themed Cuppa4Care High Tea on the 30th of September in the hospice gardens There were plenty of give aways and a huge selection of sweets and savouries for everyones taste. There was also an art auction were grabbing a great deal was...

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National Lottery sponsors “Work Horse”

Since our inception in 2011, Iris House has been blessed with many private supporters who have donated furniture, appliances, beds etc. Even those these items are often urgently needed by the families we serve we were often unable to collect or delivery them due to...

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Farewell but not Goodbye

Farewell but not goodbye Carol Petersen joined Iris House in 2012 as an admin assistant to the CEO Sue van der Linde. To put this into prospective, when she joined Iris House had not yet gained any real funding from government or private sectors, it was a “start up”...

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International support for Iris House Children’s Hospice

During December a donation of R16,156.00. was received by Iris House Children's Hospice. December is by far the most demanding month of the year for Iris House both financially and in terms of work load. The monies could not have come at a better time and greatly...

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Family year end events 2016

Due to the massive growth in the number of children and families we support, we could no longer bring everyone together for one year-end event at our hospice this December. We decided to host three separate events to accommodate everyone. However, it soon became...

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Neville’s Ride – Windhoek 2 Cape Town

Neville’s Epic Windhoek to Cape Town Cycle Meet Neville Gillomee. Neville is an adventure seeker, who believes that anything is possible. He loves a challenge and has completed several extreme adventures including summiting Kilimanjaro. In 2015 Neville completed the...

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