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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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Run,WalknRoll – 5km

The 30th of October saw Iris House Children's Hospice host our second annual Run,WalknRoll event at our hospice premises. This years event was made extra special by the support of Minister Anroux Marais and members of the South African Paralympic squad. Minister...

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Mr FW de Klerk Message to Iris House Children’s Hospice

Megan Dick of the FW de Klerk Foundation delivered this message from Mr FW de Klerk at the 2016 Iris House - de Vere Acuma Ball on the 27th of August - Table Bay Hotel. Mr de Klerk was unable to attend the event with his wife this year but is hoping that his busy...

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Carers Honoured

Achievement Awards  #WeLoveWhatWeDo On Saturday the 2oth of August. Two of the Iris House Children's Hospice care team members were honoured for their outstanding commitment and going way more than the extra mile in the course of their duties. Nomaindia Mpitola:  One...

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Monthly Donation Option now live

NEWSFLASH! MONTHLY DONATION OPTION NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE - One of the biggest challenges for Iris House is that ALL our services our FREE. Most NPO's providing a service do so for a nominal fee so have some revenue stream. We decided at the formation of Iris...

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