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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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Mandela Day 2016

Work started early at Iris House Children's Hospice this Mandela Day. Not only were there over 40 visitors to the hospice, but there was also a full Mfuleni respite care session running on the day. It was amazing to see all the volunteers busy on the grounds of the...

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Official opening of our Sensory Room

Our wonderful Sensory Room at Iris House Children's Hospice,  Sponsored by Rotary Oostenberg was official opened by District Governor Geraldine Nicol and Oostenberg Rotarians Neil and Manfred on Wednesday the 25th of November.  The room boast's the latest in sensory...

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Iris House has a new Angel

August the 22nd was a very special evening for Iris House, not just because it was our 4th annual Iris House Ball but because one of our long term goals was realised on the evening. During the course of the evening we showed a video which was narrated by Founder Sue...

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Iris House – 2015 Mardi Gras Ball

The 22nd of August saw Iris House Children's Hospice celebrate their forth annual Grand Ball and what an event it was! The gracious Table Bay Hotel paid host once again to the event, putting on it's finest for the evening. This year Iris House was privileged to have...

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Iris House – Mandela Day 2015

This Mandela Day saw amazing support being generated for our Children's Hospice building and community based respite care. We had tons of visitors to our Hospice building at Stikland who had the opportunity to engage with some of our very special children. We would...

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Western Cape Government article on Iris House

Raising a child with severe cerebral palsy is no easy task for a parent. Jacque spent eight weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) as a new born baby. After he was released from hospital, his mother struggled to find a voluntary carer and a facility that...

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Nana update

Since we first featured the story of Nana on the 24th of May we have received a huge outpouring of support for this very brave little boy. After sending his story out on social media, local media and the Kieno Cummings Show on Cape Talk we have had donations of a...

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Nana – A very brave little boy!

South Africa is a violent country, we all know this. Everyday our newspapers and headlines tell the stories of another shooting, another robbery, another hijacking. Stories that are to often quickly forgotten as we carry on with our lives. Very seldom do we stop to...

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Mfuleni Visit by Rotary -Twickenham-upon-Thames

Following their support of our Mfuleni hub in January. Mr Robert Pritt of the Rotary Club of Twickenham-Upon -Thames joined the Iris House team for a visit to the area. Robert's first visited one of our care team members who has set up a day care centre in her garage...

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