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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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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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