2014 Christmas Elf Project ~ Red Cross Hospital


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On December 11th, Christmas came early for all our Little Fighters at Red Cross Hospital’s Pediatric Oncology Ward, Day-room, as well as the Outpatients Clinic when we did the 2014 Christmas Elf Project  deliveries.

Little Fighters Cancer Trust Child CancerActionist and Swim for Hope Pioneer, Carina Bruwer, joined us for a very special morning.


There was a lot of excitement, smiles, hugs and happy little hearts all around… … (more photos on Facebook)


THANK YOU to every single person and company who has contributed to our MASSIVE Christmas Elf Project! YOU made this possible!

 

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About LFCT

This is a blog about CHILDHOOD CANCER and CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS Little Fighters Cancer Trust is a non-profit organisation that offers support and aid to Children with Cancer and their families. When a child is diagnosed with cancer it affects the whole family. One of the parents, usually the mother, must give up their job to care for the child and this creates financial problems for the family. In South Africa especially the majority of these families are not well-to-do; many of them are rural. A diagnosis of cancer can wipe out any family’s finances, let alone a poor family. The costs of special medications, special diets, hospital stays, transport to and from the hospital or clinic and accommodation and food costs for the mother who spends most of the time at her child’s bedside are astronomical. These are the people and problems that fall through the cracks, and these are the people that Little Fighters Cancer Trust has pledged to help in any way possible. LFCT takes a holistic approach to assisting the Children with Cancer and their Families, with the main aim to be the preservation of individual dignity and pride. Little Fighters Cancer Trust also focuses on promotion and advocacy of National Childhood Cancer Awareness in an effort to increase awareness of Early Warning Signs of Childhood Cancer. This would result in earlier diagnosis, giving the Child with Cancer more of a chance at Treatment and Survival. See "About" for more Background info

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