SNUG as A BUG Winter Clothing Drive for Children with Cancer
Hey there Little Fighter Friends, according to predictions, South Africa is in for a VERY COLD winter and a virulent strain of influenza this year. This makes it more important than ever that our Little Fighters are able to wrap up extra-warmly during the forthcoming cold months.
We have many Little Fighters in desperate need of a simple necessity…….warm clothes!
Little Fighters Cancer Trust Snug as A Bug winter clothing drive is an Annual Event in which we ask for donations of NEW warm winter clothing. Snug as a Bug was born after we met a little boy in a Paediatric Oncology Hospital ward in 2013, who had no clothes, and was forced to wear a pair of too small, pink corduroy girl’s pants.
Due to cancer causing a severely compromised immune system in the Little Fighters and making them VERY prone to infections, we ask that only new clothing be donated.
Little Fighters who are battling cancer get really cold during their chemotherapy treatments, and there is nothing worse than seeing a little child who is already in a battle for their life shivering with cold.
Last year, our #SnugAsABug Campaign was extremely quiet. The Little Fighters that did received new, warm clothing though, could not have been more grateful!
We would like our Little Fighters to have warm, well-fitting clothing!
Basic Information of the Warm Clothing needed:
Ages and Sizes
All. From baby to 18 years.
(2 years and under)
We will update regional and local drop-off points as they confirm. Please use whatsapp or call to make contact with the drop-off person closest to you. ALL these ladies and gents work day-jobs, so might not be able to reply to you right away, please take this into consideration. HOWEVER, they are committed to this drive, so will get back to you as soon as they are able to!
Katrin Jansen van Vuuren
083 655 2857
Hot919FM has also arranged for TWO more drop-off points in Johannesburg! These are:
CORDEV KITCHENS – FOURWAYS GOLF PARK, ROOS STREET, FOURWAYS
ZIGGIES CAFE – CORNER CONRAD AND SUSMAN DRIVE, BLAIRGOWRIE
073 989 6339
Royal Cape Golf Club, Ottery/ Wynberg
083 425 0898
082 965 1995
072 549 2203
083 477 9094
021 863 0249 / 073 729 6155
082 872 4264
082 327 0803
082 589 1763
082 471 4754
078 840 3836
082 500 3611
North and Bluff
Sunette van Wyk
083 390 5141
076 252 6965
Michelle Hansen, 0832724770, firstname.lastname@example.org
If we do not have a drop-off in your area, don’t let it dissuade you from donating. We can ALWAYS make a plan! Contact us either via our Contact Us page, on Facebook, e-mail Mandie Erasmus on email@example.com or phone us on 073 729 6155.
Alternatively, you can also make a financial contribution.
ACCOUNT NAME: Little Fighters Cancer Organization
BANK: First National Bank
BRANCH: Paarl Mall
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 622 777 83 249
BRANCH CODE: 250057
REFERENCE: Name & “SNUG”
Our postal address for post or courier is:
Little Fighters Cancer Trust
6 Mossop Street
Corporate contributions will receive full tax and BBEEE benefits, so also please speak to your boss about this drive!