It's the most magical time of the year for a child ...
Unless you’ll spend Christmas apart from your family, in a Children’s Home …
… convinced that Father Christmas won’t know where to find you – and that there will be no brightly wrapped gift under the tree with your name on it.
… keeping quiet at school when your friends boast about their holiday plans – because kids in a home don’t go on fun outings to the movies or McDonalds.
Or do they?
Yes – if you will help!
Please help make Christmas a time of fun and excitement for our boys and girls – by making your donation online now.
Your contribution* of R129 could buy a new Barbie doll or toy truck … R179 buys a jigsaw puzzle or soccer ball for an older child … R250 pays for movie tickets and popcorn for two friends … R229 pays for a new pair of school shoes. More generous gifts provide new clothing and counselling for children who have no family to go home to over the holidays.
Gifts of any amount are deeply appreciated and will make a difference!
Because they all help make Christmas a happy, exciting time for boys and girls who might otherwise feel left out and forgotten at this special time of the year.
Best of all – giving happiness to a child adds to your own enjoyment of the festive season. So go ahead, and be as generous as you want to be!
* Cash gifts are the most useful, as they ensure a fair distribution among the children and enable us to buy toys and clothing suitable for each individual. Thank you for your understanding.
Help bring the magic of Christmas into our Home this festive season – give yourself the joy of making a child happy
Please donate towards holiday fun and a small gift under the tree on Christmas morning.
children deserve to be safe & happy
In a perfect world, every child would grow up in a loving home – with enough food, clothing and opportunities to play and learn.
But it’s not a perfect world.
The Durban Child & Youth Care Centre strives to give children who’ve been orphaned, abandoned, neglected or abused, another chance of a happy childhood. We provide a safe home, all the daily necessities, education and encouragement to help them develop into healthy, well-adjusted kids.
Wherever possible, we work with the family to enable children to return home. Because every child needs a place to belong.
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South Africa's children are hurting
In mid 2017, South Africa was home to 19.6 million children under the age of 18
child only households
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