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    and comfortable every day of the month.

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Girls need extra care

As we celebrate Women's month, and the valuable contribution made to our world by girls and women, we also acknowledge that women are made differently; one of those differences is having a monthly cycle.

Even though it's completely natural, many young girls still feel embarassed and anxious about other people - especially boys - knowing when they have their period. Reassurance goes a long way. But the most important confidence booster is having sanitary protection that's dependable and readily available, so girls can change as often as necessary to feel fresh and clean.

It's shocking to know that in our country, hundreds of girls miss a week of school every month because their families can't afford to buy them sanitary pads. Of course, we won't let that happen to our girls. But we do need help to cover the cost.

With 32 teenage girls in our home, it costs around R2500 per month to provide sufficient feminine hygiene products. Any contribution towards this cost would be so gratefully received.

Don't think of it as just a contribution towards toiletries. What you're really giving our girls is the confidence to really live each day ... participate in sports and activities regardless of the 'time of the month' ... and take on the world! Thank you for caring and for understanding.

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How to help

Bringing up a child is expensive! And when you have a 'family' of 64, every extra bit of cash helps.

Order delicious party platters at reasonable rates ... or make use of our laundry service.

If you can spare an hour or two a week, please consider volunteering at our Home?

Check out our 'wish list' for items needed right now. Or contact us for more information.

Download the free app (Android, iPhone or Blackberry) and scan our code to donate safely and easily.

Run a marathon ... enter a cycle race ... or help our kids by asking friends to donate to JCH instead of buying you a birthday or anniversary gift.

Putting the pieces back together

The Johannesburg Children's Home provides
a safe refuge for 64 children of all races
who have been found in need of care by the Children's Court.

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