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Make the magic of Christmas last all year long

If you have children or grandchildren of your own, you’ll know how the excitement builds at this time of year. Making ‘wish lists’ for Santa ... going to the movies or the pantomime ... Christmas trees full of twinkling lights at the mall ... the smell of yummy cakes baking ... extra treats and sweets.

It’s no different here at JCH. Except we have 64 excited little ones all looking forward to the holidays.

We have plenty of special holiday activities planned (all with the need for social distancing in mind). Swimming parties ... movies & popcorn in the cottages ... camping out under the stars in the grounds ... board games ... singing and dancing. We’re also looking at activities outside the Home – like hikes and drive-in movies. And of course, Christmas trees, decorations, and brightly wrapped gifts in Santa’s sack.

But we need your help to turn these plans into reality. Please will you help by donating R250, R500 or more now towards the fun?

Or, you might like to consider signing a monthly debit order, so we can keep the magic alive all year long.

Your kindness will mean so much to a child. It could pay for a surprise treat in your lunch box when you least expect it. A special cake on your birthday. Some pocket money to spend on anything you choose. Even small things, like a plaster on a grazed knee that makes everything better.

Regardless of how much you give, or how often, you’ll have the pleasure of knowing you’re bringing a little extra joy into the life of a child who’s had a rough start in life.

Thank you! And may your own festive season be filled with the same joy you give to others.

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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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