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Boxer Superstores Donates to HNO’s Shoebox Project

July 11th, 2011 | Posted by Conny in HNO | Shoebox - (Comments Off on Boxer Superstores Donates to HNO’s Shoebox Project)

Mary Orpwood, HNO’s fundraiser, and the rest of our team are extremely grateful to Boxer Superstores (Pty) Ltd. for their kind donation of R500.00 in gift vouchers towards our Shoebox Project. The Shoebox Project has benefitted greatly over the years by donations such as these from various businesses and retail store chains. We would like …
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Shoebox 2011

June 25th, 2011 | Posted by Conny in Shoebox - (Comments Off on Shoebox 2011)

The proof is in the pudding… Just to prove that work, work, work has been happening here is a very satisfying record of the boxes for the Sinomhawu group in Riverside all done and dusted and being collected.  One down four to go.  This year the sweets are being packaged seperately as we found that …
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Featherstone High in London holds Readathon to Donate Beautiful Books to Esinqobile

June 20th, 2011 | Posted by Conny in Esinqobile | HNO - (Comments Off on Featherstone High in London holds Readathon to Donate Beautiful Books to Esinqobile)

Our children at Esinqobile erupted with joy as we unpacked a loaded parcel sent to us from Featherstone High, all the way from London. The parcel was cram-packed with brand new books and scores and scores of letters, and beautifully decorated postcards and cards written by children at Featherstone across the grades. Carol, our centre …
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Esinqobile Christmas Party Raises the Roof!

December 27th, 2010 | Posted by Conny in Esinqobile - (Comments Off on Esinqobile Christmas Party Raises the Roof!)

I would like to thank the Pietermaritzburg Cathedral Women’s Society once again for sponsoring our Christmas party at Esinqobile in Bulwer this year. All of our disabled children and pre-school children at our centre in Bulwer enjoyed a wonderful morning with Father Christmas (Mlungisi Mbanjwa) bringing presents for everyone, and a wonderful party provided by …
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MONDI Shoebox Party for Ward 5 a Real Success

December 19th, 2010 | Posted by Conny in Shoebox - (Comments Off on MONDI Shoebox Party for Ward 5 a Real Success)

I, on behalf of HNO’s Shoebox Committee, would like to thank Thulani Khumalo from MONDI Shanduka Newsprint for arranging sponsorship for this year’s Ward 5 party held on Saturday at Kevelar Mission near Donnybrook. The party was a great success catering for almost 300 children. ‘Baba Kismus’ made yet another appearance and helped to hand …
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SAB’s BIS Team donates 730 complete Shoeboxes to HNO!

December 10th, 2010 | Posted by Conny in Shoebox - (Comments Off on SAB’s BIS Team donates 730 complete Shoeboxes to HNO!)

Tuesday the 8th December marked the arrival of 730 completed shoeboxes (1067 Kgs worth!) from Jo’burg donated by South African Breweries’ remarkable BIS Team who overwhelmed us with their amazing generosity and goodwill. A great number of these gifts were sorted at Gail’s Shoebox Room on Thursday in preparation for our second last party, hosted …
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It’s Shoebox Time Again!

June 25th, 2010 | Posted by Conny in Shoebox - (Comments Off on It’s Shoebox Time Again!)

Dear Friends, June marks the organizational turning point for the HNO Shoebox committee and we are ready and raring to go to meet our target this year of serving 2010 OVCs across six… and possibly seven of Ingwe’s ten wards! As you can see by our progressive stock record, we have made a great deal …
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Hilton Church of the Ascension Donates 111 completed Shoeboxes!

December 28th, 2009 | Posted by Conny in Shoebox - (Comments Off on Hilton Church of the Ascension Donates 111 completed Shoeboxes!)

I, together with the rest of the Shoebox Committee, would like to extend our sincere thanks to Rosemarie Bullock and Nic Denny-Dimitriou, and the members and youth of the , for working together to achieve their phenomenal goal of supporting HNO’s Shoebox Project 2009 by donating in excess of a hundred completed shoeboxes for the …
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