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President High, Cupcakes of Hope get together for International Childhood Cancer Day

The fundraiser is set to make a meaningful difference in lives of young children and their families.

President High School and Cupcakes of Hope collaborated to raise awareness and funds in commemoration of International Childhood Cancer Day between February 15 and 16.

The purpose of the two day was to educate the learners on childhood cancer by teaching them the early signs and symptoms of cancer. The day also aimed to raise funds for Cupcakes of Hope, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to raising awareness and funds for childhood cancer and to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young patients and their families.

Mthokozisi Nkosi.

Individuals and businesses showed their support by donating cupcakes which were on sale along with other delicious treats such as popcorn and biscuits.

The learners showed their support by joining the ‘party the hope’ by purchasing from the stall and taking pictures by the beautiful wings banner sponsored by Hyper Paint. Among those who contributed to make the two day event a success were The Baking Box and Paint Prime SA.

Grade Eight learner Manare Khoba and Dr Natasché Daniels.

Ambassador for Cupcakes of Hope, Dr Natasché Daniels hosted a talk with the learners where she shared her story and personal battle with cancer, encouraging and educating the learners.

“Cupcakes of Hope make a significant difference in the lives of many children and teenagers with cancer. The journey is often long and it helps to have the support of the community and organisations like Cupcakes of Hope. I am grateful for the opportunity the school has given us to bring awareness to the learners and raise funds for those children in need,” said Daniels.

Kiara Arends and Unathi Ndhlovu.

Nyeleti Golele from President High School added: “Childhood cancer is a devastating reality for many families worldwide. The emotional, physical, and financial toll of childhood cancer extends far beyond the individual patient, affecting families and communities profoundly. President High School recognises the urgent need to address these challenges and stand in solidarity with those affected by childhood cancer.”

Charlene Kalil, principal Quentin De Lange, Dr Natasché Daniels and Nyeleti Golele.

Prinicipal Quentin de Lange expressed his gratitude to all the sponsors and Cupcakes of Hope for joining hands and helping to raise awareness about childhood cancer.

Aviwe Luvuno.

You can follow Cupcakes of Hope @Cupcakesofhope on social media or visit the website to make donations or learn more about how you can get involved.

Whether through monetary contributions, volunteering, or advocacy efforts, every act of support counts in the fight against childhood cancer.

Grade Eight learners gather together to listen to a talk about childhood cancer.
Charlene Kalil, Dr Natasché Daniels, Zanidene and Belinda Rabie, Corinne Daniels, Dayle Moodie and Nyeleti Golele.

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