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2018-11-27 06:00

The annual #GivingTuesday for the Maitland Cottage Hospital in Newlands falls on Tuesday 27 November and the Maitland Cottage Home Society is appealing to the public for support.

The society has received a once-off offer from PayFast, a platform that processes payments from donors, which will allow them to access services at a discounted admin rate.

The public can donate a minimum of R20 using the link provided below to make a

This year they aim to raise R40 000.

According to the independent fundraiser for the society, Josephine Joseph, the targeted amount would allow them to serve 2000 meals to patients at the home.

“Be part of something that is bigger than one; let’s create a spark for a virtual party of giving. It’s an opportunity, not an obligation! Help us to raise more money this year for operational costs so that we remain well funded to fulfil our mission for another year.

“At Maitland Cottage Hospital, we firmly believe that children who do not have access to good orthopaedic care should certainly have hope of mobility. That’s why we come together through our paediatric orthopaedic project to provide surgery and treatment to all of our patients.”

V Donations can be made at or via EFT, and contact details can be received by contacting Fiona at


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