Heartfelt ‘thank you’ in desperate hours

2018-03-15 06:00

A near to hopeless man from Despatch who did not know how he would get his frail and ill wife to the Red Cross Hospital in Cape Town, was overwhelmed by the “out of the blue” help from the community.

Rob Watt wrote the following letter to thank all who assisted him and his wife, Jenny, in the midst of in their crisis:

“My wife had to have a major operation which could only be done at hospital in Cape Town.

Times being hard and our vehicles in no condition to attempt this trip, our situation turned into a nightmare.

Then out of the blue with Nikki’s bugging Darnie, of Guiseppes, he started to raise funds to help cover some of our expenses. Clive’s Garden Furniture donated a six seater combo, as he has so often done before, and a raffle was set-up.

Karen and Ronnie Kapp also stepped in and offered transport to Cape Town whilst Peter and Cheryl paid for a return flight.

Jen has had the operation and now receives further treatment in Port Elizabeth.

We wish to thank everyone for stepping in and supporting us in our desperate hours. To Guiseppes, Clive, Karen and Ronni, Peter and Cheryl, all who bought tickets and for those who gave so generously, thank you! May God bless you all. We will never forget what you have done.”

Congratulations to Connie Vosloo of Jeffreys Bay who has won more than a combo.

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