Premature babies who weigh between 500 grams and 1.8 kilograms often need much assistance to breathe and feed. Because they are underdeveloped at this stage, they are not always ready to digest formula milk, making breastmilk their only lifeline.
Just 50ml of breastmilk can feed a premature baby of under 1 kg for a full 24 hours, but very often the babies’ mothers are unable to supply the required amount. This can be due to health issues or medical complications, or even a lack of information and resources.
Join the Milk Matters March for Milk 5km Family Fun Walk / Run along the Sea Point Promenade and raise funds to provide the life-line of donor milk to premature babies in hospital.
Route: A flat, pram friendly route along the Sea Point beach front starting from the Sea Point Pavilion Swimming Pool, along the sea front to Moullie Point (near the Green Point Lighthouse, but keeping next to the sea) and back.
Goodie Bags: The first 80 adult / pensioner tickets booked will qualify for Goodie Bags.
Lucky Draw Prizes: The Lucky Draw will take place at the end of the event, back at the Sea Point Pavilion starting point. Not to be missed!
Dress Code: Pink! Please wear pink (or red), decorate your pram with pink,….the more pink the better.
Book your tickets now and help raise funds and awareness and ensure more babies have access to life-saving donor milk.
Please note: As this is a charity fundraiser, no refunds will be given.
Bookings are via Quicket or at the door.
Not able to attend?
Please consider making a donation to Milk Matters - easily done via Quicket's event booking and donations facility. Every cent helps provide hope and life to premature babies just as much as every drop of donated breastmilk does.
For more information contact Milk Matters:
021 659 5599 / 082 895 8004 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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