Charity. And an Event.

Charity. And an Event.

Charity. Lending a helping hand to the less fortunate, supporting what we think is a good cause. These are obligatory actions of a fortunate man. If you happen to have a roof over your head, food in the fridge and any mode of transport that gets you from A to B, then you are indeed fortunate. If you take a look around South Africa you will learn that our unemployment rate is ranked 8th worst unemployment rate in the world (25%) and the majority of our population are in dire straits with no where or no one to turn to. Our government sure isn’t doing too much about it, but that’s a story for another day. Food is ridiculously expensive, medicine is unobtainable and hope is running thin. These are real issues and not just tear jerkers pushing us to make a R2 donation at KFC or to give a few silvers to our local traffic light guy. Topping a lengthy list of human issues is surely medical care. Sickness ravages our nation with people residing in some of the poorest living conditions on the planet. 3 weeks ago I received a phone call from my Aunt’s sister who is living in Port Elizabeth. I hadn’t spoken to her in about a year so it really was a pleasant surprise. She explained how they are really involved in the Northwood Children’s Hospice Charity in PE and are hosting the Investec Flora Banquet & Fashion Show at The Boardwalk Hotel. She begun to explain how she would like me to be involved in the charity dinner as they were going...