St Mary's Children's Home
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School uniforms
Sports equipment
Bedlinen, towels and curtains
Study lamps
Outings and holiday camps
Computers for school projects
Fuel for our bus

If you can help with any item on our wish list, please contact us!





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Will you help end the month
that never does?

Why is it that the 31 days of January seem to stretch on and on . . . and on? It never seems to end – and a lot of it comes down to those back-to-school costs and nagging December bills!

That’s why it would be fantastic if you’d help ‘shorten’ January by making an online donation  here.

While many families have to pay for a few children’s back-to-school expenses, St Mary’s has 52 children. That’s why we really need your support, which you can show by making an online donation now.

School uniforms are a massive expense that we must factor in to our budget. And just imagine buying stationery for all these children! There’s little chance of being able to afford those little 'nice-to-have' stationery items like glitter pens.

But still, our children don’t ask for much.  In fact, if you look at their “wish list”, they really just hanker for simple things like “having a normal family” or “going to the mall with friends”.

So please, can we count on you to make an online donation  now – and help us beat the back-to-school bills? Thank you!


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Our Director visits Thailand

After 17 years, it was finally possible for our Director, Sonja Harmse to take long leave and due to the kindness of a good friend she was able to enjoy a wonderful holiday in Thailand.
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Bushtrail Camp

Thanks to the generosity of our friends and donors, our children were able to spend time at Bushtrail Camp in the Magaliesburg during the December holidays.
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Treats and Outings

We received many delicious Easter eggs and treats and we would like to thank everyone who helped to make Easter a special and exciting time for our children.
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What a talented bunch we have!

The girls and boys of St Marys shine in drama, dancing, art and sport ...
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Volunteers add sunshine to our lives!

We were lucky to get not one, but two new volunteers recently.
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