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We invite application from suitable persons to take up the position of CEO. This person will take responsibility for the day to day activities at Helderberg Hospice, currently employing 54 staff members and working with a volunteer base of ±200. Application should be made on the official application form together with the Job description and required…

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Stewart Gordon is celebrating his 65th birthday this year with a positive attitude and a huge smile on his face.  He was born in Somerset West where he still resides, and is the eldest of six children. Life has not always been kind to him.  He was 10 years old when his mother passed away,…

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Dianne Waddington, our Manager of Social Work, had the privilege of visiting our partner Hospice, Hospice of the Western Reserve, in Cleveland, Ohio in November 2019.  During her visit, an award was presented to both Hospices by Global Partners in Care for the longest standing and most vibrant international partnership between two Hospices. While Hospice…

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As we move into 2020 we’re reminded of the uncertainty that surrounded the new millennium as we waited for the clocks to tick over at midnight in December 1999.  We weren’t sure if there would be problems as a result of the computers that worked on six digit dates as opposed to eight digit dates:-…

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Like any family, we review our budget at the start of a new year, and like any budgets, the realities of the needs can be overwhelming.  The reassurance of monthly debit order donations is wonderful, every spontaneous Rand makes a difference, and every single method of support is so valuable. Looking around our property, there’s…

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A very special ‘thank you’ for every end of year donation which went towards respite care for our patients – patients like Pieter and his son, Ricky.  And over the festive season, it was Joan who came into our 24 hour Support Centre, benefiting from our Helderberg community’s generosity.  This is what happened . .…

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Giving is a wonderful thing.  Not only does it do good, but it also makes you feel good. Giving is especially wonderful in that it comes in many guises – some are obvious, but others are a little more hidden.  They may not have crossed your mind, so here are a few different ways in…

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Our events are meant to bring us all together as a community, as well as generate much-needed funding. Please join in, and encourage others to also do so. Save the Date for the forthcoming events:                Pink Walk              1 March 2020              Harmony…

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