Friends of Valkenberg Trust

Supporting Recovery

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Friday 15th December 2017
Tickets now on sale for 3 Tons of Fun at the Suidoosterfees in Monday 30 April. Fabulous show at Artscape. Tickets make great gifts or team building opportunities AND make a difference in people's lives.

Spring clean for recovery

Friday 08th September 2017
September is the time to clear out the things you don't need!  Send your second hand goods to the Friendly Charity Shop at Valkenberg.  This project is largely staffed by service users who either volunteer their time to support recovery or are trainees, learning skills that can translate into meaningful occupation back in the community.

Join casual day 2017

Wednesday 26th July 2017
Join Casual Day on Friday 1 September 2017 and support the recovery of people with a psychiatric disability!Every R10 raised for a sticker is important. Casual Day has become the lifeline to more than 500 non-profit organisations and schools as well as 12 national beneciary organisations in the disability sector, that provide employment, education, counselling and advocacy for persons with disabilities.

#action against poverty poverty this #mandela day

Wednesday 24th May 2017
Fight poverty this Mandela Day and give your 67 minutes to people recovering from serious mental illnesses at Valkenberg Hospital.  Join one of our 3 projects and grab a team to collect goods for our Second hand Shop or food and clothing for patients in urgent need.    The services you will be supporting not only provide vital practical assistance to recovery, but also promote dignity and self-esteem as well as , which are essential for getting people back on their feet.

Spring clean your home or office or clear old stock from your shop

Thursday 08th September 2016
Funds raised from sale of items will be used to grow people in our Skills Development Projects, promoting their RECOVERY and providing a chance for them to earn an income.