Friends of Valkenberg Trust

Supporting Recovery

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Community comes to valkenberg

Friday 19th October 2018
The end of year is tough if you're in hospital! Friends brings light and life and community at this significant time by arranging celebrations, gifts, ward braai's and ways for the wider Cape Town community to be involved.  Please let us know if you can donate goods (treats, gifts, food,Christmas decorations) funds or volunteer time to help us make sure people in hospital do not feel forgotten or insignificant at this special time.

What are you doing for #MandelaDay 2018?

Friday 25th May 2018
Leave a legacy! Give your 67 minutes on the 18th July in support of the recovery of people with mental illnesses.  Pledging your support to one of the projects will give you the opportunity to spend 67 minutes with us on Mandela Day and gain insight into the work we do, have a short tour of the hospital and join us for refreshments in our Friendly Shop cafe.

Suidoosterfees

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.

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.