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Kasandra van Alphen
Kasandra`s story: Kasandra van Alphen (also known as Sannie) is an 8-year-old girl who has been diagnosed with Primary-Immuno-Deficiency and Selective IgA Deficiency. She also has a leaking heart valve, and Chronic Lung Disease (Bronchiectasis). She has loads of energyRead More
Skylar`s story: Skylar Meyer`s journey started on the 27th of June when her parents took her into Margate Hospital to get her belly button checked out due to it changing colour. After about 5 hours of scans and blood testsRead More
INVITING ALL WOMAN You are invited to attend the next fundraising event for Chereez Nel at Summerplace Boksburg on the 31st of August, 08:30AM. To book a table or per person, please contact Mercia on 0724610322. There are only 15Read More
Joshua`s story: Joshua Nel was born by emergency C-section in 2004, at 28 weeks gestation, weighing a healthy 1200g . During his 6 week hospitilization, he had one blood transfusion, three hernia operations and suffered jaundice, to name a fewRead More
prayers for cathrin botha leukemia
Dear AOM friends and supporters, We have just received the very sad news that Cathrin Botha had a relapse; the leukemia is back, Cancer in her bone marrow is 73%. They will be booking in at Universitas Hospital in BloemfonteinRead More
Great show not to be missed!! Fundraiser event in benefit of Karlien Roets, 3 year old girl with a traumatic brain injury who needs 24 hour home nursing by a care-worker. The event will feature live Afrikaans singers, performing andRead More
arms of mercy agents and areas update 19 march 2019
Dear Arms of Mercy friends and supporters, We are happy to announce and welcome Tamaryn Bell, and Simoney Janse van Rensburg, to our dynamic team! Below is the new updated list of agents and their areas. To order bracelets pleaseRead More
Fundraising for Logan van Aswegen - Cerebral Palsy - Arms of Mercy NPC
Logan`s story: Baby Logan van Aswegen from Betlehem in the Free State was born on the 10th of July 2018, normal birth and weighing 3.4 kg. A month later his health started deteriorating and his weight dropped to just aboveRead More
Fundraising for Sebastian Stoman - Congenital Heart Defects - Arms of Mercy NPC
Sebastian`s story: Sebastian Stoman was born on the 21st of March 2019, 8 weeks early. He was airlifted from Bethlehem Medi Clinic to Bloemfontein Medi Clinic at 9 days old where he was diagnosed with 2 “Congenital Heart Defects”. CHD-Coarctation;Read More
18 July is international Mandela Day, in honour of former president, Nelson Mandela`s birthday. The day is inspired by a call to action by Madiba for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’sRead More
Fundraising for Antoni van Reenen - Cerebral Palsy - Arms of Mercy NPC
Antoni`s story: Antoni is a friendly little boy from Brackenfell in Cape Town. He suffered brain damage at birth due to negligence, and also has Cerebral Palsy and a trachi. Mom, Marili, cares for him 24/7 as he needs toRead More
Dear AOM supporters, family and friends, The family of one of our children is in dire need of financial assistance as both parents are currently unemployed. The situation has reached breaking point now and is affecting their basic daily needsRead More
Bon Voyage - Mienke oppad na India 22 Junie 2019
“Die oggend dou groet ons soggens, vars koue lug sny deur die baadtjie wat ek aan het, my tone krul amper deur my vellies. My bakkie wil amper hê ek moet hom “Quick start” spuit soos die lister enjin opRead More
rest in peace hayley sonnekus
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you all that our sweet baby, Hayley, grew her angel wings yesterday, 19 June 2019 at 17:45. She fought a hard battle and her small little body could not take itRead More
Fundraising for Noah Smit - Mixed Cerebral Palsy - Arms of Mercy NPC
Noah`s story: Noah Smit from Swellendam in the Western Cape was diagnosed with mixed cerebral palsy – dystonic & spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. At the young age of 1 and a half years, the Neurologist said he would probably needRead More
Cerebral Palsy Types and Common Symptoms
Brief overview: Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder that can affect posture and many aspects of daily life. Cerebral palsy (CP) is caused by damage or abnormal development in parts of the brain that control movement. These events can happenRead More
Alexis Hope Rhoode was diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma Cancer just before she turned 4 years old. Scans showed that her entire body was riddled with Cancer and Alexis immediately started treatment, chemotherapy. She had abdominal surgery whereRead More
Hayley`s story: Hayley Sonnekus was born on the 2nd of April 2019 after a healthy pregnancy with no complications. She was in NICU for 5 hours because she swallowed some fluids, but during the first two days in hospital sheRead More
Joshua Goosen
Joshua`s story: Joshua Goosen was born with Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome; diagnosed 2 weeks after birth. He is now nearly 11 years old and has been PEG fed from birth, and still wears diapers. Josh is on formula and needsRead More
“We come to you today seeking assistance for our warrior. From the beginning of this year we have been so preoccupied with all Joshua’s medical needs and treatment that we have not had a chance to arrange fund raisers besideRead More