6 Years Strong: Celebrating Hope & Resilience with You!

6 Years Strong: Celebrating Hope & Resilience with You!

Six years ago, we embarked on a mission to bring hope and healing to sick children. It hasn’t always been easy. We’ve faced challenges, obstacles, and moments of doubt.; but…

16 March 2024: Mom & Daughter High Tea Fundraiser Cullinan

16 March 2024: Mom & Daughter High Tea Fundraiser Cullinan

Inviting all grandmothers, moms and daughters; please join us on the 16th of March for a fun-filled morning at Culli-Bos Vuurkos & Deli in Boekenhoutskloofdrift, set on a beautiful farm…

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29 February 2024 – Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is observed every year on the 28th of February (or 29th in leap years, the rarest day of the year). The Day was set up and is…

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SunSmart Skin Cancer Awareness Month: 1 December – 31 January

Skin cancer awareness month in South Africa runs from 1 December to 31 January. It`s not โ€œjust skin cancerโ€ when it`s the largest organ of your body. Use protection against…

Are You the next AOM Brand Ambassador?

Are You the next AOM Brand Ambassador?

๐“๐ก๐ž ๐€๐ซ๐ฆ๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Œ๐ž๐ซ๐œ๐ฒ ๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐š๐ง๐ข๐ณ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ฌ๐ž๐ž๐ค๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ž, ๐๐ž๐๐ข๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ง๐๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฃ๐จ๐ข๐ง ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ž๐š๐ฆ ๐š๐ฌ ๐๐ซ๐š๐ง๐ ๐€๐ฆ๐›๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐š๐๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ.We are searching for individuals who can help strategize, promote, and work with…

Rest in Peace Lirie van der Merwe

Rest in Peace Lirie van der Merwe

I have just heard the devastating news about Baby Lirie’s passing due to pneumonia-induced sepsis. Lirie joined AOM when she was 10 months old, with paraplegia from the chest-line down,…

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Online Shoppers can now Donate for Free to Arms of Mercy NPC

Do you ever shop online? If you do this via shopdonation.co.za/armsofmercy from now on, you will donate to our cause for free without spending anything extra! You can shop at…

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Congratulations Zoalize, Our Vice Miss World South Africa!

We have the most exciting news to share with all of you! Our very own Head Ambassador, Zoalize van Rensburg, has been crowned on her 18th birthday as the 1st…

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AOM Head Ambassador, Zoalize van Rensburg, continue to the Miss World South Africa Finals!

The ๐Œ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐–๐จ๐ซ๐ฅ๐ ๐’๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก ๐€๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐š competition has officially kicked off this week, and we’re excited to support our very own Head Ambassador, Zoalize van Rensburg! She is truly deserving of…

Breast Cancer Signs & Symptoms

Breast Cancer Signs & Symptoms

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women of all races. According to the 2019 National Cancer Registry (NCR), the lifetime risk in South Africa is 1 in 27.…

4 November 2023: Golf Day atย Kalahari Country Club Kathu

4 November 2023: Golf Day atย Kalahari Country Club Kathu

KATHU area – you are invited to the next Golf Day at Kalahari Country Club on Saturday, 4 November 2023!! “Situated on the outskirts of the town of Kathu in the…

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Warning Signs and Types of Childhood Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Warning Signs and Types of Childhood Cancer

In South Africa, an average of 800 to 1000 children are newly diagnosed with cancer each year. Childhood cancers share general symptoms with other illnesses; knowing the warning signs can…

15 October 2023: Fun Run at Sterkfontein Heritage Lodge Krugersdorp

15 October 2023: Fun Run at Sterkfontein Heritage Lodge Krugersdorp

Join our Fun Run to make a real change! The Arms of Mercy team is hosting a 5 km fun run to raise money for our kids who are living…

Welcome Zoalize Van Rensburg as Head Ambassador & Media Spokesperson

Welcome Zoalize Van Rensburg as Head Ambassador & Media Spokesperson

Today we are so proud to honor and welcome the dynamic, Zolalize Van Rensburg, taking on the role as the Head Ambassador & Media Spokesperson for Arms of Mercy. Zoalize…

National Child Protection Week 2023

National Child Protection Week 2023

Child Protection Week is from 28 May to 4 June 2023 in South Africa. We all play a vital role in creating a safe and secure environment for ALL our…

Rest in Peace Melissa Daniels

Rest in Peace Melissa Daniels

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved cancer warrior, Melissa Daniels. To Melissa`s family and son: Please accept our deepest sympathies…

Rest in Peace Arno Cilliers

Rest in Peace Arno Cilliers

It is with such sadness and a heavy heart that I need to inform you that our brave little cancer warrior, Arno Cilliers, ran into the arms of Jesus this…

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2 March 2023: Arms of Mercy Golf Day at Krugersdorp Golf Club

We are thrilled to announce our next Golf Day at Krugersdorp Golf Course on Tuesday 2 March 2023!! You can support this charity event by buying a 4-ball and/or sponsor…

What is Black Friday & Giving Tuesday?

What is Black Friday & Giving Tuesday?

What is Black Friday? Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving in the USA, and it traditionally signals the start of the Christmas shopping season. Stores, including online stores, offer…

AOM is now a registered PBO

AOM is now a registered PBO

After almost a year of waiting and waiting, we are extremely happy to announce that Arms of Mercy is now a registered PBO and can now issue 18A tax certificates…

EVENT CANCELLATION – Bounce for Childhood Cancer 24 September 2022

EVENT CANCELLATION – Bounce for Childhood Cancer 24 September 2022

We regret that due to insufficient support to make this fundraising event viable, we unfortunately have no other choice but to cancel. We wish to convey our sincere thanks to…

Rest in Peace Skylar Meyer

Rest in Peace Skylar Meyer

It was with such sadness that I received the news that warrior princess Skylar ran into the arms of Jesus at 23:40 last night. Her battle with Neuroblastoma Cancer is…

August is SMA Awareness Month

August is SMA Awareness Month

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare genetic disease that makes the muscles weaker and causes problems with movement. Individuals with SMA have difficulty performing basic functions of life, like…

27 August: Arms of Mercy Women`s Morning at De Wilger Venue Cape Town

27 August: Arms of Mercy Women`s Morning at De Wilger Venue Cape Town

Come relax and enjoy a morning filled with inspiration, comradery and fun at the beautiful De Wilger Venue in the Mother City! The event will feature two dynamic women, Verna…

Christmas in July SALE!

Christmas in July SALE!

It`s Christmas in July! Enjoy 10% discount on stainless steel items in store!Offer ends 31 July 2022 Click here for all Stainless Steel Items on Sale!

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Mandela Day 2022: โ€œDo what you can, with what you have, wherever you are.โ€

The essence of Mandela Day โ€“ take action, inspire change, and make every day a Mandela Day โ€“ is more important than ever before. Source: mandeladay.com This year on Mandela…

Rest in Peace Divan Prince

Rest in Peace Divan Prince

It was with such sadness and a heavy heart that I need to inform you that Divan ran into the arms of Jesus last night. His battle with Spinal Muscular…

Rest in Peace Isabella Visser

Rest in Peace Isabella Visser

It was with such sadness and a heavy heart that I need to inform you that our brave little princess, Isabella Visser, ran into the arms of Jesus last night.…

Celebrate Life – National Cancer Survivors Day – 5 June 2022

Celebrate Life – National Cancer Survivors Day – 5 June 2022

On the first Sunday in June (the 5th of June 2022), people from around the world will come together to celebrate life and the 35th annual National Cancer Survivors Day!…

Rest in Peace Rene-Lily Gaskell

Rest in Peace Rene-Lily Gaskell

It is with such sadness and a heavy heart that I need to inform you that our brave little cancer warrior Rene-Lily ran into the arms of Jesus at 06:00am…

May is Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

May is Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month

Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic multisystem neurodevelopmental disorder that affects a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is a gland in your brain which is…

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28 May: Godfrey Williams present Heal the World and Make it a Better Place @ Koffi Terapi – Tyger Valley

You are invited to join us on the 28th of May 2022 @ Koffi Terapi Restaurant, Tyger Valley, Willowbridge Mall. It is a Differently Abled Event where we raise funds…

Cystic Fibrosis

What is Cystic Fibrosis?

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited life-threatening disorder that damages the lungs. It is a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over…

Rest in peace Ricardo Strydom

Rest in Peace Ricardo Strydom

It is with such sadness and a heavy heart that I need to inform you that our brave little leukemia warrior, Ricardo, ran into the arms of Jesus today .…

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What is Mowat-Wilson Syndrome?

Mowat-Wilson Syndrome (MWS) is a rare genetic disorder that may be apparent at birth or later in childhood. It is caused by an abnormality in theโ€ฏZEB2โ€ฏgene that is usually the…

Arms of Mercy Founder WINS the ‘Woman in Community’ 2022 SA Woman of Stature Awards!

Arms of Mercy Founder WINS the ‘Woman in Community’ 2022 SA Woman of Stature Awards!

“The Woman of Stature Foundation was formed to address the socio-economic challenges that are prevalent in South Africa, by making a valued contribution through development of women. Women are the…

Arms of Mercy Brand Ambassadors are 2022 SterStatus Apprentesses Contestants!

Arms of Mercy Brand Ambassadors are 2022 SterStatus Apprentesses Contestants!

Arms of Mercy is so proud of our 2 Brand Ambassadors, Sunette Botha & Nadine Van Staden, who will start their journey with “SterStatus” this coming weekend, 5-6 March 2022!…

4 June – 6 August: Miss Arms of Mercy 2022 – Miss Photogenic & Talent Competition

4 June – 6 August: Miss Arms of Mercy 2022 – Miss Photogenic & Talent Competition

As some of you may know, we are gearing up for our annual Miss Arms of Mercy at the Arto Theatre in Pretoria! We have had many requests from members…

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4 June: Miss Arms of Mercy 2022 – Fundraiser Pageant @ Arto Theater Pretoria

Are you charity driven, ambitious, a leader and innovative? Then this pageant is for you! There is still enough time, so hurry and send your photo to enter! Due to…

7 May: Differently Abled Family Day @ Grondpad Leefstyl Restaurant – Kempton Park

7 May: Differently Abled Family Day @ Grondpad Leefstyl Restaurant – Kempton Park

You are invited to join us on the 7th of May 2022 at Grondpad Leefstyl Restaurant in Pomona for our “Differently Abled Family Day”. We are looking forward to making…

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23 February – Noonan Syndrome Awareness Day

February is Noonan Syndrome Awareness Month, and 23 February is Noonan Syndrome Awareness Day. Wearing an Awareness Bracelet creates an opportunity to start a conversation and share information about a…

7โ€“11 February 2022 – Feeding Tube Awareness Week

7โ€“11 February 2022 – Feeding Tube Awareness Week

The mission of Feeding Tube Awareness Week is to promote the positive benefits of feeding tubes as life-saving medical interventions. The week also serves to educate the broader public about…

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4 February – World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day (WCD) is held annually on the 4th of February. While we live in a time of amazing advancements in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, many of those…

Rest in Peace Arizona Hoy

Rest in Peace Arizona Hoy

It was with such sadness and a heavy heart that I need to inform you that our brave little cancer warrior ran into the arms of Jesus. The battle is…

International Childhood Cancer Day 15 February

International Childhood Cancer Day 15 February

TODAY is International Childhood Cancer Day – a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness about childhood cancer, and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, the survivors and…

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Breast Pain Causes and When to Seek Help

To experience occasional breast pain is common, however, breasts don`t typically hurt. There are various causes of breast pain, also known as mastalgia – which is categorised as cyclical or…

Childhood Cancer Awareness Fundraiser: Gratitude ~ Thank You

Childhood Cancer Awareness Fundraiser: Gratitude ~ Thank You

On behalf of Arms of Mercy, I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude to all our Donors, Sponsors and supporters for all your support and dedication towards our organization…

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Join the Fight Against Cancer this September!

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month In South Africa, an average of 800 to 1000 children are newly diagnosed with cancer each year. Childhood cancers share general symptoms with other…

67 Days of Action for Trauma Survivors with The Go Purple Foundation

67 Days of Action for Trauma Survivors with The Go Purple Foundation

#TimeToServe #MandelaDay #ActionAgainstPoverty 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…

Sarcoma Cancer Risk Factors, Signs & Symptoms

Sarcoma Cancer – Risk Factors, Signs & Symptoms

A brief introduction to Sarcoma Cancer, the risk factors and what signs and symptoms to look out for. This post is purely for general information purposes and by no means replace…

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Looking out for our friends and loved ones is an important part of preventing suicides. Easy access to mental health treatment can be key to saving the life of someone…

Williams Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Common Features and Treatment

Williams Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Common Features and Treatment

Williams Syndrome (WS), also known as Williams-Beuren syndrome, is a rare genetic disorder that is present at birth. The condition can affect anybody, and is known to occur equally in…

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Outreach – Red Cross Children`s Hospital

Outreach Red Cross Children`s Hospital – December 2019 This festive season we are giving back to the Red Cross Children`s Hospital (Oncology Department). We ask all our AOM family and…

Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being – and not merely the absence of disease. Before the industrial revolution, fitness was defined as the…

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Guide to Maintaining Accessibility in Buildings for All Persons with Disabilities

Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combination of these. A disability may be present from birth, or occur…

Inclusive and Quality Education for Children with Disabilities

The Right to Inclusive and Quality Education for Children with Disabilities

South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. This post aims to raise awareness about children and young people with disabilities, and their…

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2019

Disability Rights Awareness Month

South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and is also commemorated as…

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Epilepsy Awareness – Risk Factors & Causes

Epilepsy, also known as seizure disorder, is a neurological disorder, associated with abnormal electrical activity in the brain. It is marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, unusual behaviour,…

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Lung Cancer Awareness: Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The lungs are the primary organs of the respiratory system in humans. Their function is to extract oxygen from the atmosphere and transfer it…

Liver Cancer Awareness

Liver Cancer Awareness: Causes, Signs & Symptoms

October is Liver Cancer Awareness month. In many countries liver cancer is the most common type of cancer, with more than 800,000 people diagnosed each year world-wide. The liver is…

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Mandela Day: Limited Edition “Madiba Bracelets” in support of CHOC!

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…

Cerebral Palsy Types and Common Symptoms

Cerebral Palsy Types & 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…

Tracheostomy Tube Awareness Week - Arms of Mercy NPC

Global Tracheostomy Tube Awareness Week

Official Tracheostomy Tube Awareness Week is the 3rd week of May every year, 19-25 May 2019. Tracheostomy Tube Awareness Week Not long ago, a mom wanted to show the world…

Brain Cancer Awareness

Brain Cancer Awareness

What is Brain Cancer? Our bodies have billions of cells which grow and multiply to help support the body’s natural functions and processes, like repairing damage. If the cells in…

Down Syndrome Facts & Characteristics

Down Syndrome Facts & Characteristics

Down Syndrome Facts & Characteristics Awareness: A child is not a โ€œDownโ€™s childโ€ or a โ€œDownsieโ€ or a โ€œDown syndromeโ€, but is first and foremost a child, boy, girl, teenager,…

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Melanoma Skin Cancer – Signs & Symptoms

Skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide and SA has one of the highest monitored ultra violet (UV) levels in the world, resulting in one of the highest skin…

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OUTISME HULPKREET: `n Beroep op al Arms of Mercy Ondersteuners โฃ๏ธ

Google Translate 23 November 2018 OUTISME โฃ๏ธ HULPKREET โฃ๏ธ Vanaand net hier waar ek sit in my binnekamer, ervaar ek die pyn en ontnugtering van ouers met outistiese kinders. Ek…

Neuroblastoma Cancer in Children - Arms of Mercy NPC

Neuroblastoma Cancer in Children – Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

A brief introduction to Neuroblastoma Cancer in Children, what signs and symptoms to look out for and various treatment options. This post is purely for general information purposes and by no…

About Autism Spectrum Disorder - Arms of Mercy NPC

About Autism Spectrum Disorder

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism is a lifelong, complex condition that occurs as a result of disordered brain growth, structure and development. It is believed to stem from a…

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