Versus Socks adds Anna Foundation as an official charity partner

Setting the pace for social responsibility through sport  We are very excited to announce a new partnership with homegrown company Versus Socks. With a key focus on sport as one of three pillars for childhood development, we are proud to team up with a local Stellenbosch business that is using sport to bring together people from all walks of life.Versus Socks is the brainchild of two former Stellenbosch University students, Hanno Lategan and Jurgens Uys, Starting from humble beginnings...

Virtual Absa Cape Epic 2021

As a primary charity of the ABSA Cape Epic 2021, the Anna Foundation is proud to show our support of the Virtual Absa Cape Epic on Zwift, the first mountain bike stage race ever to be hosted on Zwift. Taking place between 7 and 14 March 2021 the event will be presented by key sponsors Oakley, Dimension Data, ABUS and Assos.Foundation director Anna Brom is riding all four event stages, covering...

#Give70For70

Reading is a way for me to expand my mind, open my eyes, and fill up my heart.Oprah WinfreyAre you looking for ways to support the Anna Foundation?Here’s an easy one!Exclusive Books are giving the gift of 70 books to 70 not for profit organisations in 2021 as part of the 70th Birthday celebrations!You can nominate the Anna Foundation by scanning the QR code in this image below or by clicking on the link and completing the...

Jeanna Kenchington Bootcamp In Support Of Anna Foundation

We love to connect with individuals and businesses who share a similar ethos to that of the Anna Foundation. Sports scientist and personal trainer Jeanna Kenchington is one such person! On Jeanna recently hosted a pop-up fitness bootcamp at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa and kindly donated a portion of the proceeds to support the Anna Foundation’s sports programme. We’d like to make a big shout out...

Learning Power of LEGO

Christmas come early for our after school centres!What a spoil from the Rotary Club of Somerset West. These LEGO boxes were donated to Anna Foundation and delivered to our after school centres in Boland, Overberg and Langeberg over the course of last month.Students have already spent many an hour building, demolishing and rebuilding the new sets.LEGO improves fine motor skills, encourages teamwork and sparks creativity – sincere thanks to the Somerset West Rotary Club for their...

Anna Foundation partners with Willow Wellness to beat the Cape Winter

Supplement manufacturer sponsors 100 children with monthly Covid-19 multivitamin  Stellenbosch-based non-profit organisation Anna Foundation has always followed a holistic approach to youth education. This is reflective in their flagship after school programme The 3Rs that focuses on Reading, Running and Right-ing (referring to ‘right living’).  Similarly, this winter the Foundation adopted a holistic approach to combatting Covid-19. Over and above their efforts to keep learners’ bodies well-nourished during lockdown, they were proud to partner with supplements manufacturer, Willow Wellness, who sponsored 100...

Inspire change on Mandela Day

“It is in your hands to make of our world, a better one for all” – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela International Day was launched on 18 July 2009 by the UN General Assembly to recognise the birthday of our inspirational former president, Nelson Mandela. Inspired by a call Mandela had made for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices, Mandela Day aims to bring people together from around the world to fight...

Winter Clothing Drive 2020

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell While winter may conjure up feelings of cosiness, warmth and over-indulgence, the stark reality of the upcoming colder months is that many South Africans in vulnerable communities are without adequate clothing to protect them from the chill. Winter 2020 marks an especially challenging time for all South Africans...

Shoeboxoflove

Spread the Magic of Giving this Christmas

Pledge to make a #ShoeboxOfLove  Christmas is an exciting and magical time for children around the world, yet we hear of many South African parents asking how best to teach their own children the value of giving, while also helping them to understand the reality of Christmas for South African children living in poverty. Operation Shoebox is a shining example of how to keep the magic of Christmas alive while actively and creatively giving back to the community with a #ShoeboxOfLove. Every...

Linus van Onselen rides FNB Wines2Whales in support of The Anna Foundation

The Anna Foundation is thrilled to be teaming up with cycling champion, Linus Van Onselen, to ride the highly anticipated FNB Wines2Whales mountain biking event that kicks off on 25 October 2019. Van Onselen, a Stellenbosch resident, has a list of track, road and mountain bike accolades that precede him; including former South African record holder for track (40km), as well as the cyclist with the most sub-3 hour finishes in the Cape Town Cycle Tour (he has 28) and UCI...