CANSA’s Mandela Day Wish List

CANSA’s Mandela Day Wish List

Mandela-Day-Bookmark-2015-1July 2015: There are more than 30 CANSA Care Centres located in communities throughout South Africa and 11 CANSA Care Homes that provide invaluable support to cancer Survivors and their loved ones.

This Mandela Day, please consider supporting your local CANSA Care Centre or CANSA Care Home by donating one or more items on our wish list below.

(Care Centres are listed per province alphabetically, followed by Care Homes listed per province alphabetically).

  • CANSA staff / volunteers will be visiting cancer Survivors at local treatment centres to encourage them on the 17th July 2015 as part of our 67 minutes in celebration of Mandela Day. Read more…
  • CANSA will also provide free screening at the SANBS blood drive at Melrose Arch on 17th July 2015. Read more…

CANSA Care Centres

At our CANSA Care Centres we provide holistic care & support to cancer Survivors and loved ones, from the time of diagnosis, through all phases of need and advise on managing side effects of treatment, be it physical, emotional and / or spiritual. Read more…

Eastern Cape:

East London CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 043-727 0120

  • Paint Building (inside / out)
  • Office chairs
  • Blankets for the cancer Survivors (patients) in Ward

Port Elizabeth CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 041-373 5157

Please assist with donations of the following medical equipment to assist cancer Survivors (patients):

  • x6 wheelchairs
  • x6 bathing chairs
  • x6 walking frames
  • x6 commodes
  • x8 pairs crutches
  • x8 sheep skins
  • x6 egg shell mattresses
  • x6 air rings
  • x3 urine bottles
  • x8 triangular pillows
  • x8 horseshoe pillows
  • x4 drip stands
  • x6 bed pans
  • x6 toilet seats

Mandela-Day-Bookmark-2015-2Free State:

Bethlehem CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 087 940 8099

  • x 10 Chairs for reception area
  • x 1 Sound System ( amplifier, speakers, microphone) for events
  • x 8 Fold up Tables for events / functions
  • x 10 Chairs for events
  • x 1 Hot plate
  • x 2 Trolleys (bottom feeder)
  • x 4 Notice Boards
  • x 2 Colour printers (distribution educational info pamphlets, etc)
  • x 2 Hand towel holder and hand towel stock

Satellite Care Centre (Qwa / Qwa):

Tel: 087 940 8109

  • 5 plastic chairs (for staff / volunteer meetings)
  • Offices need to be repainted
  • Carpets need to be replaced
  • Photocopy machine (to assist with administrative tasks involved in running Care Centre)
  • Assistance with Community Project: staff / volunteers would like to paint two unsubsidized creches in the area and require donations: x4 20 litre (pink paint); x4 paint rollers; x4 big paint brushes

Bloemfontein CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 051-444 2580

  • Donations towards specula & consumables used during screening

Welkom CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 057-353 2112

  • 3 x Heaters
  • 3 x ceiling fans / fans
  • Repair air conditioner
  • Microwave
  • Offices need repainting (inside / outside)

Satellite Care Centre (Thabong):

Tel: 082 520 8903

  • Offices need repainting inside
  • Carpets need to be replaced
  • Floors need to be polished

Gauteng:

East Rand CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 087 940 8097

  • Mobile examination bed
  • Adult nappies (all sizes)
  • Wheelchairs
  • Wigs in different styles
  • Breast prostheses in different sizes
  • Prostheses bras in different sizes

Houghton CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 087 940 8075

  • Wheelchairs
  • Eggshell mattresses
  • Sheepskins
  • Syringe drivers
  • Donations towards medical equipment

Pretoria CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 012-329 3036

  • Large containers for storage (phone for detail)
  • Need paint for exterior walls Containers

Vaal Triangle CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 016-423 3506

  • Monthly food & toiletry donations for needy cancer Survivors (patients)
  • Donations towards consumables for screenings in less fortunate areas
  • Office carpets need to be washed
  • Bathroom and kitchen needs to be tiled
  • Built in cupboards
  • Air mattresses x 2
  • Volunteers to assist in areas around Vaal Triangle

Western Gauteng CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 011-768 4342

  • Human hair donations for wigs or donation synthetic wigs
  • Storage racks / book cases
  • Adult diapers
  • Ensure / other meal replacement supplements for patients
  • Cutlery / crockery (mugs, cups, small plates, tea spoons and small cake forks) for cancer Survivor Support Group meetings

KZN:

Durban CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 087 940 8073

  • Family care pack consisting of: peanut butter, jelly, baked beans, custard, salt, sugar, tea, coffee, rice, pasta, morvite, future life, oats, tinned fish, soya mince, baby soap, toothpaste, 4 face cloths and baby powder
  • Sheep skins
  • Eggshell mattresses
  • TV for TLC (Tough Living with Cancer – children / teens affected by cancer) family accommodation
  • Bean bags (for kids to lie on)
  • New Built in cupboards to store medical equipment
  • Tree felling and rubble removal
  • Aloes to be planted in the garden
  • White A4 paper
  • Lamination machine and laminating sleeves
  • Binding machine

Newcastle CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 034-315 1751

  • Family care pack consisting of: peanut butter, jelly, baked beans, custard, salt, sugar, tea, coffee, rice, pasta, Morvite, Future Life, oats, tinned fish, soya mince, baby soap, toothpaste, 4 face cloths and baby powder
  • Built in cupboards for offices
  • White A4 paper

Pietermaritzburg CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 033-342 9837

  • Family care pack consisting of: peanut butter, jelly, baked beans, custard, salt, sugar, tea, coffee, rice, pasta, Morvite, Future Life, oats, tinned fish, soya mince, baby soap, toothpaste, 4 face cloths and baby powder
  • Built in cupboards for storage
  • Shelving
  • Paint exterior walls and volunteer painters
  • A3 size (or larger) picture frames
  • Cholesterol testing machine
  • Scale for use in the Clinic

Port Shepstone CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 039-682 7680

  • Family care pack consisting of: peanut butter, jelly, baked beans, custard, salt, sugar, tea, coffee, rice, pasta, Morvite, Future Life, oats, tinned fish, soya mince, baby soap, toothpaste, 4 face cloths and baby powder
  • Cholesterol testing machine
  • Scale for use in the clinic
  • Blood sugar testing machine
  • White A4 paper

uThungulu (Empangeni) CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 035-772 5677

  • Family care pack consisting of: peanut butter, jelly, baked beans, custard, salt, sugar, tea, coffee, rice, pasta, Morvite, Future Life, oats, tinned fish, soya mince, baby soap, toothpaste, 4 face cloths and baby powder
  • Tiling of lounge and reception areas
  • Painting of exterior and interior of building
  • Outside table and chairs for cancer Survivors (patients) to sit outside on the verandah
  • Fixing up of 2 outside rooms and bathroom to accommodate more cancer Survivors (patients)
  • Pool noodles and donuts for cancer Survivors (patients) to use while swimming in pool
  • Easels and paint for cancer Survivors (patients) to paint pictures inbetween treatment
  • Collapsible bed for nurse to do screenings
  • 2 new fire extinguishers

Limpopo:

Modimolle (Nylstroom) CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 014-717 4741

  • Donations towards medical equipment or actual equipment (phone for details)
  • Donations towards consumables used for screening
  • Printing paper
  • Fuel vouchers

Polokwane (Pietersburg) CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 015-297 1268

  • Donations towards medical equipment or actual equipment (phone for details)
  • Donations towards consumables used for screening
  • Printing paper
  • Fuel vouchers

Mpumalanga:

Emalahleni (Witbank) CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 013-813 1100

  • Help starting a vegetable garden
  • Professional carpet wash
  • Need electric motor for gate (safety purposes)
  • Light bulbs
  • Printing paper (to assist with administrative tasks involved in running Care Centre)

Satellite Care Centre (Cosmos / Secunda):

Tel: 017-631 2854

  • Offices need cracks in walls to be repaired
  • Offices need to be repainted

Nelspruit CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 013-741 5442

  • A ramp – cancer Survivors (patients) find it difficult to climb stairs
  • Black and white tablecloths
  • Printing paper
  • Measuring wheel (extra length tape on wheel) for setting up functions

North West:

Klerksdorp CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 018-469 1889

  • Hair donations for wigs or human hair wigs or synthetic wigs for cancer Survivors (patients)
  • Donations towards medical equipment or actual medical equipment (phone for details)
  • Donations towards consumables used for screening
  • Printing paper
  • Fuel vouchers

Satellite Care Centre (Potchefstroom)

Tel: 018-294 8253

  • Hair donations for wigs or human hair wigs or synthetic wigs for cancer Survivors (patients)
  • Donations towards medical equipment or actual medical equipment (phone for details)
  • Donations towards consumables used for screening
  • Printing paper
  • Fuel vouchers

Rustenburg CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 014-533 0694

  • Donations towards medical equipment or actual equipment (phone for details)
  • Donations towards consumables used for screening
  • Printing paper
  • Fuel vouchers

Northern Cape:

Kimberley CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 053-831 2968

  • People willing to visit cancer Survivors (patients) whose family are far away in hospital
  • To donate small gifts for children in paediatric oncology wards
  • To donate food parcels (basic groceries for a family of 4)
  • Nappies (adult and children)
  • Nutrimill
  • Weetbix
  • Rooibos tea
  • Cup-a-soup
  • Sanitary ware

Upington CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 054-332 4937

  • People willing to visit cancer Survivors (patients) whose family are far away in hospital
  • To donate small gifts for children in paediatric oncology wards
  • To donate food parcels (basic groceries for a family of 4)
  • Nappies (adult and children)
  • Nutrimill
  • Weetbix
  • Rooibos tea
  • Cup-a-soup
  • Sanitary ware

Western Cape:

Cape Metro CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 021-689 5347

  • “Fold away” examination bed
  • 30 gift bags with gifts for children affected by cancer in our TLC programme: x 10 for ages between 2 – 5 / x 10 for ages between 6 – 9 / x 10 for ages between 10 – 14 & suitable for boys and / or girls
  • Donations towards, or a monthly donation of R4 000 to assist needy patients with regards to transport between home & treatment centre
  • Donations towards food parcels (basics groceries for a family of 4)
  • Wool & needles for knitting and skills transfer programmes
  • Donation medical equipment: wheel chairs; walking frames; comodes; and ring cushions for adults and children
  • Repaint offices

George CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 044-813 0300

Malmesbury CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 022-482 1111

  • 30 gift bags with gifts for children in our TLC programme: x 10 for ages between 2 – 5 / x 10 for ages between 6 – 9 / x 10 for ages between 10 – 14 & suitable for boys and / or girls
  • Donations towards, or a monthly donation of R4 000 to assist needy patients with regards to transport between home & treatment centre
  • Donations towards food parcels (basics groceries for a family of 4)
  • Wool & needles for knitting and skills transfer programmes
  • Donation medical equipment: wheel chairs; walking frames; comodes; and ring cushions for adults and children

Onrus CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 028-316 3678

  • x6 eggshell matresses
  • x3 walking frames with wheels
  • x4 toiletseaters
  • x1 wheelchair
  • x4 air rings
  • x4 horseshoe pillows
  • Nappies (adult) / all sizes
  • Display boards for exhibitions

Worcester CANSA Care Centre Wish List:

Tel: 023-342 7058

  • Repair garage door
  • Beautify garden
  • Provide fleecy blankets, caps and sleep socks to cancer Survivors (patients)
  • Items to spoil cancer Survivors (patients)

Nelson Mandela Quote postCANSA Care Homes

CANSA provides home-from-home accommodation to patients undergoing cancer treatment at oncology clinics far from their homes. Guests at our CANSA Care Homes stay for an average of six weeks and receive meals and transport to and from treatment centres. Read more…

Eastern Cape:

CANSA Strelitzia Care Home (Port Elizabeth) Wish List:

Tel: 041 – 373 5157

  • Sets of linen for single beds for cancer Survivors (patients)

Free State:

CANSA Katleho Care Home (Bloemfontein) Wish List:

Tel: 079 695 6485

  • Kitchen needs painting
  • Donations towards new duvets, bedding and linen (75 beds)
  • Panel Heaters for cancer Survivors’ (patients) rooms
  • Palisade fencing and an electric gate motor
  • Laptop (to assist with administrative tasks involved in running Care Home)

CANSA Olea Care Home (Bloemfontein) Wish List:

Tel: 051 – 444 2580

  • 24 Mattresses (single bed)
  • 48 Duvets covers (in the same colours & for single bed)
  • 48 fitted sheets (in the same colours & for single bed)
  • Curtains x 48 sets
  • 48 white plates
  • 48 white cups
  • Boards games for cancer Survivors (patients)
  • 10 Heaters for the rooms
  • 24 Hot Water Bottles
  • 10 Bathroom Mats
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Bottled water for cancer Survivors (patients)
  • Printer (to assist with administrative tasks involved in running Care Home)

Gauteng:

CANSA Keurboom Care Home (Johannesburg – Belgravia) Wish List:

Tel: 011 – 624 1765

  • x 10 oil heaters
  • CD players for cancer Survivors (patients)
  • food warmers/ trolleys
  • security fencing

CANSA Tipuana Care Home (Pretoria – Rietfontein) Wish List:

Tel: 012 – 329 3036

  • Storage containers (phone for detail)
  • Paint for exterior walls

KZN:

CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home (Durban) Wish List:

Tel: 031 -205 9525

  • Crockery and cutlery
  • Glasses
  • Painting of bedrooms
  • Built-in cupboards for bedrooms
  • Headboards
  • Side tables
  • Lamps
  • Easels and paint for cancer Survivors (patients) to paint pictures inbetween treatment sessions
  • DVD player for entertainment cancer Survivors (patients) inbetween treatment sessions

Limpopo:

CANSA Limpopo Care Home & Theunis Fichardt Hospitium

Tel: 015-297 1268

  • Temporary (cotton stuffed) breast prostheses for use by cancer Survivors (patients) after mastectomy
  • Winter sheets
  • Winter pyjamas and nighties for cancer Survivors (patients)

North West:

CANSA James Kingston Care Home (Rustenburg)

Tel: 014 – 533 0694

  • Garden furniture for cancer Surviors (patients) to relax outside
  • Plants for the garden
  • Airconditioner
  • Hobby or Arts & Craft supplies for cancer Survivors (patients) inbetween treatment sessions
  • Books & DVDs for entertainment between treatment sessions
  • Toiletries, new slippers, new towels for cancer Survivors (patients)

Western Cape:

CANSA Eikehof Care Home (Athlone) Wish List:

Tel: 021-696 6744

  • 8 Emergency Lights (for load shedding)
  • 8 Torches
  • Industrial size tumble dryer
  • Ironing Board (x2)
  • Food processor/Liquidizer
  • Portable Radio / CD Player (x2)
  • Flat screen TV for cancer Survivors (patients) in evenings
  • Bedding for ¾ beds: 24 beds ( fitted sheets (6 black / grey, 12 pink, 6 beige / cream); flat sheets (6 grey / black, 12 pink, 6 cream / beige); pillow cases (6 black / grey, 12 pink, 6 cream / beige; pillows 24; 24 mattress protectors; night frills (6 black /grey, 12 pink, 6 beige/cream)
  • Toiletries: bath soap; toothpaste; sanitary towels; toothbrushes and face cloths
  • Non-perishable food: sugar, long life milk, rice, mealie meal, jungle oats, weetbix, coffee, tea
  • Perishable Food: Daily fresh fruit, vegetables and bread
  • Water purifier
  • x2 computers (to assist with administrative tasks involved in running Care Home)

CANSA Irma Bruschi Care Home (George) Wish List:

Tel: 044 – 874 4824

  • Items to spoil cancer Survivors (patients)
  • Paving for parking area
  • Tinned food and non perishable food
  • Meat, chicken and fish
  • Food vouchers
  • Wheelchairs
  • Folded commode without wheels
  • Urinals

CANSA Tygerberg Care Home (Cape Town) Wish List:

Tel: 021 – 931 8295

  • Flat screen TV for cancer Survivors (patients) in evenings
  • Water purifier
  • Donations towards new bedding (single beds)

Your Donation Helps CANSA Fight Cancer

CANSA helps educate communities like yours, throughout SA, regarding screening options available; the symptoms of cancer and how to reduce cancer risk every day.

We also provide care & support to those affected by cancer. See how your donation helps us make a difference…

We’d like to invite YOU to make a donation, so that we can continue to be a gift to those affected by cancer in SA – which gift will you choose to give this Mandela Day?

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