Fundraising Events & Projects
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Posted on 19 January 2018
#LaceUpForCancer2018 – we all know of someone who has been diagnosed with cancer or who has succumbed to cancer. On World Cancer Day – Sunday, 4th February 2018, you can walk in honour of someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, undergoing treatment for cancer or who has survived cancer.
Posted on 17 January 2018
Gijima for CANSA is a 5 km walk, jog, run or just get moving event, and YOU are invited! It is a fundraising event held in aid of the CANSA Durban Care Centre, that has been offering services to cancer […]
Posted on 8 January 2018
It’s time to get loud in colour and give Hope by planning for CANSA Shavathon 2018. CANSA’s annual Shavathon has become the darling of South Africa’s fundraising events in support of a worthy cause. In 2018, it will be staged for the 15th consecutive time in shopping centres around the country on 24 & 25 February ( and at workplaces from 26 February to 2 March. Not only has the shaving or spraying of heads become symbolic gestures in support of cancer patients and cancer survivors, it continues to ease the strain experienced by patients who lose their hair while undergoing treatment.
Posted on 11 December 2017
A lucky draw was held on 4 September 2017. Host Venues had to have staged either a Men’s or Women’s Sanlam Cancer Challenge Club Competition in 2017 in order to be eligible for the lucky draw. Each Host Venue was […]
Posted on 13 September 2017
23 August 2017: When the Toyota Free State Cheetahs tackle the Xerox Golden Lions in a Currie Cup clash in Bloemfontein this weekend, their fight on the field will be symbolic of something much larger and, for most people, much […]
Posted on 23 August 2017
Inspired by his grandfather’s zest for life, his fighting spirit and the continuous positive attitude throughout, Richard planned the run in memory of this great man and to raise funds for cancer, a disease so many other families have to endure.
Posted on 26 June 2017
The Purple Orchid was born when Sybrandt Fouché was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2016. “My wife felt that it’s just as important for men to go for check-ups, as a woman, and following a random visit to the urologist, the cancer was detected. Three months later, and it might have been too late. Men generally do not like talking about cancer, let alone testicular cancer – until it knocks on your own door,” he says.
Posted on 22 June 2017
“I have been dreaming of testing my personal limits to the extreme, doing something wild that will test my physical and mental strength. I think summiting Kilimanjaro – the highest peak on the African continent at is 5 895m (19 341 feet) above sea level – will fulfil this dream,” says Avinash Naidoo.
Posted on 21 June 2017
Marijon van Zyl writes about Gerda Smith, her mother, and her incredible tribute to a friend fighting cancer & how this dear friend inspired her to get back on her bicycle with a renewed zest for life – 1 400 km on a bicycle from Carletonville to CPT, with her fellow cyclists, raising over R200 000 for CANSA and patient care & support.
Posted on 10 March 2017
11 cyclists will gather at the Grasmere Plaza just outside Johannesburg on 3 March 2017, to kick off the just over 1 400km ‘Tour of Light’ to Cape Town in support of CANSA. Their aim is to spread LIGHT and HOPE to others and raise awareness of cancer.
Posted on 23 February 2017
It’s not just about cycling for these riders. Almost without exception, each participant has been affected by cancer in some way. This is their way of making a difference for cancer Survivors by not only raising funds, but also raising awareness of how to lower the cancer risk and to show support for cancer Survivors. Event 25 February to 8 March 2017.
Posted on 1 February 2017
English Press Release 19 Januarie 2017: Gedurende die eerste kwartaal (3 maande) van 2017 gaan die land sien hoe 14 fietsryers deelneem aan die Carletonville tot Kaapstad fietsrytoer om fondse in te samel en om bewustheid te skep vir KANSA […]
Posted on 26 January 2017
7 June 2016 – Raising cancer awareness and raising funds for CANSA are the key reasons why 12 volunteers will be cycling from Carletonville to Cape Town in March 2017. The CANSA 2017 Cycle Tour will see 12 volunteers from […]
Posted on 9 June 2016
Mark Pilgrim did his final show for 94.7 Highveld Stereo on Saturday, 28 June 2014. We wanted to thank him for his contribution in fighting cancer while he was a presenter and DJ with 94.7. Mark is an awesome ambassador […]
Posted on 3 July 2014
I have also been touched by cancer. My father-in-law died shortly after my daughter Jesse was born. I have experienced first-hand the devastation of the illness. Cancer is a disease that does not discriminate and unfortunately at some point […]
Posted on 19 September 2013
CANSA’s book, “Life is Beautiful” is a publication that sets out to educate South Africans on adopting a balanced lifestyle and living cancer-free. The book includes recipes from celebrities like Evita Bezuidenhout and cancer survivor, Jeremy Mansfield, as well as a […]
Posted on 27 May 2012
CANSA relies on income generated from its fundraising events and projects in order to sustain the Holistic Care & Support it provides to those affected by cancer. View CANSA’s Calendar for 2018 for info re our fundraising campaigns, important days of celebration […]
Posted on 26 May 2012