Fundraising Events & Projects
#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
Gauteng’s biggest Christmas festive celebration is back at #ThePalaceOfDreams! The #GardenOfLights is an epic celebration of all things Christmas fom 8 Dec 2017 to 3 Jan 2018. Bring the family and come celebrate 10 years with us. CANSA is a beneficiary of this magical event.
Posted on 14 December 2017
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
Participate in CANSA ‘Shades of Pink’ Walks – a fun and visible way to bring awareness of Women’s Health to your community. Help CANSA raise awareness of cancer affecting women. Limited merchandise available at CANSA Care Centres…
Posted on 4 October 2017
CANSA Staff and volunteers embraced Pink Trees for Pauline and sold ± 20 000 meters of pink cloth, turning small towns and cities into a pink paradise last year. The income raised from 2016 campaign has been set aside by CANSA for cancer patient care & support programmes. We are looking forward to the 2017 campaign which runs until 31st October 2017…
Posted on 30 September 2017
Posted on 26 September 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
When a passion for extreme mountain biking, emotions for a loved one lost and the will to make a difference collide, it reaches epic proportions in communities. CANSA and Iloveboobies are taking hands and taking cancer screening to the communities.
Posted on 30 July 2017
Many South Africans live in poverty and having cancer on top of that is a difficult situation that many cancer patients find themselves in. One way that we can help ease this burden is to encourage companies and people to assist by putting together some ‘Care kits or packages’ for our Care Homes. We need food, toiletries and general items to help support our cancer patients…
Posted on 10 July 2017
English Media Release 28 June 2017 – Op Nelson Mandela Dag word daar ‘n beroep gedoen op individue, gemeenskappe en maatskappye om van die wêreld ‘n beter plek te maak. Nelson Mandela Dag word natuurlik gevier om die lewe en […]
Posted on 3 July 2017
Donate 67 minutes of your time to improving care & support for cancer Survivors, at our CANSA Care Homes, or drop off your care package…
Posted on 29 June 2017
CANSA Eikehof Care Home Find out more about our home-away-from-home for cancer Survivors (patients) receiving treatment at medical facilities far from home.
Posted on 28 June 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
This is the third year that CANSA will be involved with Tekkie Tax and falls under the Education Category. Stickers can be bought for R10 each and the Tekkie Tags for R35 per pair. These are available at all ToysRUs / BabiesRUs and Clicks stores nationwide. It’s also available at one of our more than 30 CANSA Care Centres across the country. ‘Bead-up your step’ and show everyone else where your heart lies on Friday, 26 May 2017…
Posted on 2 May 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
Artb and the Arts Association of Bellville invites you to attend the opening of an Art Exibition by Petro Groenewald Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 18:00 for 18:30 Exhibition runs till 22 March on Tuesdays to Fridays 10:00 – 17:00 […]
Posted on 6 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