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Past fundraisers.

2011:  Sabantwana Cycle Challenge.

2012:  Volatile versus Cold Steel.

2013:  Organ and Cello Recital.

2014:  40 Routes in a Day.

2015:  The First Rob Burton Memorial Ride.

2016:  Dinner with Miss World 2014.

            The First Emerald Vale Mountain Bike Race.

            The Second Rob Burton Memorial Ride.

2017:  Kiss ‘n’ Tell, a Valentine Cabaret.

            Mother’s Day Picnic.

            Harvey World Travel Charity Golf Day.

            The Second Emerald Vale Mountain Bike Race.

            The Rat Pack, a show with song and dance.

 

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2nd Emerald Vale Mountain Bike Race

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Emerald Vale Mountain Bike Race

On Sunday 18 September 2016 a fun Mountain Bike Race for all ages was held at the Emerald Vale Brewery. There were 3 different routes: 4 km for kids 14 km for teens 19 km for adults The race started at 11 am and there was a fantastic turn out. There were 24 children, 58 cyclists …

Kiss ‘n’ Tell, a Valentine Cabaret.

On Saturday 18 February 2017, the Arts Theatre of East London performed a Valentine Cabaret, like several years before.  They do it to raise funds for different local charities. The Eyabantwana, For the Children Trust, was one of the charities in 2017. It was a fantastic show and a very pleasant evening where people brought their own …

Mother’s Day Picnic

On Sunday 14 May 2017, the Beacon Bay Rotary Anns hosted a successful Mother’s Day Picnic at 2 Swans Wedding Farm. It was a fun filled afternoon with delicious food, all prepared by the Rotary Anns and their helpers from Grandads Army.  There was a jumping castle for the children and the McClelland Adult Centre …

The second Rob Burton Memorial Ride.

 A Trans-Karoo relay cycle from East London to Stellenbosch over 4 days, starting on 6 December 2016 In November 2015, Grandads Army, a group of social cyclists completed the first Rob Burton Memorial Ride, and in so doing raised R240000 for the Eyabantwana Trust.  This was used to purchase specialised surgical equipment for the skin grafting …

The third Rob Burton Memorial Ride.

A Trans-Karoo relay cycle from East London to Stellenbosch over 4 days, starting on 8 October 2017. In November 2015, a group of East London social cyclists, the “Grandads Army”, completed the first Rob Burton Memorial Ride, raising just under a quarter of a million rand for the Eyabantwana – For the Children Trust.  In 2016, …

The First Rob Burton Memorial Ride: What is it all about?

 A Trans-Karoo relay cycle from East London to Stellenbosch over 4 days, starting on 24 November 2015. In memory of Rob Burton, a former member of the Army who was tragically killed while cycling, Grandads Army, a group of friends and social cyclists plan a 1200km relay cycle from East London to Stellenbosch over 4 …

40 Routes in a Day

On 29 November 2014, Garvin Jacobs, husband of Mie Elsen and an avid local rock climber, climbed 40 sport rock climbing routes in one day.  This event happened in East London. The Eastern Province section of the Mountain Club of South Africa supported this event and lots of rock climbers came out to support him.  …

Organ and Cello Recital

Dirk von Delft and Hubert Best performed music for Organ and Cello on 21 September 2013 at theTrinity Methodist Churchin Oxford Street.  Music by Bach, Schumann, Ernest Bloch, Boellmann and Albinoni. They raised about R 10 000 for the Trust.

Volatile versus Cold Steel

Brendan Toy and Dirk von Delft raced against one another at the 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg on the 18th November 2012. They raised about R 4 000 for Eyabantwana.

Sabantwana Cycle challenge

Dr. Dirk von Delft, then a registrar in the Department of Paediatric Surgery, cycled to Cape Town from East London over 5 days.  He left East London on 8 March 2011 and arrived in Cape Town on Saturday 12 March 2011.  He then cycles the Cape Argus on Sunday 13 March. He raised about R …