Hot Cares Stories 2023
Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Important Help for Forest Farm Centre
Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Important Help for Forest Farm Centre

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Important Help for Forest Farm Centre

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to ‘pay it forward’ with another heart-warming story.
Our next story concerns Forest Farm in Bryanston, a specialist care centre for adults with cerebral palsy conditions and special needs.
The wellbeing of their residents is at the heart of everything they do at Forest Farm and they strive to provide for their special needs in a manner that enables them to live rich, fulfilling lives.

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Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Support for Linden Victim Support
Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Support for Linden Victim Support

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Support for Linden Victim Support

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to ‘pay it forward’ with another heart-warming story.
Our next story concerns the Linden Victim Support Unit, which is the sub-forum of the Linden Community Police Forum (CPF). It’s made up of volunteers who go through training sessions and are then allocated to different crime scenes according to their profile, in a bid to assist victims with trauma and counselling.

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Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Funding for Wings of Inspiration Elderly Care Centre
Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Funding for Wings of Inspiration Elderly Care Centre

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Funding for Wings of Inspiration Elderly Care Centre

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to ‘pay it forward’ with another heart-warming story.
Our next story concerns Wings of Inspiration Elderly Care Centre in Randfontein, a non-profit company set up by twin sisters from an underprivileged background, who inherited some money from their late-aunt and decided to put it to good use.

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Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Support for Blue Bush Animal Clinic
Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Support for Blue Bush Animal Clinic

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Support for Blue Bush Animal Clinic

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to ‘pay it forward’ with another heart-warming story.
Our next story concerns Dr Natasha Ross and her team at Blue Bush Animal Clinic, which is a privately-run veterinary clinic that has been operating for 30 years. In 2009 they opened their own shelter so that they could re-home all animals that came to them injured or sick and didn’t have a home to go to.

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Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with TV Room Treats for Kosmos House
Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with TV Room Treats for Kosmos House

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with TV Room Treats for Kosmos House

Our next story concerns Kosmos House, which is a home for children who have been removed from their parents due to circumstances that have been declared unfit for them and have been placed in special care. Here they are looked after physically and emotionally to ensure they are given an opportunity to grow up in a loving and caring environment.

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Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Injured Handyman
Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Injured Handyman

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Injured Handyman

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to ‘pay it forward’ with another heart-warming story.
It’s part of the Silverstar Pays It Forward campaign, in partnership with HOT 102.7FM and HOT Cares.
Hot Cares and Silverstar are calling for nominations, for individuals, initiatives or organizations that could do with some help. You know – the ones that really deserve some assistance.
Every Wednesday on the HOT 1027 Breakfast, a life – or lives - will be changed. See further below for contact details.
Our next story concerns Mandla, a hardworking man in his 50s, who has provided for his family with the various handyman services he offers in the Robindale, Blairgowrie, Weltevreden and Fairlands areas.

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HOT Cares and Silverstar Casino Pay it Forward with Injured School Sports Star
HOT Cares and Silverstar Casino Pay it Forward with Injured School Sports Star

HOT Cares and Silverstar Casino Pay it Forward with Injured School Sports Star

Our next story concerns 17-year-old Damian, who attends Hoërskool Noordheuwel and absolutely lives for his cricket, representing the school’s first team.
Unfortunately, during a school match in July, he picked up a back injury and has been in extreme discomfort and pain since. This has affected him both physically and mentally, as Damian has had to miss out on the sport that gives him the most joy.

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HOT Cares Takes Care of Two Important Wheelchairs for Deserving Recipient
HOT Cares Takes Care Of A Light Wheelchair And An Electric Scooter For Deserving Recipient

HOT Cares Takes Care Of A Light Wheelchair And An Electric Scooter For Deserving Recipient

It’s been a tough life for Elizabeth, but fortunately she has a loving family that looks after her and ensures she gets the care she needs, despite their challenges.
Just to paint the picture – Elizabeth was born with both diabetes and epilepsy, and her parents were told that she wouldn’t live long.

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HOT Cares Smooths the Way for Car Accident Victim to Get the Rehab He Needs
HOT Cares Smooths the Way for Car Accident Victim to Get the Rehab He Needs

HOT Cares Smooths the Way for Car Accident Victim to Get the Rehab He Needs

South Africa has some of the most dangerous roads in the world and the stats are there to back up this assertion. Unfortunately, that also means we’re a population well-acquainted with car accidents. The chances are, if you haven’t been in an accident yourself, you know of someone who has.

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HOT Cares and Dis-Chem Foundation Make Vital Intervention at Woodside Sanctuary
HOT Cares and Dis-Chem Foundation Make Vital Intervention at Woodside Sanctuary

HOT Cares and Dis-Chem Foundation Make Vital Intervention at Woodside Sanctuary

HOT Cares and Dis-Chem Foundation Make Vital Intervention at Woodside SanctuaryWoodside Sanctuary is a rather special place. It’s a registered public benefit and non-profit organisation founded nearly 70 years ago and it’s a ‘home away from home’ for people with...

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HOT Cares Takes Up Ira’s Pet Food Challenge and Makes Sizeable Donation to Worthy Cause
HOT Cares Takes Up Ira’s Pet Food Challenge and Makes Sizeable Donation to Worthy Cause

HOT Cares Takes Up Ira’s Pet Food Challenge and Makes Sizeable Donation to Worthy Cause

It’s really special to see the spirit of giving and prioritising the needs of others instilled at a young age and that’s the essence of the email that reached Hot Cares from a member of the Weltevreden Park community.
It went on to tell us the inspiring story of nine-year-old Ira.

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HOT Cares & Dis-Chem Foundation Change the Life of Young Girl Who Needs Vital Surgery
HOT Cares & Dis-Chem Foundation Change the Life of Young Girl Who Needs Vital Surgery

HOT Cares & Dis-Chem Foundation Change the Life of Young Girl Who Needs Vital Surgery

HOT Cares & Dis-Chem Foundation Change the Life of Young Girl Who Needs Vital SurgeryIt’s been a rough few years for 13-year-old Thoko. She’s found herself on the receiving end of some hurtful teasing and bullying, and it’s through no fault of her own. Thoko’s...

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HOT Cares Gets the Ball Rolling for Adoption Process for Family in Need
HOT Cares Gets the Ball Rolling for Adoption Process for Family in Need

HOT Cares Gets the Ball Rolling for Adoption Process for Family in Need

It’s been a challenging journey for nine-year-old Caroline, but ultimately one that has resulted in lots of happiness and love.

She was born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and in the first three years moved from her biological parents to a place of safety. Thereafter, she found her way to a foster family and it’s here that she first made her way into the life – and heart - of Belinda, who contacted Hot Cares with her story.

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HOT Cares Provides Welcome Relief for Struggling Couple with Serious Health Issues
HOT Cares Provides Welcome Relief for Struggling Couple with Serious Health Issues

HOT Cares Provides Welcome Relief for Struggling Couple with Serious Health Issues

HOT Cares Provides Welcome Relief for Struggling Couple with Serious Health IssuesIt’s tough asking for help and it’s something that doesn’t come easy to many of us. But, sometimes you just need to put yourself out there, particularly if you find yourself in a...

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HOT Cares Gets Behind 67 Blankets to Help Make a Difference to Those in Need this Winter
HOT Cares Gets Behind 67 Blankets to Help Make a Difference to Those in Need this Winter

HOT Cares Gets Behind 67 Blankets to Help Make a Difference to Those in Need this Winter

HOT Cares Gets Behind 67 Blankets to Help Make a Difference to Those in Need this Winter Hot Cares is once again getting behind the fantastic 67 Blankets initiative. It’s the kind of initiative that’ll not only warm your heart, but hopefully someone in need this...

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HOT Cares and Partners Provide Sustainable Solutions to Help Community’s Basic Needs
HOT Cares and Partners Provide Sustainable Solutions to Help Community’s Basic Needs

HOT Cares and Partners Provide Sustainable Solutions to Help Community’s Basic Needs

HOT Cares and Partners Provide Sustainable Solutions to Help Community’s Basic Needs Hot Cares really does come across some special people. For example, Smanga Mchunu, who is the Pastor of St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Honeydew, bordering Zandspruit. He is a...

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HOT Cares Helps Single Mom with Important Equipment for Child with Special Needs
HOT Cares Helps Single Mom with Important Equipment for Child with Special Needs

HOT Cares Helps Single Mom with Important Equipment for Child with Special Needs

HOT Cares Helps Single Mom with Important Equipment for Child with Special Needs We all celebrated Mother’s Day recently and it was a timely reminder of how important mothers are in our lives. Taking that a step further, here at Hot Cares we’ve often seen just how...

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Hot Cares Lifestyle Bursary Winner
HOT Cares and Lifestyle College Join Forces to Award Life-Changing Bursary to Mother of Three

HOT Cares and Lifestyle College Join Forces to Award Life-Changing Bursary to Mother of Three

HOT Cares and Lifestyle College Join Forces to Award Life-Changing Bursary to Mother of Three A few weeks ago, Hot Cares announced that we had come together with one of our partners, Lifestyle College, to offer an incredible opportunity to someone who loves...

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Hot Cares DisChem Foundation help Medrine
HOT Cares and the Dis-Chem Foundation ‘See’ a Way Forward for 34-Year-Old Medrine

HOT Cares and the Dis-Chem Foundation ‘See’ a Way Forward for 34-Year-Old Medrine

HOT Cares and the Dis-Chem Foundation ‘See’ a Way Forward for 34-Year-Old Medrine Most of us take our basic senses and appearance for granted. Things such as our sight, smell and hearing. But, Medrine Mafenya knows what it’s like to have only half the sight she...

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Hot Cares supports the N3 volunteers
HOT Cares Makes Valuable Contribution and Continues to Support N3 Highway Volunteers

HOT Cares Makes Valuable Contribution and Continues to Support N3 Highway Volunteers

HOT Cares Makes Valuable Contribution and Continues to Support N3 Highway Volunteers Every year we run the Hot Cares Christmas and it gives us the opportunity to materially change a number of lives over the course of just a couple of weeks. That’s on top of the...

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Hot Cares and Furniture Mart
HOT Cares, Furniture Mart, The Bed Mart and Heriz Gallery Help Transform Child Care Centre

HOT Cares, Furniture Mart, The Bed Mart and Heriz Gallery Help Transform Child Care Centre

HOT Cares, Furniture Mart, The Bed Mart and Heriz Gallery Help Transform Child Care Centre Hot Cares just loves hearing about kind people who go out of their way to improve the lives of those less fortunate than them, and this story certainly ticked that box. About...

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HOT Cares Gets Behind SA Depression & Anxiety Group Teen Suicide Prevention Campaign
HOT Cares Gets Behind SA Depression & Anxiety Group Teen Suicide Prevention Campaign

HOT Cares Gets Behind SA Depression & Anxiety Group Teen Suicide Prevention Campaign

HOT Cares Gets Behind SA Depression & Anxiety Group Teen Suicide Prevention Campaign During the month of February, the world observes Teen Suicide Prevention Week and for seven days – 12 to 19 February - the focus is on adolescent and youth physical and mental...

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HOT Cares and Guvon Academy Come Together to Offer Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity
HOT Cares and Guvon Academy Come Together to Offer Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

HOT Cares and Guvon Academy Come Together to Offer Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

HOT Cares and Guvon Academy Come Together to Offer Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity Hot Cares and HOT 102.7FM really do have some fantastic partners, with whom they’ve built strong and sustainable relationships, and the Guvon Academy is a great example of that. The...