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CANSA Western Cape

Help Needed For CANSA Volunteers  

Can you help? We would love to be able to provide our volunteers with the tools they need to operate within their communities – be it with a laptop, smartphone, training and upskilling on computer software and social media platforms or assistance with mobile data so that they can, optimally, continue with their work for CANSA. We’re operating with a business model that relies on technology and it’s important for volunteers to be able to attend meetings, training, and supervision sessions online. So, we appeal to the public and corporates and invite them to show their community spirit by helping us with donations and sponsorships of these items to keep our volunteers active in the communities where they work…

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Published: 1 Dec 2022
Updated: 1 Dec 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Highlights, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Volunteers Inspire, Women's Health

CANSA Southern Cape Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Southern Cape Tel: 044-874 4824 (George) Tel: 071-373 8750 (Oudtshoorn) Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA George Care Centre, CANSA Oudtshoorn Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Cape Metro Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Cape Metro Tel: 021 689 5347 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive life-saving […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Cape Metro Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

CANSA Boland | West Coast Telethon 30 November 2022

Support CANSA Boland | West Coast Tel: 021-873 6358 Purpose of Telethon CANSA is having a telethon to raise funds towards our 8 Care Homes situated country-wide. Because rural districts don’t have oncology clinics, cancer patients living there have to move to unfamiliar and often distant bigger centres for up to six weeks to receive […]

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Published: 23 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: CANSA Paarl Care Centre, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Look Out for CANSA Active at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

CANSA is proud and thankful to be a beneficiary of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon taking place 15 – 16 October 2022. Look out for our CANSA Active stand at the Expo (DHL Cape Town Stadium), alongside Sanlam, from 13 – 15 October. The Expo will display our exciting and affordable CANSA Active merchandise and Ocean Freedom sunscreen, SunSmart choice which recently was awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition in the protection category, will also be available. CANSA is thrilled to be manning a hydration station (Albion & Campground Road in Rondebosch). Look out for our bright, enthusiastic CANSA Active volunteers. We are grateful to Sanlam for sponsoring our CANSA Active volunteers’ t-shirts. You can make an online donation to support our runners who are raising funds online…

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Published: 10 Oct 2022
Updated: 17 Oct 2022
Categories: CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Daredevil Run – Bigger, Braver and Back in September 2022

Hollard has announced that the 2022 Daredevil Run will take place on Friday, 30 September. This annual event features men and boys, dressed only in purple speedos, running through the streets of Johannesburg during rush hour. The event has not only raised many an eyebrow over the past 12 years but has also played an enormous role in raising awareness about testicular and prostate cancers. Men and boys from every corner of South Africa will be able to participate in their own neighborhoods, while the much-loved Gauteng-based event returns to Zoo Lake…

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Published: 30 Sep 2022
Updated: 3 Oct 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Men's Health

Bounce to Fitness with CANSA & ReboundSA

1st October 2022 will be a National Rebounding Day in South Africa. CANSA is once again partnering with ReboundSA to present the second National Bounce-A-thon across the country on Saturday, 1 October…

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Published: 12 Sep 2022
Updated: 12 Sep 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News

Joy of Movement With Nia For CANSA

10 August 2022 – Nia Africa are celebrating Women’s Month, with its ‘Joy of Movement’ campaign in aid of CANSA, by hosting special Nia classes every Saturday during August. The aim is to raise funds for CANSA and create awareness around how regular exercise and physical activity plays a major role in leading a balanced […]

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Published: 11 Aug 2022
Updated: 11 Aug 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Pink Trees for Pauline – Ten Years of Making a Difference in SA Cancer Community

The 2022 Pink Trees for Pauline campaign, #doekwithadifference (a colourful headscarf), in collaboration with CANSA, will launched in communities across South Africa for the 5th consecutive year. The unique headscarves are sold at R100 each, hoop earrings for R50, stainless steel earrings for R100, and pink fabric to decorate trees at R30 per meter. Hannon Cherry lipsticks are also available at R170 each. Pink Trees for Pauline invites clubs, workplaces, schools, institutions, and individuals to participate enthusiastically in the #doekwithadifference project…

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Published: 2 Aug 2022
Updated: 7 Oct 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News, Women's Health

Support is At the End of a Telephone Call

CANSA is committed to protecting the rights of cancer patients and caregivers, having established a free Tele Counselling service (available in seven languages), two years ago in commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July).  CANSA recognises commitment to human rights and that all affected by cancer are entitled to psycho-social support…

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Published: 15 Jul 2022
Updated: 1 Sep 2022
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Caregiving and Cancer, I have Cancer, Media Releases & News

CANSA Donor Appeal

Dear Donor We ask that you would help us to help cancer patients, caregivers and loved ones, as they battle cancer. You can support these specific areas of CANSA’s work, listed below, per area of need and contact the responsible staff member. Your donation will enable us to keep on supporting those who have been […]

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Published: 12 Jul 2022
Updated: 2 Aug 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Look After Your Own

Corporate Wellness Week takes place, 4 to 8 July 2022 and CANSA urges employers to look after their own, by inviting CANSA to the workplace to offer cancer screening and education around recognising the symptoms of cancer and lowering personal cancer risk. Screening also helps identify risk for non-communicable diseases such as heart disease and diabetes…

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Published: 29 Jun 2022
Updated: 29 Sep 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Dress Up Your Tekkies to Save Lives with CANSA

One of the ways you can help the CANSA to continue to effectively educate communities about cancer, lowering personal risk and accessing affordable cancer screening, is to ‘pay’ your Tekkie Tax. CANSA invites all to brighten up their shoes or Tekkies on Friday, 27 May 2022 and support this easy and enjoyable fundraiser…

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Published: 24 May 2022
Updated: 29 May 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News

HALO Team Ride Enables CANSA TLC’s Support of Children Affected by Cancer (Gqeberha to Cape Town)

The HALO ‘Helping a Little One’ Team are, once again, cycling from Gqeberha to Cape Town to raise funds for, and create awareness of the CANSA Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) programme which supports children and teens with cancer. The Halo Team leaves Gqeberha on 5 March 2022 and arrives in Cape Town on 11 March 2022. They will also be participating in the Cape Town Cycle Tour on Sunday, 13 March 2022…

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Published: 7 Mar 2022
Updated: 22 Mar 2022
Categories: CANSA Western Cape, CANSA's Tough Living with Cancer (TLC) Programme, Fundraising Events & Projects

Be Uniquely You and Colourful at CANSA Shavathon

CANSA is hosting its annual CANSA Shavathon fundraising event at shopping centres across the country on Saturday, 26 February 2022. CANSA invites everyone to come and celebrate by bringing family members, friends or colleagues to shave or spray in solidarity with those facing a cancer diagnosis. Certain venues may also host an event on Sunday, 27 February 2022. All venues will follow COVID-19 safety regulations…

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Published: 16 Feb 2022
Updated: 4 Mar 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects, Media Releases & News

World Cancer Day – CANSA Telethon to Help us Close the Cancer Care Gap in SA

CANSA will be hosting a CANSA Telethon on World Cancer Day (4 February 2022) to give you an opportunity to support our work in closing the cancer care gap in South Africa, in line with the new 3-year World Cancer Day theme. We hope we can count on your support! Find out more about the work we are already doing to close the cancer care gap…

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Published: 4 Feb 2022
Updated: 7 Feb 2022
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

WCD – CANSA SunSmart 5km Fun Walk Mountain Mill Mall

You are invited to our WCD – CANSA SunSmart 5km Fun Walk at Mountain Mill Mall on 29 January 2022….

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Published: 26 Jan 2022
Categories: CANSA Western Cape, World Cancer Day - 4 Feb

Mandela Day – CANSA Provides Relief to Cancer Patients

CANSA in support of Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) and in line with its theme ‘One Hand Can Feed Another’, aims to help assist cancer patients by providing basic needs through food and care packages…

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Published: 12 Jul 2021
Updated: 2 Aug 2021
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Media Releases & News

HALO – ‘Helping A Little One’: Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Cycle Tour

As part of CANSA’s 90th anniversary celebrations this year, and to raise awareness about cancer affecting children, a group of cyclists known as the HALO ‘Helping A Little One’ Team, will cycle from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town and raise funds for CANSA TLC, which supports children with cancer.

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Published: 10 Feb 2021
Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, Fundraising Events & Projects

Video: CANSA Tele Counselling Service

CANSA Tele Counselling can be accessed via the CANSA Help Desk on 0800 22 66 22 toll free, to make an appointment with a CANSA counsellor. Or send an email to the Help Desk via counselling@cansa.org.za

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Published: 21 Aug 2020
Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: A Loved One has Cancer, Beyond Diagnosis & Treatment, CANSA Bloemfontein Care Centre, CANSA Eastern Cape, CANSA Free State, CANSA Gauteng, CANSA Help Desk, CANSA KwaZulu-Natal, CANSA Limpopo, CANSA Mpumalanga, CANSA North West, CANSA Northern Cape, CANSA Western Cape, I have Cancer

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