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VAAL

HAPPENINGS

VAAL HAPPENINGS

CURRENT

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  • Every 39 seconds, a blood transfusion takes place in South Africa and with lower blood drive donor turnout and stocks declining due to moving to lockdown level 2, there’s an increase in the demand for blood.  Help the SANBS by visiting a donor centre and donate blood.  Visit Riversquare and Vaalgate’s donor centres weekdays from 10am to 6pm.  On Saturdays, Riversquare’s centre is open 9am to 2pm and Vaalgate’s donor centre, from 8am to 1pm.  Vaal Mall’s donor centre is open, Monday – Sunday from 9am to 4pm.

  • 2 October 2021 - On the 2nd of October starting at 2pm, the Vereeniging Operatic and Dramatic Society presents “Krazy Karaoke” at the Tienie van Wyk VODS Clubhouse in Benghazi street, Vereeniging (just behind the firestation).  Entry fee is R20 per person.  Food and beverages will be sold.  For bookings and more info, phone Joline on 073 048 8862
     

  • 2 Oktober 2021 - NG Kerk Vaalpark hou op 2 Oktober n Snuffel Mark. Heerlike kos, drinkgoed, koekies, handgemaakte ites, naaldwerk asook kwiltlap, breiwerk, houtwerk, juwele, handsakke, keramiek ware, poppe, laser gesnyde items, tweede handse items teen winskopie pryse, asook antieke meubels, dekor en nog vele meer.... kom kyk self, Vanaf 9h15
     

  • 8 October 2021 - On the 8th of October the SPCA Vereeniging and Vanderbijlpark is having a fundraiser Golfday at Heron Banks Golf Course starting at 11:30 with a Shotgun start.  Format is BBS.  Enter a 4 ball at R1600.  To sponsor a hole is only R2000.  To book your place, contact Eloise on 082 893 6980 or Heron Banks at 078 052 4083.  Go and support this good cause. 
     

  • 29 October 2021 - On the 29th of October, the Vereeniging Cricket Club will be hosting a Golf day at the Riviera Country Club.  The event will start at 11h00.  Enter a four ball at R2200.  This includes a golf cart and halfway house.  You can also sponsor a hole at R500.  For bookings and more info, contact Ben on 082-497-4094
     

  • 30 Oktober 2021 - Help4Kidz Leersentrum in Kragbron hou op 30 Oktober 'n Kersmark.  Stalletjies beskikbaar @ R50 elk.  Vermaak, braaivleisvure, koop en verkoop, nog vele meer! Toegang - enige donasies in vorm van kontant, bruikbare items vir sentrum of kleuterskool, nie bederfbare kos, items wat op tombola tafel verkoop kan word. Ondersteun ons asb! Meer inligting kontak Mynie 071 353 4309
     

  • With the COVID-19 outbreak, LifeLine Vaal wants to remind the Vaal that despite the lockdown, LifeLine is always there for the community.  Their telephone service will be operating 24/7.  Their number is: 016 428 1640.

PERMANENT
  • Help save a life by donating today and help provide dogs with much needed blankets, dog food or even a toy or 2 this Winter.  Drop off your donation at Remax, 143 Piet Retief Blvd, Vanderbijlpark or phone them on 016 932 4192.
     

  • Lochvaal Emfuleni Welfare has a project called “Hands of Hope” where they assist abused, neglected and rejected single mothers with babies, children and even women who are pregnant.  With this project, they focus on helping them with accommodation and care.  You can assist in this project by donating items such as nappies, baby blankets, baby clothing, bath products, etc along with items for these women like pajamas.  You can even help out by donating food stuff.  Currently Lochvaal Emfuleni Welfare are caring for 156 adults and 39 children.  For more info on how you can be of help, contact them: lochvaallew@yahoo.com or phone 083 496 905

  • Nothing is more important to the SANBS than saving lives and the youth is perfect to partner with us in saving even more.  As you may know, we currently have less than three days’ blood supply and urgently need to increase our stocks.  It’s up to us to get the ball rolling.  Ask young people around you between the ages of 16 and 35 to donate blood and help us get the word out by sharing #YoungBlood hashtag on social media

  • Three Rivers Al Anon meeting is on Tuesday nights, 7pm at Three Rivers Methodist Church, 54 Kowie Street. Safe parking and gated entrance. For any inquiries or information you can call/whatsapp/sms 076 092 6044. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH SOMEONES DRINKING IN YOUR LIFE THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU

  • SANBS - Only 1 % of the population donate blood, yet every 29 seconds a patient receives a blood transfusion.  The South African National Blood service is urging all donors to donate blood at Vaalgate donor centre and River Square donor Centre, Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm.  On Saturdays at River Square donor centre, donate from 9am to 2pm and at Vaalgate from 8am until 1pm.  With every donation, you’ll receive free Nespresso. ​​
     

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: - Meetings every Thursday at 19:30 at Medi Clinic Hospital, Cnr Hofmeyer Ave & Joubert Street, Vereeniging. For more information on your nearest location, contact 081 795 6577​
     

  • Meals on Wheels: - Meals on Wheels offer meals to worthy cases.  To order contact 079-965-8610.
     

  • Huis Prinscilla: - Accommodation for terminal, impede or bedridden patients with 24 hr care.  Contact 083-479-2656 for more information.
     

  • Jessica’s Wall of Life Kunsprojek. Ons soek hulp van al ons kreatiewe vriendinne! Ons benodig wol, material, gare, knope, zips, garing – alle benodighede om mooi handsakke en ander bykomstighede, mee te maak.  Kontak 083 707 6547 vir meer inligting.

  • The Little Shop around the Corner is a Hospice Charity Shop located in Henely on Klip.  By donating your goods for resale in our shop you help to provide us with invaluable funds to maintain our high standard of care in the Wide Horizon Hospice unit in Vereeniging.  Wide Horizon Care is a non-profit Hospice organization that relies mainly on these donations to ensure the long-term sustainability of our unit.   Please donate by dropping off your pre-loved clothing, bric-a-brac, kitchen and homeware to Corner Iffley & Ewelme Road, Henley on Klip.  We are open on Tuesdays - Fridays and can be contacted on 016428 1410.​