Noah’s Ark have made several friends over the past two decades. One of their closest being the national foods giant, Peppadew who have adopted the adopted so to speak. Last year, through the perseverance of more than twenty cyclists riding under the banner of the Peppadew brand, the children housed at Noah’s Ark orphanage outside Tzaneen, celebrated an extraordinary Christmas.
Kian Macrae, Sales Director for the popular Peppadew brand, paid a visit to Tzaneen today to hand over a cheque to the value of R108 000 to the Delsoulliers who run the home for more than 50 children. This year, Macrae and his team returned with a cheque to the value of R120 000.
Sylvie and her husband Remi, were delighted and rather emotional when Macrae handed over the surprise donation which will be put to good use on the property.
“We cannot thank you enough,” said Sylvie, “it is humbling to receive such a huge donation and to think that so many of these people who have never met us in person, were so compassionate. We feel so loved.”
Macrae explained that the initiative was started after Peppadew directors decided to enter a team into the annual 94.7 Cycle Challenge. Considering their long history with Noah’s Ark, it was decided that this would be the charity to benefit from the funds garnered during the race.
Peppadew and Noah’s Ark thank every one of the donors who contributed openheartedly to the well-being of the children.
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