MOW Volunteer, Anne Foxcroft

Meals on Wheels volunteer honoured

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Pictured above: retiring Meals on Wheels volunteer, Anne Foxcroft, receives her certificate of recognition from Yoshina Kistensamy, Tafta Central Area Manager.   Anne Foxcroft has been serving the community as a Tafta Meals on Wheels volunteer, or ‘Hopper’ as they are called, for 25 years! Her contribution was acknowledged at a presentation at the Mary Asher Centre at Tafta Kings Hall last week. Anne spoke about her journey with us, and the qualities needed to be a good hopper. “Participating in this programme requires loyalty, respect for the elderly, patience […]

Thanksgiving lunch for Tafta volunteers

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On 27 June 2018, we hosted our annual lunch for 250 dedicated Tafta volunteers at the Anna Conradie Wellness Centre at Tafta Lodge. The theme was “Going back to the Sixties”, in honour of Tafta’s 60th anniversary celebrations this year. Speaking at the lunch, CEO Femada Shamam said that it was one of Tafta’s most important events on the calendar, as it recognises the spirit of humanity, kindness and respect shown to Tafta elders by this special group of people. “We’ve been hosting the volunteer thanksgiving event for many years […]