Vermaaklikheid athlete needs support

The following note comes from Mandy Zeelie at the Vermaaklikheid Christian School:

Dear all,

Donovan Michaels is a keen energetic young man of sixteen who has a burning desire to participate in the forthcoming athletics to be held in September in Pretoria. His total cost including air fare to the event is a whooping R3000 (three thousand rand) in total. This youngster has a tender heart irrespective of the battle he has within his dysfunctional family. He lost his dad at the age of three and is currently staying with his grandmother, Fiela, in a shack. A few days ago, when we had the welcoming rains, his room was soaking wet with mud on the floor yet this boy always has a winning smile on his face. Please help to make this dream come true. This would be the very first time that any youngster from this community will have the luxury to fly in an aeroplane. What a tale to tell his grandchildren one day.

Paul Andrew has pledged R500 towards Donovan’s expenses. Donations can be made into the school’s banking account:

Vermaaklikheid Christian School
First National Bank
Branch code: 200113
Account number: 62170872264
Cheque Account

Please note this account can also be used for donations to the school in respect of books and salaries. The school has accomplished such a lot in the lives of the children and you are more than welcome to pay us a visit. My sincere thanks to everybody who has contributed in the past and who is still going to. You will help more children like Donovan. Any donation would be welcome.

Kind regards,

Mandy Zeelie

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