YOUR EGGS & THEIR MEDALS!

YOUR EGGS & THEIR MEDALS! Harfield Harriers Running Club  and the Little Optimist Trust will be awarding the kids at Maitland Cottage Hospital with Medals, Easter eggs and books on 17th of April 2019. These kids need SMILES for MILES and MEDALS for bravery!...

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Making Waves by Anna Trapido

Having survived multiple heart surgeries, Cape Town-based surfer Greg Bertish was inspired to spread the power of positive thinking among SA’s youth through his organisation, The Little Optimist.

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Some words of gratitude – making a difference

"I spoke to Gabe’s school teacher the following day and apparently your talk was absolutely amazing and Mrs Lock could not stop gushing about how inspirational and phenomenal the experience was." "Blessings to you and don’t stop what you are doing….you are touching...

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THE LITTLE OPTIMISTS EAST COAST FUNDRAISER TOUR

All proceeds to NSRI and The Little optimist Trust The Little Optimist will be traveling up the East Coast spreading Love, Joy and Hope and raising funds for NSRI and The Little Optimist Trust. The tour begins in Plett on the 5th March , PE 6th, Port Alfred 7th,...

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A Man With Heart | Sail & Leisure

Article by Sail and Leisure. A Man With Heart | The Greg Bertish Story Greg Bertish is well-known for his passion and determination to help and support children who are experiencing tough times in hospital by bringing a little cheer back into their lives. His story is...

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Zeekoevlei Training Day | November 2018

The training day at Zeekoevlei was an eye-opener.   First, all the children from "Reach for a Dream" arrived, their faces lite up with excitement, joy, anticipation and curiosity that could not be contained.  Although they couldn't speak English that was no...

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Paddle 4 Presents | 30 November 2018

Paddle 4 Presents is a fun way for one to give back/help a charity and donate a Fluffy Toy to a sick or needy child at Red Cross Childrens Hospital. On the 30 November, people both young and old arrived to celebrate this annual event  (now in its 6th year) with their...

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Colouring In Competition | Kids Corner

Colouring in is a form of expression.  And is so important for kids to learn the art of colour (see what we did there), from such a young age. It promotes creativity which is vital in the development and of course, it's a FUN activity to do! As we love enriching loves...

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School Talk At Rondebosch Boys Primary School

Dear Greg A big thank you for speaking to our boys on Tuesday. I thought that your presentation was excellent and your message is one that we can all reflect on and take to heart. I have received so much positive feedback from boys and staff. Cara, thank you too for...

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New Dawn Community | Movie Night

On Tuesday 20 November The Little Optimist spent the afternoon at New Dawn Community in Kewtown. Monday to Friday New Dawn feeds 120 children breakfast and gives them a sandwich for school – an amazing feat that is run by 2 very patient and kind woman – Jenny and...

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