There were big smiles all round in January as our children started the new school year. Back to School is always an exciting time for us at Home from Home, especially for those families with …

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Over the last year we have seen increased involvement from the public who host their own fundraising events for Home from Home. This is a wonderful way for people to contribute to the cause while …

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We were delighted to take our Foster Mothers, who are the heart of Home from Home, on their first evening out as a group. It’s so important to celebrate the women who care for our …

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Following on the success of our Teen Camp this year, we have arranged for many of our youth to attend camps or family camps over the December holidays. This is a wonderful opportunity for our …

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It was a very special moment for all of us as we recently celebrated the graduation of our learners from the Home from Home Day Care Centre. It was an adorable event that highlighted the …

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This year, we thought our families might enjoy spending a more intimate Christmas together at home for a change. So, instead of our big annual Christmas party, we decided to celebrate a Family Fun Day …

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What a wonderful year 2016 has been for all of us at Home from Home. Filled with countless smiles, shared laughter, (a few tears) and a whole lot of love, it’s truly been our privilege …

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Sewing machine and overlocker Material for making clothing and beanbags Baking equipment such as muffin tins, bread tins, whisks etc Curtains to brighten up our homes A spare television to add some entertainment to one of our Winelands homes

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We had a fantastic August Challenge Month this year, with lots of new people taking part and supporting our organisation! Thank you to everyone who took the challenge and pushed themselves out of their comfort …

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We’re looking for sponsors to help us send our foster families on their first ever family holiday during the month of December! While most families find the funds and the time to create special memories …

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We have a busy time at Home from Home with new staff members joining our growing team. Over the past few months, we’ve welcomed a new Operations Manager, Owen. Owen comes from the hotel industry …

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Our foster mothers are at the heart of our organisation. They provide the daily love and support for our vulnerable youth, even though this can be quite a daunting task. During Women’s Month we made …

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Our Educational Support Program Manager, Lisa, has now been with us for three months – and her focus has been on scheduling Educational Assessments for identified children. We have built up a team of psychologists …

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Taking our older teenagers on their first ever ice-skating excursion was another fantastic activity. It was so heart-warming to see their bright beaming smiles as they tackled this new experience – and we were amazed …

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During the July school holidays we were delighted to be able to take our 43 teenagers on a 3-day beach camp. In fact, it was the first ever camp that we’ve taken our teenagers on …

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For all of us at Home from Home, the best part about Spring has to be the warmer weather. It means spending more time outdoors, tending to the garden – and, of course, having more …

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