KNYSNA NEWS - Child Welfare Knysna will host a cowgirls-themed ladies night fundraiser on Wednesday 4 July at Vinyl on Main, which aims to bring fun, entertainment and lots of laughter to "all the lovely ladies of Knysna".
Live music by artists, dancing, a stand-up comedy show and loads of other entertainment are what guests can expect to enjoy. And if that wasn't enough, four hunks in the form of bodybuilders will be auctioned off to the highest bidder!
Zenobia Hannie and Jacky McGregor of Child Welfare Knynsa invite all women of Knysna and surrounds to put on a cowgirl hat, boots and bling and join them for guaranteed fun.
There will be lots of exciting giveaways as lucky prizes, and goody bags will be given to VIP ticket holders.
Tickets cost R180 and VIP tickets are R250. It can be purchased at the offices of Child Welfare, Vinyl on Main and at the Knysna Tourism offices. The event is scheduled to start at 19:00.
Who is Child Welfare Knysna?
As a child-protection organisation, their core business is to ensure that the best interest, safety and wellbeing of children are prioritised, with so much violence and abuse against children being reported, which include neglect, physical, emotional and sexual abuse as well as abandonment of children.
Children who were victims of these disturbing experiences, as well as orphaned children, count for more than 600 children that the social workers have to work with. In more than 250 of these cases, alternative care had to be found for the children concerned.
Alternative care can be foster care, placement with safety parents or placement in child and youth care centres.
Their areas of service delivery are Concordia, Bongani, Kayalethu, Nekkies, Dam-se-Bos, Hlalani, Oupad, Hornlee, Diepwalle, Hunters Home, Lower CBD, Lower Old Place, Pezula, Leisure Isle and the area between Kruisfontein and Swaneberg.
Programmes affiliated with Child Welfare Knysna are the Dorothy Broster Child and Youth Care Centre which accommodates 50 children in need of care and protection, and eight crèches which accommodate 550 children on a daily basis and provide in their early childhood developmental needs. These crèches are Concordia, Bongani, Paula Whitney, Ethembeni, Bitou Roundtable, Hildurstent and Rainbow Kids (Sedgefield).
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