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Bern's 947 for Rainbows 2017

Bern's 947 for Rainbows 2017

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Bernadette has taken on the challenge to cycle the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge to raise funds and awareness for Rainbows and Smiles – a childhood cancer foundation close to her heart.

Please make a small donation to her cycle race, eg: R1 per kilometre R94.70 = 94.7km!

Every year in South Africa, almost 1000 children are diagnosed with cancer. Our socio-economic challenges, and generally poor level of awareness of early warning signs of childhood cancer, means that a large number of these children are diagnosed very late into their illness. As a result, they face a difficult battle.

The team at Rainbows Riders is on a mission to raise awareness and funds for children fighting cancer. Rainbows and Smiles is a community-based, charitable foundation dedicated to providing emotional, social and financial support to children diagnosed with cancer or a life-threatening illness, and their families and caregivers.

They are not funded by government, and they rely on the generosity of their supporters and the passion of their volunteers to enable them to do the work they do.

Thank you for supporting the challenge and mission to make a difference in the life of a child with cancer. 

To help Bernadette raise funds, please click the DONATE BUTTON next to the barometer!


  • Nov 18, 2017 - R 200.00
  • "Ride em cowgirl! You make me so proud to be your friend! " - Wendy & Boys

  • Nov 18, 2017 - R 500.00
  • "Good Luck Bern! I'll do it with you next year!" - Justin

  • Oct 08, 2017 - R 500.00
  • "U can do it!!!" - Deo

  • Oct 05, 2017 - R 1 200.00
  • "You are our Super Woman. We Love You" - Your Boys

  • Oct 04, 2017 - R 500.00
  • "Go Berns go!!" - Sohini Gowan

  • Oct 04, 2017 - R 200.00
  • "Enjoy!" - cathrine

  • Oct 03, 2017 - R 97.00
  • "Go Bernie! You CAN do it! " - Natalie Petersen

  • Oct 03, 2017 - R 200.00
  • "Go be amazing Bernie. Yay" - Sandra

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Donations to date

R 3 397.00

Fundraising target

R 1 500.00

Rainbows and Smiles Foundation

Rainbows and Smiles Foundation Logo

The mission of Rainbows and Smiles is to provide emotional, social and financial support to families and caregivers in need when a child or children of that family is diagnosed with a life threatening illness such as cancer. In addition, Rainbows and Smiles encourage childhood cancer awareness to educate in the hope of promoting early detection.

To set up your own fundraising page for Rainbows and Smiles click here