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Carla's 947 for Rainbows 2017

Carla's 947 for Rainbows 2017

Personal message

Carla 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.

“One of my closest friends, Bonni has experienced the pain of childhood cancer first hand when her only son Jed was diagnosed with brain cancer and sadly, he died in 2011 – I will be dedicating my cycle race to Jed and riding in his memory.”

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.

Rainbows & Smiles are not funded by government, and rely on the generosity of our supporters and the passion of our 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 Carla raise funds please click the DONATE BUTTON next to the barometer!


  • Nov 21, 2017 - R 100.00
  • "Well done" - Philippa

  • Nov 16, 2017 - R 100.00
  • "Have a safe ride" - Siggy

  • Nov 07, 2017 - R 175.00
  • "Goal reached :)" - Slade Graham

  • Nov 03, 2017 - R 200.00
  • "good luck !" - Piers Caruana

  • Oct 30, 2017 - R 100.00
  • "keep pedelling to the end you can do it" - michelle griesel

  • Oct 17, 2017 - R 200.00
  • "All the best " - Ray Kinsella

  • Oct 16, 2017 - R 500.00
  • "Give It Horns Carla" - Bez Plumbing (Pty)Ltd

  • Aug 21, 2017 - R 94.70
  • "Every drop of sweat is worth it" - Slade Graham

  • Aug 21, 2017 - R 200.00
  • "Love to you" - Carla da Silva

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Donations to date

R 1 669.70

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