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Garth Taylor Fights for Children with Cancer

Garth Taylor Fights for Children with Cancer

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SMASH HIT SA MUSICIAN TO GO INTO BOXING RING FOR CHILDREN FIGHTING CANCER

On Friday, 15 September 2017, Garth Taylor, a constant hit-churner in the South African music industry over the past 17 years, will be churning out hits of a different kind.

On his latest fundraising effort, following a smash fight in 2016, for the Little Fighters Cancer Trust, a Childhood Cancer Charity which offers individualised and practical support to children fighting cancer, and their families, across South Africa, Garth says, "After having my sister, Joanne, taken away from me by cancer, I have even more of a soft spot toward people who are fighting cancer. Having watched what she went through as an adult fighting this disease, I can only imagine how much worse it is for children who are suffering from cancer, to fight this battle. So, I figured, how bad can it be? Me, stepping into the ring and getting punched around for kids who are fighting for their lives every single day. I might as well see what I can do, if not through my singing, then by getting into the ring and doing something more exciting, so that people and companies pledge money and hopefully we can raise enough funds to help these little kids. I see cancer as a big bully hurting these children, and that is what I will be fighting."

Gath is hoping to raise an amount of R50 000.00 for these brave Little Fighters, who have to be STRONGER than most of us ever has to, on a daily basis.

The "White Collar Boxing"-event will take place at Scarlett Ribbon in Greenstone Park. Doors open at 19:00 and tickets cost R100 per person, for those who would like to Support Garth with attending, over and above this donation.

Mandie Erasmus from the LFCT, "This selfless and rather crazy effort by Garth, who has been a great supporter of the work which we do for children with cancer, could not have been timelier. We are absolutely overwhelmed by requests for assistance to children and families, from oncologists, social workers, teachers and parents at the moment. Many childhood cancer families are ripped apart completely, emotionally as well as financially, and in many cases, just food on the table, has become a luxury. We urge the public and corporates to donate. If Garth's target is reached, or exceeded, it will make a huge difference in our service delivery."

Please donate to get Garth Taylor in the ring for this Fight! Any amount, big or small, will make a tangible difference in the lives of Children who Fight Cancer."

 

Read about Garth's Campaign in the NEWS:

Donations

Name Comment Date Amount
Paulo Martins A great cause ,keep it going ! Sep 20, 2017 R 1 010.00
Windvogel Let your little lights shine forever! Sep 19, 2017 R 210.00
Neilson Family May God Bless these Little Fighters Sep 16, 2017 USD $ 160.03
Dayne Marshall Well done Garth Sep 15, 2017 R 205.64
Frank Dubowitz keep up the good work Sep 15, 2017 USD $ 24.07
Ray Wise Hope you reach the target you have set Sep 15, 2017 R 250.00
Kathy Good luck Garth. What u r doing is such a great cause. Thank you Sep 14, 2017 R 102.82
Michelle Oosthuizen Good luck! :) xx Sep 14, 2017 R 205.64
Jannie Wagner I will see you there, Garth. Fighting on the same bill. Hope my R500,00 donation helps. Sep 14, 2017 R 514.10
Ryan Young From all of us fighting cancer... you are an inspiration... Sep 14, 2017 R 51.41
MCT We need more people like you. Sep 13, 2017 R 1 028.20
William de Pinho A Great cause and a Great man to do it Sep 12, 2017 R 308.46
Dominique Good luck! Sep 11, 2017 R 257.05
Gareth Good luck Sep 11, 2017 R 500.00
Garth Taylor Go Garth ! Sep 11, 2017 R 51.41
Carolyn Steyn Thank you for giving these little ones a fighting chance. Sep 04, 2017 R 4 000.00
Anon Good luck brother! Sep 01, 2017 R 514.10
Koos Schabort Kinders is ons toekoms en verantwoordelikheid. Dankie Garth! Aug 28, 2017 R 510.00
Trudie Thank you for what you do for these kiddies!!!!! Aug 28, 2017 R 154.23
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Statistics

Donations to date

R 12 292.62

Fundraising target

R 50 000.00
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Little Fighters Cancer Trust

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The Little Fighters Cancer Trust supports Children with Cancer and their Families.

In cases where there is no family support structure, such as in oncology wards in Children's Homes and Places of Safety, we are often the only line of support which these young Cancer Fighters have.

Our approach to support is holistic, where we look not only at the practical and financial support, but also concentrate hugely on emotional support and providing relief where needs, in and out of hospital, are concerned.