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Xolani runs the Virgin Money London Marathon for The Teddy Bear Clinic

Xolani runs the Virgin Money London Marathon for The Teddy Bear Clinic

Personal message

On Sunday 23rd April, 702 breakfast’s Xolani Gwala will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon! It’s a journey that he committed to wholeheartedly and has been putting in the miles and doing the training to get race day ready.

As host of a current affairs programme, Xolani is exposed to some of the very best, but also the very worst stories and issues affecting our society. One issue that he cannot abide is child abuse and he hopes to use his journey at the Virgin Money London Marathon to help improve the journey to healing of many young child abuse victims enabling them to shift to survivors, through the Teddy Bead Clinic.

The Teddy Bear Clinic provides specialized care, protection and support to these young survivors and their families  to make that healing possible by minimizing the affects of abuse.  All these services are provided free of charge.  This ensures all children have access to our services. The cost of providing these services to 1 child is R 13 446. These services are unique as they are multi-professional interventions, in other words 1 child receives the services of many professionals.



Name Comment Date Amount
Palavar family of Benoni May our children have a better future, Jun 05, 2017 R 103.00
Anonymous God bless you all for your generosity Apr 29, 2017 R 51.41
Brenda Well run Xolani. Apr 26, 2017 R 310.00
Cathy with Love An angel running for little angels. Thank you Apr 21, 2017 R 2 056.40
Maria Zuccolo Run with wings for change Apr 21, 2017 R 1 028.20
Jen Thank you for running for a great cause. Good Luck Apr 20, 2017 R 102.82
Sheila Good Luck Xolani. An excellent cause and I love your morning show. Apr 20, 2017 R 102.82
Stewart and Mary-Lou Bruce A contribution from Salem, Virginia, USA. Enjoy the run, Xolani Apr 19, 2017 R 1 410.00
Gcina Malindi For a very good cause, Xolani.Kodwa ungabuyi uma ungaphumanga kwabayishumi bokuqala! Apr 18, 2017 R 1 028.20
Michele good luck for the run Xolani. Apr 13, 2017 R 514.10
Pips Have a great run XG!! Apr 13, 2017 R 205.64
Catherine Good luck Xolani, hope you have a great run and thanks for your superb radio show each morning. Apr 13, 2017 R 102.82
Palavar family of Benoni May our children have a better future, Apr 12, 2017 R 102.82
Morris our only job as adults is to create a better future for our children Apr 12, 2017 R 514.10
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Donations to date

R 7 632.33

Fundraising target

R 10 000.00

The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children

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The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children (TTBC) originated in 1986 in response to an urgent need for medical examinations for sexually abused children. From there it has grown into a fully fledged service for abused children which includes: Forensic medical examinations, forensic assessments, counseling, psychological testing and more recently a diversion programme for youth sexual offenders. As an NGO, our concern is not only to support children and families affected by abuse but also to promote: “CHILD ABUSE NO MORE”.