Reach for a Dream, reach for your slippers

Will you be participating in this worthy cause on Friday 11th May (today)?. Did you know if you have a wrist band and slippers on, on National Slippers Day you can enjoy a free cup of coffee at the Wimpy. What a win.

NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES

Be a hero and wear your slippers!

To take part in Slipper Day all you need is a R10 wristband to wear your favourite slippers all day!

Make the dreams of life-threatened children come true when you purchase your R10 wristband from any Pick n Pay or Wimpy store or Reach For A Dream branch. Wearing your R10 wristband and slippers will also get you a free coffee from Wimpy on the 11th May 2018.

Since 1988, The Reach For A Dream Foundation has brought hope, joy and healing to South African children and their families by offering the child a magical moment to regain their childhood that is being lost to an life-threatening illness.

“By fulfilling their dreams, Reach For A Dream brings hope, joy and inspiration by offering a magical moment to regain a childhood lost to illness” – Julia Sotirianakos, CEO, Reach For A Dream

In 30 years, the Reach For A Dream Foundation has brought hope to over 60 000 life-threatened children across South Africa. The Foundation discovered an interesting fact about life-threatening illnesses: a larger percentage of children survive than adults. We believe that one of the reasons for this is, that children simply have not learnt what life-threatening means; they live each day as it is given to them. For children attitude is everything, and they need all the encouragement they can get. Whatever the dream, no matter how big or small, it often gives the child hope and courage to carry on the fight. The fulfilment of these dreams inspires hope and courage in the dreamer and helps them believe that tomorrow is worth fighting for.

“Hope gives us the courage to confront our circumstances and the capacity to surmount them.” – Dr Groopman, author of “The Anatomy of Hope” and Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Be part of the movement for hope and get your workplace or school involved on:

  • 11th May 2018
  • R10 per wristband
  • From any Pick n Pay, Wimpy or Reach For A Dream branch
Talk of the Town donned their slippers in support of national slipper day to raise funds for Reach for a Dream.
R10 donation towards Reach for a Dream gets you a cup of coffee and a wrist band at Wimpy – only available today, so get there!
In exchange for your R10 donation to Reach for a Dream, Wimpy will supply you with a delicious cup of coffee, and a free wrist band.

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