During November the South African government will be focusing on creating awareness for the rights of people with disabilities. On ground level, 2020 has been a challenging year for Sunfield Home Wellington.
Covid-19 has curbed all our efforts to raise funds and also created extreme isolation for the residents, who were used to interacting with the public.
The management and staff did everything within their power to protect the residents and to apply the necessary Covid-19 regulations. We continued to present those residents, who could not go home to their families, with enrichment activities.
Sandra and Chris Swart created the Sunfield Shoppe during September 2020 when they sacrificed a portion of their restaurant, The Coffee Republic Steakhouse, to open a charity shop for Sunfield Home.
Sunfield Home wants to urge all residents of Wellington, Paarl and vicinity to donate clothing, shoes, kitchenware or other household articles in a good condition to Sunfield Shoppe to generate funds during the festive season.
Sunfield Home is not going ahead with their annual Santa Run and Christmas Market, but want to continue to involve the community in the lives of the residents.
A Santa-shoebox campaign is therefore launched and members of the public are encouraged to deliver the shoebox on the 3rd of December which will be the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The shoebox can contain sweets or cookies, toiletries, data vouchers or arts & crafts that will enrich the lives of the residents. These donations can be delivered to Daisy Groenewald until 4 December 2020.