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‘I wear Pink for my Mom’ – a daughter’s Expression of Love & Support

“I developed a campaign ‘I wear Pink for my Mom’ aimed at helping kids deal with their mom’s breast cancer diagnoses and supporting their moms through the difficult treatment process.” “When my mom was diagnosed, I was extremely emotional and rather petrified and...

Palesa Pads for Lerothodi Highschool. Cameron Hinde and Themba Mbele from HYF

Hi I’m Cam Hinde - on behalf of the Hinde Youth Foundation I would like to congratulate Themba Mbele for his contribution to women’s empowerment - a cause close to my heart. Themba’s compassion and care for his community is wonderful to witness. He heard that girls at...

#Comrades: Veteran runner will not stop anytime soon thanks to HYF and other supporters

WESTCLIFF – Fifty-year-old Isaac Mbele is entering into his fifth Comrades Marathon on 10 June and he is not ready to quit yet. It’s Comrades Marathon fever and 50-year-old veteran runner Isaac Mbele, who works in Westcliff, is ready and set for his fifth one coming...
Into the Wild

Into the Wild

My great uncle Gerald and I have always shared the same passion, love and respect for the African bush. Growing up, I remember spending many unforgettable weekends with the family at wild game farms across Africa - identifying spoor in the sand, photographing...

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Education Auction – Kagiso Shanduka Trust

Education Auction – Kagiso Shanduka Trust

On 2 July, 400 guests, dressed in school uniforms, attended the inaugural Bloemfontein Back to School fundraising dinner in support of education foundation, Kagiso Shanduka Trust. The event took place at the Emoya Estate and was hosted by Deputy President and Shanduka...

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9th Annual Back to School Fundraiser

9th Annual Back to School Fundraiser

On the 12th September 2015, HYF attended the 9th Annual Adopt-A-School Foundation back to school fundraiser dinner. The Adopt-a-School Foundation is a non-profit organisation that supports the creation and enhancement of a conducive learning and teaching environment...

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A HYF & Estee Lauder Companies BCA Campaign

Yesterday, HYF attended an intimate gathering at Estee Lauder to hand over a cheque of over R470 000 in aid of the look good, feel better BC campaign. HYF would like to thank all involved for their enormous efforts, it was an honour to donate to such a worthwhile...

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HYF and Estee Lauder Companies 2015 BCA Campaign

Estee Lauder Companies 2015 BC Awareness Campaign Jason Hinde Speech MC Lalla Hirayama INTRO : It is my pleasure to introduce Jason Hinde, a 16-year-old student at St John’s College and the founder and inspiration of HYF, the Hinde Youth Foundation, fundraising for...

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Finding Out My Mom Has Cancer

Finding Out My Mom Has Cancer

For most teens, life has its obvious defining moments: being chosen for the school’s first team waterpolo;  asking a pretty girl out (and her saying 'yes'); hitting a hole in one on the golf course and finally after years of studying, graduating. For me, finding out...

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Interview with the Architect Emilio Eftychis

Interview with the Architect Emilio Eftychis

In 2007  Emilio co-founded the design firm called Eftychis, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also a professional architect with over 11 years of experience building functional and innovative homes and retail spaces. Do you remember when you decided you...

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Leon Krige – Diagonal Street then and now

Leon Krige – Diagonal Street then and now

[fusion_text]The colour panoramic image of 11 Diagonal street (by Helmut Jahn Chicago & Louis Karol local supervision) was done from a roof nearby and it took me about three months to negotiate access... Eventually I found a soft spot on a Friday night as security...

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Jason Hinde Interview – Shape your Life – ANN7

Jason Hinde Interview – Shape your Life – ANN7

Jason Hinde was interviewed by South African entrepreneur, Ronald Abvajee, the Presenter of Shape Your Life, ANN7 Channel 405 DSTV. Ronald met Jason for a round of golf and an interview at the Parkview Golf Course, Johannesburg about Jason's experience having dealt...

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Leon Krige – Alexandra Nocturnes – Jozi Gotham

Leon Krige – Alexandra Nocturnes – Jozi Gotham

From the pen of Leon Krige:  "I have not shown these, so it could become an exhibition of its own. Perhaps with the watercolours I did in military camp at Heidelberg just before I worked in 'Alex'.  Of particular interest are two large nocturnes done a month ago in...

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Leon Krige – ‘A Work Of Art’

Leon Krige – ‘A Work Of Art’

Leon Krige was at the Donald Gordon Radiation Oncology Unit in Johannesburg to sign off on an artwork of his that had been put up in the Unit's bunker. Previously, the bunker was painted a 'hospital white' but now it showcased a huge cityscape wallpaper of Joburg...

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