Wish Tree

Event
Wish Tree
Date

11 Oct - 31 Dec 2021

Time

09:00 - 19:00

Venue

Dis-Chem Court, Somerset Mall

Give a child their Christmas wish. 

The Somerset Mall Wish Tree initiative provides wishes for underprivileged kids that are supported by children homes in the Helderberg area.  

How To Give a Wish

  1. Visit the Somerset Mall Wish Tree located in the Disc-Chem Court 
  2. Pick a wish from the tree
  3. Purchase the wish and wrap it up 
  4. Drop it off at one of our Customer Care Desks, either outside Edgars or Game. 

OR Donate R50 via Zapper and let us purchase a wish on your behalf. 

Please purchase all gifts within two weeks of selecting the wish. Include the wish tag when dropping off the gift at the Customer Care Desks.

Children's Homes

Cotlands 

As an organisation, Cotlands is working towards making South Africa a more equal society by creating access to play-based early learning opportunities for young children. Cotlands initiates and facilitates innovative, play-based early learning opportunities for young children. Children are provided access to toy library and playgroup programmes aimed at improving school readiness. The programmes are designed to ignite potential through play by enhancing children’s social-emotional development, as well as their cognitive skills which includes creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. Cotlands helps create a more equal and prosperous society by giving its vulnerable children the advantage. 

Gabriella Centre 

Gabriella Centre is a Residential and Day Care facility for children and young adults with profound Physical and Intellectual Disabilities, such as Cerebral Palsy and providing 24 hour care in a home from home environment along with unlimited patience and unconditional love. A maximum of 24 children/young adults are enrolled in Day Care, of which 12 of them are also in Residential Care. Individual programmes are designed by our in-house Physiotherapist and Program Implementer, to ensure each child/young adult receives the correct physiotherapy & intellectual stimulation they require. The weekly programme includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, music & movement, creative activities, outdoor play, horse riding and outings. The Centre provides a place to learn and grow, to feel safe and accepted and to be loved unconditionally.

Little Angels Home 

Little Angels Home, based in Somerset West that provides around the clock, quality residential care for children that have profound intellectual and physical disabilities. With children ranging between the ages of 0-18 years and require highly specialized care and support as a result of their severe disabilities. The majority of the children suffer from multiple medical conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Microcephaly, Hydrocephaly and require assistive devices. Little Angels Home run daily educational programs that provide intellectual stimulation for the children, as well as physical therapy programs to ensure maximum mobility and flexibility.

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All wishes will be delivered to the homes from 6 December, just in time for Christmas!

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