Champions and Stories

Team BishBashBosch at Absa Cape Epic

Our dream has come true – we’re riding the Absa Cape Epic together in 2020! But we wish to make other people’s dreams come true too by raising funds for CANSA.

Posted on 11 Mar 2020

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Support Dirk & Ole’s Ride at the ABSA Cape Epic for CANSA Active

Dirk & Ole have reached 42% of their target. They have selected to raise funds for CANSA Active for the second year in a row. Please help them reach their target for CANSA Active.

Posted on 4 Mar 2020

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Support Charl De Klerk’s ABSA Cape Epic for CANSA Active

From 15-22 March 2020, I will be participating in the ABSA Cape Epic mountain bike race to raise funds for CANSA Active, who do great work for a cause that’s very close to my heart, trying to support people and their families affected by Cancer. I am sure you all know someone who is battling cancer, battled cancer for some time or most devastatingly, lost that battle.

Posted on 4 Mar 2020

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70 Grey Old Boys Ride for CANSA and Diabetes SA

A group of 70 Grey College Bloemfontein old boys are riding the 2020 Cape Town Cycle Tour on 8 March 2020 in support of CANSA and Diabetes South Africa (Diabetes SA) and raising awareness and funds. Bertus Preller, one of the organisers and cyclist, says, “We chose CANSA and Diabetes SA because various old Grey’s […]

Posted on 4 Mar 2020

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Support Charl Harding and Bannister Erasmus’s ABSA Cape Epic for CANSA Active

I’m riding the Cape Epic not only for cancer awareness and raising funding to CANSA. But I’m riding the Cape Epic to try and inspire cancer patients to keep up the fighting and always have hope even when it becomes tough, and you have to push yourself past your limits. 

Posted on 4 Mar 2020

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Support Christelle Hattingh’s Cape Town Cycle Tour for CANSA Active

Christelle Hatting is a triathlete, self-confessed endurance junky and fitness fanatic. She is a personal trainer at Virgin Active, but has a heart condition and had rheumatic fever as a child which left her temporary wheel chair bound. She was given a very slim chance to walk again, but here she is racing Ironman 70.3 […]

Posted on 4 Mar 2020

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CANSA Staff to take part in ‘One in Four Challenge’ at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Lucy Balona (CANSA Head: Marketing and Communication) and HJ Botha (CANSA: Divisional Manager: Sustainability) will take up the challenge, with the theme ‘One in Four affected’ and run for cancer survivors and in doing so raise funds for CANSA.

Posted on 3 Sep 2019

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Cycle For Bee and Brain Cancer Awareness

The aim of this campaign is not only to spread awareness of GBM but also to raise funds in order to assist families who have been forced to face similar realities to that of Bee and her family, who cannot afford to provide the type of care that Bee was able to receive. The donations will be used to enable CANSA to provide care and support to these patients and families to ensure that other families can battle this debilitating disease.

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

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Team up with Fit4Good and CANSA on World Cancer Day!

Fit4Good Planet Fitness Cancer Challenge 2019  is an initiative developed in partnership Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) and Planet Fitness Gyms with the aim of raising funds for care and support programmes offered at all CANSA Care Centres country-wide, with 100% of the funds raised going directly to this cause.

Posted on 31 Jan 2019

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We Care Challenge: Are You Up for the Challenge?

The challenge is about promoting an active, healthy lifestyle, with an emphasis on the importance of caring and reaffirming those who are affected by cancer are not alone.

When an individual or loved one is affected by cancer, they often experience a range of emotions from turmoil, denial, anger, fear, anxiety and often feel alone with the belief that they can not get through it. This can be compared to climbing a mountain like Mount Kilimanjaro.

Posted on 28 Nov 2018

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