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Media Releases

Capetonians support CANSA when you #RunYourCity this Mother’s Day

When registering online for the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K (taking place on Sunday 12 May 2024), participants, whether they’re running or walking, can support the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) by making an immediate donation towards this meaningful cause.

Posted on 8 May 2024

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Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Partners with CANSA as its Official Charity for 2024

The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series organisers are thrilled to welcome the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) as the official charity for the entire series of events taking place in Gqeberha, Cape Town, Durban, Tshwane and Joburg in 2024…

Posted on 5 March 2024

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Epic Fundraiser For CANSA Active

Two intrepid cyclists, Jaco Swanepoel and Martin Cilliers, are teaming up with Ciovita (one of the leading manufacturers of cycling apparel worldwide) to create a heartwarming, and epic, campaign to raise funds for the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) as part of their Absa Cape Epic experience in 2024. The campaign features a special edition Absa Cape Epic cycling jersey created by Ciovita. For a donation of R100, one can submit the name of a cancer survivor, or that of a loved one lost to cancer, and once 1000 names have been reached, Ciovita will print the names on the jersey. The jersey will be available to purchase on Ciovita’s online store, where a further amount from the sale of each one, will be donated towards Jaco and Martin’s fundraising efforts for CANSA…

Posted on 2 March 2024

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Be Colourfully Kind at this Week’s African Karting Cup

Spectators at this week’s African Karting Cup (AKC), which is taking place at Zwartkops Kart Circuit in Centurion between 15 – 17 February, will not only have the opportunity to see 40 of the finest participants from all over Africa battling it out, but will also be able to lend support to CANSA. CANSA is excited to host a Shavathon at the event with our theme this year – ‘Be Colourfully Kind’. It’s CANSA’s 22nd year of hosting Shavathon events and what better way to celebrate than for the karting community to focus on kindness…

Posted on 13 February 2024

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Fifty CANSA Active Swimmers at 50th Anniversary of the Aquellé Midmar Mile

CANSA Active was recently represented at the 50th Anniversary of the Aquellé Midmar Mile (the world’s largest open water swim) by 50 swimmers, 11 – 12 February 2023. This was the 5th year that CANSA Active swimmers participated in this event and our swimmers looked amazing in their newly launched CANSA Active branded swimwear. A huge thank you to our CANSA Active Swimmers for raising much needed funds for CANSA’s care and support programmes assisting cancer patients, loved ones and caregivers…

Posted on 7 March 2023

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GREAT Tour Doing Great Work for CANSA and Men’s Health

The Garden Route Extended Adventure Tour (GREAT) 2022 embarks on its second tour with 10 riders cycling from Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) to Cape Town, over the course of six days, in a bid to raise funds for CANSA, and Love Your Nuts, and further raising awareness of men’s heath, specifically testicular cancer…

Posted on 26 April 2022

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The HALO Team Rides from Gqeberha to Cape Town for CANSA TLC

It’s important for us to be the voice for children living with cancer as they need to be heard. They need our help to get through the cancer journey and treatment. Too many never even get the treatment and support they need. And we can help in our small way by raising awareness and funds towards CANSA’s TLC programme

Posted on 28 February 2022

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Media Release: HALO – ‘Helping A Little One’: Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Cycle Tour

5 February 2021 – As part of CANSA’s 90th anniversary celebrations this year, and to raise awareness about cancer affecting children, a group of cyclists known as the HALO ‘Helping […]

Posted on 10 February 2021

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Media Release: Bounce to Fitness with CANSA & ReboundSA

9 February 2021 – CANSA is partnering with ReboundSA to present a national Bounce-a-thon taking place in over 20 locations across the country on 20 February 2021. ReboundSA has recently […]

Posted on 10 February 2021

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