Joberg2C Cycle Race

On the 27th of April we took part in the Joberg2C cycle race. Six of our children went for a 9 day camping trip to apply chain lube to the cyclist bicycles during the race.

They slept in two man tents and they started in Heidelberg in Gauteng and finished in Scottburgh, in Kwazulu Natal. A great time was had by all the kids; the aim of our children attending the race was to boost their confidence and to get them to interact with people from all walks of life.

Although the children had a blast it was very tiring, so by the fourth day,Shaun (one of our boys) was so tired, started singing, Chain-lube, chain-lube, but don’t come to me.

Hennops Off Road with Land Rover

Philip Coetzee & Darren Pearson organised an off-road outing with a couple of 4×4 fanatics for our children. We were really touched that they were willing to give up their special day with their families to spoil our children.

Hennops Off – Road Trail covered all the vehicles entrance fees. George & Hubert (owners from Hennops Off – Road Trail) said we should use the entrance fee to buy the kids a meal. Land Rover sponsored every child a T-shirt & a ball. One of our boys was so impressed with his Land Rover t-shirt; he refused to take it off. Eventually he agreed that we could wash it every second day. E

veryone got special attention and the children didn’t stop talking about the outing for days. A few of our boys asked if we could move our home next to the off-road trail so that they could go off-roading every day.

Helicopter Ride

Flying in a helicopter is a dream for most people, but for the children of St Laurence that dream came true when Jack Coetzee and his team from Henley Air arranged a wonderful day in the Johannesburg sky.

We went to the hangar where the helicopters are kept and the children’s excitement was electric. We had a very adventurous pilot which guaranteed adrenalin rush for all.

The end to a perfect day was ensured with as much pizza as you could eat. Thanks for an awesome day that the children won’t soon forget.