Thank you for donating towards the services we provide to our young patients at St Joseph’s. As a registered non-profit organization, we are dedicated to providing restorative and rehabilitative care, completely free of charge, to families from severely underserved communities. On average, each child receives six months of comprehensive care under our supervision. Your contribution is crucial in enabling us to sustain the provision of high-quality healthcare services that these children need and rightfully deserve.

Watch a short video of one of our courageous young patients here

These donations can be made via our facilitating partner Chapel & York who will provide our donors with a tax effective donation solution.

 

 

 

DONATE VIA CHAPEL & YORK US

When making an online donation via Chapel & York Foundation, kindly select St Joseph’s Intermediate Paediatric Care as your recipient from the fund holder’s list. You will be guided through a secure payment process.

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 To ensure compliance with AML regulations as well as the regulatory compliance with auditors, we will only accept USD for United States donations.

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Annual Donations

Annual donations will significantly contribute to the day-to-day operational costs of providing these crucial services to our young children. Donations in excess of R10,000 will offset the costs of:

• Fuel for our vehicles to transport children to hospital for their medical check-ups. We spend approximately R885k per annum.

• A minimum of 1,095 meals, school lunches and snacks for all school-going patients, snack packs for patients attending hospital check-ups and meals and snack packs for patients attending outreach programmes. An annual average cost of R1.2m per annum.

• Ever-increasing electricity costs as well as security, cleaning and pest control services, to name but a few (an average of R4.4m per annum). There are also regular capital upgrades that delve significantly into our budget. We are mandated to ensure that we have reliable energy supply for children who require oxygen. Recent maintenance services have revealed that due to the age of the generator, parts are not readily available. The impact of loadshedding necessitates that we consider the upgrade of an ageing generator. A solar energy installation is also being considered. However, this is a costly exercise but must be included in our capital budget.

Friends of St Joseph's

Making smaller monthly gift donations will help cover the expenses of our patient welfare. With over 500 nappies being changed every day, we have a huge demand. Toiletries and towels are equally important, cleanliness and hygiene take precedence at St Joseph’s. A monthly contribution from just R100 can make a difference.

Leave a bequest

A will is very personal and should benefit family and loved ones first. You may, however, wish to consider a leaving a legacy to St. Joseph’s which would be exempt from estate duty.

Leaving a charitable bequest in your will could make the world of difference to our children in need, while such a gift enjoys tax advantages. This is a win-win for everyone, and you are doing something amazing that people will remember you for.

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.”                  – Pericles

For more information on the impact of your legacy gift or to discuss this matter in confidence, please contact our Head of Business Development, Lesley Liddle on lesley@stjosephsipc.org.za or by telephone on 021 934 0352.

Volunteer

One of the most rewarding ways to be involved with St. Joseph’s is to become a volunteer. Local and international volunteers are welcome. Tasks include reading to children, administrative support or helping with building maintenance. Volunteers with specialist skills such as teaching, psychology and therapy are in great demand.

Please contact us at info@stjosephsipc.org.za to discuss your volunteer opportunities.

St. Joseph’s Intermediate Paediatric Care is a registered non-profit organisation (NPO No: 002/908) and a recognised Public Benefit Organisation (PBO No: 130000399).