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Work Paint Party

Hope in Christ had a wonderful work paint party and we were truly blessed with great fun and lots to eat thanks to the Bridge church ladies & Ruth for the food and beverages. A huge percentage of our volunteers were youth from Ferrum High school and St Dominic’s, what a privilege it is to see our youth getting involved in the things of God.

Thanks to all our donors from August

  • A special thanks to the St Dominic’s scholars, Ferrum high scholars, Why not group, Bridge church members & family & friends that made themselves available for our Paint work party.
  • Thank you Bridge church for the donation of Paint.
  • Thank you to Allan Bach for a donation of R10 000.00 + Paint
  • Thank you Meadowland Estate for a donation of 2 Tables & 12 chairs
  • Thank you to Mica hardware for the donation of Paint
  • Thank you to Nicky Wu for the donation of R3000.00
  • Thank you Round table for a donation of a Borehole pump & 2 booster pumps valued at R10 607.71
  • Thank you to Sean Malherbe for the payment of the glass & installation of glass for the dining hall
  • Thank you to all the ladies that contributed food and beverages for our work paint party
  • Thank you Carol for donation lights, camp cot, satellite dish, heater
  • Thank you Claudette from Fideco Homes for a donation of window, roof sheets, 110m pipes, toilet seats, plumbing accessories, toilets, builders mesh, etc
Windowsills for House 1 Completed

This month we completed the windowsills for house 1 & installed all the glass in the windows. The roof sheeting for the dining hall was also completed.

Thanks to all our donors from May

Thank you to Chery motors Newcastle for a donation of R4 000.00 towards our HIC raffle.

Thank you to Pick n Pay Family (Hutten heights) for a for a donation of R1 000.00 towards our raffle

Thanks to Sholoza Engineering Projects for their donation of R50 000.00

Thanks to Metal press tech for a donation of 27meters of Rigging.

Thanks to Metal press tech for a donation of R9 876.96 towards IBR sheeting

Thank you to Proton prepack for 1 delivery of donations

Wendy house donation

HIC received a donation of a Wendy house and we were able to set up our Classroom, “fantasy room”

Welcomed 2 Volunteer Groups

In August we welcomed 2 volunteer groups to HIC for much fun laughter and ” physical work”. Thank you to the Deo Victoria church group and St Doms learners for taking the time to visit.

Our projects for the day were as followed: vegetable garden, Moving Stone, Home décor, cup cake decorating & fun with the kids.

Nothing beats all the fun the children had from a game of rounder’s’, musical chairs, Pictionary, dance of (boys vs girls), balloon popping and other activities. Each child was also blessed with their very own Bible.

We Welcomed our First Three Children

On the 22nd of April 2015 we welcomed our first three children to the HIC centre

We Hosted Why Not Africa

Once again we hosted Why Not Africa for yet another successful project where we erected the trusses for house 2 & 3. The children of Hope in Christ were treated to a surprise weekend away to the beach. Thank you VLAM Newcastle for the use of your vehicle and Roots butchery and our members for the braai packs.

We blessed the Children Local Community

HIC family blessed the children from the local community with party packs for Christmas

Very Wet & Windy Month

December had been a very wet and windy month, we had trees uprooted and our Wendy house roof ripped off. Thanks to the Newcastle community coming to our rescue we are able to walk outside without getting stuck in the mud.

Thanks to all our donors from December

  • Thank you Ferrum high for a donation of R1000.00 & curtain rails
  • Thank you to Evlyn Bell Cross for a donation of R5000.00
  • Thank you to Insulated structures for a donation of a Bain Marie valued at R30 000.00
  • Thank you to Newcor trading for a donation of paving slabs
  • Thank you to Ockie for a donation of fabricated slabs
  • Thank you to Gwyneth for the donation of three single beds and 1 mattress
The cause of the fire

The cause of the fire that killed 11 people at a Newcastle orphanage a year ago remains a puzzle.

Forensic experts, investigating the blaze that destroyed the Hope in Christ Children’s Home in Ingogo, could not establish if an electrical fault, negligence or an accident caused the fire, KwaZulu-Natal police said yesterday…. READ MORE

Special Thank You

This is a Special Thank You acknowledgement from the Hope in Christ Mission to Ruth Fitzpatrick.

Since 9th February 2010 she has been helping the organisation in every capacity(receiving donations, forwarding thank you letters, fundraising for the building fund, and public awareness. She has also been a tremendous comfort and friend to the family.

We thank you and appreciate you dearly.