Algoa FM Big Walk

Algoa FM Big Walk

Walk, unite, fight. This slogan of the 25th Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer was amplified as close to 12 000 participants joined the five kilometre walk for a common purpose in Gqeberha, East London and George.  Presented by ISUZU Motors South Africa, the Big Walk for...
Oreokame needs a donor

Oreokame needs a donor

Oreokame lives in Kuruman in the Northern Cape. In 2016 he was diagnosed with Fanconi Anaemia – a rare disease that mainly affects the bone marrow. Oreokame’s health condition is impacting his family. Emotionally his mom is drained, but she keeps strong for his sake. ...
Gaylene Beats All Odds

Gaylene Beats All Odds

In December 2006 Gaylene was one of the first children transported by Wings and Wishes. At the time she was only 11 months old and was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma. As there was no paediatric oncology unit in Port Elizabeth, she travelled to Red Cross Hospital for...
Algoa FM Big Walk 2023

Algoa FM Big Walk 2023

Dating back to 1998, the first Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer started with the participation of not more than 500 people. From this humble base, the event has grown over the years and reached more than 13 000 participants in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic prevented...
JP – A new life after a kidney transplant

JP – A new life after a kidney transplant

At the age of 4 JP was diagnosed with renal failure. For the next 9 years, JP had to travel to Red Cross Hospital 4 to 5 times a year to monitor his renal function. The biggest challenge for the family was getting to these appointments as only one parent was employed....