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67 minutes for Jumping Kids

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Pretoria, 21 July 2014 – For the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund, Mandela Day 2014 proved to be quite overwhelming with no less than three different initiatives pledging their 67 minutes on July 18th to assist children living with leg amputations. First up, The Innovation Hub made good on its promise to help renovate an old […]

Celebrate Life – 67 minutes for Jumping Kids

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Pretoria, 18 July 2014 – GrootFM 90.5, in collaboration with The Grove Mall in Lynwood, is celebrating Mandela Day in a unique fashion to raise funds for Jumping Kids. Corporate and celebrity teams, consisting of five members each, are invited to jump, climb, step, row and cycle during a 67 minute obstacle course in celebration […]

Jumping Kids expands its reach

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Durban, 5 July 2014 – Today, six Kwa-Zulu Natal learners between the ages of 12 and 17 are getting a new lease on life at the Open Air School in Glenwood, Durban. The kids, all of whom are living with leg amputations, are being fitted with advanced prosthetic solutions geared to increase their mobility – […]

twenty-four medals for young ‘blade-athletes’

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Pretoria, 14 April 2014 – Gauteng dominated at the recent Nedbank National Championships for Physically Disabled in Stellenbosch. The province won a total of 283 medals across various sport codes at the 23rd staging of this event with Western Province in second-, and North West in third place. A number of young lower limb amputees, […]

warriors conquer rookie for jumping kids

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Midrand, 2 March 2014 – Today, under cold wet conditions a team of rookie competitors took on the second Jeep Warrior Race of 2014 to raise funds for Jumping Kids. The Warrior Race is sponsoring 50 entries per event, (8 events spanning 4 provinces), in aid of Tshegofatso Makola – a young girl from Madibeng […]