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Trying harder together

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Johannesburg, 19 July 2013 – Avis South Africa and the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund are joining forces to pledge their 67 minutes in celebration of former president Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday. The event, taking place at Avis’ head office in Johannesburg, will see ‘staff and kids’ painting recycled calendars to create chalk boards for learners […]

Jumping Kids in Warrior Race 2013

Friday, November 8th, 2013

On day two of the second 2013 Warrior Race, members of the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund took on ‘the toughest obstacle course’ in South Africa. Jumping Kids – a non-profit initiative that assists children with lower extremity amputations – is one of the charities, along with the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), chosen to […]

Amputee’s attempt to scale arch benefit for children’s charity

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Half a million rand – that’s what an amputee and SA Paralympic star hopes to raise when he climbs 500 steps up the Moses Mabhida Stadium arch. Tyrone Pillay, 33, confesses a fear of heights, but will be gritting his teeth on Saturday in his bid to reach the sky platform to improve the lot […]

Warrior still no match for Jumping Kids

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Hartebeespoort, 23 June 2013 – Last weekend the Warrior Challenge travelled to Redstone Private Country Estate in Hartebeespoort. The fourth Warrior Race of the year took place in the NorthWest from June 22-23rd before heading for the coast of Kwazulu Natal. As has become customary, a group of amputee athletes, beneficiaries and ‘friends’ of the […]

ShoOps-FEVER

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

31 May 2013 – It is day nine for John McInroy and his team of Unogwaja riders and, having been one of the chosen charities last year, Jumping Kids would like to wish the team the best of luck for a strong finish! The Unogwaja Challenge is a “journey of inspiration” made up of a […]