As heard every Monday and Thursday. Hot Cares aims at making a meaningful difference in the lives of those around us.
Weekly English South Africa Non-Profit · Non-Profit
197 Episodes
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Hot Cares and The Dis-Chem Foundation gives the gift of sight

Shaun suffers from Keratoconus which is an eye condition in which your cornea — the clear, dome-shaped front of your eye — gets thinner and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape. A cone-shaped cornea causes blurred vision and may cause sensitivity to light and glare. During a comprehensive eye…
20 Nov 8 min

Hot Cares helps paralyzed woman with specialized wheelchair

Nobathembu Peter is a 31-year-old lady born and raised in Mossel Bay WC. She was run over by a drunk driver at the age of 3 and has been paralyzed since and uses a wheelchair to get around. She is a very well spoken, bright and vivacious young woman who…
9 Nov 6 min

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Vital Equipment for Community Clinic

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to help deserving members of the community as part of the Silverstar Pays It Forward campaign. This time the story concerns Witkoppen Clinic, a non-profit organisation providing comprehensive, high quality primary healthcare and social welfare services to mostly impoverished residents of informal settlements in…
8 Nov 8 min

Hot Cares helps relieve pain with life changing surgery

Lawrence has been diagnosed with Chronic Cluster Headaches, and Severe Sinusitis which has caused him to have Cysts under his eyes in the cheek bone area and fluid in his head. After a long battle of seeing doctors and even going to a headache clinic over the past 6 years,…
6 Nov 7 min

Hot Cares help Horse Care Unit after devastating blaze

The Highveld Horse Care Unit is one of the largest equine welfare organisations in South Africa. They assist around 8000 horses and donkeys and stable on average 6000 needy animals through the year. The carry outreach clinics in many provinces and ensure to educate every owner of every horse and…
2 Nov 5 min

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Rehab Funds for Injured Boy

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to help deserving members of the community as part of the Silverstar Pays It Forward campaign. This time the story concerns 13-year-old Arthur, who nearly lost a finger whilst trying to help his single mother round the house. This is how Silverstar and Hot…
25 Oct 7 min

Hot Cares helps 12 year old epilepsy sufferer

When Abiegail (Abie) was 5 years she had her first seizure and diagnosed with epilepsy. At the beginning she had petit mal seizures. Unfortunately, the seizures became more serious and progressed into grand mal seizures. Abie now experiences these debilitating seizures 3 times a day. In early 2020 Abie was…
23 Oct 8 min

Hot Cares helps beloved local vet

Dr Ash is a well-known and beloved vet in the Glenanda community. She prioritises the care and rehabilitation of the animals above all. Her passion and dedication are apparent to all who come to her to care for their beloved animals. Not only is Dr Ash busy running her practice…
19 Oct 6 min

Hot Cares and Silverstar Pay it Forward with Support for Linden Victim Support

Hot Cares and Silverstar Casino continue to help deserving members of the community as part of the Silverstar Pays It Forward campaign. This time the story concerns the Linden Victim Support Unit, which works in conjunction with the Linden CPF and police officers, with the specific role of being present…
18 Oct 7 min

Hot Cares helps 10 year old suffering from Battens Disease

Xavier is 10 years old now and for the first five years of his life he appeared to be a normal and energetic little boy. But when he was five years old, he started losing his sight and by the age of 7 years old he began having seizures. After…
16 Oct 8 min

Hot Cares assists 9-month-old relief ear problems

Kayleigh is 9 months old and in extreme pain and discomfort with consistent ear infections and is in desperate need of grommets. Unfortunately, Kayleigh’s family is not on medical aid. They have gone to government hospitals but as they have a backlog, operations waiting periods are between 12-24 months. Besides…
12 Oct 4 min

Hot Cares helps cerebral palsy twins

Chanal Rossouw is a mother, with the youngest being 6-year-old twins, Mason and Madison who have cerebral palsy. The past years especially have been an emotional rollercoaster for the family with the Madison suffering from fits and requiring brain surgery. Despite all their struggles the twins attend School in Brakpan…
9 Oct 7 min

Hot Cares helps young entrepeneur get back on his feet

Lemo runs his Coffee To Car business on the corner of the R55 at the Sasol. He is a hardworking and innovative gentleman. By carrying a flask and selling coffee to people waiting at the traffic light has started a brilliant and popular service and business. With constant loadshedding and…
5 Oct 4 min

Hot Cares helps mother of down syndrome daughter

Christine Crossley is a senior caregiver and sponsorship co-ordinator at Meals on Wheels and is the driving force behind the social upliftment and assistance to the elderly who are living in government old age homes. Recently Christine has faced personal life challenges. Her eldest daughter Shaunae who has down syndrome,…
2 Oct 7 min

Hot Cares assists The Khomani Outreach program

The Khomani Outreach is a yearly outreach to the San people living in the Kalahari. The work that is done with the San people not only serves the San community but the animals in the community as well.  The outreach programme consists of organisers and volunteers from churches and community…
28 Sep 6 min
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