Vanguard Mall selects CRCH as its Mandela Day charity organization

Christine Revell Children’s Home was nominated by the Vangate Mall tenants as their Mandela Day Charity organization for 2020. We were contacted by Anthea Oostendorf, Marketing Manager at Vanguard Mall, requesting a “needs” list from us. Based on that, we received a wonderful range of sponsored items. We were so touched by this kindness and […]

Celebrating Rowena Webb

Rowena Webb was born in Riverlea in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was the youngest of 4 children, 2 sisters and a brother. The family moved to Cape Town, where Rowena attended St Cyprian’s School and at the age of 9 was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. She accepted her condition and lived a normal life […]

Introducing our Brand Ambassador – Tracy-Lee Rosslind

We are thrilled that Tracy-Lee Rosslind is an Ambassador for Christine Revell. For those unfamiliar with Tracy-Lee, she is a TV presenter, an entrepreneur, producer and motivational speaker and an accomplished stylist and yet still has time to launch her own company that features a range of hair products and nail varnish. She is no […]

Annual Carols by Candlelight

At Christine Revell, our end of the year Carols by Candlelight is always a much looked forward to event and this year was no exception. We were blessed with not one, but two, brass bands who delighted the audience by playing carols, old and new to get everyone in the Christmas mood. The children were […]

Spiro’s Cycle Ride

Spiro Mitchell, a member of the Christine Revell Management board and a member of the Waterfront Rotary, undertook a special charity ride for Christine Revell. He and a team of friends and colleagues cycled from UnWINEd to the Cape Town Waterfront. They were aided by a police escort and arrived in great style. This charity […]

Farewell Alicia

The end of such an amazing era After 22 years of service to Christine Revell our Director, Alicia  Rhoda,  has said farewell as she approaches a new chapter in her life. We will miss her  tremendously but her legacy and lasting impact  in the home will continue. Alicia started in July 1997 as the Creche […]

Past Management Committee Members

In September we bid a fond farewell to three of our Management Board members: Natasha Wilson Natasha has been involved on our Committee for some 3 years taking responsibility for our PI including our webpage and newsletters. She fulfilled this diligently and always accommodated new ideas. Natasha scaled down her involvement after the birth of […]

Goodbye, Alicia

After 22 years of service to Christine Revell, Alicia has decided to move on.  Alicia started in July 1997 as the Creche Co-ordinator and was promoted to the Director’s Assistant in 1998 before being appointed Director in 2000. She has been instrumental in growing the Home from near collapse to the successful institution it is […]

Water Filtration System

Running a Childrens Home from an older building and the ongoing maintenance issues associated with an aging building  is a full time challenge. Pieter Postema, Chairman of the Management Board knows more about these challenges better than anyone, having worked in the construction sector for 40 years on major building projects in Southern Africa. As […]

Wall of thanks

Mandela Day 2019 Initiatives Firstly, we would like to thank everybody who chose Christine Revell Children’s home as a beneficiary. We were so privileged from Monday, 15thJuly to Sunday, 21 July, being visited by various companies, schools, individuals and families. Visitors interacted with the children through play, activities and also provided snacks. Many requested a […]

DSC Attorneys Donates To Annual Bazaar

The Christine Revell Children’s Home annual bazaar, held at the end of March this year, raised more than R40,000 –funds that will make a real difference to our children and help us care for them.  One of the contributors to our bazaar was personal injury law firm, DSC Attorneys. DSC Attorneys staff at the Christine Revell Children’s […]

Annual Bazaar & Auction – 30 March 2019

Annual Bazaar & Auction – Saturday 30 March 2019 @ 08h00 – 12h00 Cake stall, food stalls & lots more! YOU COULD DONATE GOODS LISTED BELOW TOWARDS THE STALLS / TO BE AUCTIONED Cakes and Sweets; luxury hampers; Fruit and vegetables; Crockery, cutlery and glassware towards “brick and brac” table Furniture; appliances; Hampers of goods/ Vouchers […]

Happy Retirement

Arthur Roman, our driver and Maintenance worker for the past 6 years at CRCH. Mr Roman mentioned at his farewell that he wanted to give back to the community and working at CRCH , making a difference in the lives of our children, being on call and helping where needed – was a calling. We […]

Frozen and Spider-man themed Christmas Party

The children at CRCH was treated with snacks and cakes and each of them had a Party Dress and a princess Crown on. The children marvelled their outfits and high heels and twirled around on their toes like little ballerina’s. It was really great to see the children enjoying themselves. Special thanks to Karryn Cartoulis, […]

Christine Revell Children’s home – Carols by Candlelight 2018

A fun filled evening with entertainment thanks to the lovely Bev scott Brown and Lauren Hendricks, Maxine Smith and Joe Scaffers and the Valiant Hearts Christmas Band for playing while guests sang along at the Carols by Candlelight. Lots of smiling faces as Father Christmas called their names, the children hurriedly ran up ( some […]

DSC Attorneys visit

On Thursday, 29th November 2018, the staff of DSC Attorneys visited our children, arranged a snack for the children and gave them lunch – Mcdonalds – they also arranged new duvet bedding and sheets for 30 beds. Pictures of the DSC staff making up the beds in the different bedrooms. Specials thanks for treating our […]

Uncle Willy’s Christmas Party

Every year 20 of our children are invited to Uncle Willy’s Party – Yesterday, 4th December 2018 was very exciting for the new comers to Group C. The children enjoyed the playing with the straw although some of them ended up itching as the evening progressed. They loved being able to interact with the band, […]