Farewell to two special ladies, on their retirement

We’re sad to see two valued team members retire this month. Merle Jacobs retires after 16 years and Dolphina van Rhyn after 33 years of loyal service. We were truly honored to work with you and have you on the Christine Revell Children’s Home team. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all […]

Beating loadshedding – a brighter outlook!

Pictured here is our newly installed “loadshedder inverter” comprising a 5 kVa inverter and 4,8kWh lithium ion battery. This will provide lighting to all corridors in the Home as well as power to the offices to enable administrative workers to continue with their work in the event of further loadshedding. This was possible due to […]

CRCH Solar project complete

It gives us so much pleasure to announce the completion of the solar project at the Home. The solar energy is set to have a big impact on our operational costs. Pictured here are the panels on the roof. Also, see the credited electricity usage of R93-70, made possible by sending power back into the […]

CRCH Solar project nears completion

The Christine Revell Children’s Home solar project is on track for completion in the next week. The introduction of solar energy is going to help streamline our operational costs and facilitate so many positive changes at the Home. And we love that this project also embraces sustainability! This project would not be possible without the […]

Donation from Martin Colman and N1 Restaurant Suppliers

Waterfront Rotarian Martin Colman recently delivered 100kg chicken portions, 33,5 kg of Dot doughnuts, children’s and adults clothes to Christine Revell Children’s Home. The food was donated by N1 Restaurant Suppliers and Martin’s family donated the clothes etc. Thanks so much for the time and thought that you put into this donation. We are truly grateful. 

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 […]

Meat donation from Direct Axis

Direct Axis recently donated R4000 worth of meat to the Christine Revell Children’s Home. On behalf of management and all at the Home, we extend a huge thank you for this wonderful donation. It directly contributes to the well being of up to 49 children in our care.    

Let’s get quizzical! A Waterfront Rotary Club fundraising event.

Beat the lockdown blues and join the Waterfront Rotary Club for a fun-filled evening hosted by Professional Quizmaster Simon Gerber. Prizes up for grabs! Book your spot here on Quicket. Tickets limited to 300pax. Date: 3 June 2020 Time: 20h00 – 21h30 Location: Zoom (link to follow after registration), answers to be submitted via Whatsapp […]

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 […]