How can I Help My Grieving Friend/Family Member?

One of the things that we try to do during Bereaved Parents Awareness Month is to help the grieving parents make some sense of how they are feeling, to encourage them to give themselves permission to grieve according to their own schedule irrespective of what other may feel or think. Another is to try to […]

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The Mourner’s Bill of Rights

Losing a child is the most painful experience that any parent can be asked to go through, especially when it is a young child that they have had to watch go through the devastating, frightening, physically and emotionally crippling battle against cancer. Losing a child is like losing one’s heart and then being expected to […]

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WHY Do We Do What We Do?

The Little Fighters Cancer Trust focuses on helping the Child with Cancer and the whole Family in a Holistic manner because we realise that the whole family is affected when a child has cancer. Added to this, there are many vastly different belief paradigms in play as South Africa is such a diverse nation and thus […]

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WHY Do We Do What We Do?

The Little Fighters Cancer Trust focuses on helping the Child with Cancer and the whole Family in a Holistic manner because we realise that the whole family is affected when a child has cancer. Added to this, there are many vastly different belief paradigms in play as South Africa is such a diverse nation and thus […]

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Mother's Day Greys' Hospital Pietermaritzburg

On 7th May the Little Fighters Cancer Trust Representative in Pietermaritzburg, Lauren Hook, and a team of wonderful caring women took time out to treat all the Mothers of Children with Cancer in the Oncology Ward at Greys’ Hospital in Pietermaritzburg to a bit of an early Mother’s Day Picnic in the garden of the […]

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I Love/Hate My Work

Most days I love what I do with the Little Fighters Cancer Trust because although it is tough to deal with Children with Cancer and their Families every day because we see firsthand what they go through, knowing that we are helping take the strain off them even just a little bit is a good […]

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