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Good Morning Angels

Good Morning Angels is Jacaranda FM’s flagship community upliftment and CSI platform: changing lives and giving hope since 2005, every Wednesday morning on Breakfast with Martin Bester.

Good Morning Angels is good news, feel-good appointment listening, and an opportunity for listeners, corporates, and advertisers to actively get involved and contribute to causes close to their hearts on a weekly basis. It showcases the power of the human spirit, community, kindness, and the power of radio. Our listeners always step up – they are the angels.

Good Morning Angels assists with a variety of needs involving individuals, communities, organisations and causes of all kinds and descriptions. All recipients are vetted and chosen with the utmost care and due diligence. The assistance is not a hand-out, it’s a fulfillment of needs … it’s a hand-up.

To get in touch email: angels@jacarandafm.com
Weekly English South Africa Non-Profit
30 Episodes
1 – 20

Angel assistance after devastating fire at Louis Botha Children’s Home

After a devastating fire left 12 boys at the Louis Botha Children’s Home with nothing, the Angels came together and assisted them with R100,000. Naked Insurance donated R50,000 towards repairs and needs after the fire damage at House 11 at Louis Botha Children's Home as part of the Naked Difference…
8 May 9 min

R100,000 to assist Prudence Mahlangu after she lost everything

From the LottoStar Summer of Millions funds raised for Good Morning Angels, an amount of R100,000 will go to Prudence Mahlangu to help her with some of her big financial obstacles, to enable her to pay her arrears for her car and school and to assist with her daughter Marcia’s…
24 Apr 14 min

R150,000 towards 16-year-old Ruan Weideman's life-saving surgery

In January, 16-year-old Ruan Weideman was diagnosed with an Odontogenic Myxoma, a fast-growing tumour in his jaw. The tumour is not cancerous, but it is growing at an alarming pace. From the fabulous LottoStar Summer of Millions funds raised for Good Morning Angels, an amount of R 150,000 will go…
24 Apr 8 min

R63,000 for Maryna van Deventer to help restore her eyesight

41-year-old Maryna van Deventer from Rustenburg and her family have had a rough few years. Her husband is unemployed, he has been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, and they lost their car. Maryna walks her 15-year-old daughter to school every morning, and then she walks to work. In December, it…
24 Apr 7 min

Ensuring a bright future for those with special needs

New Hope School’s Skills Development Centre aims to upskill those with special needs to ensure they have a bright future as working adults. Power Build had a Golf Day recently, where they raised funds to support a cause in need of building assistance. They will donate R150,000 of these funds…
17 Apr 10 min

Assisting young burn victims through quality healthcare

Jacaranda FM’s very own Sascha van Gelder reached out to Good Morning Angels to assist Pediatric Care Africa's Burns Unit - a project that is very close to her heart since her own son was a burn victim at only 18 months old. Winter is coming and with it, the…
10 Apr 12 min

Baby Aylah gets Angel help to mend her heart

At only three months old, baby Aylah Botha has been hospitalised with Meningitis, COVID-19, and breathing difficulty, and, recently, her parents received the diagnosis that their baby has two life-threatening holes in her heart. Baby Aylah Botha from Pretoria is three months old today. She is her mom Jua-Rike and…
3 Apr 8 min

Backing South Africa's Spider-Woman all the way to Olympic Gold

Aniya Holder is a talented speed climber on her way to this year's Olympics in Paris! Aniya Holder, 22, from Gqeberha has only recently realised that she has an extraordinary talent for speed climbing! She can "run-crawl" up a 15-meter wall in 11-point-33 seconds! She's been doing other wall climbing…
20 Mar 9 min

Supporting the donkeys of Blouberg to help sustain the community

Good Morning Angles will assist the Blouberg Donkey Care Workers Initiative with a donation of R70,000 toward their spaza shop and invaluable work in the community. The Blouberg District is an area in rural Limpopo. The nearest "big" town is Bochum, some 100 kilometres northwest of Polokwane. In the ten…
6 Mar 12 min

Helping the Van Dyk Park CPI to assist their community

Good Morning Angels assisted the Van Dyk Park CPI with R25,000 towards their medical kits and other community service projects. Communities across the country have been mobilising themselves against crime over the past years in the form of Community Policing Forums or Initiatives. There are currently over 300 registered CPIs,…
28 Feb 11 min

Helping Durell fight his mom's cancer battle

The Good Morning Angels Fund will get the ball rolling with a contribution of R100,000 towards Charlette Jackson's medical treatment. Durell Barnett, 39, is a hardworking chef, dad to eight-year-old Declan, and son of 68-year-old Charlette Jackson. This, in short, is who and what he lives for. Charlette lives with…
21 Feb 9 min
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