I'm Team VIRGIN ORANGE, running the Cape Town Marathon for The Kusasa Project because the schools they support need better kitchens.
Event: Cape Town Marathon on 22/09/2013
Team Members: Margot Janse and Saskia Blaisse
1.426,41 € raised of 15.000,00 € target
1.426,41 € raised so far
How to make a donation
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By text message to donate £10 Text TSNQ83 £10
VIRGIN ORANGE.......... DID IT!!!!
AN AMAZING JOURNEY......FILLED WITH LOTS OF FUN, DETERMINATION, WIND, RAIN, STRONG FRIENDSHIP AND ACHING MUSCLES....... WE DID IT IN 4:41 !!
THE HARD PART IS OVER, NOW THE KITCHEN PLANNING BEGINS. WE HAVE RECEIVED AMAZING DONATIONS AND LOTS OF PLEDGES, PLEASE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT OUR GOAL. WE WILL KEEP YOU INFORMED ON THE KITCHEN DEVELOPMENTS AS WE GO ALONG.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!
SASKIA AND MARGOT
Ready, set, Virgin Orange is on the mark!
Long-time friends, and now running partners, Margot Janse and Saskia Blaisse, are on a mission. One that encompasses hundreds of kilometres of pounded pavement, an altruistic goal, and The Cape Town Marathon on 22 September 2013.
They’re both Franschhoek locals: Margot is the executive chef of world-renowned Le Quartier Français, and Saskia is the co-founder of Truckles Traditional Cheese and Blazing Grey.
New to the marathon circuit, the two Dutch-born athletes have called themselves VIRGIN ORANGE, and can be seen rain, sleet or winter sunshine every morning training on the streets of their village (much to the delight of the townspeople driving past on their daily commute, who have become the runners' unofficial cheering squad).
Blazing a trail, the dynamic duo have been increasing their distance exponentially, with the most recent achievement standing at 27 kilometres on one stretch—though the true goal of competing in The Cape Town Marathon lies in raising funds for The Kusasa Project Breakfast Club.
Since 2007 over 650,000 breakfasts have been provided at Dalubuhle and Wes Eind Primary School, one of the most crucial programs which prepares the children for a day of learning, facilitated by The Kusasa Project in conjunction with Le Quartier Francais.
This huge volume of meals requires a variety of utensils, equipment, storage and kitchen structures as well as large numbers of plates and cutlery.
There is an urgent need to replenish this equipment and VIRGIN ORANGE have taken on this challenge to raise R200 000 to purchase a significant amount of vitally needed resources.
Please support this cause with donations to The Kusasa Project!
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Raising money for
Charity Registration No. 1134655
Primary Education & Sport for underprivileged South African Children
From Mike and the Ratcliffe Family
Donation by Mike Ratcliffe on 26/09/13
Way to go Virgin Orange!!!! We are so proud of you both! Thanks for all you've done for the kids of The Kusasa Project!!
Donation by Kathleen Dave and the boys on 23/09/13
+ £12.50 Gift Aid
Congratulations on your run. What a wonderful cause to support!
Donation by Dr. S. Reuther on 22/09/13
Go Go Virgin Orange!!
Donation by le Quartier Francais staff on 21/09/13
Go Virgins RG
Donation by Anonymous on 21/09/13
Donation by LQF guests on 21/09/13
Donation by Udo Goebel on 21/09/13
Go Duchies! Next stop Astro...
Donation by KQs on 19/09/13
+ £25.00 Gift Aid
Donation by John Maytham on 19/09/13
Good luck and have fun
Donation by Virgin Lemon on 19/09/13
Succes dames! Ik zal aan jullie denken tijdens de Dam tot Dam (slechts 16k).
Donation by Frits Philips on 18/09/13
Good luck!!!! LOL Sarah x x x x
Donation by Sarah James on 18/09/13
+ £5.00 Gift Aid
Lieve Sas (& running mate!) Go for it and tot de 28e! x Lein
Donation by Marjolein Albers on 18/09/13
Go go go!
Donation by Joey P. on 18/09/13
Heel veel succes !
Donation by Arjen Mulderije on 18/09/13
Go girls !
Donation by Tom P on 18/09/13
+ £12.50 Gift Aid
Great cause! Go for it and when it gets tough imagine you're back in Holland with the nice flat roads.
Donation by James on 16/09/13
Lieve Margot en Sas, Virgin Orange!! Heel veel succes komende zondag, zet 'm op ladies!! Als het lukt komen we kijken! Hugs, Auk en Jarno
Donation by Jarno en Aukje on 16/09/13
10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1.... Lift off!!
Donation by Herb on 14/09/13
Donation by Anonymous on 14/09/13
Virgen Orange heel veel succes met lopen en hopelijk veel centjes voor het goede doel !!! Groetjes uit Amsterdam
Donation by Jordi en Gabrielle on 12/09/13
Heel mooi project! Veel succes!! Veel groeten vanuit Amsterdam.
Donation by Carel Goslings on 09/09/13
Virgin Orange will have a go at their first marathon. A life chancing experience ... and remember when the going gets tough: pain is temporary, giving up is forever
Donation by Hugo Boss on 19/08/13
- * Online donations1.426,41 €
- Offline donations0,00 €
- Text donations0,00 €
- Total raised1.426,41 €
- Gift Aid65,12 €
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