Slip out of your comfort zone and participate in this year’s Slipper Day. Celebrating 30th anniversary, the Reach for a Dream Foundation helps to raise funds for children who suffer from life threatening illnesses.
Slipper Day is meant to be fun with the intent of reaching its purpose. South Africans are urged to wear their slippers to work or school on Friday, May 11.
Pairing their comfy slippers with wristbands which can be purchased at Pick n Pay store for only R10. By supporting this initiative, you will receive free coffee from any Wimpy outlets, nationwide.
With the hope of reaching out to over 60 000 children, Slipper Day 2018 aims to raise 5 million rands.
“I just want thank everyone for getting involved in Slipper Day.Today is the day for you to wear your slippers and your wrist bands. Don’t forget to get the free coffees at any Wimpy. We’re doing it for a fantastic course and looking to raise 5 million rand.
"We’re almost there so we need all the love, support that we can get," says Natalie Lazaris of Reach for a Dream Foundation.
Spotted at the Slipper Day launch in Houghton were some of the local stars including radio personality Ayanda MVP, Live Amp presenter DJ Warras, celebrity make-up artist and stylist Nthato Mashishi, actress and TV host Shashi Naidoo, Mo-T of the band Micasa, actress and TV presenter Michaella Russell and celebrity publicist Jarred Doyle.
Dj Warras with Reo Brydges.
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“So please post on social media #SlipperDay2018. We want to get as many people to any Wimpy and Pick ‘n Pay so that we reach our target and all the funds that we raise is going to children who are fighting threatening life illnesses. Your support will make a massive difference,” added Lazaris.
Rumbi Sechoara in emoji slippers.
Celebrity Aesthetic doctor Reza Mia, said he is thrilled to be part of this great initiative.
“I hope this is the first of many collaborations that we can do together because we find this a very worthy course.
"We like to support the likes of Reach for a Dream Foundation and I don’t think we do enough but where we can, we happen to participate so please keep in touch and let us know how we can help grow to get more attention focused on reaching out,” said Reza.
Ayanda “MVP” Mdluli.
Dr Elfrieda Fourie with Dr Reza Mia.