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A Bike Called Milkshake

A Bike Called Milkshake

Today on Mansfield in the Morning we spoke to Cindy Van Wyk who shared her story. Cindy is a breast cancer survivor who underwent a bilateral mastectomy and cancer treatment.  Her cancer was caught early and she is in remission mostly due to her faith and the fact...

Hot Cares – Healing Wings

Hot Cares – Healing Wings

This morning, Hot Cares on Mansfield in the Morning spoke to Megan Brewer from Healing Wings. Megan wrote to tell us about the incredible work they’re doing and about the far-reaching effects that work has had. While Healing Wings itself is a drug and alcohol...

FIBO Africa Challenge

FIBO Africa Challenge

The official launch of the FIBO Africa Corporate Challenge on Hot 91.9FM happened this morning on Mansfield in the Morning, with the aim of raising R91 900 for Hot Cares. We’re challenging corporates to take part in fun fitness challenges to find the fittest corporate...

Gogo’s 100th Birthday

Gogo’s 100th Birthday

Robinah contacted Hot Cares on behalf of her beloved grandmother who lives in the Lorraine area in Tzaneen. As we read her letter, we got a deep sense of Robinah’s love and gratitude as she described how through thick and thin, her grandmother has always been there;...

Juanita and Charmaine

Juanita and Charmaine

Charmaine contacted Hot Cares with a request for her amazing, resilient sister, Juanita who has had a rough go of it lately. Both Juanita and Charmaine lost their mother in 2017, but in the following year Juanita was also faced with her ending of her 25-year-long...

The Oosthuizen Family

The Oosthuizen Family

Adele contacted Hot Cares about her friend Madelein Oosthuizen and her family who’ve been having a tragic time. Last month Madelein lost her 11-week old son Luandre who, after being born with cystic fibrosis, fought bravely for his little life in ICU. Madelein and...

Encouraging Carolyn

Encouraging Carolyn

Nominated by her friend Lynn, Carolyn has hit a truly tough time. After having moved up to Johannesburg from Simon’s Town with her partner Anthony seeking a brighter future, things took a turn 2 years ago when Anthony tragically took his own life 2 years ago. Carolyn...

Hot Cares Tristan

Hot Cares Tristan

Tristan has an Auto Immune deficiency, namely IgA and IgG. He is asthmatic so whenever he picks up a bug from another child, friend, family member it goes straight to his chest as it’s his biggest weak point. His body can’t fight the normal sniffles or cough, flue...

Miemie Paints The Town!

Miemie Paints The Town!

This morning on Mansfield in the Morning, Hot Cares got to experience the spirit of tenacity, community and love that, in truth, keeps the world turning. Jeanine Du Toit contacted Hot Cares on behalf of her friend Miemie, being a member of The Chemo...

Hot Cares Helps Zulu

Hot Cares Helps Zulu

Today on Mansfield in the Morning, Hot Cares spoke to Mxolisi Zulu. Affectionately known as Zulu, he works at Blanket Biz in Carlswald for Natalie Pope who nominated him for some help through Hot Cares.   A man with a heart for animals, Zulu has been living on...

Helping Lindsay

Helping Lindsay

Hot Cares received a call from Charmaine. Charmaine's daughter Lindsay, sadly lost her daughter to Angelman syndrome last November. Following the emotional ordeal of nursing and eventually burying her daughter, Lindsay still has so many doctors accounts to pay. The...

The Society for Animals in Distress

The Society for Animals in Distress

This week Hot Cares had The Society for Animals in Distress in the studio to speak about their story with Jeremy Mansfield and Simon Hill The Society for Animals in Distress is an established veterinary care provider that has been serving South Africa’s rural,...

Kyle Nhlapo

Kyle Nhlapo

Kyle NhlapoThis morning Mansfield in the Morning welcomed Kyle Nhlapo in studio. A vibrant and inspirational young man, 19 year old Kyle is an ex-Fourways High School student and Fourways resident. Hot Cares came to meet this extraordinary soul when we were tagged via...

Hot91.9 FM Valentines Night Race

Hot91.9 FM Valentines Night Race

Hot 91.9 FM, in proud partnership with Sage Foundation and the Randburg Harriers, welcomed the Little Rose Centre, the Wandsworth School and the Ann Harding Cheshire Home to the Big Joburg Drive. As a result of the successful Hot91.9 FM Valentines Night Race in...

Bianca & Family

Bianca & Family

In our current economic climate, it’s sad to say, but retrenchment is an unfortunate reality that many South African families face. Bianca, her husband and their son, who currently attends Grade 5 at Jeppe Prep are some such South Africans who’ve experienced this...

Hot Cares Helps Sam Soja

Hot Cares Helps Sam Soja

A Hot91.9FM listener who travels the backroads in Chartwell has, over the past few months, watched Sam Soja carry little Jean, who is 16 months old, to and from school. Whether its freezing cold in winter, or pouring with rain, Sam makes sure that little Jean attends...

Natasha and Alicia House Fire

Natasha and Alicia House Fire

We received a phone call from one of our listeners Shaun Harris who told us about a horrific incident that took place on Wednesday night the 13th of February 2019 in Bromhof, his neighbours house burnt down in a fire due to a power surge. The house belonged to...

Miracle Mission – Children’s home

Miracle Mission – Children’s home

Hot Cares helped Miracle Mission – Children’s home. Miracle Mission has placed approximately 85 children through the adoption process. Glynis and Cindy are angels on this earth who have dedicated their lives to ensure that each babies story will have a happy ending....

Hot Cares – Edson

Hot Cares – Edson

This morning on Hot Cares on Hot91.91FM, Joburg's Hottest Breakfast Show spoke to Edson who works in the Office Park car wash. Nominated by Gail from our sales team, Edson and his wife recently had twin boys; a big surprise they only discovered in the delivery room!...

Hot Cares – Agnes

Hot Cares – Agnes

Kerry Leigh posted an appeal to the community to help her domestic worker Agnes on one of the local social media groups, Hot Cares saw this and new that we could help. Tragedy first struck when Agnes lost her house and all her possessions in a fire and...

Hot Cares – Hopewell

Hot Cares – Hopewell

Hopewell was nominated to Hot Cares by his colleague, Corma, an employee of NGV Gas.   A few nights ago Hopewell was awakened by his neighbor’s panicked cry for help. To his great shock, when he opened his curtain, he saw the fire.   Hopewell first moved his...

Hot Cares – Fight With Insight

Hot Cares – Fight With Insight

Fight with Insight (FWI) is an open access gym that was established in the city with the vision of creating a safe place for the children of Johannesburg, using boxing to teach them life skills that assist them in taking responsibility for claiming their rights as...

Hot Cares – Love Justice

Hot Cares – Love Justice

LOVE JUSTICE “Love and Compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” - Dalai Lama XIV   Without our knowing, people are stolen. Stolen and used. Every day. Suffering, hidden in plain sight. It may seem like a problem for some...

100 Lives 31 Day – Shaz Gofoor

100 Lives 31 Day – Shaz Gofoor

Shaz Gofoor “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” - African Proverb. Nominated by her mother Rehana Ishmael, Shaz Gofoor used to have a small beauty therapy place but her daughter was born with a medical condition, and...

100 Lives 31 Days – Emily and Dudu

100 Lives 31 Days – Emily and Dudu

Emily and Dudu “Caring for others is an expression of what it means to be fully human.” - Unknown. Nadia nominated Emily, a sweet and humble retired lady, who used to be the cleaning lady at the company where Nadia worked. Emily and her daughter, Dudu, had...

100 Lives 31 Days – Living Link

100 Lives 31 Days – Living Link

Living Link "I Can Do Things You Cannot. You Can Do Things I Cannot. Together We Can Do Great Things." – Mother Teresa. Hot Cares got in touch with The Living Link earlier this month to see if they could get involved in treating some of our beneficiaries...

100 Lives 31 Days – Dignity Dreams

100 Lives 31 Days – Dignity Dreams

Dignity Dreams “Girls’ education is the single best investment that any society can make.” - Carol Bellamy. In Africa, the decision whether to buy a loaf of bread to satiate a grumbling stomach or a sanitary pad to manage a young girl’s period is commonly...