Christmas-in-July for the GFH elderly ladies

The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon recently provided a Christmas-in-July lunch for the ladies resident at the Gerald Fitzpatrick House for elderly ladies of limited means. This annual treat includes a hearty lunch of turkey, roast potatoes and vegetables with gravy, finished off with fruit cake, ice cream and custard. After the meal, the ladies are treated to a sing-a-long with Eileen on the microphone and Mervin on the piano. The repertoire consists of a long line of golden oldies to which t...
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More Blankets, Beanies, Toys and Books for Pediatric Burns Unit

The kindness and consideration of a group of ladies who tirelessly knit blankets, beanies and soft toys to ease the struggle of young burns victims in their recovery and in overcoming their trauma, is heartwarming. These Friends of the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon quietly get on with filling the continuous demand for replacement blankets, beanies and soft toys in the Chris Hani Baragwanath Pediatric Burns Intensive Care Unit. Often coming from poor households, and at times without p...
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LEGO Education Kit Donations

A generous donation of LEGO kits provided by the MRC (Mikroskil Robotic Centre) LEGO Educational programme has facilitated the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon's onward donations to a large number of children at primary school level. The LEGO kit donations support a Rotary International key focus of promoting basic education and literacy by enabling learning to take place through construction rather than instruction, not only stimulating and encouraging learning, but accelerating the con...
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2019 Rotary Knights Pendragon Charity Golf Day

Download Event Details & Entry Form The iconic Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon annual charity golf day will this year be held on 14th March 2019 with the funds raised being applied to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Pediatric Burns Unit upgrade project, Bethany Home for Abused Women and other charity projects. Participation in this event offers the following benefits: Playing the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club course, winner of the 2018 World Golf Award for “South Afric...
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Retina SA “Ride for Sight” Marshalling Project

Reflective marshall jackets and flags shine through the early dawn as the members of RC Knights Pendragon and friends of club prepared for marshalling duty at the Retina SA "Ride for Sight 2019" cycle race in Boksburg, South Africa. For some 25 years, the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon has supported Retina SA's annual "Ride for Sight" cycle race to raise funds for furthering their mission of finding the causes, and hopefully cures, for retina degeneration that cause blindness in many patie...
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Stove Upgrade for Bethany Home

Bethany Home's new industrial gas stove Knights Pendragon recently donated and installed a new gas stove, complete with gas oven, for the ladies of Bethany Home. With ready access to municipal gas, gas is the most cost-effective source of cooking energy for the 52 women and their children living at the home. However, with a number of repairs being necessary for the old domestic gas stove, it was discovered that the stove model is obsolete and spare parts are no longer available. In ...
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Burns Night Fundraiser

The famous Scottish Bard, Robert Burns, was born 260 years ago on 25th January 1759. His legacy still lives on and is celebrated by Scots the world over each year. As a fundraiser for their 2 flagship projects, The Chris Hani Baragwanath Paediatric Burns Unit and the Bethany Home for Abused Women, the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon hosted a formal Burns Night Supper for some 100 guests at the spectacular Johannesburg Country Club, Auckland Park, venue. The Marquis of Tullibardi...
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Geraldfitzpatick Home for the Aged – Christmas in July

On 14th July 2018, Knights Pendragon with the support of sponsors and friends gave the ladies resident in the Geraldfitzpatrick Home for the Aged, a traditional "Christmas in July" lunch. The occasion, complete with gifts, Christmas cake and entertainment, in the form of a large band and singing ensemble, provided for a great afternoon of fun.  
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Garden Benches for Cresset House

With financial sponsorship and organisation by the Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon, supplemented by a matching corporate donation, a number sturdy garden benches have been built and installed in the gardens at Cresset House for the use of the residents. Cresset House in Glen Austin, Midrand, is a community providing a safe, nurturing and stimulating home for adults with intellectual disabilities. To learn more about Cresset House please visit their website  
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Glendower Charity Golf Day Well Supported

  The Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon charity golf day was held on 23th May 2018 in excellent weather at the spectacular Glendower Golf Course, with much fun being had by all that participated. Knights Pendragon expresses its gratitude to all the sponsors and participants who supported this over subscribed event the proceeds from which will assist the club in making progress with the following key projects: Chris Hani Baragwanath Paediatric Burns and Intensive Care Unit Upgrade Pro...
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