The Childhood Cancer Foundation (CHOC) hosted its annual Remembrance Service at their Beacon Bay headquarters on Saturday 24 November 24 to remember children who have lost their lives to cancer.
“Although the occasion is an emotional one, it is also an opportunity for families to remember their beloved children and to share their stories of the cancer journey,” said Eastern Cape chairperson chairman Mbulelo Plaatjie said.
Families wrote messages on stones for their children, which were placed at the Choc remembrance garden.
A poem on butterflies, which were symbolic for the occasion, was recited by Priscilla Kenny.
Plaatjies, along with Choc house supervisor Sutu Lujabe-Qubu and Choc social worker Thandile Cuntu, conducted the service and the blessing of the candles.