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Once again, the good people of Durban responded in their hundreds to make sure our elders had a Christmas to remember. Thank you so much to everyone who sponsored a festive meal for men and women living in Tafta residences, or attending one of our wellness centres or clubs.

The festive season can be the loneliest time of the year for elders who've lost beloved partners and friends ... or whose children have moved far away. And those living on a meagre state pension can't afford extra treats and festive fare.

But, being invited to the annual Tafta festive lunches – to enjoy a scrumptious traditional meal, with festive decorations and crackers to pull, music and dancing – made it a joyful time. Apart from the meal and festivities, for some it was a rare opportunity to be included in a group, to enjoy a pleasant chat and have a bit of a laugh.

When we asked some of the guests what they liked best about the lunch, many said, "Everything!"

"I enjoyed every bit of the day," said one. "It was one of a kind. Thank you and best wishes to all those who made it possible."

Another dear lady said that she would be spending Christmas Day quietly at Kings Hall, after attending church in the morning. Being able to attend our special lunch obviously meant so much to her. She said it was the "very best we have ever had".

And it's people like you made it happen. Because without your generous donations, it wouldn't have been possible to serve thousands of festive meals to Durban's older people.

Thank you for having a heart for elderly people, and for giving generously to make sure they were included in the joy of Christmas.

If you would like to help keep the spirit of loving and sharing alive all year long, please consider making a regular donation to Tafta, by clicking the button below and chosing the monthly giving option.


Thank you for caring.

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The Association for the Aged is a registered non-profit organisation (NPO 002093) dedicated to the alleviation of distress and the promotion of the welfare of aged persons living in the Durban area.

Any person who is over 60 and in need of help – or any person who knows of an elderly person in need of help – should contact us. TAFTA cares.

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