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Thursday, February 25, 2016


(Sister Stella Thackeray, Franki Hills and Hospice CEO Linda Webb with Doreen Dlamini and Pauline Dalais)

On October22, KZN Ambassadors Caroline Smart and Franki Hills with KZN Knitwit Pauline Dalais from 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day visited the Highway Hospice in Sherwood to deliver some blankets for their outreach centres where they support and care for many patients who have little or no money.

Sister Stella Thackeray was recognised as a SA Lead Hero in 2012 by The Sunday Tribune.

67 Blankets is all out to play a major role in its WOOL CUP, where the organisation aims to regain its rightful place in the Guinness Book of World Records. This will take place on April 22 when all blankets made in all corners of South Africa will be spread at Drakenstein Prison in the Western Cape.

For more information about 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day, visit or the Facebook page.

NB: Apart from attracting new Knitwits (as the creators of the blankets are known) the KZN section of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day is urgently in need of wool sponsorship. If you can help please contact Felicity Gordon-Mackenzie on email: