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Vrede Foundation

Date: Sep 13, 2016

South Africa’s first rock super group, Blood Brothers, formed in 2015 to join the Vrede Foundation in the fight against cancer.

Our mission:​

1] To generate awareness amongst Young South Africans (aged 15-29) regarding Cancer

Young people don’t want to think about “dreaded diseases”. As the number of people affected by Cancer continues to rise, we want to share information about the disease, about how to manage the disease and about how to assist those affected by the disease.

2] To raise funds and provide financial aid to Young South Africans with Cancer who do not have medical aid.

Often young people aren’t they are just not prepared to deal with the financial aspects that arise if they do require treatment! This puts an unimaginable strain on both them and their families at a time when they are already dealing with a lot

Recent studies show cancer has become more prevalent in the younger generation over the years; with certain cancers, like testicular cancer and breast cancer, affecting more and more young men and women as early as in their 20’s.

 

About Blood Brothers:

South Africa’s first rock super group, Blood Brothers, formed in 2015 to join the Vrede Foundation in the fight against cancer.  They are back and ready to perform another 3 hour concert of their own non-stop power hits, as well as the songs that inspired them.  Experience the rare opportunity to witness 10 of our best local talent together on one stage for one night only at Carnival City on 9 September.

The Vrede Foundation – founded by Herman Pretorius, who lost his battle to cancer eight days before his 30th birthday in 2009 – is dedicated to raising awareness, early detection, as well as funds for young South Africans with cancer.

Expect explosive performances by Francois van Coke (Fokofpolisiekar/solo), George van der Spuy (Taxi Violence), Albert Frost, Kobus de Kock Jnr. (Black Cat Bones), Hunter Kennedy (Fokofpolisiekar/Die Heuwels Fantasties), Rian Zietsman(Taxi Violence/Beast), Jason Hinch (Boargazm), Isaac Klawansky (Shadowclub) and Loedi Van Renen (Taxi Violence). The guys are happy to introduce a new addition to their crew - the magnificent international recording artist, Zolani Mahola from Freshlyground.

Location initiatives active: Cape Town , Johannesburg

Any Partners On board: None

Contact you: 083 234 6633

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