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U-Matter Support groups a vital lifeline!

Posted: Mar 30, 2021

Publication: Star (Country Edition)Date: Friday, February 26, 2021Page 4 Please view original newspaper article here.

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Join Our First Annual Virtual Hike To Mt. Everest Summit

Posted: Dec 11, 2020

Jan 10-17 2021 How it works A sign-up fee of $25.00 is donated on our website (use your email as

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Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital Letter Of Appreciation

Posted: Jan 14, 2020

Avela Foundation founder, Cami Palomo has received a beautiful letter of appreciation from the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Burns

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Soweto mom summits Kilimanjaro to help young burn victims.

Posted: Jul 12, 2019

Orinally published by News24 A Soweto mother has made good on her promise to summit Mount Kilimanjaro to help young burn

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Team Avela takes giant steps for children with serious burn injuries

Posted: Jul 1, 2019

Press release: July 2019 The 12-member team representing Cape Town-based Avela Foundation is home and triumphant after having summited Mount

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Making a difference: Team Avela tackles Kilimanjaro for South African children with burn injuries.

Posted: Apr 23, 2019

Press release: 23 April 2019 A mother from Soweto will be honouring her two boys when she embarks on the

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Press Release – November 2018

Posted: Nov 28, 2018

Cape Town’s most glamorous gastronomic gala event is set to wow socialite-foodies and philanthropists this December. Like Willy Wonka’s magical

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Press Release – EBC Mission Accomplished May 2018

Posted: May 5, 2018

The fifteen members of the team representing the Avela Foundation are back in South Africa after a challenging yet extremely

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Travel For A Purpose

Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Turia Pitt is a beautiful young engineer from Australia, a burn survivor, motivational speaker, and the author of a book

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Previous Adventure for a Cause – Everest Base Camp Trek 2018

Posted: Oct 11, 2017

Hello Everybody, Doing it again for a great cause !!!!! Join me or Donate  for Avela #TogethertoGive. I have decided to make a difference

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Smile Week

Posted: Jul 25, 2017

The Avela Foundation along with the Smile Foundation donated The Lumenis UltraPulse(R) Laser Machine to The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa to

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Sarie Magazine (March 2017) Featured Article

Posted: Mar 25, 2017

Heads turn when Cami Palomo walks into a room. This smouldering native of El Salvador, who calls Cape Town home these days,

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Avela Smile Partnership

Posted: Feb 15, 2017

Smile Foundation & Avela Foundation Partnership introduces state-of-the-art Laser Technology for children with Burn Scars – A first in Africa

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Featured Video

Posted: Jan 12, 2016

The Avela Foundation is committed to help raise awareness regarding the difficulties that burn survivors face as well as raising

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