Objectives and Fundraising

The Objectives of the Organization

  • To provide accommodation for physically disabled persons in an
    environment conducive to maximal privacy and independence.
  • To provide, where necessary, additional facilities such as social services ,
    provided by Social Workers from the Cape Town Association for Persons
    with Disabilities. reable@iafrica.com
  • To promote the principal that rehabilitation of the disabled has not only a
    physical aspect but also a psychological one of restoring self esteem
    through relative independence and a “normal” rather than institutional
    existence
  • To collect funds to contribute to the expenses incurred by the house.
  • To educate and raise awareness, en courage a greater concern,
    understanding and awareness among the general public about disability.

Fundraising Projects
We have fundraising events to generate income i.e.:

  • Club 500 a fundraising project to assist residents with raising funds toward their board and lodging fees and to assist the home to provide care
    services.
  • Dances hosted once or twice a year.
  • Casual Day fundraising project of the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in SA (NCPPDSA)
  • Annual Robbie Robertson Memorial Bowls Tournament, hosted by the Constantia Bowling Club;
  • Other, smaller events hosted by the residents and committee members to generate funds and create awareness amongst the public.
  • Proposals are sent to companies, Trust Funds and private donors for financial assistance toward our various projects.
  • Various Service Organisations support Robertson House on a regular basis.

They are:

  1. Table View Lions Club
  2. Milnerton Lions De Grendel Lions Club
  3. MOTH’s Blaauwberg Shellhole
  4. Warrant Officer’s Association of the Western Province

Churches:

  1. Dutch Reformed Church
  2. Sonnekus and Milnerton Methodist Church 
  3. Kleinmond