June 9, 2019

Bubbles and Bliss | Charity Event

It is with great excitement that we announce that we will be part of the Bubbles & Bliss 2019, charity event, that will take place at the newly-renovated Bakenhof  Wineland Venue, situated in the Cape Winelands, on the 10th of August 2019 – an extended celebration of Women’s Day.  We trust that the memories of the evening will keep you inspired and motivated for the rest of Women’s month and 2019.

Invitation design by Fleur Design Studio.

BACKGROUND ON THIS CHARITY EVENT:  This event started in 2017 with a bang, as we organised the first high-tea in about 4 weeks. After a very successful morning fundraiser event, hosting about 60 guests, and plenty of wonderful feedback we knew that this would definitely be an event that we would have to plan annually!  See the video clip of the first event in September 2017 – https://vimeo.com/234822960

Below photos of Bubbles and Bliss 2017 – Photography by Jeanne Taylor

Bubbles and Bliss 2018, was a culmination of extraordinary service providers in the wedding and entertainment industries that generously gave their time and expertise to make the event a huge success!  The event hosted about 120 guests at the beautiful Neo Venue in Wellington, with the vivacious Sherlin Barends from KFM as MC, and raised more than R25000 that was donated towards NGOs that distribute sanitary wear amongst women/girls in schools and less privileged communities. See the video clip of last year’s event in September 2018 – https://vimeo.com/291067950

Below photos of Bubbles and Bliss 2018 – Photography by Nina Zimolong and Stephanie de Jager.

Last year we showed an extensive collection of ensembles from our Khadi, Caged Birds collections as well as some of our private clients’ bespoke gowns.

THIS YEAR – The Child Welfare Association of Stellenbosch has a project called “We care”, this is part of of their “Eye on the Child” services – The Bubbles and Bliss charity event will be raising funds for this incredible project.

As the only appointed child protection organisation of Idas Valley, Cloetesville, Kayamandi as well as some parts of Eersterivier, their main objective is to take care of the children with the help of their families and the community. Social workers can unfortunately not get to everyone who needs help, so this project uses people from the community to make a difference in their own communities. They hand pick these volunteers, train them and manage them, all to help make the community a safer and better place. These volunteers serve as eyes and ears to ensure all the women and children have what they need. In the mornings they ensure everyone gets where they need to be safely and in the afternoons they patrol the streets to ensure the children return safely to their homes, because so many of these children are raised by single mothers who can’t afford after school care, they rely on the help of these volunteers. They serve as guardians if children have to be removed from their homes, they are mentors and teach classes on life skills at local schools and community centres.  These wonderful volunteers further help at soup kitchens and even help the local police as trauma counsellors. Only a hand full of these volunteers have paid jobs, but they all volunteer because they are passionate about the community they live in.

The volunteers consists of 6 men and 42 women and they are currently training 2 new men as well as 28 new women.

The money we raise with Bubbles and Bliss will in other words not only help the volunteers with what they need to serve the community, but it will also help the community, we will help all the mothers(and fathers) out there who are struggling to provide a safe haven for their children, and most of all, it will make a difference in the future of the children. The children who will become the leaders of our country.

We invite you to attend this amazing charity event and we promise an evening filled with glamour, fashion, delicious food, bubbly, wine, entertainment and wonderful prizes all for a very good cause!

Please follow the link to purchase your tickets online: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/57248-bubbles-and-bliss

We look forward to seeing you there!