Aug 24, 2017

Shoprite and Checkers stores across South Africa have again raised more than R1-million for the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) through their in-store Cuppa’s in June 2017.

Customers were encouraged to attend a Cuppa at their nearest Shoprite or Checkers store and to donate as little as R5.

Cuppa for CANSA encourages companies, associations and individuals to host events to raise much-needed funds to assist those affected by cancer.

To date Shoprite and Checkers have raised over R7 million for CANSA through its annual in-store Cuppa events.

For more information visit, contact CANSA on 0800 22 66 22 (toll-free) or e-mail


Read more about last year's Cuppa events here


CANSA offers a unique integrated service to the public and to all people affected by cancer. As a leading role-player in cancer research (more than R12 million spent annually), the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to realign our health programmes as well as strengthen our watchdog role to the greater benefit of the public. Our health programmes comprises health and education campaigns, CANSA Care Centres that offer a wide range of care and support services to those affected by cancer, offer stoma and other clinical support and organisational management, medical equipment hire as well as a toll-free line to offer information and support. We also supply patient care and support in the form of 11 CANSA Care Homes in the main metropolitan areas for out-of-town cancer patients plus one hospitium based in Polokwane, as well as CANSA-TLC lodging for parents and guardians of children undergoing cancer treatment.

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