As Founders of The Brain Child Fund, it is Hannes and Jana Viljoen's mission to:
DEDICATE most of their time to optimise their children's potential and help them overcome their obstacles.
INSPIRE other parents of special needs children by sharing their testimony and to bring hope to these families though workshops and events, and
CHALLENGE old mindsets, opening people's eyes to the enormous potential of these incredible individuals that are so wrongly judged by their outward appearance.
Tree of Hope is a registered charity which offers a fundraising framework for parents seeking specialist treatment, therapy and equipment for their children which is not available via state provision.
Working in partnership with our fundraising families, Tree of Hope supports over 1,000 individual campaigns, providing the governance and financial capability to allow parents to fundraise professionally and legitimately. It is not possible for a charity to be established to support one child, but having a Tree of Hope campaign allows parents to fundraise with a registered charity, specifically for the benefit of their child.
HOSTS for HOSPITALS host-home lodging is available for all patient-families without restriction to age, race, religion, family size, type of illness, length of stay, geographic origins or medical institution provided the guests:
* have a permanent home to which to return
* can take care of themselves at the host-home
* are coming from out-of-town in association with someone receiving medical care in the Greater Philadelphia area
* are unlikely to put the hosts at any risk in any manner.
A patient-family may include any individual who comes to town in support of the patient. Patients may be guests if they are independent, whether by themselves or the help of a support person.